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Where Europe Trails Asia: The Airport Experience
MUNICH — Germany is liberal. China is authoritarian. So go the common perceptions of the two nations. Yet for the average traveler passing through Munich and Beijing, which airport feels more like the product of an authoritarian society? Probably ...

China Stocks Pare Weekly Loss as Regulators Reduce Trading Fees
China's stocks rose, paring as a seventh weekly loss, as a cut in transaction fees on share trading overshadowed the failure of central banks in China, Europe and the U.S. to take immediate steps to support growth. Sinolink Securities Co. paced gains ...

China's Conflicted Consumers
The sharpest downturn in growth since the financial crisis doesn't appear to have dampened the spirits of China's consumers too much. Retail sales growth came in at a robust 14% on-year in the second quarter. A survey of sales of fast-moving consumer ...

China Powerhouse Guangdong Turns Growth Laggard
Liao Ping says it's like winning the lottery when he convinces a worker to accept a job offer for Luyang Shoes Co. at his roadside stand in China's southern Guangdong province. “Sometimes I get two in a day, most times the result is zero.” The region ...

Japan Olympic Update: Japan-China Badminton Battle
The losers of the bizarre badminton play-to-lose cheating scandal were clear when the four women's doubles teams involved were abruptly disqualified on Wednesday. The winners less so. But if there's a silver lining to the brouhaha, it may be that it ...

China services sector maintains healthy growth in July
Official services PMI weakens to 55.6 in July from 56.7 in June. * HSBC services PMI ticks up to 53.1 in July from 52.3 in June. * New orders cool, construction services strong. * Surveys follow sluggish PMIs on manufacturing sector. By Lucy Hornby and ...

Murder trial starts next week for Chinese politician's wife, friend says
Beijing (CNN) -- The wife of a former Communist Party leader will go on trial next week in the alleged killing of a British businessman, a friend of the suspect's family said Friday. The trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced former Politburo member ...

In China, shipbuilders languish after bubble bursts
In China, shipbuilders languish after bubble bursts. A building binge fueled by boom times has led to a glut of ships as China's economy slows down. China's expansion of the sector has only compounded the problem. print. Comments. 2 ...

Asia Fuel Oil-Stays in steep backwardation on supply bets
SINGAPORE, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Asian fuel oil's front curve stayed in steep backwardation on Friday on expectations that supply will tighten in the first half of August while demand could pick up in Japan and China. The balanced August/September and ...

Good Reads: on Americans' shared economic values, and scandal in China
Good Reads: on Americans' shared economic values, and scandal in China. This week's best long-form articles may change how you think about America's 'polarized' political environment, China's stability, and new journalism ethics. Well, the first two ...

China's Service Sector Cools; More Stimulus Possible
Will China's cooling service economy follow the flagging manufacturing sector and further drag on a slowing economy? That's what an official index released today suggests could happen, even as China grew just 7.6 percent in the second quarter, its ...

Report Suggests More TV Rules Ahead
Is China further tightening the screws of censorship on its television broadcasters? The state-run Beijing News reported on Friday that the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television had offered “suggestions” to TV production companies and ...

METALS-Copper up on US payrolls, weak dollar
U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise by 163000 in July * Dollar falls vs euro, basket of currencies * Copper open interest reflects lack of conviction By Susan Thomas and Harpreet Bhal LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Copper rose on Friday as the dollar fell against ...

China, India Service Sectors Lose Momentum
By MARTIN VAUGHAN. Service sectors in China and India lost some momentum and Australian service industries contracted further in July, data released Friday showed, the latest signal of stress in Asia-Pacific economies. The news followed data ...

Chinese probe clears electric battery in deadly accident -BYD
May 26 Shenzhen taxi crash killed three people. * BYD's shares hit 7-month low after initial news reports. * Auto and battery maker discloses result of China gov't probe. * BYD is backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett. Aug 3 (Reuters) - China's ...

NBC ratings for London up 10% over Beijing Games
Probably the second most-important variable is related: Are U.S. athletes winning in Olympic sports that mass Amercian audiences like, or at least have been conditioned to like - led by swimming and gymnastics. That's happening in the London Games, ...

UN nations condemn Syria; Russia, China seen isolated
133 votes in favor of Saudi resolution, only 12 against. * Syria, Russia condemn the General Assembly resolution. * Western envoys: Vote shows Russia, China isolated. By Louis Charbonneau. UNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - U.N. member states on ...

Qualcomm, Lenovo Team Up on New Smartphones for China
Qualcomm and Lenovo are teaming up on a pair of dual-core, Android-based smartphones for the China market, the two companies announced Friday. The Lenovo S686 and A700e are based on Qualcomm's latest QRD reference design featuring its new ...

World Youth Teams Championships in China
TAICANG, China — In the 56-board semifinals at the 14th World Youth Teams Championships here on Thursday, there was one very exciting match for American fans. In the Youngsters (under-21) division, USA-1 (Zachary Brescoll, Adam Kaplan, the brothers ...

An amateur in the dragon boat
BEIJING — One of the fun parts of being an expat is signing up for things you'd never imagine doing. Like racing in a dragon boat. I had heard about dragon boat races on the Potomac in D.C. — including a group of breast cancer survivors who paddle in ...

Beach Essentials in China: Flip-Flops, a Towel and a Ski Mask
QINGDAO, China — It was enough to make a trio of heavily tattooed young men stop their playful splashing and to prompt a small boy to run to his mother in alarm: a woman rising out of the choppy waves of the sea, her head wrapped in a neon-orange ski ...

Murder Trial of Disgraced Chinese Official's Wife to Begin
Murder Trial of Disgraced Chinese Official's Wife to Begin. By ANDREW JACOBS. Published: August 3, 2012. BEIJING — The murder trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of the deposed Chinese political leader Bo Xilai, will begin next week in eastern Anhui Province ...

Phelps Adds 17th Olympic Gold, U.S. Keeps Medal Lead Over China
(See OLY <GO> for top Olympic stories, medals table.) Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Phelps won his record 17th Olympic gold and two teenaged teammates led another big night for Americans in the pool as the U.S. maintained its supremacy atop the ...

NKorean leader turns attention to foreign diplomacy, meets with visiting ...
NKorean leader turns attention to foreign diplomacy, meets with visiting ...

book reveals China raised British sub
In this photo taken on Saturday, July 28, 2012, American journalist and diving instructor Steven Schwankert in diving suit swims inside the Blue Zoo aquarium in Beijing, China. A lifelong scuba diving obsession led Schwankert to the tale of the HMS ...

Beach volleyball: Cheerful Chinese get Russian revenge
LONDON (Reuters) - Chinese women's beach volleyball pair Xue Chen and Zhang Xi powered into the Olympic quarter finals on Saturday with an easy win over a Russian pair that soothed the pain of their shock defeat to another Russian team in their first ...

China Evacuates 867000 People as Tropical Storms Hit Coast
China evacuated 867000 people after tropical storms Saola and Damrey hit coastal regions, bringing strong winds and rainstorms, Xinhua News Agency reported, citing the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The storms caused one death and left five people missing ...

China accuses West of hindering Syria peace efforts, repeats call for non ...
China accuses West of hindering Syria peace efforts, repeats call for non ...

Russian badminton pair gets bronze
LONDON -- A few days after being eliminated from the women's badminton competition, a pair of Russian women won an Olympic bronze medal Saturday. Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova didn't make it through the group stage of the tournament, but they ...

Olympics-Badminton-Denmark defies Asia, Russia hail bronze
LONDON Aug 4 (Reuters) - Denmark's Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen struck a thunderous blow for the West when they overhauled South Korea's second seeds Chung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae to reach the final of the men's badminton doubles at ...


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