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A giant Australian publisher scrapped a book on China"s influence out of fear for Beijing"s wrath

Thomson Reuters An Australian publisher has shelved a book on China's influence .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

Publisher accused of dumping book out of fear of China

A leading academic has accused his publisher of effectively ditching a book about Chinese government influence inside Australia because of fears of a backlash from Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 13th, 2017

Publisher accused of dumping book out of fear

A leading academic has accused his publisher of effectively ditching a book about Chinese government influence inside Australia because of fears of a backlash from Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 13th, 2017

Professor says publisher dumped his book because it was scared of China

A leading academic has accused his publisher of effectively ditching a book about Chinese government influence inside Australia because of fears of a backlash from Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 13th, 2017

Nepal state firm to build $2.5-bn power project after China deal scrapped

Nepal's giant neighbours China and India both vie for influence in the country and have been lobbying for infrastructure projects there......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 26th, 2017

World"s biggest academic book publisher bows to China"s censors

Another publishing giant has been caught blocking access to academic research in China......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 1st, 2017

"Economic blackmail": Zara, Qantas, Marriott and Delta Air Lines reverse position on Taiwan for fear of angering China

ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images Zara, Marriott, Qantas, and Delta Air Lines have all updated their websites in the last week after China slammed several companies for listing Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries. An ethics professor whose book o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2018

China Looks Back on the Mao Era Through Rose-Colored Glasses

A sentimental movement to celebrate the nation’s early industrial struggles sets its sights on a giant concrete smokestack. ‘Like mixing Beijing Opera and a bikini show.’.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 25th, 2017

Exclusive: China"s CNPC weighs taking over Iran project if Total leaves - sources

BEIJING/LONDON (Reuters) - China's top oil and gas company CNPC is considering taking over Total's stake in a giant Iranian gas project if the French company leaves Iran to comply with any new U.S. sanctions, industry sources said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 15th, 2017

Google Seeks Path Back to China With AI Lab

Search giant Google opened an artificial-intelligence lab in Beijing in a bid to attract China’s tech prodigies and strengthen its standing in the restrictive market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

Google to open Beijing AI centre in latest expansion in China

The tech giant has many employees in China who work on its international services. However, its search engine is blocked in the country......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 13th, 2017

U.S., Japan Express Concern Over China"s Interest in Saudi Oil Giant

The U.S. and Japan have urged Saudi Arabia to pursue an international listing for oil giant Aramco, fearing the possible sale of a stake to China would give Beijing too much sway in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

Australia is embroiled in an angry war of words with China after it accused Beijing of meddling in domestic politics

Michael Masters/Getty Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull recently accused China of meddling in domestic politics. He vowed over the weekend to "sta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

China denies "pay for play" allegations and accuses Australia of "racial prejudice"

The Chinese government has slammed accusations that Beijing is attempting to exert influence in Australia and called such allegations "made up out of thin air." Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 10th, 2017

Alibaba to cooperate with Ford Motor for new retail opportunities

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Ford Motor on strategic cooperation to jointly explore areas such as connectivity, cloud computing and artificial intelligence......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2017

Brawl Over Beijing Policy Strengthens Pushback at China"s Reach Down Under

A prominent lawmaker’s forced resignation over his support of key Chinese foreign-policy objectives is triggering new alarm in Australia about Beijing’s influence and lending momentum to a clampdown on foreign donations and political meddling......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2017

Australian lawmaker resigns roles over Chinese dealings

An Australian lawmaker has resigned from his leadership roles in the opposition party over scandals involving a wealthy Chinese businessman and political donor that have raised accusations of China buying influence......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 30th, 2017

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China"s top grocer

BEIJING (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it would invest HK$22.4 billion ($2.87 billion) for a major stake in China's top hypermart operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd , part of a wider push into offline retail......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2017

These 12 Photos Provide a Peek into China’s Futuristic—and Controversial—New 1.2 Million-Book Library

Check it out. China opened the doors of its new, futuristic library earlier this month. The Tianjin Binhai Library, located just outside Beijing, features a luminous spherical atrium with book.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 17th, 2017

China widens foreign access to its giant financial sector

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Category: topSource: reutersNov 10th, 2017

China lifts foreign ownership limits on financial firms

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government on Friday said it will raise foreign ownership limits in domestic financial firms, a long-anticipated step that grants greater access to overseas investors into the Asian giant's financial services market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 10th, 2017