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Aug 31, 2010

WSJ : China Real Time Report : China News:Taiwan and China Work on Their Thesaurus. August 31st., 2010


previousChina, Here Comes Fight Club

from the Wall Street Journal Online.

August 31, 2010


Taiwan and China Work on Their Thesaurus

China and Taiwan's cultural differences have grown during their years of isolation. Exhibit A: their written languages.

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China, Here Comes Fight Club

The country that brought the world martial arts is about to get a taste of American-style extreme fighting, with the introduction of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization in Asia.

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A Mid-Autumn Gift From Wen

Premier Wen Jiabao has just given Chinese workers at Japanese factories a mid-Autumn festival gift to go along with their mooncakes. He's told their Japanese bosses to pay them more.

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Was Essay a Bank Chief's Plea for Reform?

Bank of China Chairman Xiao Gang's essay, "Don't Blame the Government," reads like a veiled criticism of a financial system that naturally encourages binge lending and misallocation of resources.

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Apple's Glass Temple, Made in China

The Shanghai Apple store's atrium foyer is a crystalline sign of the times: It was made entirely in China, establishing a fresh benchmark on workmanship for the world's largest glass industry.

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Macau Casinos' Profits Improve

Two of Macau's largest casino operators reported improved earnings driven by a huge rebound in gambling revenue and a more profitable arrangement with its third-party promoted casinos.

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N. Korean Pair Seen as Key to Arms Trade

A North Korean arms chief and Pyongyang's former ambassador to the U.N.'s nuclear agency allegedly have played leading roles in North Korea's development and testing of atomic weapons, and in a vast arms-trading network. - U.S. Outlines New North Korea Sanctions - Slideshow: Kim Jong Il's China Trip

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GOME Founder Loses on Appeal

A court upheld the 14-year prison sentence for the founder of Chinese retailer GOME Electrical. The founder, Huang Guangyu, meanwhile threatened to sever contracts between stores he owns and GOME.

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Hon Hai, Unit Offer Contrast

Hon Hai said first-half net profit rose 22% but its Foxconn unit posted a wider loss.

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Motorola Makes China Push

Motorola unveiled a smartphone version of its handsets featuring a Chinese handwriting technology. Motorola is seeking to make a comeback in China.

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China Warns Japan Firms on Wages

China's Wen bluntly warned Japan that its companies operating in China should raise pay for their workers. - China Real Time: A Mid-Autumn Gift From Wen



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