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Legs fall off China’s hairy crab industry

Free “hairy crabs” used to be one of the perks of government service in eastern China at this time of year – peak season for these hairy-limbed …

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Most pilfered items taken off Cathay Pacific

It sounds like a very trivial question to ask the Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Pacific, but how much money has the airline saved by getting rid …

Chinese State TV Giant Sells $1.5B In Annual Ad Auction

China's state television giant CCTV sold $1.5 billion at its annual live auction for prime-time commercial airtime, with carmakers and home appliance …

China’s newly rich are flaunting it — and giving communist rulers a headache

China’s newly rich love luxury products — imported French handbags, Italian sports cars — and even more, they love to show off their bling.<p>That seems to be creating headaches for China’s communist rulers, who after three decades of exhorting their subjects to get rich are facing growing discontent …

China Mobile goes over the top in international retail expansion

An onslaught of companies offering voice calls and text messaging for free over the internet has forced telecommunications network operators to …

Lobsters lead way for Air New Zealand

Rock lobsters have been frequent flyers in the past two years on Air New Zealand’s service from Auckland to Shanghai, the only destination it serves …

Living large

AMERICA has its “Gossip Girl”, Brazil has “<i>Mulheres Ricas</i>” (“Rich Women”) and India has its Bollywood confections. Films and television programmes …

Banking on ancient capital

EVEN AS old civilisations go, China boasts an impressive number of ancient capitals—nine by some counts. They are scattered throughout history and …

Mind your manners

IT’S HARD being a Chinese tourist. Reviled for bad behaviour one day and ripped off by everyone from taxi drivers to pickpockets the next, China’s …

Bare branches

ONE is the loneliest number, and 11/11 the loneliest date. November 11th was Singles’ Day in China, known as “Double Eleven” or “Bare Branches” day—a …