Monthly Archives: May 2012

China: No stimulus.

Stock markets took another hit this week after China announced it has no intention to re-create a massive stimulus plan from 2009. The L.A. Times reports that the New China News Agency released a statement claiming there will be no … Continue reading

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China: The new It Girl

In news that has surprised no one, GMA is reporting that Asia’s largest wine fair, Vinexpo, is seeing a lot of budding drinkers turn to France for their favourite vino: “Around 1,000 exhibitors are expected to attend the three-day expo … Continue reading

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China, eurozone faltering. Crisis looming. Thanks, Greece.

The Globe and Mail had a rather disheartening report to offer this morning. According to the newspaper, economies in Europe and Asia are seriously faltering after a new wave of uncertainty hit the Eurozone: “HSBC’s Flash China PMI (purchasing managers … Continue reading

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China: Nation of emerging foodies

Check out this interesting nugget in the Irish Times. According to writer Clifford Coonan, Chinese consumers are developing a taste for high-class European foods–something that will benefit nations like France: “China is a country obsessed with food, and the primary … Continue reading

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China leads Cannes

A Chinese thriller by acclaimed director Lou Ye opened this year’s Cannes film festival, another example of China’s rising prominence in France. France 24 reports that “Mystery” tells the tale of a Chinese professor who is living a double life. … Continue reading

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China impressed by French austerity

Francois Hollande is practicing what he preaches. The new French President lit up the Chinese blogosphere recently, when it was revealed that his automobile of choice is the Citroen DS5. Chinese Car News reported that Chinese bloggers were more than … Continue reading

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Up and away: Dassault looking for new hope in China

The Financial Times is reporting that French jet company Dassault, coming off a rather disastrous 2010/2011, might be seeking new opportunities in China” “Reporting financial results recently, the company said: ‘China is the most dynamic market, while a recovery is … Continue reading

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