Undermining China: towns sink after mines close

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Undermining China: towns sink after mines close

Deep in the coal heartlands of northern Shanxi province, people in Helin village are fighting a losing battle as the ground beneath them crumbles: patching up cracks, rebuilding walls and filling in sinkholes caused by decades of coal mining.

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Undermining China: towns sink after mines close

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Undermining China: towns sink after mines close

HELIN, China -- Deep in the coal heartlands of northern Shanxi province, people in Helin village are fighting a losing battle as the ground beneath them crumbles: patching up cracks, rebuilding walls and filling in sinkholes caused by decades of coal mining.

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China's robotics rush shows how its debt can get out of control

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

China's robotics rush shows how its debt can get out of control

Down a side street bracketed by massage parlors and cheap hotels in this city on the banks of the Yangtze river, a humanoid food service robot trundles around the corner of a table in a cafe, red eyes flashing in tune with synthesized classical music.

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Vietnam store fined $22,500 for accepting dollars, yuan

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Vietnam store fined $22,500 for accepting dollars, yuan

A store in the northern town of Ha Long has been fined VND500 million (US$22,500) for accepting payment in US dollars and yuan, local media reported.

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Taiwanese footwear giants scaling up presence in Vietnam

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Taiwanese footwear giants scaling up presence in Vietnam

Taiwan’s footwear giants are looking at Vietnam as an attractive stop-off point to open new manufacturing plants.

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Why China is handing soldiers big payouts to retire quietly

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Why China is handing soldiers big payouts to retire quietly

Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying soldiers to leave the world’s largest army, and to do so quietly.

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Apple’s China problem is that local phones are good -- and cheap

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Apple’s China problem is that local phones are good -- and cheap

For Beijing resident Nie Miao, spending 5,000 yuan ($749) on a new iPhone 6S from Apple Inc. “just isn’t an option.”

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More Chinese buyers enquire about UK property after Brexit vote

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More Chinese buyers enquire about UK property after Brexit vote

Interest among Chinese buyers in buying UK property has surged since Britain voted to leave the European Union last month, as the pound's slide has created opportunities to buy at a discount, real estate website juwai.com said on Monday.

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G20 will use 'all policy tools' to lift growth as Brexit weighs

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G20 will use 'all policy tools' to lift growth as Brexit weighs

The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said on Sunday after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe and fears of rising protectionism.

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China's growth sucks in more debt bucks for less bang

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China's growth sucks in more debt bucks for less bang

As China's economy notches up another quarter of steady growth, the pace of credit creation grows ever more frantic for every extra unit of production, as inefficient state firms swallow an increasing share of lending.

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Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated

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Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated

SHANGHAI, July 23 -- Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

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Heavy rain in China kills at least 24, millions evacuated

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Heavy rain in China kills at least 24, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 24 people and forced 16 million from their homes, local media reported on Saturday.

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Brexit front and center as G20 finance heads meet in China

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Brexit front and center as G20 finance heads meet in China

Finance officials from the world's major economies start a two-day meeting in China on Saturday where they will confront challenges to global growth from Britain's decision to leave the European Union and consider deeper structural reforms.

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5 arrested for kidnapping Chinese businessman in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Five men have been arrested in Hanoi for allegedly kidnapping a Chinese businessman to demand repayment of a 700,000-yuan (US$105,000) loan he had guaranteed for a friend.

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China’s economy stabilizes as consumer spending perks up

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China’s economy stabilizes as consumer spending perks up

China’s economy stabilized as lending and consumer spending perked up late in the June quarter, suggesting the world’s second-largest economy is responding to stepped up monetary and fiscal policy support.

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