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China sets up rare earths industry group

(AP) -- China has set up a rare earths industry association to fend off trade complaints and help regulate the sector that is critical to global high-tech manufacturing.

Apr 09, 2012
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China tells Apple to 'care for workers'

The man tipped to be China's next leader has told Apple that foreign firms should protect workers, state media said Thursday, as the US giant fends off criticism over factory conditions in China.

Mar 29, 2012
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Apple chief meets officials in China

Apple's new chief executive Tim Cook has held talks with officials in China, the US tech giant said Tuesday, the workshop of its products but where its operations have faced difficulties.

Mar 27, 2012
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Bankruptcy threat to iPad trademark challenger

(AP) -- A major creditor of Proview Electronics, which is challenging Apple Inc.'s use of the iPad trademark, has moved to have the ailing computer monitor maker liquidated, reports said Monday.

Mar 05, 2012
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Beijing issues ultimatum for microblog users

Microblog users in Beijing who do not register using their real names by mid-March will be banned from posting comments, a local official said on Wednesday, as authorities tighten their grip on the web.

Feb 08, 2012
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China water project to 'begin operating in 2013'

A massive project to divert water from China's south to its drought-prone north -- which has seen hundreds of thousands of people relocated -- will become partly operational next year, state media reported.

Feb 05, 2012
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