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Apple to add stores in booming China market

Apple plans to open its first store in Hong Kong and another in Shanghai by year's end, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, as the maker of the iconic iPhone sets its sights on the booming China market.

China suspends 2 of 5 fake Apple stores in 1 city

(AP) -- Chinese officials found five fake Apple stores in a southwestern city and ordered two of them to suspend business while they're investigated, a local government website said Monday.

China drought impact widens, reaching Shanghai

(AP) -- China's worst drought in a half-century is deepening, with the parched weather that has left millions in the Yangtze River region without enough drinking water pushing inflation higher and adding to widespread power ...

China's Baidu loses copyright case: report

Chinese web giant Baidu has been ordered to pay damages of more than $75,000, the maximum penalty available, to a literary website after losing a copyright suit, state media said on Thursday.

Discount service Groupon launches China site

(AP) -- U.S.-based website Groupon.com says it has launched a discount coupon site in China, hoping to capitalize on the world's most populous Internet market.

Apple reports labor, safety problems at suppliers

(AP) -- Apple Inc. says its audits found labor, safety and other abuses by its suppliers in 2010, though it praised Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn for saving lives through its handling of a spate of suicides at its factories ...

China to subsidise purchases of green vehicles

China said Tuesday it would subsidise purchases of alternative energy vehicles in five cities amid efforts to reduce emissions, save energy and spur the development of green technology.

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