Tag archive for ‘China’
By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Tencent, JD.com buy stakes in Chinese retail chain

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings and JD.com will pay $140 million and $117 million respectively for minority stakes in a Chinese retail chain as China’s tech giants extend their battles in the retail More...

By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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World War 3: China and India ‘gearing up military’ in terrifying border arms race | World | News

Song Zhongping, a Chinese military expert, declared that the deployment of more high-tech jets is due to “border tensions with no resolution in sight”. He said: “The upgrade in the Western Theatre Command More...

By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Short track: Hungary storms to first Winter Games gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men’s 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea More...

By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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North Korea news: Kim Jong-un appoints EAVESDROPPING POLICE force | World | News

North Korea’s paranoid leader Kim Jong-un is desperately attempting to stem the flow of defectors – and state secrets – from North Korea into neighbouring China. Earlier this week it was revealed More...

By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Boeing, Lockheed interested in launching rockets from Brazil, minister says

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military More...

By news On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Italian investor looks to rev up Shanghai Tang sales

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli set his sights on Shanghai Tang two decades ago and having finally bought the brand in 2017 from Richemont (CFR.S) he aims to increase the group’s More...

By news On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Italian investor looks to rev up Shanghai Tang sales

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli set his sights on Shanghai Tang two decades ago and having finally bought the brand in 2017 from Richemont (CFR.S) he aims to increase the group’s More...

By news On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Curling: Viva Las Vegas, curling is ready to rock the Strip

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but when the world’s best curlers sweep into Sin City in April the sport’s officials want the world to know. Celine Dion, More...

By news On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Alibaba, Tencent rally troops amid $10 billion retail battle

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) and Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK), worth a combined $1 trillion, are on a retail investment binge, forcing merchants to choose More...

By news On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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As China’s Year of the Dog begins, imperial Pekingese breed is scarce

BEIJING (Reuters) – For centuries, owning the flat-faced Pekingese dog was a luxury to be enjoyed only by China’s royal family. After years of turmoil and the 1911 revolution that established China as More...