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Jul 05, 2018
'Change Taiwan to Chinese Taipei,' Beijing tells Air India and the national carrier complies: Here's a look at whyIndia's national carrier Air India was forced to change 'Taiwan' to 'Chinese Taipei' after Chinese authorities demanded them to no longer refer to Taiwan as a separate region on their websites.
Jun 13, 2017
Alibaba to extend its new sales channels to South-East AsiaThe new service, branded TmallWorld, will allow overseas Chinese users to buy goods from Alibaba's Tmall, its popular brand-to-consumer retail site, the company said in a statement.
Oct 17, 2016
China spectre is only in India's mind: New Delhi cannot afford to ban Chinese goodsFor mainland China, India is a neighbor – just one more of the 14 that surround it. Chinese are more focused on the US and on Japan (sometimes even Russia), who occupy a bigger share of their mind that many would imagine.
Aug 06, 2016
Hong Kong's independence movement a political gimmick: China mediaOn Saturday Chinese media dismissed Hong Kong's independence movement as a political "gimmick", following the city's first pro-independence rally that was attended by more than 2,000 people.
Jan 05, 2016
Sold! Endangered Pacific bluefin tuna goes for $117,000 at auction in JapanA Japanese sushi boss paid more than $117,000 Tuesday for a giant bluefin tuna as Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market held its last New Year auction ahead of a much-needed modernisation move.
Oct 09, 2015
Pearl necklace sells for record breaking $5.3 millionA string of natural grey pearls and a Kashmir sapphire broke world records at an auction in Hong Kong, auctioneers Sotheby's say. A BBC News report says a rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat sold for $5.3 million.
Oct 06, 2015
Tintin drawing sells for $1.2 million in Hong Kong auctionThe “only original“ drawing remianing from the Tintin classic The Blue Lotus sold for a record breaking 9.6 million Hong Kong dollars ($1.2m) at an auction in Hong Kong.
Oct 17, 2014
In early dawn raid, Hong Kong police move in against protest zoneDozens of Hong Kong police arrived at a pro-democracy protest zone on Friday to remove barricades in a dawn raid
Oct 13, 2014
Hong Kong police start removing barricades, protesters caught unawareHong Kong police early Monday started removing street barricades at sites where pro-democracy demonstrators have been holding more than two weeks of rallies, paralysing parts of the Chinese financial hub.
Nov 20, 2013
Revealed: World's most expensive streetsIn the wake of a recession that knocked at least 40 percent off the price tags of global prime property, the world's wealthiest individuals are buying homes on top streets for higher-than-ever prices, according to data from Knight Frank and ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence firm Wealth-X.