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  1. World's biggest travel rush under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Xinhuanet

    Passengers wait for the departure of train 3805 from Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, to Chongqing, southwest China, Feb. 4, 2015. The 40-day travel frenzy known as "chunyun", the hectic period through the Chinese lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 19 this year, began on Feb. 4 and will last until March 16. Train 3805 is the first chunyun train from Guangzhou.


  2. Chinese Tycoon in Deal to Buy Waldorf Says - Ni Hao' at HarvardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    Wu Xiaohui, the head of the Chinese firm buying New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel, told Harvard University students of his friendship with Blackstone Group LP chief executive officer Steve Schwarzman, his plans for deals around the globe -- and the value of knowing how to say "ni hao." Little known before last year's deal for the landmark property, Anbang Insurance Group Co.


  3. Star casino's profits boosted by high rollersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The casino operator behind Sydney's Star Casino has doubled its profits for the first half of the 2015 financial year. Echo Entertainment's windfall is largely due to record bets from high rollers.


  4. Tibet Travel in 2015, How to Get in and Out? TCTS announced new Tibet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | PRWeb

    Any traveler who plans a Tibet tour must decide how to get to Tibet. To help travelers figure out the best options for their group Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS discusses the latest options.


  5. Alibaba Takes Amazon's Drone PR Stunt To Next Level With Limited, 3-Day PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | TechCrunch

    The online retailer is piloting drone-based-delivery for its Taobao service with a one-off, three day campaign in China, as Tech In Asia first reported . It's worth pointing out - again - that this is a seriously limited trial.


  6. Plymouth beats London for Chinese language studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    ENGLISH is the number one language of business even in the Far East according to a Plymouth language firm's Chinese-based operative. Xia Yu, who represents Tellus Education Group in the Chinese capital Beijing, said there is a strong desire to learn English in her homeland.


  7. Alibaba is testing tea delivery drones in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Alibaba is using an army of drones for deliveries of online orders of tea in China. The site has launched a limited pilot program through its Taobao service, according to TechCrunch.


  8. Amazon falls in 2nd place to Alibaba in drone raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 |

    Amazon's Drone delivery program will catapult the world fully into the 21st century! I remember that day quite clearly. Waking up, turning on the computer for the latest tech news, and seeing THE Amazon headline.


  9. Drone delivery starts today, receive package within an hour of orderRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 |

    Drone delivery could be the future of package distribution, with Amazon beginning testing of its Prime Air service in India. But first to the new way of delivering is online marketplace Alibaba.


  10. BEIJING: Norway's expulsion violates rights of Chinese scholarRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Asia News Network

    China on Tuesday accused Norway of violating the rights of a Chinese scholar who was ordered by Norwegian police to leave the country last month. Ma Qiang, a political counselor at the Chinese embassy in Norway, took the issue up with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday about the Norwegian police's decision on the Chinese PhD student.


  11. When I Grow Up ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Atlantic

    I was traveling by small airplane in Southern California today, in preparation for an upcoming series of reports in our American Futures project. I was feeling like Mr. Cool as I brought in my beloved Cirrus SR-22, after a landing, toward the elegant Luxivair terminal at the former Norton Air Force Base, now San Bernardino International.


  12. BEIJING: Spring Festival's labour exodus beginsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Asia News Network

    With the early tide of migrant workers streaming out of Beijing and coastal cities for Spring Festival, some industries are already facing a labour shortage. The bad news for some migrant workers is that weaker economic growth in the past year and industrial restructuring may leave them in dire straits when they return after the holiday, especially in the coastal regions.


  13. UPDATE 2-Record VIP bets lift Australia's Echo profit at expense of marginsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Reuters

    Record bets by Asian high rollers helped Echo Entertainment Group Ltd lift first-half net profit to a three-year high, but the Australian casino firm said the surge was tempered by the amount it paid to the junkets behind these VIP gamblers. Echo on Wednesday said turnover from VIP gamblers at its Australia casinos nearly doubled to an all-time high of A$23 billion as net profit for the period surged 78 percent to A$112.6 million .


  14. "We're going for great - here's what's next"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Kos

    I normally toss junk emails from airlines without a second thought, especially when they come with subject lines like this. But American Airlines went way over the edge with this love letter to someone, certainly not me, in the 1%.


  15. Rep. Fitzpatrick's tab for China trip: $7,869Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick used $7,869 from his campaign funds to pay for a trip to China in November for himself and his son. Fitzpatrick, along with Pasquale T. "Pat" Deon, the Pennsylvania Turnpike commissioner and SEPTA board chairman, made an unannounced private trip to Beijing and Shanghai to urge wealthy Chinese to immigrate to the United States through investing in a major highway-construction project in Bucks County.


  16. Chinese Retailers Play Poker in Empty Malls as Shoppers Go OnlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Bloomberg

    Hunched over the counter of his tiny, gadget filled stall in Beijing's vast Hailong Electronics City, Wang Ning bemoans a week without a single sale. "It's dying," says Wang, shaking his head as he looks out at abandoned stores and torn promotional posters in what was once the busiest market in the Zhongguancun district, known as China's silicon valley.


  17. Sleeping on the steppesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    As our bus leaves Ulaanbaatar for Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, a ger district 40 kilometres east of the Mongolian capital, we wait impatiently for the hectic cityscape to give way to the open steppe, for the stuffy smog to be dispelled by fresh, cold air and for Hummer H2s to give way to horses and motorbikes. The shanty houses that proliferate Ulaanbaatar's suburbs seem to continue forever as we make our way towards the endless steppe and open sky.


  18. 'At the end of the day, the new economy will win'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Age

    Having upended retail in China, Alibaba - which listed on the New York stock exchange last year - is aiming for 2 billion customers around the world. Hunched over the counter of his tiny, gadget filled stall in Beijing's vast Hailong Electronics City, Wang Ning bemoans a week without a single sale.


  19. South Korea, China warn Japan not to backtrack on apology over wartime pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Star Online

    South Korea and China warned Japan on Tuesday not to backtrack on its apology issued 20 years ago over its wartime past when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Japan's ties with South Korea and China have worsened sharply as Abe has adopted a conservative agenda, including a less apologetic tone toward the wartime past and bolstering Japan's defences.


  20. Chinese E-commerce Companies Benefit from New Digital Service from MasterCardRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    January 27, 2015, Beijing - The growth of Chinese e-commerce companies' cross-border business will be supported by safer, smarter and more convenient checkout services as MasterCard and BOC Services , the acquiring subsidiary of Bank of China, come together to enable payment via MasterPass , MasterCard's global digital payment solution. With the agreement signed today, BOC Services will become the first bank acquirer in China to accept MasterPass, making the benefits of payment with MasterPass available to any Chinese merchant whose acquiring services are provided by BOC Services.