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Unrest in Xinjiang

The Times reports that 17 people were killed by rioters in Lukqun, Xinjiang Province, before police opened fie on the rioters and shot ten of them dead. The notion of China as a nation state is a very recent – … Continue reading

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Time to smell?

The Financial Times reports that Paul Smith announces he is returning to the Chinese market after pulling out some five years ago. Sir Paul must surely at least have slightly raised an eyebrow at reports from rival British firm Burberry, … Continue reading

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Business sense versus the Yellow Peril.

The business case for encouraging more Chinese tourists to the UK appears not to be strong enough to convince Home Secretary Theressa May, to make it easier for Chinese tourists to enter the UK, worryingly raising the ghost of the … Continue reading

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