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  1. LONDON (AFP) – Chinese technology giant Huawei is offering to install for free a mobile phone network worth £50 million on the London Underground train system in time for the 2012 Olympics, a report said Sunday. Huawei is presenting the offer -- worth the equivalent of $80 million -- as a gift from one Olympic host nation to another, reported the Sunday Times newspaper, without citing its sources. The company would reportedly install mobile transmitters along the ceilings of tunnels so that travellers can make and receive calls for the first time while underground. Mobile operators includin
  2. SHANGHAI – China's auto sales powered ahead in November, jumping 27 percent to 1.7 million vehicles as car buyers rushed to beat expected increases in license plate fees in some cities. The rebound after a slowdown during the summer pushed sales for the year to 16.4 million vehicles, up 34 percent from the year before, the government-affiliated China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said in a notice Thursday on its website. While American automakers celebrate signs of a long-awaited revival in U.S. car sales, China's strong growth suggests it will retain its status, acquired last year
  3. China Poised to Become Global Innovation Leader Thomson Reuters IP analysis projects China annual patent volume to surpass Japan and U.S. by 2011 London, New York, NY Oct. 5, 2010 – China is projected to lead in patent activity by 2011, according to a detailed intellectual property analysis published today by the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters. The study, Patented in China II: The Present and Future State of Innovation in China, tracks global patent activity as a barometer for innovation across dozens of metrics to provide a view into China’s innovation economy. This second edit
  4. Store shelves would empty quickly, actually i found many stuff are lot cheaper here, food, clothes etc , (im from HK, some big cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, the cost of living is as high as in HK ) not a good idea to raise import tariff, not affordable for many
  5. http://www.fdic.gov/bank/individual/failed/banklist.html
  6. as far as i know, chinese prefer paying with cash , even when buying a home
  7. (AP) China's auto sales surpassed the United States' again in July, jumping 64 percent over a year earlier to 1.1 million vehicles as sales tax cuts and government subsidies spurred demand, according to data reported Friday. The figures are a boost to global automakers that are looking to China to drive revenues amid sluggish demand elsewhere. Passenger car sales rose 70.5 percent from a year earlier to 832,600 units, the Xinhua News Agency said, citing the state-sanctioned China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. China, with 1.3 billion people, has long been expected to overtake the
  8. http://money.cnn.com/video/markets/2009/05...51309.cnnmoney/
  9. By Dave Hannon -- Purchasing, 5/1/2009 9:34:00 AM China’s Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said its monthly purchasing manager’s index has risen to 53.5 in April from 52.4 in March, indicating demand for materials is continuing to increase in China. It was the fifth month in a row that the index has improved and the second straight month in which the index has been above 50, indicating growth. According to Bloomberg, the output index in the report rose to 57.4 from 56.9 in March, the new order index climbed to 56.6 from 54.6, and the export order index increased to 49.1 from 47.5. Howe
  10. SHANGHAI – China's auto sales hit a monthly record of 1.11 million vehicles in March, exceeding U.S. sales for the third month in a row, as tax cuts and rebates for small car purchases lured buyers back into showrooms, according to industry figures. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said sales rose 5 percent in March from a year earlier, when they totaled 1.06 million, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday. The data confirmed that sales remained robust in China, the world's second biggest auto market, despite deteriorating conditions in most major markets. Americ
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