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Exclusive: China Merchants Group joins race to buy Baltic Exchange – sources

Exclusive: China Merchants Group joins race to buy Baltic Exchange – sources
The two sources said China Merchants Securities was willing to pay a premium above other bidders to acquire the Baltic. Separate sources had previously estimated the deal could be worth about 84 million pounds ($ 118 million). Other Chinese firms …
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Nelson workers to be laid off as Sealord sends fish to be processed in China

Nelson workers to be laid off as Sealord sends fish to be processed in China
Food sector Industry Coordinator Chas Muir said the problem is that some quota holders are instead sending raw product to be processed in China. "That quota should be harvested by New Zealand workers, and subject to value added processes in New …
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Visual China Group to buy Bill Gates' image library Corbis Images

Visual China Group to buy Bill Gates' image library Corbis Images
Founded in 2000, VCG was the first company in China to license image and distribute copyrights through propriety online platforms. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange-listed company owns and manages China's largest premium digital visual content platform.
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Speaking in Sturbridge, former diplomat Nicholas Burns says China poses

Speaking in Sturbridge, former diplomat Nicholas Burns says China poses
STURBRIDGE – The long-serving ex-foreign service officer R. Nicholas Burns, 59, delved into who should be the next president, excoriated the Russian president, said China is the United States' biggest challenge, and discussed the ongoing Benghazi …
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China shuts down service for some phones with foreign messaging apps

China shuts down service for some phones with foreign messaging apps
As mobile users try to evade censorship in China through software, the government appears to be trying a new technique to head off such attempts. The New York Times reports that in China's Xinjiang territory, users of foreign messaging apps like …
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US Navy's challenge in South China Sea? Sheer number of Chinese ships

US Navy's challenge in South China Sea? Sheer number of Chinese ships
HONG KONG (Reuters) – When a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed near one of Beijing's artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea this week, it was operating in a maritime domain bristling with Chinese ships. While the U.S. Navy is …
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