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  1. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Starbucks, Dicos withdraw sandwiches as China launches nationwide probe into 'rotten meat' firm

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:11am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chains sourced food from factory in meat scandal Starbucks has become the latest international chain to withdraw products from its shelves in the wake of the rotten meat scandal that has shaken China's fast food industry. The news came as China's food safety agency announced a nationwide investigation into processing factories ...

  2. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    China buys majority stake in grain trader Nidera: reports

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:20am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China’s state-owned grain trader has acquired a majority stake in Dutch trader Nidera, ending weeks of speculation over the deal, Argentinian media reported on Wednesday. China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation paid between US$1 and 2 billion for a 51 per cent stake in Rotterdam-based grain trader, several unidentified industry ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Sinopec to co-operate in Hong Kong graft probe

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:21am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, also known as Sinopec, has said it is co-operating with Hong Kong authorities in an anti-graft probe, media reports said. The state-owned company would not tolerate any illegal or corrupt conduct, it said in a statement made through a public relations agency to Bloomberg News. It added ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    China’s second-largest online retailer JD.com announces US IPO listing

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 02:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The online retailer JD.com aims to raise US$1.5 billion (HK$1.9 billion) in an initial public offering in the US, according to a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, making it the largest IPO of a Chinese internet company in the US so far. The company is China’s second-largest online retailer after Alibaba. It has ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Chinese yuan dominates global bitcoin trade

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 01:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com With the digital currency's value rising sharply, 58 per cent of day's global volume done in yuan as non-professionals wade into new market Mainlanders rush to bitcoin trading boom The yuan accounts for most of the trade in bitcoins as trading of the unregulated digital currency soars in the world's second-largest ...

  6. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Baidu Wallet collects one billion yuan investment within hours

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 05:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Deposits in Baidu Wallet, the wealth management service run by China’s leading search engine and web portal, reached its investment limit of one billion yuan (HK$1.27 billion) in less than five hours after it launched on Monday. “Please stay tuned for future products,” the company said on its Sina Weibo microblog as it announced ...

  7. News - China Insider - INTERVIEW

    Interview: HKND chairman Wang Jing aims to keep politics out of controversial canal

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:07am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Nicaragua’s planned alternative to the Panama Canal just got a boost in popularity as a delighted Nicaraguan delegation left Hong Kong after visiting the canal’s architects at China Railway Construction Corporation on the mainland and in Hong Kong. The canal is by no means uncontroversial. The US$40 billion (HK$310 billion) project, ...

  8. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    High-powered Nicaraguan canal delegation quietly visits mainland China

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Observers say switch of diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing not in the mainland’s interest A top-level Nicaraguan delegation- headed by the president’s son- travelled to mainland China and Hong Kong last week to discuss what could be the world’s largest waterway project, the South China Morning Post has learned. The 21 politicians, ...

  9. Business - China Business - APPOINTMENTS

    Huawei hires Serge Abou, former EU ambassador to China, as adviser

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Former top diplomat had to wait 2 years before starting job, report says Huawei hires ex-EU envoy as adviser The European Union's former top diplomat to China has become a consultant for telecommunications company Huawei in Brussels. Huawei confirmed to the South China Morning Post that it had employed Serge Abou, the EU's top ...

  10. News - China

    Chinese buying first homes too early, study warns

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 03:45pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chinese homeowners buy their first homes too early and the homes are too large, the Academy of Social Sciences has warned in a report. Concerns over future increases in house prices were driving young urban Chinese to buy their first homes “too soon”, thus worsening housing shortages in China’s hubs, the Academy wrote in its annual ...




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