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China's FAW Car buys 10 percent stake in new car unit BEIJING: FAW Car Co Ltd (000800.SZ) said on Sunday it was taking a 10 percent stake in Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike's new car-sharing unit Mobike Chuxing Technology Co. Mobike Chuxing was set up in December with registered capital of 20...
China's development push in poor countries worries non-profits DAVOS, Switzerland: China's development push into poor countries is marginalizing the role of human rights bodies, green groups and other non-profits, making it harder for them to play their traditional role as a check on rampant development, advocates said. China has embarked on...
MONROVIA: Former soccer star George Weah's camp said on Wednesday he was set to win Liberia's presidential election run-off against Vice President Joseph Boakai in the country's first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades. Weah's deputy campaign manager for operations, Morluba Morlu, said his prediction was based...
BEIRUT: Russia has promised that the autonomous region controlled by Kurds in northern Syria will be represented at peace talks it is hosting next month, the commander of the main Syrian Kurdish militia was cited as saying on Wednesday. Moscow has said 155 representatives of the autonomous region will...