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    Chinese or Indian?

    Is this girl, dancing classical Indian last night at Beijing’s Capital Club, Chinese or Indian? To find out, and why she danced in front the ambassadors from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan as well as the Chinese Ambassador to India and over 150 guests, visit our sister China-India bilateral site 2point6billion.com here.

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    Learning from Danone: The legal admin you really need to be conducting

    Checking that your China IP and property ownership is correctly in place By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Danone vs. Wahaha case has drawn a lot of comment. One thing however, seems to stand out: the mess Danone have got themselves into is largely because of a failure in checking their legal administration history and ensuring all[…..]

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    China’s Consumer Price Index climbs to 11-year high

    Dec. 12 – Belt-tightening may now be in order as China’s Consumer Prices Index reached an 11-year high of 6.9 percent for the month compared to last year’s figures. The National Statistics Bureau’s chief economist, Yao Jingyuan, told Shanghai Daily that the consumer price increase by the year’s end could finish at 4.7 percent which[…..]

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    Shanghai’s Chongming Island likely site for new Disneyland

    SHANGHAI, Dec. 11 – Chongming Island, China’s third-largest island and designated for ecotourism development, looks likely to become the site of a new Disneyland after 2010. The island, situated north of Shanghai, will likely get a Disney theme park following the 2010 World Expo a government spokesman for the island said yesterday. “We have made[…..]

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    Resources, relations and free trade: How China is opening up its borders to Vietnam

    This is the first in a series of articles that looks at China’s borders. As China has grown in the last 30 years, so have the often complicated relationships it has with its many varied neighbors. In this article, we take a look at Vietnam. By Joyce Roque Dec. 10 – If East Asian growth[…..]

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    China to increase allowable foreign investment quota

    SHANGHAI, Dec. 10 – China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange will increase the quota for allowable foreign trade investment in RMB-denominated stocks and bonds to US$30 billion, it is reporting on its website. No implementation date was specified in the announcement. The move is aimed at expanding mainland markets, reduce volatility and propel the value of[…..]

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    Dezan Shira celebrates in Shanghai, Porsche open up next door

    The final anniversary party celebrating the 15th anniversary of Dezan Shira & Associates in China was held in the firm’s Shanghai office last night, on the 18th floor of the prestigious Tian An Centre on Nanjing Xi Lu, overlooking People’s Park and the municipal government headquarters. The event, sponsored by the national China Daily newspaper,[…..]

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    Mexican silver dollars

    These are Mexican Eight Reales coins, the so-called “Pieces of Eight,” whose scrolls on the obverse were the origin of the American dollar sign. The Eight Reales was the largest and heaviest silver coin minted for over 200 years, and due to the turbulence of Asian governments and colonialism during the 1800s and early 1900s,[…..]

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