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  1. Maiden flight delay for home-built jet

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the China Aviation Industry Corp I (AVIC I), could not be reached for comment over the Lunar New Year holiday. Beijing says it is building the plane to meet booming air passenger demand and reduce ... The government claims the plane uses China's own intellectual property, with the country and manufacturer undertaking assembly, testing and payment for the project. However, foreign companies ...

  2. Shanghai bribery scandal widens

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... network. A Beijing-based spokeswoman for ABB China, Grace Nan, said the company was investigating reports of staff taking bribes. 'ABB is a company that never compromises on violations of the ABB code of conduct... ABB China is investigating the reported cases,' she said. A spokeswoman for Fuji Xerox (China) in Beijing said a former employee allegedly involved in the case had ...

  3. Sponsors put on brave face in star's absence

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai For Liu Xiang's many corporate sponsors, national pride wasn't the only thing riding on his participation in the Beijing Olympics- there were also the massive advertising campaigns aimed at spurring sales on the mainland to think about. Christopher Renner, president of sports marketing agency Helios Partners China, described the hurdler's ...

  4. Model's fatal step into the unknown

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Wency Leung

    ... claimed to be one of the leading agencies in eastern China, it was clearly a small operation. The agency head, who called himself Michael in English, handed out elegant purple name cards ... However, people who lived in the neighbourhood said she didn't really try to communicate through the language barrier. O'Brien had lost weight in China and she usually dressed in a black ...

  5. Mainland's biggest retail boss ensnared in Shanghai loan scandal

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... property business, according to the independent Hurun Report. The money was borrowed from the 'corporate annuity' portion of the social security fund, which includes contributions from ...

  6. Clinton says Unocal bid controversy was silly

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Hangzhou Former US president Bill Clinton says China's economic growth is not a threat and has called the controversy surrounding the failed attempt by mainland energy company CNOOC to buy US oil firm Unocal silly. 'I wanted you to have the thing [Unocal]. We can't expect American investors to be welcome in China and not welcome Chinese ...

  7. Monorail built with Japan's help- not that you'd know

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... out across China against Japan's claims to Shandong under the Versailles Treaty. The irony that a picture of a protest against Japan 86 years ago is displayed at a railway built ... of Resistance against Japanese Aggression,' a young woman said, using the mainland term for the Sino-Japanese war. Planners say one of the goals of the railway is to build friendship between China ...

  8. Mainland to use own technology for high-speed Beijing-Shanghai rail link

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The mainland has decided to go it alone with a high-speed rail link between Beijing and Shanghai, using only domestic technology, the minister of railways was quoted as saying yesterday. 'We have already reached a consensus on the issue. The high-speed railway line will be fully based on our own technology,' Liu Zhijun told the China Daily. ...

  9. 'Wartime' footing for key summit

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... member states- which include China, Russia and four central Asian countries- for the meeting next Thursday. The group has also invited representatives of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan. Last ... bomb-sniffing dogs for the city's subway and light railway lines. Authorities were believed to be focusing some attention on Shanghai's Muslim population, which numbers at least 60,000, ...

  10. Dark, glamorous work ranking China's richest

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai In person, Russell Flannery looks more like an academic than the man who documents the lifestyles of China's rich and famous. Dressed casually in jeans and a sports jacket, the compiler of the China Rich List for Forbes magazine is surrounded by paper in his office in a rundown building in central Shanghai, presenting a sharp contrast to the glitzy ...




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