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9 hrs ago | Business Times

Tianjin reforms brings new opportunities for Singapore firms: IE

Said Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan at the seventh Singapore-Tianjin Economic and Trade Council held on Wednesday: "Tianjin's shift towards a market-driven economy and the integration of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei are new developments that will create many opportunities for our companies.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Marine News

2 Post Panamax Cranes for Port Freeport Arrive

Port Freeport announced the arrival of their two Post Panamax Cranes. "The Gantry cranes departed from Shanghai, China on May 7th and arrived at Port Freeport on July 19th," Executive Port Director/CEO Glenn Carlson said.

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Marine News

Russia, China May Develop Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Russia and the world's top energy user China may jointly develop six floating nuclear power plants , Russia's nuclear export body said on Tuesday, a further joint energy project since the signing of a $400 billion gas supply deal.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

China Takes on Hitachi as 17-Year-Old Rare Earth Patent Ends

Neodymium ingots sit in a bag prior to being crushed at Neo Material Technologies Inc.'s Magnequench Tianjin Co.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Mutual trust key to strong S'pore-China, China-ASEAN relations: DPM Teo

In an op-ed, Mr Teo Chee Hean urged the continued strengthening of Singapore and China's "unique friendship", noting that an expeditiously concluded Code of Conduct in the South China Sea would help pave the way for "another Golden Decade" in ASEAN-China relations.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Nation

Pakistan, China renew resolve for Afghan peace

China's Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Sun Yuxi, called on Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and discussed host of issues including Pakistan's fight against terrorism as well as developments in Afghanistan.

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Wall Street Journal

In China, Warnings Flash Despite Better Data

When Monte Burnham, the president of Birmingham, Ala.-based Foundry Manufacturing Solutions, recently visited Tianjin, China, he was pleasantly surprised to find its air more breathable than during his previous stay.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Nerve News

Overgrown Beijing 'forbids' development in core areas

In its bid to decongest the Chinese capital, authorities have banned construction of new universities and hospitals around the Forbidden City located in downtown Beijing.

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Xinhuanet

Chinese oppose tuition hikes, demand transparency: survey

An online survey published Thursday showed a majority of Chinese oppose college tuition increases and want colleges to reveal their financial situations.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Xinhuanet

Fewer regions post first-half expansion in double digits

The number of regions that delivered double-digit economic growth in the first half of this year plunged, and growth in some regions was dramatically below the year-earlier level, figures from provincial-level governments showed.

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Reuters

RPT-Fitch Rates Redco's Proposed USD Bonds 'B(EXP)'

Fitch Ratings has published China-based residential property developer Redco Properties Group Limited's senior unsecured rating of 'B' and recovery rating of 'RR4'.

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Reuters

Overgrown Beijing slaps new limits on industry in bid to cut smog

China's overgrown and smog-hit capital Beijing has passed new rules banning the expansion of polluting and resource-intensive industries, the local government said on Friday.

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Philly.com

Nutter in Paris for lame-duck confit?

The mayor and his wife, Lisa Nutter, yesterday arrived in France for an official six-day trip to promote international business interests in Philadelphia.

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ABC News

Battling stigma against HIV Aids in China

It's not easy locating Yang Jie's office. He runs 'Deep Blue', an NGO in the coastal city of Tianjin where gay men can go to be tested for HIV.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Greenpeace Says China's Energy Plans Exacerbate Climate Change

China's plans for 50 coal gasification plants will produce an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year and contribute significantly to climate change, according to a report released by Greenpeace East Asia.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Miami Today

FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

A Florida International University partnership with the City University of Macau is growing: in 2015, students might begin academic or professional programs in the FIU Hospitality & Tourism Management program in China's Macau that began formally in 2011.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TwinCities

Le Sueur-based Davisco sold to Canadian dairy cooperative

The acquisition includes three Davisco cheese-processing factories in Le Sueur; Jerome, Idaho' and Lake Norden, S.D. It also includes an ingredients plant in Nicollet, a Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe in Le Sueur and as sales offices in Eden Prairie; Shanghai, China; Singapore; and Geneva, Switzerland, and distribution centers in Rotterdam, the ... (more)

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Stars and Stripes

Hundreds of flights disrupted in Shanghai; military exercises cited

Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai were delayed or canceled Monday as Chinese authorities imposed strict air traffic control measures reportedly due to military exercises - the second such near-shutdown of airspace over the metropolis in eight days.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Korean News

Korean Book, Photo and Handicraft Exhibition Opens in China

A Korean book, photo and handicraft exhibition opened in Tianjin, China on July 17 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung.

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Xinhuanet

China's air quality improves in H1

The air quality in 60.3 percent of days in the first half of the year met national standards, up 1.6 percent from the same period in 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on Monday.

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