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23 min ago | Business Insurance

Adidas shifts orders from striking China plant

Sportswear firm Adidas AG is shifting some orders from a factory in south China that has been at the center of one of the country's biggest labor strikes, underlining a rising challenge for firms doing business in China where an increasingly savvy workforce is pushing harder for its rights.

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4 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for April 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

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8 hrs ago | Sky News

'China's Twitter' Owner Loses Licences Over Porn

Sina Corp, which runs the Weibo micro blogging site, loses 7.5% in value after China revokes two of its licences to publish.

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12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

China's official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites.

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14 hrs ago | China Daily

China's Yingli eyes French PV market

A leading photovoltaic module manufacturer in China will cooperate with a French PV module manufacturer to satisfy the demands of the French national tender program, the company said.

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19 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Murder on Vietnam-China border highlights Uighur plight

Violence erupted on Vietnam's border with China last week when five Chinese civilians and two Vietnamese border guards were killed.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WGBH

Unbeliebable: Justin Offends Asian Fans With Shrine Visit

Pop star Justin Bieber has been lurching from crisis to crisis in recent months, but his latest faux pas could be his biggest, risking the affections of possibly a billion Beliebers.

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Prince George Citizen

With competition in China growing, luxury automakers scramble to woo younger buyers

A cleaner folds a cloth wipe near a Rolls-Royce Wraith displayed at the China Auto show in Beijing, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Wall Street Journal

April Manufacturing Data Suggest China Economy Starting to Stabilize

An initial peek at April manufacturing data Wednesda y suggests China's economy is beginning to stabilize after growth slowed sharply in the first quarter of the year.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Obama reassures Japan, other allies as Asia trip begins

U.S. President Barack Obama has said Washington welcomes China's rise but that engagement with Beijing would not come at the expense of its Asian allies - as Chinese state media greeted his arrival in the region with a broadside accusing the United States of wanting to "cage" the emerging superpower.

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Globe and Mail

Chinese factories stalling as euro zone business picks up

Workers process laptop accessories at a factory in Dazu, Chongqing Municipality, April 22, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

China activist missing after trying to help striking workers

A prominent Chinese labor activist has been missing for more than 24 hours and his wife suspects he was detained by state security agents after trying to help workers involved in China's biggest strike in years organize their case.

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West Australian

Chairman of Veolia unit in China apologises after water pollution

Benzene was found in tap water supplied by the Lanzhou Veolia Water Company in the northwestern city of Lanzhou on April 10, forcing the city of 3.6 million people to turn off supplies in one district.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

$A dollar plunges on inflation, China PMI

The Australian dollar has plunged by more than three-quarters of a cent, slipping below US93 as softer-than-expected inflation figures and as Chinese manufacturing activity slowed for the fourth-straight month.

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St.Petersburg Times

The Hidden Treasures of Southern China

A trip to the southwest of Guangzhou, to the town of Kaiping, offers a parallel reality that thrusts the traveler into a magical realm.

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The Baltimore Sun

Israel must take on Palestinian governance if talks fail: Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas told a group of Israeli journalists on Tuesday that if peace talks do not continue, Israel will have to take on the burden of governing Palestinian lands.

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Suria

China's Shandong Airlines orders 50...

Shandong Airlines, one of China's smaller carriers, said it has agreed to buy 50 passenger planes from US manufacturer Boeing for $4.6 billion, in another sign of the country's growing demand for air travel.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

No solution in sight for China shoe factory strike

The on-off work stoppage at Yue Yuen Industrial Ltd.'s massive factory complex in southern China, which employs more than 40,000 workers, has stretched into the second week as both sides have failed to reach an agreement.

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Reuters

Next batch of Chinese companies hope to raise $3.6 billion through China IPOs: state media

China's regulator posted draft initial public offering prospectuses for 18 Chinese firms on Monday, bringing the total number of potential issuers up to 46, with state media estimating they could raise as much as 22.6 billion yuan from investors.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Asia-Pacific Navies Sign Communication Agreement

Naval officials from the U.S. and nearly two dozen Asia-Pacific nations adopted an agreement Tuesday aimed at heading off accidents and miscommunication at sea to reduce the possibility of conflict amid rising frictions between an increasingly assertive China and its neighbors.

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