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Clinton Warns China on Iran Sanctions

China/Japan | YP - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:00

The secretary of state told China on Friday that it would face diplomatic isolation if it did not fall in line.

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U.S.-India Ties Deepen; China Takes It in Stride

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:00

The reaction to the breadth of issues discussed during President Obama’s visit to New Delhi, and to the participants’ mutual anxiety about China, has been cool but controlled.

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Apple’s China Strategy Pays Off With Surge in Earnings

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:00

The introduction of a large-screen iPhone in China helped propel Apple’s profit to $18 billion and its revenue to nearly $75 billion.

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Debt That Once Boosted Its Cities Now Burdens China

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 04:14

Rampant borrowing by firms like Wuhan Urban, a local-government concern that funds development in dusty Wuhan city, is a big reason China’s debt load is expanding.

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VIDEO: IS threatens to kill Japanese hostage

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:32

Islamic State are threatening to kill two more hostages, unless Jordan frees an Iraqi woman held there and sentenced to death after being accused of involvement in hotel bombings in Oman in 2005.

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China Aims to Prop Up Its Chip Makers

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 03:09

As China tries to forestall foreign governments from tapping its phones, it is investing growing amounts of money into domestic chip makers and tasking them with developing processors for “safe phones.”

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Japan seeks help from Jordan on ISIL hostage

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 02:51

Efforts to free Japanese journalist and Jordanian pilot comes after ISIL threatens to kill the two within 24 hours.

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How China’s Draft Rules May Affect Foreign Investors

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 02:33

China’s proposed new rules on foreign investment will help the Chinese government re-exert control over the flood of foreign money and interests coming into the country’s booming Internet industry.

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Japan PM condemns Goto hostage video

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 01:59

PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.

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Electronic Arts shares up on results

BBC Technology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 01:37

Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.

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Apple’s China Strategy Pays Off With Surge in Earnings

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:53

The introduction of a large-screen iPhone in China helped propel Apple’s profit to $18 billion and its revenue to nearly $75 billion.






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VIDEO: 'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D

BBC Technology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:31

Researchers have developed a virtual reality system that recreates crime scenes as virtual worlds.

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Apple profit 'biggest in history'

BBC Technology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:30

Apple's first quarter profit of $18bn is the biggest ever quarterly profit for a public company, according to Standard and Poor's.

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Why can't we let go of our old tech?

BBC Technology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:28

Why can't we let go of our old tech?

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Taiwan Spy Affair Shines Light on Military Morale

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:28

Taiwan’s latest spy scandal has accentuated concerns about low morale in a pared-down defense force as the island forges warmer ties with China.

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Chinese Firm Looks to California

China/Japan | YP - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:07

A Chinese real-estate firm known for its big investments at home is casting its net much farther afield, becoming one of the most aggressive property buyers in California.

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Exploiting Terrorism as a Pretext for Repression

China/Japan | YP - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:23

Venezuela jails opposition political figures as terrorists. Russia and China put critics in psychiatric hospitals.

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Yahoo to Spin Off Its Stake in Alibaba

China/Japan | YP - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:19

Shedding its 15 percent stake in the Chinese e-commerce site turns the spotlight to Yahoo’s plans to revamp its core Internet advertising business.






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Mexico Halts Chinese Expo Center Construction

China/Japan | YP - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:04

Mexican authorities have halted construction of a controversial exposition center for Chinese goods near the Caribbean resort Cancún, saying the planned site isn’t appropriate for the project because it is home to protected mangroves and birds.

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Report Sheds Light on Transgender Sex Workers in China

China/Japan | YP - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:00

The report, “My Life Is Too Dark to See the Light,” draws on interviews with 70 people, most of whom left their rural hometowns to live in more liberal-minded cities, like Beijing and Shanghai, where they engage in sex work to make a living.

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The Tank Man 6-4

Mark Roswell aka Da Shan

Best Friends Forever: Canada and China