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Smartphones Score Big With Indian Cricket

Sport gives Chinese manufacturers a boost in market “It’s an invasion of Chinese brands,” an Indian cricket administrator is reported to have remarked last week after Oppo, a Chinese smartphone maker, shelled out $162 million to sponsor India’s national cricket teams for the next five years. While the comment may have been in jest, it […]

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Year of the Rooster meets the lobster

Will lobster one day become a Chinese New Year dinner staple like fish and dumplings?

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Farm, foreign food hot buys for holidays

Online sales for Spring Festival are booming, and products from rural China and overseas are hot, according to e-retailers and consultants.

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Xi leads delegation to Switzerland

President Xi Jinping arrived in Switzerland on Sunday for his first state visit to the country and his first meeting of the World Economic Forum, a major annual gathering of global political and corporate leaders.

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Digital economy invents new jobs

Careers that did not exist until a few years ago now employ millions Gong Xiaopei, 21, looks a lot like a flight attendant, with a black suit, orange tie and a smile sweet enough to clearly communicate that she is eager to help. But instead of flying, she spends most of her time meeting arriving […]

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Trump, Ma talk job creation in US

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump often railed against Chinese trade practices during his campaign. On Monday, it was a different approach after President-elect Trump met with Jack Ma, the billionaire founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, with Trump saying: “Jack and I are going to do some great things.”

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