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Samsung Chinese executives get down on knees for dealers

During a meeting in Shijiazhuang, Samsung Chinese executives got down on their knees to request more orders from dealers. On Oct. 29 Bulaodelaohui, a Chinese Internet user, posted a picture showing several people kneeling on stage during a Samsung press conference. The executives were forced to kneel down and...

U.S. challenges China’s imports of North Korean coal amid U.N. sanctions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's imports of North Korean coal run counter to global sanctions, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday, adding that a U.S. missile system deployed in South Korea should "motivate" Beijing to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. North Korea's exports of coal to China provide...

Chaos erupts as Hong Kong independence activists fight ban to enter legislative chamber

Hong Kong Indipendence activists: HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's legislature descended into chaos on Wednesday as two pro-independence lawmakers defied a barring order and barged into the chamber as democrats formed a human chain around them, forcing the session to be adjourned. The president of the Chinese-ruled city's Legislative...

China third quarter GDP 2016 grows 6.7 percent as expected as construction booms, debt rises

China third quarter GDP 2016: BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing's full-year target, fuelled by stronger government spending, record bank lending and a red-hot property market that are adding to its growing pile of...

China launches Shenzhou XI manned spacecraft to Chinese Space Laboratory

On Oct 17, 2016, China launched the Shenzhou XI manned spacecraft to transport two astronauts, Chen Dong, 37, and Jing Haipeng, 49, to the Tiangong II Chinese space laboratory. The spacecraft was sent atop a Long March 2F rocket, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, part of the Dongfeng Aerospace...

U.S. detects failed North Korean missile test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military detected a failed North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile, the Pentagon said on Saturday.The test-firing was the latest in a series conducted by North Korea in violation of United Nations resolutions, drawing a fresh U.S. vow to take its concerns...

ChemChina, Sinochem in talks on possible $100 billion merger

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-owned chemical companies Sinochem Group and ChemChina are in discussions about a possible merger to create a chemicals, fertiliser and oil giant with almost $100 billion (81.89 billion pounds) in annual revenue, three sources familiar with the matter said. The deal has been proposed by China's...

Apple to set up R&D centre in Shenzhen, bolster China ties

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc will set up a research and development centre in China's manufacturing metropolis Shenzhen, the U.S. tech giant said on Wednesday, as the firm looks to spur growth in the world's second largest economy amid growing competition. The Shenzhen hub follows a similar plan for...

China will improve access for foreign companies

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's State Council, or cabinet, said on Saturday the country is committed to improve access for foreign companies in China, as part of "a new round of high-level opening up".According to a statement released on Saturday following a State Council meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang,...

Yum blames South China Sea protests for dip in China sales

(Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut, blamed tensions over the South China Sea for an unexpected dip in quarterly sales at its established restaurants in China.The company, which will spin off its China business on Oct. 31, said the last quarter started well there,...
 

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