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Adidas shifts orders from China plant

2014-04-24 16:51

Adidas is shifting some orders from a factory in south China that has been at the centre of one of the country's biggest labour strikes.

China imposes tougher penalties on polluters

2014-04-24 14:28

China has passed amendments to the country's environmental protection law that will impose tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the law in 25 years.

China joins West in SUV love-affair

2014-04-24 12:17

Urban 4x4's are all the rave in China - and people there are hunting them down at the 2014 Beijing auto show. Well, it snows seriously there in winter, so good move...

Chinese factory activity shrinks

2014-04-23 15:45

Chinese factory activity waned, while private businesses across the eurozone enjoyed their best month in nearly three years, surveys show.

Chairperson apologises for cancer water pollutant

2014-04-23 13:16

The chairperson of the Chinese unit of Veolia Environment has apologised to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company.

Kia unwraps K4 at Beijing auto show

2014-04-23 10:13

Kia's K4 turned heads at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show but Kia SA says the car won't be on its showroom floors.

China targets rural banks boost economy

2014-04-22 15:24

China will cut the amount of funds rural banks must keep in reserve by up to two percentage points, easing monetary policy in a bid to boost its slowing economy.

Bentley's battery future debuts in Beijing

2014-04-22 12:53

Luxury automaker Bentley has unveiled its Hybrid Concept vehicle at the international Chinese auto show.

China IPO promised land turns to desert

2014-04-22 11:20

Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns over an opaque regulatory review

F1 budget cuts for 2015?

2014-04-22 08:31

Budget clamps in Formula 1 could become a reality for the sport in 2015. What's next?

China shoe strike spreads

2014-04-21 10:57

A strike in China has spread from a huge shoe production complex to another facility owned by the same company in another province.

Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

2014-04-20 17:28

Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, has debuted on the Nasdaq exchange with a 19.1% jump despite an IPO that went out undersubscribed.

Vettel chafes after team orders

2014-04-20 13:26

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel was smarting on Sunday after being told, for the second race in a row, to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake.

New Ferrari F1 boss: 'April Fool joke?'

2014-04-20 13:11

Ferrari's now new team principal Marco Mattiacci thought Luca di Montezemolo was playing April Fool when offering him the top job at one of F1's glamour teams.

China: Lewis wins three in a row

2014-04-20 10:53

Mercedes’ showed its dominance once again as Lewis Hamilton made his hat trick win in the 2014 Chinese Formula 1 GP at the Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday.

Red Bull ordered to pay appeal bill

2014-04-19 11:26

Formula One champions Red Bull were cleared of fraudulent behaviour but ordered to pay all costs of their failed appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification.

Ricciardo fastest in practice

2014-04-19 08:42

Daniel Ricciardo pushed his Red Bull to the fastest lap time during a wet final practice session ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.

Pastor clears air after Bahrain crash

2014-04-18 07:06

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Strike at giant shoemaker's China plant

2014-04-17 16:30

Tens of thousands of workers have joined an escalating strike at a Chinese plant of Taiwan's Yue Yuen Industrial.

China's soil pollution, a serious secret

2014-04-17 13:13

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government says, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.

VW reveals next SA-bound Touareg

2014-04-17 12:01

Volkswagen debuted its updated flagship SUV at the 2014 China auto show. The new Touareg will arrive in SA by 2015!

Weibo sells fewer shares - report

2014-04-17 10:11

Sina Weibo has sold fewer shares than expected in its US initial public offering, which has been priced below expectations, according to a report.

'Disgruntled' worker derailed China train

2014-04-17 09:41

A passenger train derailment in China that injured 15 people and made national headlines was caused by a "disgruntled" worker, a report says.

 

Norway torn on Dalai visit as China threatens

2014-04-24 14:58

A planned visit by the Dalai Lama has Oslo torn between its will to warm up frozen ties with China, and warnings from the public not to compromise its stance on human rights.

50 years of Mustang: China saddles up

2014-04-24 12:55

Ford's Mustang is celebrating its 50th anniversary while China celebrates The Year of the Horse. Fortuitous for the brand in China... or so the automaker hopes.

Obama calls for end to China-Japan island dispute

2014-04-24 08:44

President Barack Obama says that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming the US-Japan security treaty.

Beijing: Audi debuts off-road TT idea

2014-04-23 13:35

Audi has taken a new direction with its next TT model. The automaker is showing its off-road concept at the 2014 Beijing auto show.

Obama to seek fresh start with Malaysia

2014-04-23 11:30

Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy relations behind him as both cast wary eyes on a rising China.

VW’s Golf R 400 roars into Beijing

2014-04-23 09:30

Volkswagen has a new super hot hatch at the 2014 Chinese auto show. Meet the Golf R 400.

Minorities gain from Chinese tourist boom

2014-04-22 15:00

Domestic tourism is fuelling a Chinese tourism boom that is bringing money to poorer ethnic minority regions and propping up their fading traditions.

China purges porn amid web censorship fears

2014-04-22 12:07

Critics worry that Beijing's crackdown on porn and the Wechat app is an attempt to tighten the state's grip on the internet and will be used to censor websites.

Kia unwraps K4 at Beijing auto show

2014-04-22 11:16

Kia's K4 turned heads at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show but Kia SA says the car won't be on its showroom floors. Take a read and tell us if you think it should be...

Vettel chafes after team orders

2014-04-22 08:20

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel had to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo through.

Asian shares mixed in thin holiday trade

2014-04-21 10:33

Asian markets have been mostly lower in Easter holiday trade, with Japan's Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen.

Lewis wins three in a row

2014-04-20 14:10

Mercedes’ showed its dominance once again as Lewis Hamilton made his hat trick win in the 2014 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Red Bull, McLaren at legal loggerheads

2014-04-20 13:11

Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Formula 1 team but changed his mind.

Chinese GP: How the race finished

2014-04-20 11:53

Lewis Hamilton completed a hat trick of wins by leading a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton leads charge in China

2014-04-19 12:03

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery to chalk up his third pole position in four races in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying.

Hamilton to lead the charge in wet China

2014-04-19 10:49

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. Can he win the third race in a row on Sunday?

Ricciardo fastest in wet final practice

2014-04-19 07:42

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo pushed his Red Bull to the fastest lap time during a wet final practice session on Saturday ahead of the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix. Could he make podium again... and keep it?

Rosberg: 'Lewis, we need to talk'

2014-04-18 09:47

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says he needs to discuss an incident during the thrilling battle in Bahrain with his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg claims Hamilton went "over the line".

2014 China GP: Alonso fastest in practice 1

2014-04-18 06:23

Ferrari has dominated during the opening practice session as Fernando Alonso was fastest and proved the team is a worthy contender for the 2014 contender's title. Watch out Mercedes?

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:42

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:01

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show to showcase all the latest concepts and new models.

Alonso praises Domenicali

2014-04-17 12:43

Fernando Alonso paid tribute to former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali and admitted that he had not even spoken to the new chief at the helm.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 11:15

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

F1 analysis: The 2014 season so far

2014-04-17 09:54

Formula 1 heads to Shanghai for the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Ahead of the race at the Shanghai International Circuit, we look back on the first three races of the season!

 
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