China accuses MPs of Hong Kong 'interference'

BBC News | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:01:18 -0700

The Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs, Newsnight has learned. They are trying to block an influential Westminster committee from carrying out an inquiry into the ongoing tensions in Hong Kong. The ...

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To Temper Unrest in Western China, Officials Offer Money for Intermarriage

New York Times | Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:46:06 -0700

BEIJING — Officials in the Xinjiang region of western China are offering cash and other incentives to encourage marriages between minorities and Han, the country's dominant ethnic group, in an effort to soothe growing ethnic violence in the region.

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US Firms Feel Unwelcome in China, According to Survey

Wall Street Journal | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:23:42 -0700

A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China released on Tuesday shows that 60% of companies feel less welcome in China than before, a sharp increase from 41% in the previous poll a year ago. In a new question for its members, 49% of ...

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Why McDonalds' supplier failed in China

Fortune | Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700

The humiliation reached a new pitch Friday when prosecutors in Shanghai arrested six employees of the Chinese subsidiary of McDonalds's largest meat supplier, OSI Group, for selling expired meat to McDonald's, KFC, and other chains in the country.


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