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Diligent Asian students dominate global exam

As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given ...

Dec 05, 2013
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Yahoo, Softbank back Alibaba in HK IPO battle (Update)

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's biggest shareholders, Yahoo and Japan's Softbank Corp., on Friday backed the company's unusual management structure that Hong Kong's stock exchange was unwilling to accommodate, ...

Sep 27, 2013
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China's Baidu buys mobile app firm for $1.9 bn

China's leading web search engine Baidu is to buy a smartphone app distribution firm for $1.9 billion, it said Tuesday, in what is believed to be the largest takeover in the country's Internet industry.

Jul 16, 2013
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