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7 hrs ago | Food Production Daily

Rieke Packaging Systems wins 'A' BRC rating

Rieke Packaging Systems has been given an 'A' grade rating for its Hangzhou, China, factory by the British Retail Consortium Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Confirms 'B(EXP)' Rating on Jingrui's Relaunched USD Bond

HONG KONG, July 31 Fitch Ratings has confirmed the 'B ' expected rating that it assigned to China-based residential property developer Jingrui Holdings Limited's proposed US dollar senior unsecured bond.

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South China Morning Post

More stressed officials taking their own lives as corruption crackdown presses on

With suicide on the rise among party cadres as anti-graft drive presses on, experts suggest they take their lives to protect families and assets A Zhejiang party official has died after "falling" from a building, the local government said, in the latest case in a string of suicides by officials.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc.: On-Street EV Charging/Parking...

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. , today announced that, due to the high demand for EV charging and parking facilities in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang province in China, on-street EV charging/parking stations have been added to the Hangzhou Car-Share Program network to meet the needs of the Car-Share Program participants.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

South China Morning Post

Parachutes for civilian plane passengers a possibility with development of world's lightest material

Chinese scientist who led aerogel's creation says use likely in military first, but technological improvements need to be made Aerogel, seen lifted on a flower at the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, could be used to make a parachute the weight and size of a shirt.

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Switched

These Fishermen Make 'Sea Chairs' From Plastic They Haul In... While They're Still Fishing

Most of us know there are unfortunate amounts of plastic floating about in the world's oceans and that the ubiquitous substance is even making its way into Earth's permanent geological record .

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Xinhuanet

Hangzhou eases restrictions on home purchases

A worker works in a construction site in Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 29, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Plastics News

Acquisition expands Rieke Packaging's stake in Asia

Rieke parent company TriMas Corp. acquired Lion Holdings Pvt. Ltd. of Greater Noida, India, a producer of plastic dispensing systems for non-pressurized consumer packaging.

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China Daily

Wanxiang finds success in US

Lu Guanqiu , chairman of Wanxiang Group, and Ni Pin, president of Wanxiang America, meet with media on July 25 in Washington.

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PlanPhilly

Six ideas Boston should emulate, and Praxis in one of them

In his Messages for Boston column, Dante Ramos cites Penn Praxis as one example of a new model for the Hub, which has a new mayor, an improving economy, and an enthusiastic outlook.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Suria

Elva Hsiao indirectly admits to new...

Following her high profile break up with actor Kai Ko last month, Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao has been romantically linked to actor Vanness Wu's younger brother-in-law, Elroy Cheo , who is a Singaporean billionaire heir.

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Boston.com

Six ideas Boston should emulate

Food trucks, pictured here on the Greenway in April, became popular in Los Angeles before spreading to other US cities.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Improbable Research

"An astonishing 400 tons of dumplings a day"

Nicola Twilley explores many aspects of the history of food refrigeration in China.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

China imposes airline-like restrictions on bus passengers in Xinjiang capital

China has banned bus passengers in the capital of western Xinjiang region from carrying items ranging from cigarette lighters to yogurt, state media said on Friday, in the latest effort by authorities to prevent violent attacks.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Typhoon Matmo Spares Taiwan from Major Damage; Moves to China: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Matmo, the third typhoon in the western Pacific Basin in less than three weeks, "made landfall in Taiwan around midnight, local time, Tuesday night with winds over 160 km/h [100 mph] and torrential rain but Taiwan largely escaped major property damage according to reports so far."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Times

Tourists evacuated as typhoon - Matmo' approaches E China island

HANGZHOU: A total of 1,477 tourists on an island in east China's Zhejiang Province have been evacuated as Typhoon Matmo approaches, local authorities said.

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Thanh Nein News

Chinese tourists at Da Nang International Airport. Photo: Nguyen Tu

Chinese charter flights to the central resort town of Da Nang resumed on July 18 after a hiatus caused by Vietnam-China tensions in the East Sea, a tourism official said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Xinhuanet

China battles typhoons

SUZHOU/HANGZHOU, July 22 -- Coastal provinces in east China were bracing for Typhoon Matmo on Tuesday while southern regions were dealing with the aftermath of Rammasun, the strongest typhoon to strike the country in four decades.

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Xinhuanet

China seals McDonald's, KFC supplies after scandal

Local authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.

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KSBW-TV

Massive flight disruptions expected in China

Hundreds of flights to and from eastern China were canceled or delayed Monday and state media warned that more disruptions should be expected in the next few weeks.

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