Chinese cities’ moves to ease residency curbs fuel property demand

Chinese cities’ moves to ease residency curbs fuel property demand

Chinese cities’ moves to ease residency curbs fuel property demand Yawen Chen, Ryan Woo China’s provincial capitals have discovered a way to keep apartment sales booming by making it much easier for graduates to get coveted household registration permits. Authorities...
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How courts help companies keep sexual misconduct under cover

How courts help companies keep sexual misconduct under cover

How courts help companies keep sexual misconduct under cover Dan Levine, Benjamin Lesser & Renee Dudley Cristina Chen-Oster, a senior salesperson in Goldman Sachs’s convertible bonds department, was a few years out of MIT when a male colleague pinned...
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Meet the force behind Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ president

Meet the force behind Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ president

Meet the force behind Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ president Ed Cropley His wife is a beauty queen, his troops unseated Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, and his motorcade is fit for a president. General Constantino Chiwenga, head of the armed force...
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Politics and economy of the world

Politics and economy of the world

Muhammad Arif New Year has appeared. How it would proceed for 365 days is a thinkable question for all. 2018 world over would be regarded election year for various countries. 16 countries in Africa including Egypt, Libya, Zimbabwe would go...
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Beijing may be starting to win  its battle against smog

Beijing may be starting to win its battle against smog

Muyu Xu & Elias Glenn Beijing may have turned a corner in its battle against the city’s notorious smog, according to Reuters calculations, and environmental consultants say the Chinese government deserves much of the credit for introducing tough anti...
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In a hospital ward in Yemen, the collapse of a nation

In a hospital ward in Yemen, the collapse of a nation

Selam Gebrekidan Nahla Arishi, chief pediatrician at the al-Sadaqa hospital in this Yemeni port city, had not seen diphtheria in her 20-year career. Then, late last month, a three-year-old girl with high fever was rushed to Arishi’s ward. Her neck...
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China’s industrial heartland struggles in Beijing’s fight against smog

China’s industrial heartland struggles in Beijing’s fight against smog

Meng Meng & Elias Glenn Severe natural gas shortages are hitting businesses and residents across China’s industrial heartland as an unprecedented government effort to clean up an environment devastated by decades of unbridled growth backfires. Factor...
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Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

Jemima Kelly & Anna Irrera As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers...
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