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Nike reports strong results due to China demand



BUSINESS, FASHION, EAST MEETS WEST September 27, 2017


Nike is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear. Photo credit - Pixabay   American clothing giant Nike has reported strong quarterly results, boosted by growing demand in C...

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European train giants to merge after competition from China's CRRC



BUSINESS, CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST September 27, 2017


Alstom is the manufacturer of France's famous TGV trains. Photo credit - Pixabay   Alstom and Siemens, Europe's leading train manufacturers, have agreed to join forces.   The combined company will be called Siemens A...

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Didi-backed Taxify takes on Paris



BUSINESS, EAST MEETS WEST September 26, 2017


Taxify has offered drivers the chance to keep a higher percentage of their earnings. Photo credit - Taxify   Uber has a new rival in the City of Paris.   Taxify, an Estonian Uber rival which has received backing from...

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China seeking to boost world tourism



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 25, 2017


  China is seeking to boots the global tourism industry, starting by launching a new world tourism organisation.   The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was l...

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British investors flock to China



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK September 22, 2017


British registered investment funds were amongst the best performing in China last year. Photo credit - Pixabay   Increasing numbers of British financiers are investing in Chinese businesses and funds.   That's accor...

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