Tag archive for ‘Shanghai’
File photograph of a customer being helped by an Apple employee while looking over the iPad mini after the device went on sale in Palo Alto California
By Team Folks On Thursday, December 13th, 2012

As global consumers shop mobile, Apple outshines rivals

Report by Leila Abboud and Alistair Barr, PARIS/PALO ALTO, Calif | Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:33pm EST (Reuters) – Apple’s stock may be sliding as investors fret about growing competition, but store visits More...

Participants sing in front of a screen showing China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a revolutionary song concert in celebration of the Communist Party's 90th anniversary, in Chongqing municipality July 1, 2011. China's ruling Communist Party must ensure economic growth and its iron grip on stability do not slacken, President Hu Jintao said on Friday, using the party's 90th anniversary as a show of unity ahead of a tricky leadership succession. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS)
By Team Folks On Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Children of Mao’s wrath vie for power in China

By Chris Buckley (Reuters) – Forty five years before ambitious Chinese politician Bo Xilai fell from power accused of flirting with Cultural Revolution extremism, he stood as a teenager in front of a baying More...

By Team Folks On Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Bankers need to follow the money into China

By Wei Gu - China’s mainland is the new battle ground for global banks. Goldman’s new vice chairman Mark Schwartz is set to be based in Beijing, and others will follow. Mainland exchanges account for the majority More...

By Team Folks On Thursday, January 26th, 2012

India must emphasize excellence to reverse slide

“Indians are slipping badly in crucial fields like science and mathematics. This is the result of pandering to weakness instead of encouraging excellence. India needs achievers as leaders and role models, More...

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By Team Folks On Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

China promotes micro-blogging via real name registration

Beijing (China) – Chinese government has decided to promote the use of micro-blogs via expansion of real-name registration for users in its latest initiative to better control wildly popular Twitter-like websites, More...

Police organizing to handle disruptions at Apple's Sanlitun retail store (Source: M.I.C gadget)
By Team Folks On Friday, January 13th, 2012

Apple halts retail sale of iPhone in China

BEIJING – Apple has halted retail sales of its iPhones in China after unruly crowds disrupted the launch of the latest model at a flagship store here. The Apple store in an upscale shopping mall in the Sanlitun More...

By Team Folks On Monday, December 26th, 2011
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Global Tumult Enters Critical Central Asia

Column by Stephen Schwartz - December 2011 marked two momentous anniversaries.   The suicide by burning of Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor, occurred on December 17, 2010, one year ago.   The dissolution More...

By Team Folks On Friday, July 22nd, 2011
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Laughter lines on canvas

Today not many Indian artists can laugh at themselves. And, not many aspire to achieve a sense of humour in their work. Yet, there are a few who voluntarily poke fun through their strokes. Noted artist Atul Dodiya More...

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