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weekly US-China News Issues: July 5th, 2016


NBA star Lin back in the Big Apple – China Daily

Chinese pork demand lifts US hog futures – China Daily

Apple urges organ donation via new iPhone software – Los Angeles Time

A South Korean Copy of Snapchat Takes off in Asia. – New York Times


How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months – TNW

In a year, Amazon and Alibaba will dominate Indian ecommerce: Vijay Shekhar Sharma  – The Economic Times

Alibaba Unveils New Platform To Battle Counterfeits – Alizila

Food & Ag

Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree – New York Times

Do U.S. Food Subsidies Make People Fat? – NBC NEWS


Citi analyst warns Brexit is bad news for Apple iPhone sales – Yahoo Finance

State Grid to buy 23% stake in Brazil’s CPFL for $1.8 billion – China Daily

Real Estate 

Investors bail out of U.K. real estate on Brexit shock  – CNN

China Vanke’s A Shares Plunge 10% After Six-Month Suspension – Bloomberg 

China Business Insight 

President Xi urges unswerving efforts to deepen SOE reform – China Daily



Weekly US-China News Issues: June 28th, 2016


Sources: Lizhang Jiang to be NBA’s first Chinese minority owner – ESPN

Launch center drives Hainan tourism – China Daily

Xiaomi to open 1,000 experience stores and emerge as ‘Muji in tech sector’ – China Daily

Chongqing likely to be included in third batch of FTZs – China  Daily


Jack Ma: Setting The Record Straight On Fighting Fakes  – Alizila

Consumer Engagement Driving Growth For Mobile Taobao – Alizila

How will e-commerce affect package design? – Packaging World

Take Ecommerce to the Next Level With These 4 Marketing Strategies – Entrepreneur

Food & Ag:

Post-90s Chinese females biggest consumers ofsnacks sold online – China Daily

Sweetener switch: Diet Pepsi reformulating soda with aspartame again – FOX News


Airbnb Seeks New Funding at $30 Billion Valuation – Bloomberg 

SolarCity shines after board members recuse themselves from Tesla deal – CNBC

Real Estate 

Hong Kong Regains Title From London of World’s Most Expensive Office Market – World Property Journal

China Business Insight 

China’s Cross-Border E-Commerce Booming To $85.76B In 2016 – Alizila

Weekly US-China News Issues: June 21st, 2016


Tesla Eyes Shanghai as Front-Runner for China Production – Bloomberg 

Tencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion – The Wall Street Journal

FIBA joins forces with Wanda to raise global impact of basketball – FIBA


CEO Zhang Extols Alibaba’s ‘Platform Power’ – Alizila

Cyber Celebrities Monetize Their Fame With Taobao – Alizila

Wal-Mart to Sell Chinese E-Commerce Business to JD.com – The Wall Street Journal

Amazon’s Bold Indian Strategy – E-commerce News

Food & Ag

Changyu ready to make a splash with wines in Europe – China Daily

McDonalds to open 1,250 new China outlets – BBC


Big banks are stealing a Silicon Valley business – CNBC

Real Estate

The housing market is suddenly hot again – CNN

Chinese investment in U.S. real estate tops $300 billion: study – REUTERS

Weekly US-China News Issues: June 14th, 2016


Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion; LNKD shares jump 47% – CNBC

Apple Pay, Siri no longer tied to iPhones – CNBC

Nice move! Chinese investors grab stake in French soccer club – China Daily

Magic of Alibaba: Global leaders meeting Jack Ma – China Daily

Xiaomi instrumental in new Sichuan private bank – China Daily


Alibaba’s Cainiao aims for logistics efficiency – China Daily

Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ – The Wall Street Journal

China to spend $85.7B on cross-border e-commerce – ZDNet

Food & Ag

Alibaba founder buys two more French vineyards – China Daily

San Francisco’s Sugary-Drinks Warnings Delayed Pending Appeal – The Wall Street Journal


Industry preferences of graduates changing  – China Daily

Weekly US-China News Issues: June 7th, 2016


Intel Gets Chip Order From Apple, Its First Major Mobile Win – Bloomberg 

Starbucks to open store at Shanghai Disney Resort – China Daily

S. Korean, Chinese manufacturers top list of LCDTV shipments – China Daily

Apple’s next big challenge: making Siri smarter – CNBC


Fitbit Taps Tmall For New Product Launches In China – Alizila

JD.com’s drone delivery goes into operation – China Daily

Top shoppers undergo a change: taste – China Daily

Food & Ag

For the greater good – China Daily

U.N. officials say food safety is entwined with food security – Food Safety News


Lujiazui Forum focusing on finance reform – China Daily

Real Estate

Obamas’ Next Home: 9 Bedrooms in a Wealthy Washington Neighborhood – CNBC

Record high for city’s pre-owned homes – Shanghai Daily

China Business Insight

U.S. Becoming Top Destination For China’s Tourists – ALIZILA

Weekly US-China News Issues: May 3rd, 2016


China boosts California tourism growth – China Daily

Tesla’s success sparks China’s electric cars race – China Daily

Why Whole Foods CEO envies Trader Joe’s – CNN

Analyst: I’m keeping my $150 target on Apple shares. Here’s why – CNBC

Uber and China’s Alipay agree to expand co-operation – BBC


Tmall Reinvents The Marketplace So Brands Can Stand Out – Alizila

Amazon Prime Now arrives online with one-hour delivery service – ars technica

Fitbit Bolsters China Prospects With E-Commerce Deal – Investor Business Daily

Food & Ag

Summer Camp Is Not the Time to Let Your Guard Down About Food Allergies  – US News

China Wants to Feed the World’s 1.6 Billion Muslims – FP


China’s banking regulator moves to contain off-balance sheet risk – Yahoo

Weekly US-China News Issues: April 26th, 2016


Apple revenue falls for first time since 2003 – BBC

Alibaba Financial Affiliate Raises $4.5 Billion – The New York Times

Facebook’s ad chief: Let’s rethink STEM – CNN

ICBC rolls out first US credit card – China Daily


Internet Of Things Is The Future For The Web – Alizila

China ‘Taobao Village’ warmed by winter coat business – China Daily

JD.com to Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on May 9, 2016 – Yahoo

Simon Says: ‘Malls Far From Extinct, Safe From E-Commerce For Now’ – Forbes

Food & Ag

Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. sued over synthetic baby food ingredients – Fox News

Junk food is fattening rural Chinese children: study – Yahoo


Goldman Sachs Now Offering Online Banking for the 99 Percent – NBC

Exclusive: SWIFT warns customers of multiple cyber fraud cases – Reuters

Real Estate

Chinese Expand Global Property Buying – Voice of America

Wanda Says Investors Could Triple Investment After Domestic China Relisting – The Wall Street Journal

China Business Insight

Internet Of Things Is The Future For The Web – Alizila


Weekly US-China News Issues: April 19th, 2016


LeEco rolls out tech breakthroughs – China Daily

Shanghai Disney Resort unveils special local menu – China Daily

Starbucks cafe sales growth falls short, shares fall – Reuters

Alphabet earnings: $7.50 per share, vs expected EPS of $7.97 – CNBC


China’s Consumers Will Keep Spending – Alizila

Local food manufacturers get help to break into China e-commerce market – Channel NewsAsia

3 Ways the Ecommerce Model is Driving Profitability – Entrepreneur

Food & Ag

China’s top legislator highlights food safety – XinHua News

More Than 13,000 People Are on the Waitlist for This Tiny Pop-up London Restaurant Where You Can Eat Naked – Entrepreneur


What a Brexit could mean for US banks – CNBC

Real Estate

Real estate markets for the richest 1% are “leveling off” – Yahoo

China’s real estate profits up 17% in 2015 – CCTV

China Business Insight

Why Hollywood And Italy Are Doing Movie Deals With Alibaba – Alizila


Weekly US-China News Issues: April 12th, 2016


China helps drive global movie earnings to record – China Daily

Why is Kobe Bryant a valuable brand for business? – China Daily

Google wants to beam wireless internet to your home – CNBC

Fitbit Counts on Design to Set It Apart From Other Trackers – Bloomberg 


Alibaba Invests $1 Billion In Leading SE Asia E-Commerce Site Lazada – Alizila

Tmall Plugs Appliances As China’s Homes Get Smart – Alizila

Alibaba Joins Anti-Counterfeit Group as First E-Commerce Member – Bloomberg 

Some Online Bargains May only look like one – The New York Times

Food & Ag

Weekly US-China News Issues: April 5th, 2016


China’s Anbang abandons its $14 billion bid to acquire Starwood  – The Washington Post

Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming in basketball Hall of Fame – China Daily

Where Apple turns for growth with iPhone stalling – CNBC

‘Batman v Superman’ still dominates China’s box office – China Daily


How Foreign Brands Can Find Fortune In China Right Now – Alizila

Clothing Led E-Commerce Spending for the First Time in 2015 – The Wall Street Journal

Alibaba Pictures Part 4: Cross-Media Merchandising – Alizila

Amazon Doubles Down on Dash – Ecommerce Times

Food & Ag

McDonalds To Unleash Their Enormous Giga Big Mac Burger In Japan – FOODBEAST

Starbucks Brings Back One of Your Fave Frappuccinos for This Week Only – Delish


Wells Fargo to Pay $81.6 Million to Bankrupt Homeowners – Daily Finance

Real Estate

Chinese Developers Aim to Expand in Canada – The Wall Street Journal

Why you should have bought a home last year – CNBC

Chinese Business Insight

China Will Completely Dominate Global E-Commerce – Alizila