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McDonald's Urged to Ban Antibiotic-treated Animals



BUSINESS, HEALTH August 12, 2016


Campaigners are urging McDonald's to cease its use of antibiotic-treated animal products.  Scientists claim treating livestock with antibiotics is breeding drug-resistant superbugs. The fast food giant, which operates ...

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Foxconn eyes Sharp in $3.8bn Deal



BUSINESS, CHINA August 12, 2016


Foxconn - the Chinese technology giant famed for manufacturing Apple's iPhone - is set to buy Japanese Sharp in a $3.8 billion deal. Sharp has been struggling in recent years and is not currently profitable. However, it has parti...

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China set to get a flavour of frozen



BUSINESS August 11, 2016


Iceland Foods UK has spent 12 months working on a project to export a selection of frozen products to China. The project began in August last year after Iceland International were approached about the possibili...

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$7,500 Fines Coming for Bad Passengers



BUSINESS, CHINA August 11, 2016


(image: brostock / thinkstock) New draft legislation could see fines of up to 50,000 yuan (c. $7,500) for passengers who misbehave in Chinese airspace. South China Morning Post claims that the new proposals come in response to a...

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Tencent strengthens China's hold on Hollywood



BUSINESS, ENTERTAINMENT August 10, 2016


China continues to strengthen it's hold on Hollywood as Tencent invests in American film studio.  The internet group is now a shareholder in STX Entertainment, the studio behind horror/thriller films The Gift and The Boy.&nb...

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