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Apple, Foxconn labor plan to ripple through China factories - The Asia Business Times

Apparel makers, toy companies and other manufacturers wrestling with rising wages in China now face new pressures after Apple and main production partner Foxconn agreed to improve worker conditions at plants making its iPhones and other gadgets.
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Starbucks shuffles management, beefs up China/Asia Pacific team - The Asia Business Times

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Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) on Thursday announced a raft of management changes, including a beefing up of its team for the fast-growing Chinaand Asia Pacific region, where it plans to add about 600 new cafes this year.
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Top Polish pharma firm starts business operations - The Vietnam Times

Top Polish pharma firm starts business operations HA NOi (VNS)  — Polpharma, a top Polish pharmaceutical company and the largest Polish manufacturer of medicines and pharmaceutical substances, officially announced it had established business...
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China seeks lessons in attracting more foreign students|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

China seeks lessons in attracting more foreign students|Society|chinadaily.com.cn | Research articles library | Scoop.it
Although the number of foreign students studying on the Chinese mainland has increased steadily in the past eight years, it still falls far behind the number of Chinese students going abroad.
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Working-class students find low-budget education abroad|China|chinadaily.com.cn

Working-class students find low-budget education abroad|China|chinadaily.com.cn | Research articles library | Scoop.it
With universities and colleges in European and Asian countries providing low-cost overseas study programs, an increasing number of working-class parents are sending their children abroad, which means that studying overseas is no longer the...
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Interesting article and informative to discover alternative choices for post secondary education

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Samsung to invest $7bn in China memory chip factory - The Asia Business Times

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest memory-chip maker, has unveiled plans to invest $7bn (£4.4bn) towards building a chip factory in China.
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Credit-Card Companies Battle in China - The Asia Business Times

The Ms. Magic credit card from China Citic Bank (601998) is dotted with Swarovski crystals and offers free beauty treatments and health insurance. Huaxia Bank’s (600015) Pretty Lady card, co-issued withDeutsche Bank (DB), entices women with triple...
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Vietnamese enterprises prepared to expand in Asia - The Vietnam Times

Vietnamese enterprises prepared to expand in Asia HA NOI (VNS)  — Many Vietnamese small enterprises are now ready to expand business in Asian countries, according to Thng Tien Tat, Executive Director of Singapore United Overseas Bank in Viet Nam.
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Specialized newsrooms abuzz on WeChat|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

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Lu Jiuping starts working at 4 am every day, but the retired 50-year-old businessman has never made a cent from his current occupation.
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interesting resource to understand business climate for China and where employment opportunities in future may be.  Good for reviewing both companies and skills needed to secure good jobs.

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