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RPT-FOCUS-Earn after reading: China news app lures with clickbait and cash

Dec 04 2018

* News aggregator gains 20 mln daily users with payments strategy

Earn after reading: China news app lures with clickbait and cash

Dec 03 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Cai Li, a janitor in Shanghai, developed a serious addiction to news app Qutoutiao, lured by gossipy articles about celebrities and the cash she gets from reading them.

Chinese online shopping sites ditch Dolce & Gabbana in ad backlash

Nov 22 2018

BEIJING Chinese e-commerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that was decried as racist by celebrities and on social media. | Video

China's Ruyi, pretender to LVMH's throne, plots more 'affordable luxury' deals

Nov 12 2018

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's acquisitive apparel firm Shandong Ruyi is targeting more global deals involving "affordable luxury" brands, under a push to establish the first high-end Chinese fashion empire to eventually challenge behemoth LVMH .

China car market on verge of rare annual contraction after October sales slide

Nov 09 2018

BEIJING China's automobile sales fell 11.7 percent in October, bringing the world's biggest car market closer to an annual contraction not seen since at least 1990. | Video

UPDATE 1-China car market hits reverse as sales slide again

Nov 09 2018

* YTD sales down 0.1 pct (Recasts, adds NEV numbers, comment from CAAM official)

As its trading debut looms, China's Meituan locked in battle of super-apps

Sep 17 2018

(This version of the story corrects $100 million to $100 billion in 13th paragraph)

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture crackdown

Sep 14 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the "X-Men" and "Iron Man" film franchises, has more than 62 million followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. | Video

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