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Scotsman
Summing up: China first big test for DIY investors Is China's economic downturn a mere blip, or are we on the brink of a full-sca
Summing up: China first big test for DIY investors
Scotsman / Posted 18 hours ago
Is China's economic downturn a mere blip, or are we on the brink of a full-scale crisis? Picture: AP A full-scale bear market could be brutal, not only for Britain’s Isa investors and pension... Read more
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Orange County Register
Register on Real Estate Blog:Dollars for green cards: EB-5 program grants visas, even citizenship, to foreigners who invest in U.S.Facing a deadline to get a green card or go home, Chinese immigrant Xiaoyu “Hug
Register on Real Estate Blog:Dollars for green cards: EB-5 program grants visas, even citizenship, to foreigners who invest in U.S.
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Facing a deadline to get a green card or go home, Chinese immigrant Xiaoyu “Hugh” Hou narrowed his options to two: Marry an American or come up with $500,000 to invest in a jobs project. “I don’t want to get married. It’s not my lifestyle,” said the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
U.S., China 'poison' hacking debateThe recent accusations by Washington that Chinese hackers stole millions of peo
U.S., China 'poison' hacking debate
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
The recent accusations by Washington that Chinese hackers stole millions of people's records from the Office of Personnel Management in the United States must be seen in a different context. To begin with there's an absence of a universally accepted... Read more
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Business Standard India
Muted rupee gains for jewellery exportersThe value of exported goods will swell the cash book of these exporters with th
Muted rupee gains for jewellery exporters
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
The value of exported goods will swell the cash book of these exporters with the same amount of receivablesThe value of exported goods will swell the cash book of these exporters with the same amount of... Read more
5d
Quartz
China’s stock market tumble is taking luxury fashion stocks with it - Quartz Free fall China’s state-run media is referring to today as “Black M
China’s stock market tumble is taking luxury fashion stocks with it
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
- Quartz Free fall China’s state-run media is referring to today as “Black Monday.” The country’s flailing stock... Read more
6d
Zero Hedge
"Long, Slow, And Painful": Barclays Documents The End Of The Commodities SupercycleEmerging markets will remain in focus this week as the world watches anxiously
"Long, Slow, And Painful": Barclays Documents The End Of The Commodities Supercycle
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Emerging markets will remain in focus this week as the world watches anxiously to see if China’s move to devalue the yuan will ultimately transform an already precarious situation into an outright crisis. Slowing demand from China has been the major... Read more
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Business Standard India
China sneezes, world catches coldAlmost all global markets are down since June 12, when China's stock market bub
China sneezes, world catches cold
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Almost all global markets are down since June 12, when China's stock market bubble burst. China's pain has been a gain for India, which is the only major global market in the positive territory. The Indian markets... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Making Sense Of The Sudden Market Plunge The global deflationary wave we have been tracking since last fall is picking
Making Sense Of The Sudden Market Plunge
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
The global deflationary wave we have been tracking since last fall is picking up steam. This is the natural and unavoidable aftereffect of a global liquidity bubble brought to you courtesy of the world’s main... Read more
9d
Business Spectator
China's crisis highlights the price of changeLast week was an eventful one for China. First, the People's Bank of China sho
China's crisis highlights the price of change
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Last week was an eventful one for China. First, the People's Bank of China shocked the financial world when it cut the yuan's reference rate against the US dollar by nearly 2 per cent, leading to a greater than 2 per cent drop in the value of the... Read more
11d
Naked Capitalism
Michael Pettis: Do Markets Determine the Value of the RMB?Yves here. Get a cup of coffee. This is a long and worthwhile read. And as is u
Michael Pettis: Do Markets Determine the Value of the RMB?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 11 days ago
Yves here. Get a cup of coffee. This is a long and worthwhile read. And as is usual for Pettis, he has a very careful set-up of all of the background issues before he states his conclusions. So if you are impatient, you can read the headers, and... Read more
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Business Insider
China is in the midst of its biggest crisis in decadesLast week was an eventful one for China. First, the People's Bank of China shoc
China is in the midst of its biggest crisis in decades
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Last week was an eventful one for China. First, the People's Bank of China shocked the financial world when it cut the yuan's reference rate against the U.S. dollar by nearly 2 percent, leading to a greater than 2 percent drop in the value of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fears of a currency war as China devalues Yuan by 4% China have cut the value of the yuan by almost 4% in two days China has ratt
Fears of a currency war as China devalues Yuan by 4%
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
China have cut the value of the yuan by almost 4% in two days China has rattled the financial markets by cutting the value of its currency - called the yuan or the renminbi - by almost 4% in two... Read more
17d
The New Zealand Herald
KFC unveils new pink burgerKFC China's two new culinary experiments. Photo / KFC China First it was Burge
KFC unveils new pink burger
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
KFC China's two new culinary experiments. Photo / KFC China First it was Burger King Japan with black and red burgers, now KFC China has upped the ante and released a pink burger as well. Chinese news sites reported that KFC had released two new... Read more
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19d
Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka expects to win EU trade concession 'within months'COLOMBO: Sri Lanka is likely to regain a lucrative European Union trade concess
Sri Lanka expects to win EU trade concession 'within months'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka is likely to regain a lucrative European Union trade concession for garments exports, the government said on Tuesday, five years after the South Asian island nation lost the discount over its failure to address human rights... Read more
19d
The Star
Sri Lanka expects to win EU trade concession 'within months'COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is likely to regain a lucrative European Union tr
Sri Lanka expects to win EU trade concession 'within months'
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is likely to regain a lucrative European Union trade concession for garments exports, the government said on Tuesday, five years after the South Asian island nation lost the discount over its failure to address human... Read more
20d
TheBull
Asian shares push higher led by ChinaAsian shares mainly rose on Monday, led by a surge in China as hopes for more m
Asian shares push higher led by China
TheBull / Posted 20 days ago
Asian shares mainly rose on Monday, led by a surge in China as hopes for more market intervention and state-backed mergers overshadowed fresh weak economic data from the world's number two economy. Meanwhile the dollar gained against the yen after... Read more
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20d
Manila Bulletin
Asian shares push higher led by ChinaMeanwhile the dollar gained against the yen after upbeat jobs data on Friday ad
Asian shares push higher led by China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Meanwhile the dollar gained against the yen after upbeat jobs data on Friday added to expectations the US central bank will raise interest rates as early as September. Tokyo equities scraped back earlier losses to close up 0.41 percent and Sydney... Read more
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22d
Pilipino Star
‘Phl lost Panatag Shoal to Chinese not once but twice’MANILA, Philippines - Long before the Chinese grabbed Panatag Shoal (Scarboroug
‘Phl lost Panatag Shoal to Chinese not once but twice’
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Long before the Chinese grabbed Panatag Shoal (Scarborough) in 2012, the Philippines had already relaxed its hold on the territory with its removal in the 1990s of a grounded warship – reportedly at Beijing’s bidding. “We had... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'PH lost Panatag Shoal to Chinese not once but twice'MANILA, Philippines - Long before the Chinese grabbed Panatag Shoal (Scarboroug
'PH lost Panatag Shoal to Chinese not once but twice'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 22 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Long before the Chinese grabbed Panatag Shoal (Scarborough) in 2012, the Philippines had already relaxed its hold on the territory with its removal in the 1990s of a grounded warship – reportedly at Beijing’s bidding. “We had... Read more
23d
Guardian Unlimited
Ten books that changed the world“Unsatisfied, cold, priapic, nymphomaniac, lesbian, a hundred times aborted, I
Ten books that changed the world
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 days ago
“Unsatisfied, cold, priapic, nymphomaniac, lesbian, a hundred times aborted, I was everything, even an unmarried mother,” wrote Simone de Beauvoir of the reaction to the second volume of The Second Sex. This outpouring of angst – which included the... Read more
25d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Human trafficking: US missionary, 4 Thais arrestedThai women lured into prostitution in China via Facebook ad promising well-paid
Human trafficking: US missionary, 4 Thais arrested
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
Thai women lured into prostitution in China via Facebook ad promising well-paid job in bar. Korean-American missionary caught smuggling North Koreans from Laos to Thailand. North Korean migrants and self-styled refugees have arrived in the hundreds... Read more
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25d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US man, 4 Thais held in trafficking casesNorth Korean migrants and self-styled refugees have arrived in the hundreds in
US man, 4 Thais held in trafficking cases
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
North Korean migrants and self-styled refugees have arrived in the hundreds in Thailand over the past 10 years, and normally are sent or handed over to South Korea. (File photo by Surapol Promsaka na Sakolnakorn) Related Stories A US Christian... Read more
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25d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US man held for smuggling N KoreansA US Christian missionary who allegedly smuggled seven North Korean nationals i
US man held for smuggling N Koreans
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
A US Christian missionary who allegedly smuggled seven North Korean nationals into the country has been arrested in Chiang Mai. Police identified the suspect as Isaac Byungdo Lee, 41, a US national of South Korean origin and long-time resident of... Read more
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26d
The Malaysian Insider
Head of Chinese state firm found hanged amid graft probe Published: 4 August 2015 6:02 PM The head of a multi-billion-dollar state-ow
Head of Chinese state firm found hanged amid graft probe
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 26 days ago
Published: 4 August 2015 6:02 PM The head of a multi-billion-dollar state-owned Chinese heavy machinery manufacturer was found hanging in his office as anti-corruption investigators probed... Read more
26d
The Star
China's First Heavy chairman commits suicide amid anti-graft probe - XinhuaBEIJING (Reuters) - The chairman of China First Heavy Industries committed suic
China's First Heavy chairman commits suicide amid anti-graft probe - Xinhua
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - The chairman of China First Heavy Industries committed suicide while the heavy machine maker was under investigation by the country's anti-graft watchdog, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. Wu Fusheng, 51, was found... Read more
26d
Channel NewsAsia
China's First Heavy chairman commits suicide amid anti-graft probe - XinhuaBEIJING: The chairman of China First Heavy Industries committed suicide while t
China's First Heavy chairman commits suicide amid anti-graft probe - Xinhua
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
BEIJING: The chairman of China First Heavy Industries committed suicide while the heavy machine maker was under investigation by the country's anti-graft watchdog, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. Wu Fusheng, 51, was found hanging in... Read more
26d
Daily Mail
Two sets of adorable twin cubs are born on same dayQuadruple the joy: Here are the first images of adorable twin pandas snuggling
Two sets of adorable twin cubs are born on same day
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Quadruple the joy: Here are the first images of adorable twin pandas snuggling up and making friends with cubs born the same day Jing Jing, 10, and Si Yuan, 11, both gave birth to male cubs in Chengdu All four cubs are healthy, weighing between 164... Read more
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