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Brenda Goh

Feb 26 2017

FEATURE-Chinesische Grenzstädte ächzen unter Nordkorea-Bann

Dandong Zwischen dem chinesischen Dandong und der nordkoreanischen Stadt Sinuiju erstreckt sich eine 940 Meter lange Stahlbrücke.

Feb 22 2017

Clampdown on North Korean trade squeezes Chinese border towns

DANDONG, China As Beijing tightens its grip on trade with North Korea, the economies of Chinese towns along the 1,400-km border the two countries share are floundering.

Feb 10 2017

Bitcoin trading shrivels under Chinese government's glare

SHANGHAI Trading volumes at China's three largest bitcoin exchanges have plummeted after the central bank put the virtual currency market under sharper scrutiny a month ago in a move that coincided with official efforts to stem capital outflows.

Feb 10 2017

China's OkCoin, Huobi exchanges to stop bitcoin withdrawals

SHANGHAI Two of China's three largest bitcoin exchanges said they were taking measures to stop withdrawals of the cryptocurrency from their platforms, as capital outflows prompt the Chinese central bank to step up its scrutiny of the industry.

Feb 08 2017

China central bank warns bitcoin exchanges that violations could mean closure

SHANGHAI China's central bank said on Thursday it met with nine of the country's smaller bitcoin exchanges to discuss risks and problems in the bitcoin market, and warned them that they risk closure should they seriously violate the country's regulations.

Jan 26 2017

Soccer-China's Lander buying stake in buoyant Southampton

SHANGHAI/BENGALURU Southampton were set to become the latest English Premier League team to get Chinese investment, with stadium builder Lander Sports Development saying on Thursday it was taking a stake in the club.

Jan 22 2017

Playing politics? Chinese tourism under scrutiny as Lunar New Year nears

SHANGHAI/BEIJING With 6 million Chinese tourists expected to travel abroad over the Lunar New Year break, China's Jan. 27 to Feb. 2 holiday is crucial for Taiwan tour agency operator Li Chi-yueh, who relies on mainland visitors for a third of his revenue.

Jan 20 2017

China's COSCO, OOIL throw cold water over rumored deal

SHANGHAI China's COSCO Shipping Corporation and Hong Kong-listed shipping-to-property firm Orient Overseas International (OOIL) Ltd on Friday threw cold water on reports that the two were in talks over a deal for OOIL's subsidiary OOCL.

Jan 19 2017

Bitcoin exchange BTCC: China hasn't said margin trading illegal

SHANGHAI The head of Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC on Thursday denied media reports that the central bank had ruled it was offering margin loans illegally, and he said the platform is operating normally.

Jan 15 2017

Job cuts, fewer flights? Hong Kong airline Cathay set for overhaul

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI Cathay Pacific Airways is expected to announce job cuts, cost reductions and to shift flights to its short-haul arm when it unveils the results of a key review this week, as it grapples with growing competition from Chinese carriers.

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