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Applying for Chinese green card to become easier

Non – Chinese residents can breathe a sigh of relief as Applying for a Chinese green card is set to become an easier process. The Organizational Department and Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on June 2, 2014 said, that...
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China Mobile to lower 4G service tariffs post complaints

Largest telecom producer in China – China Mobile has announced on May 30, 2014, that it will lower the charges for its 4G plans as much as 50 percent. The move has been taken in response to the high data fee complaints. Xi Guohua, the...
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Airbus A-380 maiden flights takes off for Delhi

The first flight of the Singapore Airlines from Singapore to Delhi took off on May 30, 2014, it which marked the maiden flight of the superjumbo to India. Another A-380 flight is expected to take off two hours later for Mumbai as a part of the...
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China scrutinises permits for baby formula producers

The food and drug watchdog of China on Friday said that it has renewed the production permits for the 82 baby formula producers as of May 29, 2014. Ma Chunliang, an official with the China Food and Drug Administration said, that a total of 51...
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New cremation rules cause unrest amongst China’s aged

New rules forcing the process of cremation have caused a lot of unrest amongst China’s old and aged population. A notice issued by the Anqing government on March 25, 2014 said that starting from June 1, 2014 all corpses must be cremated...
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Market for Water purifiers in China increases

Concerns over safe drinking water in China have led to a sudden surge in the demand for water purifiers. Unlike air purifiers which are installed in almost every household in China, the concept of having a water purifier in ones home is still...
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More tourists visit Taiwan than Hong Kong, says tourism officials

Taiwan witnessed a swell in tourist numbers this holiday season, while Hong Kong saw a mild decline in numbers. The May Day holiday period this year saw a number of mainland tourists flocking to Taiwan as opposed to the regular holiday hot spot...
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Japan gets a new public holiday- Mountain Day.

Japans working population has a reason to rejoice as the country’s legislation approved a new holiday on the working calendar – Mountain Day. Each year August 11 will be  an official public holiday all across Japan. The latest announcement...
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More coal mines in China to be closed due to safety reasons

During the past decade, the rate of coal mine incidents have significantly decreased in China. But still a senior work safety official on May 22, 2014 said that more coal mines will be shut down. Figures have revealed that the number of coal...
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Singapore is the best place for business

The city of Singapore has once again garnered attention as it basked in the glory of being ranked as the No. 1 place to do business in the world. The study which was conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, ranked it as number one. The...