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3 hrs ago | Automotive News

VW may raise stake in FAW Chinese joint venture

Volkswagen's only acquisition deal on the horizon is a possible expansion of its stake in its highly profitable Chinese joint venture with First Automobile Works Corp., VW finance chief Hans Dieter Poetsch said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Suria

China manufacturing activity surges in...

Chinese manufacturing activity increased sharply in July, rising at its fastest pace in more than two years, an official survey showed Friday, as the world's second-largest economy shows signs of increasing momentum.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RedlandsREDLANDS: Chinese artist's love of city sparks exhibit at library

The A.K. Smiley Public Library, in cooperation with the California Center for Culture and Arts, will host a three-day exhibition of paintings by renowned artist Guan Fei from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 8-10.

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Related Topix: Libraries, World News, China, Asia, Chino, CA, Redlands, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, World News, China,

West Australian

Exclusive - Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

The alleged scam - in which a Chinese trading firm is suspected by local authorities of fraudulently using a single cargo of metal as collateral for multiple loans - has shaken the confidence of banks and merchants in Western metals storage firms that rely on local agents to oversee warehouse operations.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Xinhuanet

China Voice: 8 questions to Mr. Abe

Asia however, is home to a defeated county with an unfathomable attitude toward history, currently trying to wriggle out of the constraints of its pacifist constitution.

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Hotel Business

Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel Opens

According to Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the property features a design concept that incorporates a modern twist on Qingdao's history and European architecture.

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Korea Herald

[Editorial] Humane China

There are palpable changes in China's relations with South and North Korea. In short, China is closer than ever with South Korea and on worse terms than ever with the North.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, China, South Korea,

Medical News Today

Targeting cell apoptosis after TIA in the elderly

Researchers at the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, China discovered transient ischemia led to cell apoptosis in the hippocampus and changes in memory and cognition of aged rats.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Medicine, Anesthesiology, Stroke, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Pictured: Man and woman SURVIVE after their car is completely flattened by shipping container

There was just 60cm of space left inside the vehicle after it was squashed - but the female passenger managed to reach out and give her rescuers a thumbs up These incredible pictures show the wreckage of a car after it was completely flattened by a huge shipping container - but miraculously its driver and passenger both SURVIVED.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Foreign Policy

Look Who's Not Talking

The world's second and third biggest economies are not talking -- and that spells trouble far beyond Northeast Asia.

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NOLA.com

Is it time for Louisiana to set renewable energy goals?

In this photo taken on Nov. 10, 2011 and released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a worker fixes a solar panel at a factory in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, China, Asia,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

PLA drills a factor in recent flight delays, China's aviation chief confirms

The mainland's civil aviation regulator confirmed yesterday that PLA military exercises and the weather have caused widespread delays at 12 busy airports in the east of the country.

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Austrian Times

Incredible Survival Of Couple Crushed By Shipping Container

Firemen who turned up at the scene of this horrific crash were convinced that the car occupants would have been crushed to death and were stunned to find that after lifting off a shipping container that had fallen on the car both could be pulled out alive.

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The Washington Post

Trafigura Unit Seeks to Limit Metals Liability in Qingdao

Trafigura Beheer BV's warehousing unit asked a U.K. court to determine its liability in metal contracts it issued to a Citic Resources Holdings Ltd. trading arm at China's Qingdao Port, where officials are probing whether metals were used multiple times as collateral for loans.

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Daily Mail

Crash victims miraculously survive (and give the thumbs up) after...

Botched execution leaves killer gasping for TWO HOURS before dying: Murderer who'd appealed over secret drug cocktail smiled before 'disturbing' death that victims' families say he DESERVED Shocking new video shows ANOTHER NYPD officer choking a suspect after police commissioner ordered 'top to bottom' review of choke-hold policy following death of ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Defectors, Helpers Arrested in China

Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.

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Reuters

COLUMN-China's base metals import picture fragments: Andy Home

One of the major themes in the base metals markets so far this year has been the wide degree of price divergence as individual metals increasingly respond to specific supply-demand drivers.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Military exercises delay flights throughout China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China said airports affected include the major cities of Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou and Qingdao, China Central Television said Tuesday on its website.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Korea Herald

Korea, China expected to set up military hotline this year: source

South Korea and China have reached a consensus on establishing a military hotline between their defense chiefs this year to further boost cooperation, a Seoul government source said Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, South Korea, US Military, US Air Force

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