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Beijing LIVE: 2014 Peugeot 408

Beijing LIVE: 2014 Peugeot 408 In addition to the 408, Peugeot is showcasing a brand new concept in Beijing called Exalt that hints at what an upcoming four-door coupe aimed squarely at the Volkswagen CC could look like. Live images by Ronan Glon. Please enable JavaScript to view … Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing 2014: Suzuki Alivio concept revealed

Beijing 2014: Suzuki Alivio concept revealed The new Suzuki Alivio concept is a closer peek at what a future production model will be. The concept was earlier showcased as the Ciaz at the Indian Auto Expo earlier this year. For now though, details are scarce but Suzuki has confirmed that the … Full News here […]

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Bentley Hybrid concept revealed in Beijing

Bentley Hybrid concept revealed in Beijing And to preview the tech the Bentley Hybrid Concept – based on the Mulsanne saloon – will be revealed at the Beijing Motor show later this month. Although there are no specific power, performance or efficiency figures for the new concept, Bentley has … Full News here – Read more […]

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Joint Statement on the P5 Beijing Conference: Enhancing Strategic Confidence

Joint Statement on the P5 Beijing Conference: Enhancing Strategic Confidence … Following is the text of a joint statement issued by the People's Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States at the conclusion of the P5 Beijing Conference: Enhancing Strategic Confidence and Working … Full News here – Read […]

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People Celebrate Opening of Non-Stop Beijing-Honolulu Service

People Celebrate Opening of Non-Stop Beijing-Honolulu Service Performers dance to celebrate the opening of Honolulu-Beijing direct flights by Hawaiian Airlines at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, April 17, 2014. The two cities saw three new direct flights a week by Hawaiian … Full News here – Read more on CRIENGLISH.com

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I won't swap the Crucible for Beijing, vows Barry Hearn after rejecting Mark

I won't swap the Crucible for Beijing, vows Barry Hearn after rejecting Mark … Barry Hearn has hit back at suggestions from two of snooker's biggest names that the World Championship's days in Britain are numbered, claiming the Chinese are wasting their time and money by building a replica of Sheffield's Crucible outside Beijing. Full […]

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Refreshed 2015 Volkswagen Touareg to Bow in Beijing

Refreshed 2015 Volkswagen Touareg to Bow in Beijing The uninspiring but talented Volkswagen Touareg has just been given its first major overhaul since this shape of vehicle was launched, back in 2010/2011. Its badge and wide spread of abilities have made it popular, even though it felt like a different … Full News here – […]

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China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists

China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists Beijing will soon revise an important piece of legislation and give environmental protection authorities the power to shut polluting factories, punish officials and restrict industrial development in some areas, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The changes … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing's Bad-Air Days, Finally Counted

Beijing's Bad-Air Days, Finally Counted China Real Time crunched the recent release of historical data on Beijing pollution from the U.S. State Department, which it gathered from a monitor installed at the U.S. Embassy there in 2008. First we crunched those hourly readings into daily averages. Full News here – Read more on Wall Street […]

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Beijing's Facts, and Fictions

Beijing's Facts, and Fictions BEIJING — Last month, President Xi Jinping of China visited Lankao County, Henan Province, to honor a long-deceased revolutionary icon, Jiao Yulu. His speech at the Jiao Yulu Memorial Hall was a typical vacuous and moralistic lecture that focused on … Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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No stimulus from Beijing, so what's next?

No stimulus from Beijing, so what's next? China bears will giggle today when Beijing releases its much-anticipated first quarter GDP figure for 2014. The market consensus is between 7.2 and 7.3 per cent growth rate and a notch below the official goal of 7.5 per cent. Sluggish economic data … Full News here – Read […]

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Hawaiian adjusts to Beijing flight hurdles

Hawaiian adjusts to Beijing flight hurdles As Hawaiian Airlines' pilots begin flying this week to Beijing, their newest destination requires one cockpit item on the Airbus A330-200 that none of their other routes do: a metric conversion chart. In all the other cities that Hawaiian serves … Full News here – Read more on Honolulu […]

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Why Beijing should let international law reign in South China Sea

Why Beijing should let international law reign in South China Sea China's response was to reject the Philippines' notification letter altogether, noting Beijing had opted out of UNCLOS procedures for settling disputes that involve sovereignty claims or maritime boundaries. Beijing must now take a clear and hard look … Full News here – Read more […]

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Russian FM begins Beijing visit

Russian FM begins Beijing visit Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov kicked off his visit to Beijing on Tuesday, discussing the Ukraine crisis and bilateral cooperation with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Chinese counterpart. After meeting with Lavrov, Chinese Foreign … Full News here – Read more on Global Times

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Walmart tells Beijing to improve food labelling rules

Walmart tells Beijing to improve food labelling rules However, the world's biggest retailer, Walmart, has taken the unusual step of asking Beijing to rewrite them. The supermarket giant, whose international empire includes Asda, has challenged China to make food manufacturers and suppliers more … Full News here – Read more on Telegraph.co.uk

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