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China influencing world economy

China is becoming more of an influence on the world economy as the country becomes a major trading partner for many nations and a growing source of foreign direct investment, he said on Tuesday at Fitch’s Global Sovereign Conference in New York. Fitch is one of the “big three” US credit ratings agencies, alongside Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s.

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Teen awarded for creating medical device

Four years ago, it would have been hard for William Yin, an 18-year-old teenager, to imagine being awarded a $25,000 scholarship and other science accolades for his medical science research.

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Nation takes 5 spots on financial tech top 10

China cemented its status as a leading international force in financial technology services this year, claiming five of the top 10 spots in the annual list of the world’s major companies in the sector.

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Though youths’ interest wanes, some traditions thrive

Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Thursday this year, is celebrated by families reuniting under the full moon and eating mooncakes, the emblem of festive foods. Those traditions aside, in the run-up to and during the annual festival, Fujian province residents of all ages preserve the tradition of mooncake-gaming.

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Yao enters Hall of Fame

Yao Ming, who inspired a generation of NBA fans in his native China, wistfully acknowledged a career that “ended too soon” as he was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

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University aims to create global citizens

Since New York University Shanghai opened three years ago it has created a multicultural environment encouraging students to be innovative and unique. That fits in with the university’s goal of becoming a world-class institution with a global vision.

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