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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Is boom in Chinese homebuying in suburban Los Angeles close to ending?

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:07pm by MCT

    ... to buy more'." Today, the transpacific trade in southern California real estate is big business. Chinese citizens bought US$22 billion worth of homes in the US in the 12 months to March ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Hong Kong and mainland buyers helped revive property market in southern California, but agents start to wonder how long trend can last Chinese binge ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chinese founder of fake US university made US$5.6m in immigration scam

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 09:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Chinese founder made US$5.6m by charging foreigners for visa-related documents allowing them to stay in the US, federal prosecutors say Fake university was front for migration scam A Chinese woman has been jailed for more than 16 years for running a fake US university that served as a front for an immigration scam. Susan Su Xiao-ping, founder ...

  3. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    US beats forecasts with 3.5pc economic growth

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 06:04am by Reuters

    ... at a 3.5 per cent annual rate, the Commerce Department said, beating economists' expectations for a 3 per cent rise. While the pace of growth in business investment, housing and consumer ... of five that the economy has expanded at or above a 3.5 per cent clip. "It was a very good quarter for business investment," said Ryan Sweet, a senior economist at Moody's ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Dramatic FBI video shows how agents tricked their way into Paul Phua's villa for gambling bust

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 01:10pm by AP

    ... connectivity was still down. Defence lawyers said in their filing that Mike Kung, the other FBI agent, was sent inside because he spoke Chinese. After the agents left the villa, Lopez was recorded ... business. None of the defendants has entered a plea, but Goldstein said they all denied wrongdoing. The FBI employed the ruse against the recommendation of an assistant US attorney, Kimberly Frayn, ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Anbang Insurance deal for Waldorf Astoria raises US security fears

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... on China hotel buy Concerned about potential security risks, the US government is taking a close look at last week's sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance ... The terms of sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for "a major renovation" that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Online firm charged for running pyramid scheme in China and US

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by AP

    ... or services. Starting in December 2010, the company sold "memberships" and "business packages," opening accounts with tens of thousands of mostly Chinese investors. The scheme targeted investors on the mainland and Taiwan and in Chinese communities in the United States, the SEC said. The regulators alleged that the three individuals ran a pyramid scheme, using money from ...

  7. News - China - UNITED STATES

    Bus carrying Chinese tourists flips in Wyoming national park, injuring 8

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Wyoming Bus carrying Chinese tourists flips; eight hurt US authorities say a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy road in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, leaving eight people needing hospital treatment. Two of the victims were airlifted to a medical centre in the nearby state of Idaho, and were listed as being in fair ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Pan-Asian explosion in Orange county, California, with numbers up 41pc in 10 years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... explosion in Orange County When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the 1970s as a home for teaching the language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms. Now, it has ... have a pan-Asian feel, filled nearly equally with Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Japanese, often sharing shopping districts and neighbourhoods. Until recently, the county's most visible ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US lawmakers call for Chinese embassy’s Washington street to be renamed in honour of dissident Liu Xiaobo

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:31am

    ... of the street in Washington would embolden Chinese rights campaigners as Beijing authorities work hard to censor any mention of the 1989 pro-democracy uprising which was crushed with deadly force. “This modest effort would undoubtedly give hope to the Chinese people who continue to yearn for basic human rights and representative democracy and would remind their oppressors that they are in fact ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Los Angeles fire engines crash, and one rams Chinese restaurant

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Monterey Park Fire engine crashes, rams L.A. dumpling house Fifteen people were injured, including at least five firefighters, when two fire engines collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careering across a footpath and into a Chinese restaurant. One of the victims was in critical condition, officials said. The crash on a busy commercial strip ...




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