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China pledges to speed entry of US pharmaceuticals

By Fri, Dec 19, 2014 1:06PM UTC Pic: AP.

CHICAGO (AP) — China is promising to streamline a regulatory process that has held up imports of pharmaceuticals and medical devices from the United States. The country also pledges to enforce its anti-monopoly laws equally among Chinese and foreign companies.

Avon settles China bribery charges for $135 million

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 12:00PM UTC Avon settles China bribery charges for $135 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Avon cosmetics will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials there. Avon Products Inc. is the world’s largest direct seller of cosmetics. Its Avon China unit

China secures construction of European railway

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 10:08AM UTC Pic: AP.

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — China has secured a deal to construct a high-speed train link between Serbian and Hungarian capitals that will cut travel time between Belgrade and Budapest from eight to less than three hours. The 400-kilometer (250 miles) railway is part of China’s ambitious plans to speed up

Struggling Indian airline SpiceJet grounded after fuel supplies cut off

By Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:44PM UTC Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet has grounded all flights after oil companies stopped supplies of jet fuel to the financially beleaguered carrier.

Beijing to get third airport to reduce congestion, delays

By Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:16PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China has green-lighted a third airport for the capital Beijing in a bid to reduce congestion and chronic delays.

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