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China faces headaches from warning Vietnam-U.S. ties
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China faces headaches from warning Vietnam-U.S. ties

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – At a stroke, the U.S. and Vietnam have complicated the strategic outlook for China over the disputed South China Sea.

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Chinese factory churns out Clinton, Trump masks

There’s no masking this Chinese factory’s enthusiasm for American politics, as Julie Noce reports.

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Property loans, the glass chin of China banks

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s top banks are lending more to homebuyers and developers than at any time since at least the global financial crisis, making them vulnerable to a property market downturn as prices overheat and real-estate firms struggle with a growing debt burden.

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Adidas to return mass shoe production to Germany in 2017

By Joern Poltz ANSBACH, Germany (Reuters) – Adidas will launch mass production of running shoes at a German factory operated largely by robots next year and plans to open a similar plant in the United States next year, the company said on Tuesday.

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China’s drugs watchdog struggles as senior staff lured away by industry

Officers from Shanghai Food and Drug Administration conduct a seizure at Husi Food factory in Shanghai July 20, 2014. A watchdog closed Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a local unit of OSI, and seized meat products suspected of being beyond their expiration date, according to a statement on Monday from the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration. Picture taken July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: FOOD BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - RTR3ZGF9
Officers from Shanghai Food and Drug Administration conduct a seizure at Husi Food factory in Shanghai July 20, 2014. A watchdog closed Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a local unit of OSI, and seized meat products suspected of being beyond their expiration date, according to a statement on Monday from the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration. Picture taken July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: FOOD BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA – RTR3ZGF9

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Promises of higher salaries and greater freedom at work are luring officials from China’s high-profile drugs watchdog to the companies they had regulated, a  blow just as the country looks to tighten oversight and drive innovation.

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400 kilograms of methamphetamine seized in Yunnan
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400 kilograms of methamphetamine seized in Yunnan

Yunnan police recently in Lincang Cangyuan county cracked a huge narcotics trafficking.

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Crystal Meth, Flakka and other designer drugs are ridiculously easy to buy online from China

You can (illegally) buy designer drugs, such as the extremely dangerous Crystal Meth or Flakka, known also as Alpha PVP (alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone) on some Chinese e-commerce websites. And you don’t need bitcoins or other exotic currency and neither to surf the darkweb.

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China's Fosun sets sights as world leader but has plan to reduce debt - founder
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China’s Fosun sets sights as world leader but has plan to reduce debt – founder

Lisbon – (Reuters) – Fosun Group, China’s largest private conglomerate, is aiming to become a world leader in insurance, tourism and healthcare but also has a “clear plan” to reduce its debts, chairman and co-founder Guo Guangchang said on Tuesday.

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Two men with crossbows killed over 100 dogs in Jiangsu
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Two men with crossbows killed over 100 dogs in Jiangsu

From March, two men from Jiangsu have organized expeditions in the area between Changzhou and Danyang to steal and eventually kill dogs.

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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> said on Thursday it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, a move that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said would help the company better understand the critical Chinese market.

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