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Chinese women entrepreneurs find India attractive


June 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In spite of the headwinds of slowing growth, high inflation and other operational worries, Chinese entrepreneurs are keen to invest in India, where they ... Read more...

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Is China driving US exports?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China seems to be driving US exports, as shipments from the US to the Asian giant are growing much faster than to other major destinations.According to ... Read more...

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British drugmaker to invest $200 mn in China


January 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) AstraZeneca, Britain's second biggest drugmaker, will invest $200 million at a manufacturing plant in eastern China, the government announced Thursday.This will be the company's largest investment ... Read more...

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Tata steel to increase Chinese investments by five percent


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): Tata Steel Limited, the world's 10th-largest steel company in terms of production and a subsidiary of the Tata Steel Group, plans to increase its investment in China by ... Read more...

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China puts into place new smoking ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Monday put into place a new smoking ban that will apply to all public indoor spaces including restaurants and bars, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Google accuses China of interfering with Gmail systems


March 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): Search giant Google has accused China of interfering with the operations of the company's famous Gmail services.Gmail customers in China have complained during the past month of experiencing problems ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese and Canadian businesses, govt. to atend Cleantech Forum in Toronto


March 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Canada China Business Council and the Canada-India Business Council are pleased to announce that they are hosting a Cleantech Forum for the first time in which ... Read more...

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Outgoing Google CEO Eric Schmidt wants to expand firm’s business in China


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 28 (ANI): Google's outgoing Chief Executive, Eric Schmidt, has said that he intends to expand his web firm's business in China.Schmidt also hopes to find a Chinese partner for Google's ... Read more...

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Cosmetic surgery a booming business in China


January 17th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Despite a wave of disasters in recent years, cosmetic surgery is a big business in China where the industry is now worth 10billion pounds a year.The death of ... Read more...

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‘Douglas didn’t collapse’


November 12th, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A representative for Michael Douglas has rubbished reports that the veteran actor was rushed to hospital after collapsing at his New York home.The "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" ... Read more...

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China jails American geologist for eight years for stealing state secrets


July 5th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 5(ANI): A Chinese-born American geologist has been sentenced to eight years in jail in China for collecting intelligence and illegally providing state secrets to his company in the US.Beijing's ... Read more...

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Google co-founder’s memories of Soviet repression spurred decision to quit China


March 25th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.25 (ANI): Google co-founder Sergey Brin's dramatic decision to close the search engine's operations in China was linked to the compromises he had to make in the erstwhile native Soviet Union ... Read more...

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Google fallout won’t affect Sino-US relations: China


March 24th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 24 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang has said that Google's pullout from China won't affect China-US bilateral ties "unless someone politicises the issue."Addressing a press conference, Qin criticized ... Read more...

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Google denies ‘exit China’ rumor


March 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 12 (ANI): Search engine Google on Thursday denied it was planning to shut down its business in China by the end of the month.Google's spokeswoman Marsha Wang told China Daily ... Read more...

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China not involved in negotiations with Google: Chinese IT Minister


March 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 7(ANI): Chinese Industry and Information Technology Ministry has refuted that China has been involved in any negotiations with Google since the US search engine threatened to pull back from the ... Read more...

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Google brand awareness soars in China after pull-out threat


January 20th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) Web search engine Google's brand awareness in China has soared after the firm threatened to pull-out of the country over hacking of email accounts of many human rights ... Read more...

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Germany looks at India as its president comes Feb 1


January 20th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Manik Mehta Frankfurt, Jan 20 (IANS) Even as the Google incident makes the Western world a little wary of doing business in China, German President Horst Koehler's visit to India Feb ... Read more...

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Google to ‘review’ continuing business in China after email attacks


January 13th, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 13 (DPA) Internet giant Google said Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to continue doing business in China, after discovering attacks on email accounts belong to human-rights activists. Servers from ... Read more...

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No business without ‘guanxi’ in China


September 21st, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Andreas Landwehr Beijing, Sep 21 (DPA) "I cannot do business in China without bribing people," the representative of a German company in Beijing complained."At headquarters, they always say we should stay clean ... Read more...

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HSBC enters China’s life insurance market


August 27th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 27 (Xinhua) HSBC Life Insurance Company Limited, a joint venture set up by HSBC and the Beijing-based National Trust, opened for business in Shanghai Thursday, marking the global financial giant's ... Read more...

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Four Rio Tinto employees held in China


August 12th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (Xinhua) Four employees of the Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto have been arrested on charges of trade secrets infringement and bribery, according to a statement of China's Supreme People's ... Read more...

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Chinese film producers face financial woes


July 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) Chinese film producers are struggling to make ends meet even though the country's movie industry earns good profits, say officials. Hollywood blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" collected 400 ... Read more...

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Chinese president’s son linked to multi-million pound African corruption probe


July 18th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, July 18(ANI): Hu Haifeng, a Chinese businessman and the eldest son of Chinese President Hu Jintao, has been linked to a multi-million pound African corruption probe and faces questioning in connection ... Read more...

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Australia says spy arrest could affect China’s business


July 12th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): Australia's Financial Services Minister Chris Bowen has warned that the country's business people may not want to work in China in the wake of Australian origin Rio ... Read more...

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Four mining firm employees detained in China for spying


July 9th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 9 (Xinhua) Four employees of the international mining group Rio Tinto Ltd. have been detained on charges of stealing China's state secrets, authorities said Thursday. The detained employees include Stern Hu, ... Read more...

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China in Jaguar Land Rover rescue act with 600 mn pound deal


February 28th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) China has come to the aid of beleaguered Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover carmaker with a massive order of 13,000 vehicles. The order, for both Land Rover and Jaguar ... Read more...

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India-China collaboration deemed to benefit SMEs: IndiaMART.com


October 1st, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 01 (ANI/Business Wire India ): IndiaMART.com CEO on Wednesday addressed the event titled ''Chandni Chowk to China '' in New Delhi .Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, IndiaMART.com, ... Read more...

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Chinese cities introduce reforms promoting private business


April 22nd, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 22 (Xinhua) Local governments throughout China are updating business regulations to make it easier for the private sector to grow, according to a report released Tuesday. The report, titled "Doing ... Read more...

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Hollywood re-assesses attitude towards India: Variety


March 22nd, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Hollywood investors are now "reassessing their previous cool attitude" towards India and major players like Viacom, Universal, Dream Works and Warner Bros. prefer to invest in the Indian ... Read more...

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India’s entertainment sector attracting foreign funds: Variety


March 13th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) India may have started the process of economic reforms rather late compared to China, but it has since opened up to the world much faster than the Chinese ... Read more...

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Over 20 foreign banks open branches in China


February 27th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Shanghai (China), Feb 27 (Xinhua) More than 20 foreign banks opened branches to operate on the Chinese mainland with corporate status in 2007, according to data released here during a summit on ... Read more...

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Manmohan calls on Indian business leaders to study opportunities in China


January 13th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Beijing, Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today urged Indian business leaders to identify opportunities for business and greater engagement in China. Dr. Singh said this to representatives of ... Read more...

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