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24/04/2017 13:06

China basketball fans bid fond farewell to Stephon Marbury

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Chinese fans penned hundreds of heartfelt social media messages of support on Monday for Stephon Marbury after learning the ex-NBA star would be dropped from his adopted team, the Beijing Shougang Ducks.

22/04/2017 08:31

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

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China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

22/04/2017 07:56

Imitation Game: China carmakers ape foreign brands at Shanghai show

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If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then global carmakers are basking in the compliments at Shanghai's auto show, where some Chinese-made models bear striking resemblances to famous foreign brands.

21/04/2017 12:33

Trump invokes national security to probe US steel imports

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President Donald Trump on Thursday invoked national security to order a probe into US steel imports -- a move that risks trade blowback from steel-making...

21/04/2017 06:48

Tevez defends Disney jaunt that angered fans

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Carlos Tevez, the world's highest-paid footballer, has defended his visit to Disneyland while missing a game for Shanghai Shenhua due to injury, and appeared to scotch rumours of an imminent return to Argentina's Boca Juniors.

21/04/2017 06:42

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to «Asia Olympics»

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Online retail giant Alibaba Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21/04/2017 00:56

Busy harvest time in China's bamboo forests

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It's springtime in the bamboo-forested hills surrounding eastern China's Lin'an city, and that means busy mornings of harvesting, packing and selling tonnes of the edible bamboo shoots that the region is famous for.

21/04/2017 00:44

China launches first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1

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A Chinese rocket successfully sent the country's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space from the southern island province of Hainan Thursday.

20/04/2017 09:50

Automakers see promise in China car-sharing

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Unable to afford a car, Shanghai university student Long Yi faces a lengthy, expensive commute across his vast city but has found a solution in the car-sharing schemes quickly gaining momentum in China.

19/04/2017 06:47

Showtime in Shanghai as automakers race for China edge

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Global automakers unveiled new SUVs, electric vehicles, and futuristic concept cars at the Shanghai Auto Show on Wednesday, racing for an edge in the world´s biggest auto market as growth slows after years of frenzied sales.

19/04/2017 06:41

US again puts faith in China to rein in North Korea

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After a few days of saber-rattling, US President Donald Trump's administration has reverted to the same North Korea policy as its predecessor: relying on China to control Pyongyang.

19/04/2017 05:39

China's Bright Food 'sells Weetabix to US's Post for $1.8 bn'

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China's second-largest food company Bright Food Group has agreed to sell British-based breakfast cereal maker Weetabix to US company Post Holdings in a deal worth 1.4 billion pounds ($1.8 billion), Bloomberg News said Tuesday.

19/04/2017 05:29

Australia urges China to rein in «reckless» North Korea

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China has an obligation to use its «enormous leverage» to bring nuclear-armed North Korea back from the brink, Australia's prime minister said Tuesday, toughening Canberra's position on the escalating crisis.

17/04/2017 05:55

Chinese fans fume as injured Tevez visits Disneyland

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The world's highest-paid footballer, Carlos Tevez, has come under fire from Shanghai Shenhua supporters after being spotted at Disneyland the same day he missed an important match due to injury.

17/04/2017 00:31

China's economy grows 6.9% in first quarter of 2017: gov't

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China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017, government data showed Monday, beating expectations in the latest sign of stabilisation in the world's second-largest economy.

16/04/2017 07:05

Global carmakers converge on China as rare slowdown looms

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Global carmakers converge on China for the Shanghai auto show this week, with the industry bracing for a sharp sales slowdown and potential price war as competition stiffens in the world's biggest car market.

15/04/2017 11:12

China seeks Russia's help to «cool» North Korea situation

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China is seeking Russia's help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the country's foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, after Beijing warned of possible conflict over North Korea.

15/04/2017 05:59

Paulinho under fire in China over ads with porn star

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Brazilian international Paulinho was chastised Saturday by the Chinese football federation after promoting a betting company with a porn star -- two sectors banned in the communist country.

15/04/2017 04:17

China's Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%

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China's growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be...

09/04/2017 11:35

Lewis Hamilton roars to victory in Chinese Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton powered to victory in a chaotic Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Sunday, taking swift revenge for his defeat by Sebastian Vettel in the Formula One season-opener.

08/04/2017 18:33

Hamilton blazes to pole at Chinese Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position in Saturday's qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix as Mercedes look to avenge a stunning defeat by Ferrari in the Formula One season opener.

08/04/2017 18:14

Alonso «like an animal» in Shanghai

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Former world champion Fernando Alonso credited divine intervention after driving "like an animal" in Saturday's qualifying in China amid rumours of a...

08/04/2017 16:00

Lee, Lin to battle in Malaysia Open finals

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Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China, the two greatest badminton stars of this era, on Friday stormed into the finals of the Malaysia Open for an epic showdown.

17/01/2017 12:38

In China, alcohol aged in bamboo for a new flavour

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A manufacturer of Chinese liqueurs, Chen Chao wanders through the bamboo-covered mountains of southwestern China's Sichuan province to his 'cellar', where he will check on this year's prize blend.

15/01/2017 11:30

China to cut foreign football player numbers on pitch

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The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced Monday that it is reducing the number of foreign players a team can field as the country's cash-rich clubs continue to lure international talent.

09/01/2017 10:29

China factory hatches giant Trump chickens

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A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the Year of the Rooster.

09/01/2017 07:20

McDonald's sells China operations for $2.08 bn

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US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced Monday.

04/01/2017 06:19

Global launch by Huawei of new mid-range smartphone

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Chinese electronics giant Huawei announced a global launch of its mid-range Honor 6x smartphone which includes dual-lens camera technology and is aimed at young consumers.

26/12/2016 01:09

BMW to recall nearly 200,000 cars in China

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German luxury carmaker BMW will recall nearly 200,000 vehicles in China because of flawed airbags, according to the country's quality regulator and the company.

17/12/2016 06:03

Obama cautions Trump over provoking China on Taiwan issue

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US President Barack Obama warned his successor Donald Trump on Friday against provoking a «very significant» response from China by reaching out to Taiwan.

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