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  1. Alibaba vows to fight fakes - and China'saRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | USA Today

    Billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma, who practices China's traditional martial art taichi, has delivered fighting talk this week as his Internet giant Alibaba boldly moves to counter strong criticism of Alibaba vows to fight fakes - and China's government BEIJING - Billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma, who practices China's traditional martial art taichi, has delivered fighting talk this week as his Internet giant Alibaba boldly moves to counter strong criticism of Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CzJ1rO BEIJING - Billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma, who practices China's traditional martial art tai chi, has delivered fighting talk this week as his Internet giant, Alibaba, boldly moves to counter strong criticism by the Chinese government of its operations that has hurt its share price. 1 comment

  2. Celebrate Chinese New Year - and SG50 - at River Hongbao 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... is free. TIGHTROPE-WALKING : For the first six days of the carnival, two members of the Acrobatic Troupe of Xinjiang China, Adili Wuxor and Abulaiti-Maijun, will perform stunts on a 60m-long tightrope, at least 20m off the ground. They hold several ...

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  3. China regulator to inspect stock margin trading at 46 firms: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    China's stock regulator will inspect the stock margin trading business of 46 companies as part of what it called normal supervision, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Wednesday. Three sources told Reuters on Wednesday that Chinese regulators would launch a fresh investigation into stock margin trading, and banks have been told to tighten lending supervision to avoid loans being funnelled into stock markets.

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  4. Beijing smog makes city 'unliveable': MayorRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Beijing, Jan 29 - Pollution and smog in Beijing has made the capital city of China unliveable, according to the mayor of the city, a report said Wednesday. To establish a first-tier, international, liveable and harmonious city, it is very important to establish a system of standards, and Beijing is currently doing this, Mayor Wang Anshun said last Friday, according to the China Youth Daily newspaper, which The Guardian cited in its report.

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  5. China Lifts Lid on Sale of Fake Goods OnlineRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    A newly released Chinese government industry survey has found that nearly half of the products sold by online stores in China are fakes. The survey said that Taobao.com, which is owned by Alibaba, is leading the way.

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  6. China regulator to inspect stock margin trading at 46 firms - XinhuaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    China's stock regulator will inspect the stock margin trading business of 46 companies as part of what it called normal supervision, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Wednesday. Three sources told Reuters on Wednesday that Chinese regulators would launch a fresh investigation into stock margin trading, and banks have been told to tighten lending supervision to avoid loans being funnelled into stock markets.

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  7. Nominations announced for Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

    The ITF has announced the official team nominations for the 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II first round ties taking place on 7-8 February. Four Zone Group events are also taking place in the week commencing 2 February: Europe/Africa Zone Group I in Budapest, Hungary ; Americas Zone Group I in San Luis Potosi, Mexico ; Asia/Oceania Zone Group I in Guangzhou, China ; and Europe/Africa Zone Group II in Tallinn, Estonia All nations contesting the Zone Group I events will be bidding to qualify for the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs on 18-19 April, with two teams qualifying from the Europe/Africa Zone, and one team from both the Americas and Asia/Oceania Zones.

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  8. A-Share ETFs Slump in 2015 Amid Margin Loan Curb ConcernRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    The largest U.S. exchange-traded fund tracking mainland Chinese stocks has slumped in 2015 after surging more than 50 percent last year amid concern government scrutiny will prompt some leveraged investors to sell. Deutsche Bank's $1 billion X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF dropped 3.1 percent in New York, extending its 2015 retreat to 4.8 percent.

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  9. NA speaker inaugurates China-Pakistan Year of Friendly Exchanges in...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The China-Pakistan Year of Friendly Exchanges was launched in Beijing on Wednesday at a grand reception that marked its official commencement - the first one of a series of activities which the two friendly countries plan to celebrate jointly throughout the year. The occasion was graced by the Vice President of China Li Yaunchao, from Chinese side whereas Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq led a delegation of parliamentarians from Pakistan, especially to attend the inauguration of the celebrations of the friendly exchanges year, said a message received here. 4 comments

  10. Canada's water polo teams hope to write a different ending to Pan Am storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Both the men and women narrowly missed out on playing in the 2012 London Olympics - the women by virtually the smallest of margins - and they haven't forgotten. "It's pretty much a constant thing," said goalie Robin Randall, who, at 34, has experienced the lows and highs of competing for Canada.

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  11. Apple defies law of large numbers by booking bang-up iPhone salesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... the 5.5-in. iPhone 6 Plus. Although some had wondered whether Apple had missed the big-screen bus -- especially in China and other parts of Asia, where phablets are particularly popular -- that wasn't the case. "This 74.5m in iPhone sales tells us ...

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  12. Grand Central: China's Local Government Debt Could Be Source of TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    To understand the consequences of China's building boom and the risks associated with its recent slowdown, you need to have some insight into the inner workings of local government finance that has helped to fund the construction of buildings, bridges and roads. A WSJ story by my colleagues Lingling Wei and Bob Davis provides insight.

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  13. Sundance shares story of Jonathan Gold, L.A.'s culinary golden boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LA.com

    City of Gold, directed by Laura Gabbert, is a documentary about Los Angeles Times Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold. City of Gold, a documentary about Los Angeles Times Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold, screens at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

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  14. More Foreign Exhibitors Show Up For Builders Show in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Wall Street Journal

    The International Builders Show here is taking on a more international flavor as a growing number of suppliers from abroad hope to get their products in American homes. From saunas and cabinet doors made in Canada to ornate, ceramic eaves from China, this year's trade show floor includes 330 foreign exhibitors muscling for space on the massive convention floor.

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  15. Former Rolling Stones Promoter Won't Get Bail in $300M Fraud CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Billboard

    Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of British band The Rolling Stones perform on the stage in concert at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on March 12, 2014 in Shanghai, China. A judge has refused to grant bail for a former music promoter who produced shows for acts such as the Rolling Stones , Elton John and Aerosmith and was recently extradited from Brazil to face a $300 million criminal fraud case.

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  16. South Korean ace badminton players gains popularity overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    ... Lee said. The four top Korean players went to Indonesia where badminton is a national sport, and also to Malaysia and China as loan players, while they do not have an international competition and a training schedule for the national team. Many ...

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  17. China's Super Bowl viewers: literally Monday-morning quarterbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... Shanghai, also will be hosting official NFL Super Bowl parties. But the main difference for Super Bowl XLIX viewers in China and their counterparts in the United States is that they will be watching the game between the New England Patriots and the ...

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  18. Monumental 607-Foot-Long 'Candy Carpet' Mosaic Installed on a Sidewalk in Chengdu, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

    A 607-foot-long "carpet" of candy , arranged into a colorful mosaic, was installed on a sidewalk in Chengdu, China as part of a recent promotion for the IFS shopping center . Made of 13 tons of candy and spanning 14,000 square feet, the installation was touted by organizers as the "world's largest candy carpet."

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  19. Canada's water polo teams test Pan Am poolRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    Both the men and women narrowly missed out on playing in the 2012 London Olympics - the women by virtually the smallest of margins - and they haven't forgotten. "It's pretty much a constant thing," said goalie Robin Randall, who, at 34, has experienced the lows and highs of competing for Canada.

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  20. H7N9 bird flu cases in China province rise to 25Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Guangzhou, Jan 29 - Two more cases of humans being infected by the H7N9 bird flu strain was reported from China's Guangdong province Wednesday, bringing the number of people infected by the virus in the province to 25. According to a Xinhua report, an 83-year-old man in Meizhou city was confirmed infected Wednesday and was in a critical condition, the provincial health and family planning commission said in a statement. The other patient was a four-year-old boy from Heyuan city, who was confirmed infected Tuesday.

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