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Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list released: China dominated with 25 firms, India second with 10 firms

Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list released: China dominated with 25 firms, India second with 10 firms

福布斯亚太最佳上市公司50强榜单公布:中国25家企业入围,印度入选10家

The Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list was released on July 23, 2015. The list was dominated by China with 25 firms. India claims the second-highest number of companies with 10 firms for the fifth year in a row. South Korea is next with four. Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore have two each and Taiwan, Japan and Indonesia one each. Forbes released its annual list with the top 50 best big publicly traded companies in Asia Pacific.
China listed 25 companies up from 16 in 2014. The most valuable company on the list is Tencent, now worth 176.5 billion US dollar and its biggest, Lenovo, which generated 46.3 billion US dollar in revenue in 2014.

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Prepsure.com | July 23, 2015, Thursday


China's BYD And LeTV Could Catch On Faster In The U.S. Than Toyotas Did

China's BYD And LeTV Could Catch On Faster In The U.S. Than Toyotas Did

中国的比亚迪和乐视电视在美国发展速度可能超过丰田

Going global is the next wave of China’s climb in technology innovation. First, it was U.S. companies entering China, then it was local companies penetrating the Chinese market and now it’s about powerful Chinese tech brands coming to the states.


Take BYD, the electric vehicle maker based in Shenzhen and invested in by Warren Buffet. This large player in the electric vehicle business planted operations outside Los Angeles to manufacture trucks, buses and cars for the U.S. market – hardly a timid move.


BYD may not be well known yet in mainstream America, but once more of its vehicles hit the road, that should change.  Several cities, ports and universities have placed orders or already using BYD vehicles, including buses at Stanford University. BYD taxis should be more prominent on New York City streets soon too. This isn’t to mention the utility trucks that BYD is making for waste disposal and package deliveries. Cars are coming too for the average driver.


 

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Forbes | July 22, 2015, Wednesday


The rise of China's private art museums

The rise of China's private art museums

中国私人博物馆的崛起

Chinese new art collectors and investors – some of the biggest buyers of artworks at international auctions in recent years – are increasingly opening their own private museums to house their collections.


Earlier this month, Beijing Minsheng Museum of Art, sponsored and funded by China Minsheng Bank, opened its doors inside the Universal Creative Park, near to the 798 Art Zone. This is the third museum affiliated to China Minsheng Bank; Shanghai Minsheng Museum of Art opened in 2010, and Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum in 2014.


The latest museum is housed in an abandoned factory that was rebuilt and completely renovated at a cost of 200 million yuan (HK$253 million). It covers 35,000 square-metres and is now China’s largest private museum.

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South China Morning Post | July 23, 2015, Thursday


China’s major music streamers are suing the hell out of each other—and that’s a good thing

China’s major music streamers are suing the hell out of each other—and that’s a good thing

中国主流音乐媒体正在互相控告——而这是件好事

China’s major music streamers are entangled in a legal game of Twister, launching lawsuits against each other at a frenetic pace over copyrights. While the legal battles look ugly now, they may mark the beginning of the end for China’s widespread piracy problem, opening up a potential $5 billion market to international music labels.
The lawsuit festival began in earnest last November when Tencent, best known for its chat apps QQ and WeChat, sued rival Netease (link in Chinese) for 3 million yuan (about $450,000). Tencent claimed Netease was offering its streaming users access to 623 songs that Tencent claims it had licenses  exclusively for its QQ Music service. Netease quickly counter-sued Tencent, for allegedly offering 192 songs licensed exclusively to Netease on its own streamer.


Other players quickly joined the fray. In December Kugou, which offers a streaming service popular in China’s second- and third-tier cities, sued Netease for allegedly infringing on copyright on 200 songs. Netease duly countersued. In May, Alibaba sued Kugou for infringing on its exclusive streaming rights. Kuguo countersued two weeks ago.

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Quartz | July 22, 2015, Wednesday


China's military gives 'liberation shoes' the boot in war on smelly feet

China's military gives 'liberation shoes' the boot in war on smelly feet

不透气,解放鞋被中国军队踢出局

Chinese military leaders have declared war on smelly feet as part of a mission to free soldiers from the perils of bunions, corns and athlete’s foot.


For decades “liberation shoes” have been the footwear of choice for Chinese troops, and Beijing has deployed army personnel to the steamy jungles of Vietnam and the heights of the Himalayas wearing the canvas boot.

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The Guardian | July 22, 2015, Wednesday


China may adopt 'two-child policy' this year as demographic timebomb looms

China may adopt 'two-child policy' this year as demographic timebomb looms

中国迫于人口定时炸弹的压力或于今年实行二孩政策

Thirty-five years after enacting draconian birth control rules blamed for millions of forced abortions and the creation of a demographic “time bomb”, China could be on the verge of introducing a two-child policy.


The new regulation, under which all Chinese couples would be allowed to have two children, could be implemented “as soon as the end of the year if everything goes well,” a government source was quoted as saying by the China Business News.

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The Guardian | July 23, 2015, Thursday


China envoy warns Japan not to backtrack on expressions of World War II remorse

China envoy warns Japan not to backtrack on expressions of World War II remorse

中国大使警告日本不要在为二战忏悔的立场上倒退

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to clearly express remorse for his nation's World War Two actions or risk "rubbing salt in the wounds" of those who suffered, China's ambassador to Japan said on Thursday.


Ties between the Asian neighbours have long been fraught due to China's memories of Japan's wartime aggression, but relations improved following meetings between Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping over the last year. Japanese government sources say another summit could well take place this year.

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The Economic Times | July 23, 2015, Thursday


Finding quiet villages, and fresh air, on China bike trip

Finding quiet villages, and fresh air, on China bike trip

在骑行中寻找中国宁静的村庄,感受新鲜空气

On the third day of cycling through the rice terraces and rugged hillsides of China’s southeastern Guizhou province, our group of eight needed a recharge. So we unsaddled in front of a store in Guochuan, a town we’d never heard of before.


As we expected, the store was stocked mainly with snacks and instant noodles. “Any restaurants in town?” we asked the shopkeeper. “No,” she said. But after some minor bargaining, she agreed to make rice and was soon picking greens from her garden, while encouraging neighbors to contribute.


Within 40 minutes, pickled fish were on the grill, and steaming plates of stir-fried salt pork and greens had been laid out. Kids from neighboring houses came out to gawk at the laowai — foreigners. It appeared to be the first time they’d seen such oddballs bedecked in bike gear, eating Chinese food while sitting on tiny stools.

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The Seattle Times | July 12, 2015, Sunday


China's Stupendous New Movie Superhero Is... Pancake Man!

China's Stupendous New Movie Superhero Is... Pancake Man!

中国了不起的新电影英雄是——煎饼侠!

Walking around on a busy Friday here at Comic Con, San Diego’s annual pop culture fest, I’m thinking a lot about superheroes.


Not that I need to use my imagination; all I have to do is look around. On line at the Starbucks there’s a guy dressed as Batman. At a souvenir stand, a Captain America and two Wonder Women. Near the men’s room Hulk is bending down to tie his shoes. Behind me, Superman and Buffy the Vampire Slayer are conversing in Spanish.


People all around the globe are crazy about Hollywood’s costumed crusaders for truth and justice. America may have lost its edge in many ways, but it remains the world champion creator and promoter of superheroes.

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Forbes | July 11, 2015, Saturday


'The Great Wall' Aims to Bridge Hollywood-China Divide

'The Great Wall' Aims to Bridge Hollywood-China Divide

电影《长城》旨在搭建好莱坞与中国合作桥梁

Matt Damon sported a new ponytail as he told fans in Beijing about his part in the fantasy epic The Great Wall, a $150 million U.S.-China co-production which could be a game-changer for the world's second biggest film market.


The Legendary fantasy film, which is described as the largest film ever shot entirely in China for global distribution, centers on an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the iconic Great Wall in China.


The English-language movie is directed by Zhang Yimou and is due to finish lensing in August. The global release date is Nov. 23, 2016.

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The Hollywood Reporter | July 3, 2015, Friday




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中国崛起聚焦了世界的目光。上至高层动态,下至社会民生,中国的一举一动无不成为外媒烹调的材料。我们的合作伙伴观察者网为您带来中文深度阅读。

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