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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese developer's zero-interest loans highlights industry risks

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:59am by Reuters

    ... hefty deposits from buyers seeking mortgages. It is not in the Chinese culture to take on too much debt JAMES MACDONALD, SAVILLS RESEARCH Many analysts believe the slowing property sector poses ... "It is not in the Chinese culture to take on too much debt," said James Macdonald, the Shanghai-based head of Savills Research China. "In China this is not the case at the moment ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Ebola shows up China's lack of philanthropic culture

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 06:19am by Reuters

    ... lackof philanthropic culture China has contributed over US$120 million to fight the spread of the Ebola virus, but its billionaire tycoons- it has more than anywhere outside the United States- have, publicly at least, donated little to the cause, underscoring an immature culture of philanthropy in the world's second-biggest economy. As the ranks of China's wealthy ...

  3. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Argentine side Boca Juniors coaching young Chinese players

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... coaching youngsters from China Boca Juniors will train young Chinese soccer players in Buenos Aires and also prepare coaches in Beijing in a deal sponsored by a leading Chinese drink brand, the Argentine club said. The initiative, sponsored by Jiaduobao, aims to improve the skills of Beijing's junior players. Boca president Daniel Angelici welcomed a first batch of Chinese players, ...

  4. News - China

    Wealthy Chinese seek US surrogates for second child or green card

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... in Shanghai next year. The increased interest from Chinese parents has created some cultural tensions. US agency staff who ask that surrogates and intended parents develop a personal relationship have ... will be smarter and better looking. Chinese clients also often request boys, a consequence of a cultural preference for boy children. While sex-selective abortion is illegal- though still common- ...

  5. News - World - FERGUSON SHOOTING

    'My conscience is clean': Ferguson policeman who shot unarmed teen says he'd do it again

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 09:49am by AFP, Reuters

    ... freelance journalists working for a Chinese news agency were robbed at gunpoint as they tried to film footage in Ferguson, according to reports. Emily Molli, a freelancer working for Xinhua, her ... media mostly focused on the facts- number arrested, incidents of torching and looting and limited physical injury- without suggesting the night of fury was emblematic of US culture. Los Angeles ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Chinese oil giants PetroChina and SinoPec to spend more in second half

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... in the mainland has been riddled with graft amid a culture of officials at state firms accepting bribes to award contracts to companies run by relatives or friends. Oil industry executives say the probe ... firms. Half of the about 20 major mainland or Hong Kong-listed Chinese oilfield service suppliers- most privately controlled entities- posted sharply lower profits, or even losses, for the first ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Productivity slumps as China slips towards middle-income trap

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by Reuters

    ... on the mainland has gone into reverse for the first time since the Cultural Revolution tore the country apart in the 1970s, according to a study, highlighting the failure of recent reforms to set China on a sustainable development path. That means that despite dramatic rises in the cost of labour, energy, credit and property, the average Chinese firm has been getting less bang for its buck since ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... of yesterday's mass a choir sang Our Wish is Unification. As the pope's plane entered Chinese airspace on its return flight, the pontiff sent a telegram to President Xi Jinping, following up ... and Beijing have long had fraught relations, and Francis' predecessor, Pope John Paul II, had to avoid Chinese airspace during an Asia trip. On Sunday, the pontiff said Asian governments should ...

  9. News - China

    Chinese tourist boom ripples out to more destinations

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 04:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Chinese tourists are seeking more exotic locales for their trips as the popularity of most of their top 20 destinations soars, TripAdvisor said on Tuesday, reflecting ... for getaways and shopping, but are increasingly adventurous, with holidays in Asia, Europe and North America. This new generation of Chinese outbound travellers is making their own decisions Lily ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Jeweller uses Hello Kitty to seduce mainland

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Chow Tai Fook pushes affordable jewellery based on cultural icons in bid to lure Chinese Jeweller uses Hello Kitty to seduce mainland The world's most valuable jewellery ... the millions of mainland Chinese who live outside major cities but who are reaping the benefits of a rapidly growing economy and who remain enamoured by the gleam of gold. "We are quite similar ...




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