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China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

Published 25/03/2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tech giants are in the hunt for young, energetic staff to take the place, in some cases, of veteran managers. [more…]

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

Published 25/03/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she will travel to China at the end of the week for a [more…]

Trump push for China trade reform draws wide support at home, abroad

Trump push for China trade reform draws wide support at home, abroad

Published 25/03/2019

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s blunt-force use of tariffs in pursuing his “America First” trade agenda has angered many, from company executives to [more…]

China refuses to concede on U.S. demands to ease curbs on tech…

China refuses to concede on U.S. demands to ease curbs on tech…

Published 24/03/2019

(Reuters) - Ahead of fresh high-level trade talks this week, China is not conceding to U.S. demands to ease curbs on technology companies, the Financial [more…]

Apple’s Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

Apple’s Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

Published 23/03/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as [more…]

Alibaba, Tencent, car makers set up $1.5 billion China ride-hailing…

Alibaba, Tencent, car makers set up $1.5 billion China ride-hailing…

Published 22/03/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba, Tencent, Suning, and car makers including Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a $1.5 billion Chinese ride-hailing venture, a move that [more…]

China urges subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock

China urges subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock

Published 22/03/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has urged rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as [more…]

China’s pork imports to double in 2019 as swine fever hits local…

China’s pork imports to double in 2019 as swine fever hits local…

Published 21/03/2019

WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - China’s 2019 pork imports are set to double from last year to 2 million tonnes, a Rabobank analyst said on Thursday, [more…]

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training times:…

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training times:…

Published 20/03/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Scientists in southwest China’s Yunnan province have cloned what they called the “Sherlock Holmes of police dogs” in a program they hope [more…]