UPDATE 2-Iron ore rout extends amid tight credit, China futures sink
Spot iron ore hit a two-year low on Thursday and was on course to fall to its lowest since 2009 as tighter credit in China curbed purchases of imported cargoes, and iron ore futures in Dalian slumped to a contract low.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Iron ore slumps to two-month low
Iron ore, measured out of the Tianjin port in China, lost a further 2 per cent overnight on Friday, diving to $US90.10 a tonne, its lowest point since June 18. The bulk metal has slumped 32.8 per cent this year, with fresh concerns about China's growth triggering the latest fall.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Mongolia hosts China's leader, seeks port access
Landlocked Mongolia is hoping to secure better access to Chinese ports as President Xi Jinping becomes the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
ASX ends day in positive territory
Geopolitical risks and another bout of weak Chinese data kept a lid on the Australian sharemarket but volume well below average allowed the bulls to keep the market in the black.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Wind the sails of Chinese market
With a fortune made in Chinese finance, Li Wang already has six cars including a Bentley and a Porsche, and his eye on his next multi-millionaires' toy: a boat.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Market fails to get traction
The Australian sharemarket closed in the red after Commonwealth Bank's earnings report failed to spark demand for the major banks and data showed Chinese new lending plunged to a six-year low last month.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
China Maple Leaf enrolling investors
Dalian-based China Maple Leaf Educational Systems Limited may become the first international school operator to list in Hong Kong.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Washington Post
China Military Might Trumps Vacationers as Flights Grounded
Shen Zhihong arrived at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport looking forward to a vacation at the beach only to find his flight delayed indefinitely and his holiday plans at the mercy of the People's Liberation Army.
Controversial expos help diffuse sex education
Some Chinese Dama have been protesting against the Reproductive Health Industrial Expo in Xi'an of Shaanxi province and Dalian of Liaoning province.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Canadian couple detained by China safe but closely watched, says son
Peter Garratt, one of the sons of Canadian couple Kevin and Julia Dawn Garratt who are being investigated in China for threatening national security, stands outside his parents' coffee shop as he talks to Reuters journalists in Dandong, Liaoning province, August 6, 2014.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
China steel, iron ore hit 2-week top on demand outlook
China has since April been steadily fueling economic activity by reducing the amount of cash that some banks have to hold as reserves to increase lending, instructing regional governments to quicken spending, and hastening the construction of railways and public housing.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Washington Post
Shanghai Debuts Yuan-Denominated Iron Ore, Thermal Coal Swaps
Yuan-denominated iron-ore and thermal-coal swaps debuted today in Shanghai as China, the biggest user of raw materials, races to become a global center for commodities trading.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Japanese Man Executed in China Over Drug Smuggling
Chinese authorities executed on Friday a Japanese man who had been sentenced to death in connection with stimulant drug smuggling, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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Dalian Maple Leaf International School chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha Support
Abstract: ByWater Solutions announced that the Dalian Maple Leaf International School Libraries in Jinzhou District, Dalian, China are now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Straits Times
Horseplay a rich man's game in China
Gripping his mallet, Mr Peng Zhichun gallops towards goal on a Chinese polo field, one of a growing number of the country's wealthy elite discovering the joys of the saddle and the whip.