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Hong Kong Stocks Poised to Enter Correction as Insurers Retreat – Bloomberg

Bloomberg9 high as rising funding costs in Hong Kong and the mainland weighed on property developers and a weakening yuan turned investors off Chinese assets. The value of shares traded on the city’s stock market dropped to a four-month low on Wednesday …Hong Kong stocks extend earlier losses at noon; financials dragSouth China Morning PostHong […]

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Hong Kong activist banned from mainland for 23 years now free to enter – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostRichard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, confirmed Sunday that he had received his home return permit on Saturday after his application filed late last month was approved. and more …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings rescuing 382 children – Daily Mail

Daily MailHundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested as officers acted on information relating to four major internet-based baby trafficking rings.Chinese police crush online trafficking, rescue 382 babiesTimes of IndiaChinese police save hundreds of babies from online […]

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Want to Shoot Japanese War Criminals? China’s State Media Has a Game For … – TIME

TIMEAmid increasing tensions over territorial disputes and Japanese World War II atrocities, the social media arm of China’s state-run People’s Daily has released an online game called ‘Shoot the Devils,’ in which players shoot Japanese war criminals.Abe Warns Japan Losing Global Image Battle Over War Legacy (1)BusinessweekAbe Warns Japan Losing Global Image Battle Over War […]

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Abe’s comments “wrong and dangerous”: article – Xinhua

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comparison of …People’s Daily publishes online game whose aim is to shoot Japanese war …South China Morning PostOnline game targets […]

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Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach – CBS Local

CBS Local“Two of the patients have been brought out to a Coast Guard cutter and they’re being transported now,” said San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein. “There is a third, more critical victim that will be taken off the beach by …San Francisco firefighters rescue female who fell 10-20 feet near the Cliff […]

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China Bans Nine Cinemas From Screening New Films Amid … – Deadline.com

Deadline.comchinaflag2__130403012941 Making good on a promise to get tough with exhibitors who manipulate box office figures, Chinese authorities have banned nine movie theaters from screening new films. The state-controlled Xinhua news agency says cinemas in …Chinese Regulators Punish 15 Cinemas for Box Office FraudHollywood ReporterChina Cinemas Suspended for Box Office FraudCRIENGLISH.com all 6 news articles […]

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Hawaiian Airlines ending Honolulu-Fukuoka service – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comHONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines is canceling its daily flight to the Japanese city of Fukuoka, saying it hasn’t been able to get enough passengers on the route. The airline said in a statement Wednesday its final flight to Fukuoka will leave Honolulu on …Hawaiian Airlines drops Fukuoka serviceHonolulu Star-AdvertiserHawaiian Airlines to end flights between Honolulu […]

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NFL

Evergrande comeback stuns Victory – SBS

SBSAlessandro Diamanti celebrates one of two goals (Getty). Melbourne Victory squandered a two-goal first-half lead to crash 4-2 to holder Guangzhou Evergrande in an extraordinary AFC Champions League clash in China. Wanderers blunders prove costly.AFC Champions League Wrap: Diamanti sparkles on Guangzhou debutSoccerwayDiamanti’s debut double inspire Guangzhou winning start in AFC Champions …XinhuaGuangzhou downs Melbourne […]

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Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese … – MLive.com

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese …MLive.comDETROIT, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and county officials are meeting Friday with a government delegation from Hai’an, China about the potential for future investment, the county announced Wednesday. At the meeting, held over …MOU with Chinese Hints at Hundreds of […]

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‘NiHao China’ tourism effort hopes to increase Chinese visitors to Los Angeles – Los Angeles Daily News

‘NiHao China’ tourism effort hopes to increase Chinese visitors to Los AngelesLos Angeles Daily NewsLike a special food item on the breakfast menu. Or a pair of slippers in a hotel guest room. The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is set to roll out a multi-pronged marketing strategy on Wednesday called “NiHao China” that […]

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Xi Visits Beijing Neighborhood, Lighting Up Social Media – New York Times (blog)

Xi Visits Beijing Neighborhood, Lighting Up Social MediaNew York Times (blog)News of the visit spread rapidly on China’s social media and appeared to originate from a Beijing resident, a self-professed soccer fan, who posted photos of the stroll on his Sina microblog. The narrow alleyway that Mr. Xi visited, near Nanluoguxiang … and more …read […]

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Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such as China. Microsoft and Qualcomm …Next Windows Phone update will allow for more low-cost devicesCNETWindows to get remake for those who don’t touchUSA TODAYMicrosoft Teases […]

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Facebook deal for $19b app no shock to tech execs – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise no one in local tech circles Thursday. Even the price tag — higher than the stock market value of corporate giants …WhatsApp with Facebook’s $19 billion buy? Keeping on messageSydney Morning HeraldFacebook to […]

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China media: “Mafia-style” crimes – BBC News

BBC NewsNews of “mafia-style” crimes dominate press headlines on Friday, with media asking what “protections” alleged mobsters had in the past decade. Media have reported that Liu Han, ex-head of mining conglomerate Sichuan Hanlong Group, has been charged …Chinese Tycoon Charged With ‘Mafia-Style’ CrimesTIMEChina to go after political backers of former mining magnateReutersBillionaire kingpin Liu […]

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Chinese Tycoon Charged With ‘Mafia-Style’ Crimes – TIME

TIMELiu Han, one of the richest businessmen in China and ex-head of the mining giant Sichuan Hanlong Group, has been charged with murder, intentional injury, organizing a crime gang, illegal detention, extortion and casino crimes. According to court papers, …China to go after political backers of former mining magnateReutersBillionaire kingpin Liu Han accused of heading […]

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Mia Farrow, Amazon Watch Ecuador’s Fool; Chevron China’s Cover

Mia Farrow and Amazon Watch have been revealed as Ecuador’s fools, while the country led by President Rafael Correa has, and continues to do oil deals and oil production that show cheerful disregard for the environment. Moreover, Chevron, the American oil company not even doing business in Ecuador (and hasn’t ever done so, having purchased […]

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Can China Teach North Korea to Play Nice? – Bloomberg

BloombergThe United Nations’ report on human rights in North Korea is a sickening document. It should give China’s leaders pause. Supporting the despicable regime of Kim Jong Un is not in their interests. North Korea’s chubby, basketball-loving leader invites …China says criticism of N Korea by UN unreasonableHindustan TimesWhat can United States do about North […]

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China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held liable in court for crimes against humanity committed by state institutions and officials …‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, panel saysCNNPyongyang’s gulags […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: GB men’s curling must play off against Norway for semi … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGreat Britain’s men’s curling team will contest a play-off with Norway for a place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics semi-finals after both suffered defeat in Monday’s nervy final session of the round-robin stage. GB began their match against China …Team GB men’s curling team still have shot at medal despite defeatThe IndependentWinter Olympics roundup: […]

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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Men’s Curling: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukSochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Men’s Curling: live. Follow minute-by-minute text commentary as Team GB’s men aim to defeat China on Monday from 10am with a chance of reaching the semi finals on Wednesday at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Sochi 2014 …Great Britain’s men’s curling team face semi-final deciderESPN.co.ukWinter Olympics 2014: British men’s curlers slip […]