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Snooping in the Bathroom to Assess Credit Risk in China

Snooping in the Bathroom to Assess Credit Risk in China By NEIL GOUGH October 10, 2016 China wants to nurture a credit culture to get Chinese families spending instead of saving. Judging creditworthiness is sometimes done at a very grass-roots level. By NEIL GOUGH October 10, 2016 KUNSHAN, China — Banks and other lenders ...

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Chinese Tourists Pump Cash Into a Hot Destination: China

By MICHAEL SCHUMAN September 27, 2016 SANYA, China — When Stephan Stoss arrived here six years ago, little more than lush foliage lined the roads leading to the 492-room Hilton where he is now general manager. Few other international hotels had been built along the town’s picturesque bays. Mr. Stoss and his ...

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U.S., China formally join global climate pact

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One upon his arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on Sept. 3, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.(Photo: NICOLAS ASFOURI, AFP/Getty Images) HANGZHOU, China — President Obama on Saturday said cooperation ...

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China, Not Silicon Valley, Is Cutting Edge in Mobile Tech

HONG KONG — Snapchat and Kik, the messaging services, use bar codes that look like drunken checkerboards to connect people and share information with a snap of their smartphone cameras. Facebook is working on adding the ability to hail rides and make payments within its Messenger app. Facebook and Twitter ...

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Is China Stealing Jobs? It May Be Losing Them, Instead

BEIJING — Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump has claimed that China is stealing American manufacturing jobs. In a speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday, Mr. Trump — the party’s nominee for the presidency — said that “disastrous trade deals” had hurt manufacturing jobs in the United ...

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China says Vietnam investigation into steel imports should be fair

China hopes Vietnam will exercise restraint and be prudent in its use of trade remedy measures, its commerce ministry said on Thursday in response to a Vietnamese announcement it will investigate safeguards against imported color-coated steel sheet. The investigation should be transparent, comply with World Trade Organization (WTO) procedures and ...

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Steinway’s Grand Ambitions in China

NINGBO, China — Dozens of girls in tiaras and boys in tuxedos who dreamed of becoming China’s next musical sensation stared at the beast onstage. At nine feet long and nearly 1,000 pounds, with a steely black sheen and a price of more than $ 200,000, the Steinway & Sons ...

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