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July 2 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


Apple pays $60M to settle iPad case; Foxconn plans Brazil iPad factories

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Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market. Apple’s dispute with Shenzhen Proview Technology highlighted the possible pitfalls for global companies in China’s infant trademark system. … Continue reading »

Big protest against China as new Hong Kong leader sworn in

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A pro-democracy heckler interrupted a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao at the swearing-in of Hong Kong’s new leader on Sunday and tens of thousands of residents marched to protest Chinese rule on the 15th anniversary of the Asian financial hub’s return to Beijing’s control. The outpouring of discontent underscored rising tensions between the Communist … Continue reading »

July 1 1997 Hong Kong returned to China

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Reblogged from Craig Hill: Tung Chee Hwa and Jiang Zemin at the 1997 handover On July 1st 1997, at midnight, Hong Kong reverted back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. A few thousand … Continue reading »

Visa rules tighten for foreigners in China; 10 years expulsion

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SCMP reports today that China’s top legislature has endorsed a tighter immigration regulation aimed primarily at foreign illegal workers. The regulation, ratified by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, shortens the minimum duration of residential certificates for foreigners carrying a work visa to 90 days – half of the current period. “The rule … Continue reading »

Machine guns for China’s police forces

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While the world bites its nails over China’s military growth, China itself has more internal concerns. 2012 marks the second year since national spending on “public security” has surpassed that of the military. This year’s budget for jails, courts, police and various security and para-military forces is 701.8 billion yuan (US$110 bn), an 11.5% increase … Continue reading »

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