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Beijing (China)

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  • Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule

     Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule
    A global food company headquartered in suburban Aurora is in trouble in China. Workers at OSI Group's Shanghai plant, which supplies McDonald's and other chains there, forged production dates in order to sell expired meat. A surprising element of the...
  • U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China

     U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China
    When Larry Zhao returned here to China's largest city in 2005 after getting a master's degree in business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wanted to connect with other Illini. He invited them for tea to discuss business...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut High School Students Head To China

    Twenty high school students from Connecticut are in China for the first week in August, completing a year-long program that began when a delegation of Chinese students came to Connecticut last summer. The students from Mark T. Sheehan and Lyman Hall...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Partner Back on Board After Threatening China Release

    Beijing Pangu Investment Co., a Chinese sponsor on the upcoming release of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," has resolved its differences with Paramount Pictures and will continue to be a partner on the production. The real estate company threatened the...
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
    Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has...
  • Paramount rushes to end 'Transformers' dispute in China

    Hollywood studios, salivating over China's booming movie market, are falling over themselves to sew up deals on the mainland. But just days before its global launch of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Paramount Pictures got a crash course in just how...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' China Sponsor Demands $1.8 Mil Investment Back

    A sponsorship dispute over "Transformers: Age of Extinction" heated up Tuesday after briefly cooling off this week. Beijing Pangu Investment Co., a real estate developer who was brought on to the production's Chinese marketing campaign, is suing two...
  • 'Transformers' fight in China continues; Jiaflix swipes at Pangu

    Film company Jiaflix Enterprises is trying to distance itself from the dispute that has ensnared the big-budget "Transformers" movie set for release this week.  The tense situation began late last week when Beijing Pangu Investment Co., the developer...
  • San Francisco firm defends Hong Kong vote from online attack

    San Francisco firm defends Hong Kong vote from online attack
    Two weeks ago, Matthew Prince, the chief executive of San Francisco tech company CloudFlare, had no clue that people in Hong Kong were preparing to hold a controversial online referendum on democratic reforms. By Thursday night, half a world away from...
  • U.S. envoy Max Baucus to China: More business ties, less cyber-theft

    In his first public address on the U.S.-China relationship since taking up the post of U.S. ambassador, Max Baucus said Wednesday that “the U.S. welcomes China’s rise” and that his priorities include pushing for a bilateral investment...