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Top 10 Daily Business China News Alerts 05/16/2015
by Tom McGregor    Wed, May 13, 2015, 10:03 PM

Stay Updated on Real China Business News at Real Time

1.  China Ranks Among the Most Important--Yet Most Challenging--Countries for Job Transfers, According to Cartus' Best Practices Report

 

DANBURY, Conn., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Although China is one of the top destinations worldwide where companies are transferring employees, it is also one of the most challenging both for companies and transferees, according to a report just released by Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services.   

 

http://prnw.cbe.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/china-ranks-among-the-most-important-yet-most-challenging-countries-for-job-transfers-according-to-cartus-best-practices-report.html 

 

 

2.  Bear in the China shop: Hockey’s bullish fantasy ignores the coming recession 

 

The glass-half-full crowd, including our benighted Treasurer, need to wake up to the reality of China’s economic downturn, before it drags us into recession. If embattled Treasurer Joe Hockey is betting on China to deliver him from a fresh round of budget hell, new data from Australia’s biggest trading partner released yesterday showed he might have backed the wrong horse.

 

http://www.crikey.com.au/2015/05/14/bear-in-the-china-shop-hockey%e2%80%99s-bullish-fantasy-ignores-the-coming-recession/
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1000+ Scientists Co-Author Fruit Fly Report
by Tom McGregor    Wed, May 13, 2015, 09:19 PM

$ 1AAAbbbccabaflies.jpgIt takes a village to write a report on fruit flies as 1,014 scientists co-authored the document.

According to the Daily Caller, "There may be more authors in a recently published paper on fruit flies than there were insects involved in the study. The study’s first three-and-a-half pages are dedicated to listing the more than 1,000 authors involved in the paper and their affiliations."

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Chinese Clinton Foundation Donors Get 'Piracy' Privileges
by Tom McGregor    Wed, May 13, 2015, 08:27 PM

$ 1AAAbbbccalibabapirate.jpgBEIJING:  Major Chinese donors to the Clinton Foundation were listed as IPR (International Property Rights) violators and blacklisted by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in February 2012. However, CEO Jack Ma of Alibaba invited former President Bill Clinton to speak at a China Philathropy Forum in November 2012 in Huangzhou and soon afterwards, the company was deleted from the so-called blacklist and then could move forward to enter the IPO market on the New York Stock Exchange.

The Alizalia news website reports that, "Citing its efforts to curb the online sale of counterfeit products in China, Taobao, the country's largest e-commerce website, has petitioned the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in a bid to be removed from the Washington agency's "notorious markets" list.  In a Feb. 10 letter to the USTR, Taobao outlined improvements the Internet company has made in monitoring the website for Chinese merchants selling fakes, detailed toughened penalties against merchants deemed to be violating website policies against pirated goods, and cited streamlined procedures by which American companies can complain online about intellectual property rights (IPR) violations, among other actions."

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Hilllary Clinton 'Queen of Sales' for Boeing in Russia
by Tom McGregor    Tue, May 12, 2015, 11:49 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the top salesperson for Boeing after the  airplane manufacturer donated big bucks to the Clinton Foundation. 

Fox News reports that, "When Hillary Clinton was America's top diplomat, she also appeared at times like a top salesperson for America's biggest airplane maker, Boeing.  Traveling abroad on official business as secretary of state, Clinton often visited Boeing facilities and made a pitch for the host country to buy Boeing jets. During one visit to Shanghai in May 2010, she boasted that "more than half the commercial jetliners operating in China are made by Boeing." 

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Top 10 Daily Business China News Alerts 05/08/2015
by Tom McGregor    Thu, May 7, 2015, 07:49 PM

Stay Updated on Real China Business News at Real Time

1.       Modi says China has 'right' to seek regional influence

 

NEW DELHI: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played down fears over China's growing regional clout ahead of his landmark trip to Beijing, saying the rival Asian powerhouse has a “right” to seek greater influence.  While ties between the nuclear-armed nations have long been strained over a bitter border dispute, China's recent push to forge closer ties with countries in India's backyard has caused some alarm in New Delhi. 

 

http://www.dawn.com/news/1180551/modi-says-china-has-right-to-seek-regional-influence 

 

 

2.       China, Thailand pledge to advance cooperation in railway, tourism

 

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o- cha and visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jing on Thursday pledged to push forward Sino-Thai cooperation in various fields such as railway development and tourism.  While meeting with Prayut, Yang said that China-Thailand relations have maintained a good momentum of development, with frequent high-level exchanges and continuous deepening of pragmatic cooperation. 

 

http://www.ecns.cn/2015/05-08/164567.shtml 

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Top 10 Daily Business China News Alerts 05/07/2015
by Tom McGregor    Wed, May 6, 2015, 08:31 PM

Stay Updated on Real China Business News at Real Time

1.       China pledges $500,000 to support WTO accession of least-developed countries

 

The World Trade Organization declared Wednesday the government of China pledged to contribute 500,000 U.S. dollars to the WTO's program aimed at least developed countries' accessions for 2015.  Initiated in July 2011 under the WTO's Aid for Trade initiative, the so-called China Program aims to enable the least-developed countries (LDCs) to better integrate into the global economy by strengthening their participation in WTO activities and helping those who are not yet members to join the organization. 

 

http://www.ecns.cn/2015/05-07/164417.shtml 

 

 

2.       China’s cybersecurity push sparks a ‘gold rush’ in tech products

 

Zhang Long made his fortune selling pu’er fermented tea and handcrafted furniture from the mountains of his native Yunnan province in southwest China.  Last November, the 49-year old entrepreneur, who has no technology background, strode into a Beijing ballroom to pitch his latest made-in-China product: SPGnux, a Linux-based operating system that he says could replace Microsoft Corp’s Windows. 

 

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/05/06/business/tech/chinas-cybersecurity-push-sparks-a-gold-rush-in-tech-products/#.VUrAgfBfgdU
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Scott Walker Arrives in Israel for Listening Tour
by Tom McGregor    Tue, May 5, 2015, 11:34 PM

$ 1AAabbbcccbalkerisrael.jpgGov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican, has arrived for an extended trip to Israel to learn more about the country's fragile relations with President Barack Obama.

According to World Israel News. "Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker is on his way to Israel, as part of an international trip to launch his nomination. The Wisconsin Governor took off Friday on a week-long visit to Germany, France and Spain, and in May plans to go to Israel, a touchstone for many US politicians with presidential aspirations.

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'Climate Change' John Kerry Makes Mega Bucks on ExxonMobil Stocks
by Tom McGregor    Tue, May 5, 2015, 11:13 PM

$ 1AAabbbcccarrymobil.jpgSecretary of State John Kerry has touted the dangers of Climate Change and demands the world tap into renewable energy resources. Meanwhile, he's a major stockholder of the oil & gas company, ExxonMobil.

CNS News reports that, "According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Sen. Kerry’s net worth is somewhere between $184,268,546 and $287,685,063. Because lawmakers report assets and liabilities in value ranges rather than exact amounts, a precise net worth is difficult to ascertain."

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GOP Establishment Trashes African-American Conservatives
by Tom McGregor    Tue, May 5, 2015, 08:37 PM

$ 1AAabbbcccarson.jpgThe GOP Establishment is terrorizing the African-American Conservative community, because they do not support the Big Business Leftist agenda.

According to NewsMax, "Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told Newsmax TV Tuesday that his goal is to tear down the GOP establishment that has thrown "torpedoes" at him since he began considering a White House bid months ago."

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ISIS Babies Pledge to Jihad before Walking
by Tom McGregor    Tue, May 5, 2015, 08:16 PM

$ 1AAabbbccbisis.jpgThe Islamic State of Syria (ISIS) has posted photos of suicide bomber babies to recruit child soldiers for jihad.

The Daily Caller reports that, "A photograph of a baby in Islamic State territory has emerged online, purportedly released by an activist in Syria.  The sleeping baby is swaddled and covered by the Islamic State flag. It is surrounded by a handgun and a grenade, propped up on a pink pillow. There appears to be a camouflage bag lying on the same pillow. Anti-Islamic State activist group, Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, reported on the photograph’s existence."

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