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AMP to buy landmark stake in China pension fund – Sydney Morning Herald


The Australian

AMP to buy landmark stake in China pension fund
Sydney Morning Herald
AMP is snapping up a 20 per cent stake in China's largest pension group, China Life Pension Company, in a $240 million deal that will see the Australian wealth giant ramp up its exposure to one of the world's biggest economies. AMP, which has operated
AMP adds China pension stakeThe Australian
CompaniesAustralia's AMP buys China Life Pension stakeFinancial Times
AMP buys China Life Pension stake for $240mBusiness Spectator
Professional Planner -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:14 pm

China Eases Monopoly on Handling of Credit-Card Payments – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China Eases Monopoly on Handling of Credit-Card Payments
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—China is taking a step toward easing its grip on credit cards, potentially resolving a long-running trade dispute with the U.S. and allowing foreign companies such as Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and other electronic-payment processors to have a …
UPDATE 2-China to free clearing market for bank cardsReuters
China to open card marketsChinadaily USA
China to ease credit card restrictionsThe Guardian
ABC News
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:57 pm

China rising: Xiaomi becomes world’s third biggest smartphone manufacturer – The Guardian


Re/code

China rising: Xiaomi becomes world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer
The Guardian
Xiaomi is commonly described as “China's Apple” and founder Lei Jun as “the Chinese Steve Jobs”, yet the company is only four years old and did not release its own smartphone until 2011. Research firms IDC and Strategy analytics both now place Xiaomi
China's Xiaomi Becomes Third-Largest Smartphone Maker as Global Market Re/code
China's Xiaomi Rises to Become No. 3 Smartphone MakerBloomberg
China's Xiaomi surges to become world's third largest smartphone vendorComputerworld
PC Magazine -Nasdaq -International Business Times
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:42 pm

Bad Loans Rise at China’s Biggest Banks – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Bad Loans Rise at China's Biggest Banks
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—Sour loans on the books of China's biggest banks have risen 22% since the start of the year, as slowing economic growth and overcapacity in a number of industries take an increasing toll on the financial sector. The bad loans remain only a
UPDATE 3-China banks' bad loans surge, credit crunch could spread westReuters
Bad loans rise at China's four largest banksThe Australian
Bad loans surge at China's biggest banksFinancial Times
Bloomberg
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:11 pm

Hong Kong protests a ‘national security issue’ for China – Yahoo News


BBC News

Hong Kong protests a 'national security issue' for China
Yahoo News
Tien was speaking a day after his brother, James Tien Pei-chun, was expelled from China's top parliamentary advisory body and resigned as leader of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing Liberal Party after urging the Leung to step down. Beijing has said it fully
Top China body axes Hong Kong's James Tien for criticismBBC News
UPDATE 2-China market regulator says Shanghai-HK connect in 'final stage Reuters
Judicial changes offer little to resolve China's injusticesThe Globe and Mail
Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:58 am

Allegations of Mass SAT Cheating Delay Test Scores in China and South Korea – TIME


TIME

Allegations of Mass SAT Cheating Delay Test Scores in China and South Korea
TIME
All students living in China and South Korea who took the SAT on Oct. 11 will have their test scores delayed and reviewed because of allegations of widespread cheating, officials from the College Board and its global test administration and security
SAT Cheating Inquiry Delays Scores for South Korea and ChinaNew York Times
Cheating claims delay SAT test scores in China, South KoreaCNN
Allegations of cheating on SAT in Korea, China being probedWashington Post (blog)
Voice of America -Shanghaiist -South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:59 am

Fortunes Of Chinese Property Billionaires Tumble Amid Chilling Market – Forbes


Forbes

Fortunes Of Chinese Property Billionaires Tumble Amid Chilling Market
Forbes
This year 17 real estate billionaires made the top 100 of the Forbes China Rich List. Their fortunes came to $63 billion, a 12% drop from the $71 billion that 21 property tycoons in the top 100 commanded last year. To put that in context, the total

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:01 am

United States praises China’s growing role in Afghanistan – Reuters


CNN (blog)

United States praises China's growing role in Afghanistan
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States welcomed China's growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan's stability on Thursday, saying a Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction this week shows its commitment to the region as
China no substitute for US involvement over AfghanistanCNN (blog)
China media: Afghan investmentBBC News
News analysis: Afghans pin hope on China to play proactive role in stabilizing Xinhua
Economic Times -South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:46 am

China Backs Growth in Housing Again as Slowdown Prompts U-Turn – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

China Backs Growth in Housing Again as Slowdown Prompts U-Turn
Bloomberg
The last time China's State Council documents mentioned “stabilizing” housing consumption was in April 2009, when the government was rolling out a massive stimulus plan to shield the economy from a global slowdown. Gross domestic product expanded …
China moves to expand, upgrade consumptionCCTV

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:22 am

China catches 2440 cheating students in high-tech scam – CNN


China catches 2440 cheating students in high-tech scam
CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) — Full marks for ingenuity. Some 2,440 Chinese students taking a national exam have been caught using high-tech cheating gear that wouldn't be out of place in a spy film. According to state media, invigilators detected abnormal radio …

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 2:12 pm

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Chinese Christians under pressure from ‘anti-cult’ campaign

Christians from “house churches” in China claim they are being unfairly targeted by police as part of a crackdown on “evil cults”






Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:43 pm

Rare footage captures moment Beluga whale gives birth

Watch the amazing moment a baby whale emerges from its mother and takes its first breath






Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:29 pm

What is China’s one-child policy?

China’s one-child policy has been in place for over 30 years and is causing the country to age rapidly. Malcolm Moore answers five key question about the controversial law






Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:37 am

Chinese girl offering sex to pay for travels is a hoax

Dating app Youjia created a fake advert suggesting that a 19-year-old woman would have sex with men all over China to fund her travels






Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:31 am

China loosens one child policy, but fails to trigger baby boom

A loosening of China’s one child policy has not produced as many babies as officials hoped






Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:35 am

Recycling the world’s electronic devices in China, in pictures

In pics: Recycling the world’s electronic devices in the Chinese town of Guiyu






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 3:19 pm

Table tennis champion Zhang Jike loses £30k with this celebration

Newly-crowned table tennis World Cup winner Zhang Jike is fined his entire prize fund of £30,000 after doing this while celebrating






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:48 am

This Chinese backpacker is offering sex (The catch? You have to pay for her holiday)

Ju Peng, 19, has sparked outrage by offering to spend a night with a different man in every city she visits to fund her travels






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:39 am

Watch: ‘Worst driver in China’ repeatedly hits nearby car

A man in China has been dubbed the country’s “worst driver” after police released CCTV footage of him taking 10 minutes to reverse out of a space






Posted on 27 October 2014 | 4:53 pm

Giant terrapin walked on a leash in China

Watch as this tranquil terrapin perturbs a curious dog while out for a walk on a customised lead in China






Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:48 pm