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The 20 most beloved CEOs in America

Try getting a job at Facebook, LinkedIn, or Apple. Employees at these companies have three of America's most beloved CEOs.<p>That's according to a new report by Glassdoor, an online jobs and careers community. The 2016 Highest-Rated CEOs report relied solely on the input of employees who elected to …

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

China’s Claim to the South China Sea - Diplomatic Courier

On July 7, a high-profile legal team representing the Philippines began oral arguments at the five-judge Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The …

Chinese J-11 Fighters Deployed To Woody Island In South China Sea

China posted pictures of armed J-11 Flanker fighters operating from Woody Island located in the northern portion of the South China Sea. China has …

China takes on Boeing, Airbus with new passenger jet | CNN Travel

Beijing (CNN) — Amid much fanfare on live national television, China on Monday rolled its first homegrown large passenger jet off the production line in Shanghai, vowing to challenge the dominance of Airbus and Boeing in the global commercial aviation market.<p>At the ceremony, a shiny C919 -- …

Aviation

China gave the yuan its largest boost in a decade

The world's second largest economy adjusted the yuan's mid-rate upwards by 0.54 percent against the US dollar, according to an announcement by the central People's Bank of China (PBOC).<p>Bloomberg News reported that the increase was the largest since 2005, when Beijing unpegged the yuan from the …

A new law in China may make it illegal for men to force women to wear a burqa

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court, recently issued a long list of new crime names, based on amendments to the Criminal Law which came into effect on Nov. 1. The Criminal Law amendments cover everything from identity theft to the transport of substances …

Xinjiang

Why China's New "Two Child" Policy Means Zero in its Big Cities

I was on my way back from Shanghai last week just as China announced a seemingly profound change in government policy. For the first time in decades, Chinese families would be allowed to have two children, not one.<p>Authorities said they were responding to looming labor shortages and an aging …

Nine Tips For A Successful Startup On Foreign Soil

Growing and scaling a startup, whether it’s in an exciting new market or a competitive and saturated one, may not be as straightforward as you’d like — especially if you want to launch in a foreign country. From inadvertently designing offensive logos, to failing to protect your intellectual …

Startups

A new Cold War is warming up in the South China Sea

President Barack Obama has shown little skill at drawing red lines to warn off international troublemakers, or at managing the threat of …

10 Places to Visit in Beijing

A design guide to China's bustling capital.<p>A recurring theme in Beijing's history is the grand architectural gesture. From the Forbidden City and imperial palaces to the imposing Soviet monstrosities of the 1950s, Beijing has always been about architecture that screams, "Here we are." The …

China

How Bloggers Make Money On Instagram

Danielle Bernstein of We Wore What reveals all.<p>"I have an idea if you're open to it," Danielle Bernstein, 22, a personal style blogger who runs We Wore What, wrote me recently.<p>I'd emailed Bernstein to ask if she'd be open to explaining the business of bloggers being paid by brands to feature their …

A company is using people's DNA to shame them for littering

The company's first project launched last month in Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning Post. Yet the science behind the idea has existed for years.<p>In 2012, New York City-based artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg used the same technology to make sculptures of complete strangers using only the tiny …

‘Look ... It’s My Name on This’: Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

World's highest glass bridge to open in China | CNN Travel

Travel

President Xi Jinping warns against foreign influence on religions in China

China’s president warned on Wednesday that religions must be independent from outside influence, as the government asks domestic religious groups to pledge loyalty to the state.<p>China is ruled by the officially atheist Communist Party, and Beijing attempts to control a variety of religions and their …

China

China jails two 'Fast & Furious' supercar drivers

Two men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing sent to prison for dangerous driving<p>A court on Thursday sentenced two young men to up to five months in jail for dangerous driving after they crashed a Lamborghini and a …

Defense Department warns of China’s ‘extensive,’ expanding island-building

China's mysterious campaign to build artificial islands in disputed waters of the South China Sea has grown to cover roughly 2,000 acres, a senior defense official said Friday, as the Pentagon issued a report warning the sites could be used to bolster the country's military infrastructure.<p>The …

North Korea says it successfully test-fired underwater ballistic missile

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 20, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) gesturing to cheering combat aircraft pilots of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Samjiyon. © KCNA via KNS/AFP/File<p>North Korea announced Saturday the …