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Alibaba woos US small businesses

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group chose Detroit, Michigan, to stage its inaugural two-day Gateway ’17 Summit, which kicked off on Tuesday and is designed to educate American small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on the Chinese market and consumer demands to ultimately help them sell to China.

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iPhone supplier Foxconn eyes US

Could Wisconsin, Michigan, or Pennsylvania become the home of a Foxconn plant that might employ 50,000 to make parts for Apple iPhones?

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Soccer gets big boost in China

China and FIFA on Wednesday vowed to deepen cooperation, as President Xi Jinping stressed the goal of gradually raising the level of Chinese soccer.

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China key to slow growth in energy use, carbon emission

China played a critical role in the slower growth of global energy demand and consumption as well as the nearly flat growth of carbon emissions in 2016, according to the latest BP world energy report.

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Esports – next frontier in video gaming

When Liu Zhenyan commentates live from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, tens of millions of Chinese viewers tune in to watch the 2017 Mid-Season Invitational, one of the most important annual League of Legends gaming tournaments in the world.

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LeEco to lay off 325 workers in US branch

Chinese technology company LeEco announced on Tuesday that it will lay off approximately 325 people in the US, two days after its founder Jia Yueting stepped down as CEO of its publicly traded arm Leshi on Sunday.

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