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May 21, 2014 2:30pm PDT
major energy deal. china and russia have reached an agreement over gas supply. the $400 billion agreement comes after a decade in the making. for china, the world's top energy user, it secures a fast source of cleaner fuel, while for russia, it opens up a wider market as it is losing customers in europe over the crisis in ukraine. the details. >> the detail is signed after 10 years of negotiations. a 400 and china inked billion dollar agreement. starting in 2018, gazprom will gasrise -- supply natural every year, one quarter of what china consumes. this will last 30 years. negotiations were delayed due to a disagreement over prices. they believe that international circumstances may have pushed russian negotiators to accept a compromise. diplomatically speaking, this comes at a very good point in time. right after the discussions gast whether or not deliveries from russia to europe would be disrupted, so it is a good thing for russia to appear more independent. tobut russia will have invest. it needs to build a new pipeline to link china to carry gas from western siberia. it will
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May 27, 2014 2:30pm PDT
sales in china have dropped as authorities rein in their luxury >> 1800 will stop exhibitors from 31 countries -- this is asia's biggest ever wine fair. it comes at a time when less wine is being drunk in china and there are calls from beijing to rein in luxury spending. chinese one consumption dropped by 2.5% but they are not too concerned. >> the slowdown of the economy in china last year, we still expect china to move on. the market should be more structured in a few months. >> the chinese wine market is worth several billion dollars. eager to capitalize on this, french wine producers were well represented, no doubt encouraged by the chinese president sampling regional wine in a recent visit. a 14% increase in wine sold, which shows the drop in consumption should fade away. >> it may have pushed buyers toward cheaper wine, but china's economic slowdown has not stopped people from drinking. francear, china overtook as the world's largest consumer of red wine, selling nearly 2 billion bottles. but that represents just one bottle year per person. wine producers still have 20 of ro
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Apr 3, 2014 2:30pm PDT
in berlin. a show the artist himself will be missing, unable to leave china. considered an is deeply political exhibition reflecting the artists personal experience. marble surveillance cameras, handcuffs made of jade, and the reproduction prison cell. the latest show in berlin is overtly political, showing his to finance -- defiance of authority. >> speaking about what is going on in china, what happened to him personally, but he is also speaking about what other relations between the china and the rest? talk the artist tries to symbolize the fast changes in chinese society and the influence of western consumerism. .ike in this display unable to leave china because authorities have confiscated his to visitors speaks through a video message. is not shy to speak out against the communist government. , artists,ung people journalists, intellectuals, have theyput in prison because have a different opinion from the communist party. i am right about the situation. he spent 81 days in a secret prison in 2011. since his release, he has remained under the close watch of authorities. th
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Jan 10, 2014 2:30pm PST
with job numbers, but china has overtaken it in one key figure. it is the world's biggest goods trader. growth in chinese exports has slowed down, but that could be good news for beijing. that could mean the chinese government is a step closer to its goal of increasing domestic consumption to reduce its reliance on exports to the west. it was only a matter of time. china's economy has been outgrown the united states for years. as the world second-biggest economy, today it is the world number one in terms of trade. this as asked boards have grown bigger for decades. -- this as exports have grown bigger for decades. trade was up $4.16 trillion. china believes its trade will keep next banding rapidly. andf the international domestic economy does not suffer from major risks, i think china's foreign trade will enter a stable growth stage. the quality and efficiency of foreign trade is likely to further improve. along with exports, imports 7.3%, or chinese buying foreign and a mystic goods. according to analysts, favoring domestic demand was one of the government's goals. >> the rebal
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Aug 21, 2014 2:30pm PDT
finalized, the deal would allow them to import roddick's into china which would otherwise be difficult for consumers to find. amazon will open a logistics center in the zone. amazonmine retail giant is wrapping -- ramping up its presence in china, hoping to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wide range of products in the country. chargesll have lower and faster delivery coming into the free trade. there will be many benefits. >> e-commerce in china has been dominated by domestic player aly baba. amazon's expansion comes as international retailers are trying to bring in international consumers. china enjoyones in more relaxed import/export regulations than the rest of the country. shanghai is one of china's boldest reforms in decades and is expected to receive a boost with amazon's arrival. amazon's expansion into the area will promote innovation in the free-trade zone operations. chinazon's presence in has not been without problems. in march the company was forced to shut a third-party online store after state media reported fake cosmetics were sold. the expan
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Jul 31, 2014 2:30pm PDT
james and they are highly active on line, good-looking and seem to know china but they don't exist. they are fake and operated by beijing to promote china's policies in tibet. revelations have prompted strong condemnation. the fake twitter accounts were exposed by free tibet working with u.s. daily and "new york times." the investigation revealed around 100 sham twitter profiles being operated using photos of models or actors gleaned from the internet as profile picks led to a complaint with twitter. free tibet continues to urge saying other fake accounts may be active. feeds aofrpbl pry links to yuba showing successful tibetan culture into modern china. it mainly consists of criticizing the dalai lama. for some months there is nothing new about china using the web for propaganda. not only do they have blogers that criticize the authorities but looking to improve its online image and on twitter in particular even on the social network it is blocked in china. women across turkey shown laughing and smiling on social media in response to comments made by the prime minister in a speech
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May 23, 2014 2:30pm PDT
barclays was fined for interest rates. and the wto has moved against china. 2011case stems back to introducing imports. worth $8.5 million. that is the business news. >> this is what is going on in the french riviera. >> a man is far from a stranger to the festival shores. time, the irish historical drama with the longtime screenwriting partner. >> [indiscernible] >> it is not just a building. it is what we are. >> great human beings. >> it is a little bit the winds that shake the interview today. this is the 12th time, i think. >> it is always nerve-racking. they are desperately anxious. it is a place you come to if you're lucky. >> it is a mile away from the subject of your films. on from the claim of the wind that shakes the barley. tell us what the film is about. they open the dance hall in ireland, 1920, 1921. towas a place for people dance, to learn, to exchange the ideas. the church closed it down. they came back 10 years later. >> come in, father. you're welcome. >> who the hell do you think you are? running classes without my permission. >> education is the exclusive reser
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Jan 8, 2014 2:30pm PST
companies weighed on the ftse of london, just as china signals it may be and smoking in public places -- it may ban smoking in public places. it is the world's largest tobacco consumer. that is why the tobacco shares came under pressure in london. we will head off to bangladesh next. the opposition there is crying foul after the ruling party won sunday's national election. there was unrest in the lead up to the poll. the textile industry says it is paying the price. >> bangladesh's garment industry is almost -- is second only to china's, though in recent months it has been crippled by political unrest. ping costs have tripled and supply chains have been hit by strikes. these factories make garments for brands like walmart and ralph lorenz. >> the customers are really concerned -- and ralph loren. >> the customers are really concerned. can we deliver the goods on time? >> bangladesh's garment industry employs 5 million workers. union workers say another 30 million people depend on it, from truck drivers to canteen owners. 80% of thecounts for country's exports and has been typically sp
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Jul 24, 2014 2:30pm PDT
audio quality. thank you very much indeed. inspectors in china have paid visits to 600 future distributors amid a safety scare after a report showed a supplier has beenumerous chains providing beef and chicken which is past its expiry date. police say they have detained five people. the latest signs of a crackdown on dissent, a russian opposition leader has been convicted for organizing mass riots dating back to protest in 2012 ahead of vladimir putin's inauguration. supporters of those men gathered outside of the courthouse chanting slogans. prosecutors are seeking eight years, but we understand they have been sentenced to 4.5 years behind bars. ares not just in france we feeling the heat of the hot summer weather. a number of other places, the mercury is high. residents of copenhagen zoo are feeling the heat more than most. to aolar bears are used more cooler climate. they have been given 500 kilos of ice and a special treat, fish frozen inside some of those blocks of ice for them to snack on. let's get a reminder of our top stories on france 24. the latest on the air algÉr
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Aug 18, 2014 2:30pm PDT
over .75 of 1%. taking a look at some company news. in china regulators are continuing to put pressure on foreign carmakers in the world's largest auto market. mercedes-benz is been found guilty of price-fixing. no penalty has been announced but last week local media reported that audi could be fined about $40 million for similar issue. chinese authorities say they're cracking down on anti-competition practices but the european chamber of commerce in china says european companies are being unfairly targeted. between budget stores. dollar general has made an offer worth $9.7 billion to buy family dollar. the merger would create a group with 28,000 stores in 46 states. dollar general's bid tops the offer made last month by dollar tree. they have expanded rapidly during the u.s. economic downturn. monarch airlines is planning to cut its workforce by as much as you percent. 1000 people would lose their jobs. they're conducting a review on andto cut costs repositioning itself as a low-cost carrier that would compete with ryanair and easyjet. about getting a good deal in real estate
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Jun 4, 2014 2:30pm PDT
significant date. in hong kong thousands gathered to participate in a rally. the authorities in china now classify the sit-in protest that called for political reform in the communist state s revolutionary riots. >> the contrast was striking. tens of thousands gathered in victoria park. lice patrolled the site of itself. china, many young people fight for democracy. >> i think that incident you mentioned will not happen again. it is meaningless. making a fuss about it is completely meaningless. >> in mainland china authorities cracked down. many young people claim they are unaware of what really happened. >> i don't know what this is about. right now we are very happy. very content. i was very young back then. who was right and who was wrong, history will decide. >> meanwhile in hong kong residents read out names of those killed in the clashes with the army. >> i learned about this on the news. bit by bit they explained to us what type of event it was. for hong kong residents it is something you can't not know about. >> while beijing never released an official toll estimates range fro
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Aug 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT
livelihoods. we have to start all over again. grow in strength before hitting china on wednesday. >> latest images from the philippines. a dutch prince has died after spending 18 months at a coma after a skiing accident. , but buried inay snow 25 minutes by avalanche. his brain had been starved of oxygen. a tense standoff continues in egypt, calling off plans to clear the protests. the election has been judged a success by observers. alleged war criminals have died before facing trial. time now for the business. future. with the >> lots of talk over what will happen with this automaker. but barry says that the board will consider strategic alternatives including potential sales of this country. & up in the united states. they look at what the future could hold for blackberry. >> the agent was at the height of its game, the value of 90 billion euros. revolutionized the smart fund industry. by barry tried to follow that lead and introduced a touch-free tablet. he powered ahead for the 500 million worth of blackberry playbooks left unsold. they will try to sell the company or enter a partnersh
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Jun 20, 2014 2:30pm PDT
another european country. china is interested to buy us take in the port authority. that is the business news. it is back to you. >> thanks very much. now, it is time to find out what has been generating hits online. >> welcome to the web news. show, up on today's iraqis are saying no to isis. a crowd funding campaign to and the ocean plastic bruce lee of bartending. fighters from the islamic state of iraq and greater syria continue their advance in northern baghdad, a growing are slammingqis the jihadist attack. thousands have joined the social media campaign going for an end .o the violence in iraq many have taken to twitter to announce -- to announce the atrocities committed by the militants. the online movement has given rise to a campaign. here are some of the pictures doing the rounds. opposition leaders are voicing opposition, rejecting sectarianism. they are sharing their hopes, fears, and concerns for the country and that they will pray for iraq. canyon web users have been that they gonding into molly in pursuit of al-shabaab militants. this comes after fresh terrorist acts in k
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Aug 8, 2013 2:30pm PDT
up by nearly 11%. the trade figures from both germany and china putting a feel-good factor across the world on thursday. >> over in the united states we see the feel-good factor reflected as all three main indices closing in positive territory for the first time this week. in earth prep -- in europe, closing in positive territory. mining shares doing well out of the news from china hoping that mineral consumption will go up in the second-biggest economy. european banking shares doing well. taking a look at individual corporate stories and you will understand why. shares in the german lender commerzbank rising during the trade despite reporting and 84% drop in second-quarter profits in comparison to 2012. better than expected in the vested -- and investors are pleased that they are making progress in dumping costly assets. meanwhile, warning they are in markets and conscious consumers particularly so in europe. with that backdrop, the biggest dude and drink company nestlÉ says it will be difficult to lead up to the growth target this year. they are behind the brands like 2% att and pe
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Jul 22, 2014 2:30pm PDT
other business news we are tracking for you now. the latest sports scandal to hit china is spreading fast. the supplier of expired chicken and beef to mcdonald's and kfc was also supplying to u.s. coffee chain starbucks and fast food giant burger king. it appears they reach was not limited to china. about 1/5 of all mcnuggets sold in japan were sourced to the company. ikea was also among the international companies serving tainted meat. or results from credit suisse came following a 2.6 billion dollars settlement reached in may with u.s. authorities. the bank was accused of helping wealthy americans evade u.s. taxes. the group has also announced it wouldgg99Ññwçça7guà 07/22/14 07/22/14 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] >> from pacifica, this is democracy now! we have serious concerns about the rising number of palestinian civilian deaths and the loss of israeli lives. and that is why it now has to be our focus in the focus of the international community to bring about a cease-fire that ends the fighting and can stop the deaths of innocent civilians, both in gaza and
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Mar 31, 2014 2:30pm PDT
doing a better job of lowering their commissions, but it is being far outpaced by china and india -- their emissions, but it is being far outpaced i china and india. >> have we reached the point of no return? can things be fixed? >> the goal was to not let things rise by 2 degrees celsius by the end of the century. we are on track for 3.5 to four point -- 4%. they are trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. relocating populations and vulnerable places, that is happening. but it is happening too slowly. they have to pick up the pace of adaptation and reduction of those gases. >> douglas herbert, thank you very much for those -- for the look at the u.n. report. time for a look at the business news of the day. markus karlsson is here. >> hi there. we will start with the challenges ahead for the next french government. you probably heard that manuel valls has been named the next prime minister. we have yet to hear more about his future. whoever becomes the next finance minister will be closely scrutinized. he or she will have his or her -- full from the start. here is one example t
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Aug 7, 2013 2:30pm PDT
weighing on stocks. moving to china, makers of baby milk. >> chinese authorities say that mostly foreign companies have been engaging in price fixing. claire murphy has more. more callingnce foul over baby formula. it is a high-profile products in the marketplace since the 2008 contamination left six infants dead and thousands ill. it has resulted in many parents turning to foreign brands, often twice as expensive. but following a four-month antitrust investigation, there will penalize six firms for price fixing. >> we confirm to the companies that violated the anti monopoly market restricting the and harming consumer interests. >> mead johnson was fined 25 million euros. bioscienceisted it 20 million. fine was over 82 million euros, a significant departure for the chinese. and their investigation into foreign firms. failxercise is likely to if their aim is to bolster the safety of local mill products. many are now expected to cut their prices and capture an even greater market share. >> and vendor loss 905 million euros during the first half of the year. readying its feeling bel
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Mar 18, 2014 2:30pm PDT
slaves. i shipped heathen idols to china. we laugh at such things. i once pretended to be a prophet. who hasn't? no, my dear sir, i'm sorry. but if you can't produce better credentials than these, i can't let you in. no, but listen, once in a shipwreck, i half-robbed a poor cook of his life. would you expect me to be impressed if you told me that you had half-robbed a kitchen maid of something else? oh, put these ideas right out of your head. resign yourself to the casting-ladle. what good would i do to you if i offered you board and lodging? think a minute. you're a sensible man. you'll keep your memory. that's true enough. but what have you got to remember? i promise you the memory of things past would give you little joy. you'd find no cause for weeping everafter, no cause for rejoicing or despair, nothing to fire your heart or freeze your blood. your memories would merely be a source of irritation. i must be on my way. i have a joint to collect, a nice juicy roast. may i ask what sins fattened him up? i understand that all his life he had been himself. been himself? yes. and are
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Jan 31, 2014 2:30pm PST
production line each year, but that's only 10% of this company's total output. the rest is made in china, turkey, and italy. in all 116 employees working in this factory, the socks have been made for 150 years. for the owners, it's investment in technology that is crucial today. >> this machine doubles up the loading and the stitching. we calculate that saves 10% in time and we gain 10% in productivity. >> made in france label for these socks is seen as a guarantee of higher quality for the export market. the factory bosses want to double production in france and the government promises to cut red tape and payroll taxes are welcome. >> it's needed. it could persuade us to accelerate bringing jobs back to france. using french workers is part of our efforts to develop products which have something extra. >> cutting payroll charges is a eystone of francois hollande's plan. they pay one of the highest rates in the world. in paris, this chicarito shoe shop has been making its own footwear for five years employing four people locally. for this small business owner, the government's plan to tri
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May 29, 2014 2:30pm PDT
new union with the united states or china. central asian states are reluctant to enter into a new alliance with moscow for fear of undermining their economies. >> in other news, former has won the over moment victory in the egyptian presidential elections. he gained more than 93% of the vote. however, turnout is expected to be at about 46% given some secular groups have boycotted the poll. waiting for the final results of the presidential ballot. but supporters have already taken to the streets to celebrate. the general has obtained more than 90% of the vote according to results. 2011e birthplace of the revolution, the egyptians spoke of a new year for the country. wear, wet where we were on the road to destruction and thank god we were sent el-sisi. dangere was anxiety and before. soon the situation will be, again. thanks to god, and because of sisi. he is a patriotic man. day ofite an additional polling, the election did not attract huge numbers. 44% was below the 2012 participation rate which brought mohamed morsi to power. boycotted thes ballot as did a number of liberal views
LINKTV
Dec 13, 2013 2:30pm PST
compensation if a digital wallet is hacked. this comes on the heels of china banning it. but there are increasing signs that bitcoin is moving into the mainstream. the world's first bitcoin a.t.m. recently opened in vancouver. >> right now we are seeing consistent increase in demand for bitcoin and rightfully so, because the currency is getting more useful. >> and this week sweden followed suit, launching europe's first bitcoin a.t.m.. >> now we see more and more broader adoption of the currency by the general population and that's also where we want to come in and help people. >> the u.s. sass said that the virtual currency could be a legal means of exchange boosting its prospects of wider acceptance. but the currency does have its drawbacks. its value fluctuates wildly and it's notorious for being used in online drug transactions. >> ok. we're going to take a look at the supermarkets next. in the united states trading above the flat line, not by much, as the focus is on the federal reserve and the federal reserve meeting next week. investors looking for direction. the european market
LINKTV
May 20, 2014 2:30pm PDT
details as they come to hand. moving on, china has denounced u.s. charges against five army officers accusing economic espionage. beijing says washington has double standards, claiming the americans are just as good at spying on other countries, including china. >> china denies spying on u.s. companies. beijing is infuriated by the unprecedented indictments of these five chinese men. washington suspects them of cyber espionage for economic purposes. the chinese foreign ministry summoned the u.s. ambassador and says washington is accusing others of something it is doing itself. >> the u.s. is the one who launched cyber surveillance and tapping against individuals, companies, and institutions around the world. china is a victim of this. >> beijing demands the withdrawal of the indictments. china has suspended cooperation with the united states on an internet working group. >> we will take further action in accordance with the situation. >> the men are suspected of stealing information from u.s. companies. according to the white house, the u.s. warned china against these attacks. >> we
LINKTV
Nov 28, 2013 2:30pm PST
>> walkabout, you're watching live from paris. a show of military force in asia, china since war plans to its newly declared defense zone. a failed agreement between the talkse and the eu, against lithuania, strengthening time with eastern europe. and americans get things with a traditional turkey dinner and the famous macy's day parade. thousands lineup to take advantage for the early sales the season. ♪ first, syrian troops have captured a town close to the border with lebanon. it follows days of heavy fighting in which dozens of people were killed among them doctors and nurses. this is the latest victory for the regime after a string of verbal losses. troops pushed into the region cutting operable supply routes. this recent event a tough forced thousands of civilians to join their fellow syrians living across the border in lebanon. the international community must do more to support those suffering. thenio gutierrez believes conflict have -- >> this is the moment for international community to fully understand that the support provided to the counties of the region needs to
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Jul 29, 2014 2:30pm PDT
member of china's investigatedbeing for corruption. some observers say this goes to a power struggle at the apex of chinese power. >> a brief announcement in prime time, but one that will send shockwaves through china's political establishment. >> the communist party of china has decided to place him under investigation for suspected serious disciplinary violations. >> he was once the third most powerful man in china. he controlled the police, the courts, and the intelligence network. he oversaw a massive expansion of china's domestic security apparatus before his retirement in 2012. he is the most senior chinese official ever put under investigation, a move that sends a strong message that no one is above the law. >> this is great news. those corrupt officials, no matter how senior they are, must be brought down. >> things are fairer than before. no matter how high the position you are in, you could still be investigated. >> politburo members have traditionally been exempt from prosecution, an unspoken rule designed to maintain party unity. has amassedjinping enough power t
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Dec 26, 2013 2:30pm PST
been taking to offense. upsetting not just to china but south korea and taiwan. it is a weird doublespeak he was using. to ensureg his visit that we never go to war again. he wants to have better relationships with japan, korea, and china, but he is doing this on one of the most controversy locations. even the united states embassy has come out critical of this decision to go there saying that it was not very constructive. it was quite reckless, it was going to exacerbate the situation. >> this is the shrine to the war dead? >> what they take issue with is that there are 10 class a war criminals. this is something which is very very sore spot. if you look at what chinese people have been saying online and they are typically others say that we should be headed towards all-out war. the only thing that will solve this problem is if we wipe them off the face of the earth. there are some angry reactions we have seen from the chinese. are there any more lighthearted moments? >> not many. this some chinese commentators is saying that today international ghosts today because we have t
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May 19, 2014 2:30pm PDT
>> first, the charges are made up -- that is china's reaction after japanese officers, five of them, are indicted in the u.s. -- after five chinese officers on indicted in the u.s. espionage. the companies are in the nuclear power, metals, and solar power industries. >> today, we are announcing an indictment against five officers of the chinese liberation army for serious breaches against six american victim companies. these represent the first-ever charges against state actors for crimes committed by cyber means. these five chinese officers conspired together and with others to hack into computers of organizations in the western pennsylvania and elsewhere in the united states. this is a case of economic espionage by the chinese military. the range of trade secrets and other sensitive information stolen in this case is significant and demand an aggressive response. >> for more on this, we can now cross to our correspondent in washington, philip crowder. what more can you tell us about this case? >> it all comes from an investigation. the department of justice put posters ofvoters --
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Jun 3, 2014 2:30pm PDT
something that the u.s. has appealed to china to release them before the anniversary is over. >> a lone man facing down a tank. this iconic representation of the tiananmen square crackdown is sensitive on mainland china. but in hong kong it is a symbol of the 25-year anniversary of the massacre. this year many mainland chinese have crossed the border for a chance to experience political protests. >> here it is written let's rehabilitate tiananmen events. this is the marching slogan. >> on mainland china these events don't exist. that is why i came here. >> most chinese people know little of the events of 1989. but a recently opened museum is trying to he had indicate some of the thousands of mainland terrorists who come to hong kong every week. most are reluctant to be filmed. >> we didn't know about this thing. it seems like it doesn't exist. so we never mentioned it, and i dare not to mention it to my parents. if i tried to, they will just say stop talking about it. >> but even here, such a museum encounters problems. the owners of the building could shut it down and allegedly under press
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May 28, 2014 2:30pm PDT
, whether in southern ukraine or the south china sea or anywhere else in the world will ultimately impact our allies and could draw in our military. >> in an interview with "france the afghan presidential candidate abdullah abdullah talks about the need for a responsible exit strategy by the americans. >> we are stressing upon as responsiblesue of exit. that is important because nobody would like to leave behind a can have thet potential to lead to the earlier .ituations still, there is time for working together and addressing these .hallenges what is expected is a responsible exit strategy. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry has challenged whistleblower edward snowden to man up and come back to the united states. these comments come in the wake of an american television interview with snowden who described himself as a trained specializing in electronic surveillance. the 30-year-old now living in exile in russia reiterated that he had worked undercover for and national security agency. snowden handed over secret nsa documents to news outlets including "washington post" and "the
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Jun 6, 2014 2:30pm PDT
its foreign-policy outlook. the united states is increasingly looking towards east asia, china in particular, southeast asia, japan, and china , as the area where the future of the world will unfold and where the united states has to give its greatest attention to. shift away from the atlantic towards the pacific, and i think perhaps in that way, curiously enough, paradoxically enough, these d-day ceremonies thesymbolize the end of atlantic relationship is the core relationship for the united states. >> thank you very much. let's head to the heart of paris now to the nsa presidential palace where a dinner is under way being hosted by president francois hollande -- to the elysees presidential palace. you can see queen elizabeth arriving a short time ago with her husband, holding a dinner after what has been a long day of commemorations on the north coast of france in normandy, marking 70 years that have the normandy d-day landing. you can see the queen now live at the palace, giving a speech alongside the french president. atlantic aress the also commemorating this historic day. we
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Mar 14, 2014 2:30pm PDT
seen in new york city. we've also done a study in china, and that study is looking specifically at coal-burning emissions from power plants. so we have three studies that are using similar approaches and studying pregnant women and their newborns and then following these groups of mothers and children to look at longer-term effects of early-life exposures. narrator: all of these studies are being conducted with the hope of gaining a far better understanding of the health effects of toxic exposure, but, more importantly, with the hope of helping affected communities. dr. whyatt: if you identify a problem, you can address a problem. and we've seen that in our study. it's the reason we are doing the stu. it's one of the reasons i don't get depressed. because if you can show these things, you can take action to prevent them. i'm a positive person. i've seen a lot of successes. i don't see why we can't keep making these successes. funding for this program is provided by... for information about this and other annenberg media programs... funding for this program was provided by... at vac
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Jun 2, 2014 2:30pm PDT
like china and igh fuel costs for the lower figures. ameri war ca's coal is on the path against the obama administration to cut carbon emissions. group says it endangers causes. economy and could possible power outages. the u.s. environmental plans to cut ncy 2018 emissions by 30% by and it will cost up to $8 year to make the plan a reality. >> the korean mobile maker unveiled plans to have smart phones that run on own operation system. it will go on sale in russia the quarter. samsung says it may be launched markets. it is an attempt to lessen its on google. most samsung phones run on android operating system. that is the business news. i will be back in an hour with headlines. back to you. >> it is time now for a look at making waves in outer space. web news. for today's web news where we will look at some of the stories making online headlines. coming up on today's show online england and ireland. qatar launches a dress code campaign. in mexico.n bike we can see, thousands went to the street in belfast in northern ireland saturday to rising racism of the country. a hong kong r pa
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Dec 20, 2013 2:30pm PST
. the items are believed to have smuggled from china, including soft toys and stuffed santa figures as well as plastic with higher than average chemical levels. that's all for this he dish and. -- this addition. >> that was kate moody. coming up, george a smith will bring us the latest news from africa. she will focus on the crucial presidential election in madagascar, and we will go live to our reporter on the ground. >> hello, and welcome to web news, where we take a look at what has been hitting online headlines. show, a toy today's wolf becomes a protest in hong kong. bank'sopean central online game commemorating the new bank note and an actual car made entirely out of legos. based on the little red riding hood fairytale, a stuffed wolf at ikea. there is nothing subversive about it, if the cuddly toy has become a symbol of the opposition movement after one through one of the chief executive on december 9. it was a conscious choice of projectile. critics have long nicknamed the head in hong kong the wolves. they say he is a puppet with the fed pulling the strings. plus the word for
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learned in this study was that the low-elevation coastal zone in some areas, bangladesh and china being two examples, is urbanizing at a much faster rate than we see elsewhere in those countries. those estimates are going to be fundamentally important to policy makers and to future studies that will allow us to consider future rates of urbanization, who's gonna live where. hopefully in the future, we can also ask more about the characteristics of people living in these various places. and i think this pioneering approach that we've opted offers a lot of promise for coming up with much more rirous estimates and descriptions of current population, future population, current environmental conditions, and future environmental conditions. funding for this program is provided by annenberg media. for information about this and other annenberg media programs, call... and visit us at... funding for this program was provided by...
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Dec 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
negotiating with china's dong feng. there had been reports that dong feng might take a stake in peu geot. that's not the end of the story. shares took a nosedive as they announced a 1.1 billion underlining its difficult financial position. it claims a worsening car market and unfavorable exchange rates a the company blames worsening car market and unfavorable exchange rates. have tozone will not bailout slovenia. the slovenian banking sector needs 4.8 billion euros, but both the commission and the government say the country can cover that without assistance. >> breathing a sigh of relief. will not need a bailout. there were fears that the country would follow in the footsteps of spain and seek help for its troubled banks. the country needs about 4.8 billion euros to cover the shortfall in its banking system. the results of an external audit show that slovenia can cope on its own. >> today, it is clear that slovenia can proceed with the repair of its financial sector without turning to the european partners for financial assistant. >> the lions share of slovenia -- the lion's share of slo
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Feb 17, 2014 2:30pm PST
likely be blocked by china, a un security council member and staunch ally of pyongyang. reporter is in the south korean capital, seoul. while the findings are shocking, they come as no big surprise. nothing new in this report that people who have been watching north korean human rights abuses for the past 10 or 20 years would not know already. gulags. are sent to the there are firing squads. a very messy form of execution. starvation, forced abortions. basically, the whole gamut of conducted bying the guards in the labor camps in north korea. evidence suggests these allegations are very credible. we cannot prove that. we cannot go inside these caps. there is no oversight from third parties. experts from the holocaust museum have interviewed north korean defectors and believe that what they say is very credible, given their experience of other forms of human rights abuses and genocide. >> matteo renzi has been nominated. the mayor of florence has aftered widespread reform ousting enrico letta. gave the latest a short while ago. tomorrow, officially, he will meet with a different poli
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hit in china as they face a per -- corruption probe there. a 52% jump in earnings for boeing during the second quarter. they posted a profit for the april to june period. they were lifted by increased deliver these -- deliveries of passenger jets. let's show you how the markets are faring. in europe, the main indices closed with gains. microchip maker were down. 40 trading higher by 0.16%. was also100 in london higher, but only marginally so. the frankfurt dax was higher by 2/10 of 1%. let's talk you through the american markets this hour. it is mainly positive over on , withtreet, this session the dow jones industrial average lagging a little bit behind the other two main indices, down about 0.15% this hour. if follows -- it follows strong earnings from boeing and good figures from pepsico and apple. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 are being dragged higher, mostly because of those earnings. perhaps the geopolitical tensions over ukrgg99Ññwçça7guc 06/23/14 06/23/14 >> from pacifica, this is democracy now! the time has come and everyone to dig loudly and in the name of justice agains
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Nov 11, 2013 2:30pm PST
government to run the planet. inreports are coming in southern china as the typhoon which by now is a tropical storm swept across the two countries. meeting vietnam says that at least 13 people died and 81 others were injured. and at least six others died after the storm crossed china's south coast where it also damaged hundreds of homes. negotiators from 109 countries -- tempted to reach a especially after russia asked for a review of voting procedures. they made an emotional plea. a full extent of the damage as information trickles in in a slow manner because our reliance and communication lines have been cut off. hasssment of storm haiyan left the area unprecedented and unthinkable. >> they want french reservations delayed -- the secretary of state john kerry went on to say that the iranian delegation backed out. here's what he had to say. >> there was unity. but moran couldn't take it at that particular moment. they weren't able -- but iran couldn't take it. at that particular moment, they were able to come to an agreement. between a gap still what language may be a writ that they
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-- china and germany signed a series of deals to boost trade and investment. as chancellor angela merkel is on a visit to china and she met with president jing ping as well as premier chan. and airbus agreed to sell 123 helicopters and german carry lufthansa struck a deal with air china. merkel is looking to boost german exports to china. germany is china's biggest trading partner in the european union with france and britain falling behind as you can see here. german trade exports to china amount to almost 74 billion dollars in 2013. german oil production dropped by .8% in may in comparison to april. third consecutive monthly drop and weaker than expected. that helped to put pressure on european shares and all three indexes ended in negative territory. lunethansia was bucking the trend and we saw their shares higher. this is the state of play of the united states at this hour, dow jones industrial average trading down about a third of a percent. nasdaq down almost .8% and s&p 500 down almost half a percent. this follows fresh record highs last week. as you may remember dow jones industr
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Aug 5, 2013 2:30pm PDT
case of food poisoning. these have been sold into seven different countries including china. china is a key country for frontera and new zealand. she has been taking a closer look. forssive product retail frontera after they had detected bacteria that could cause botulism. consumers in china, vietnam, and saudi arabia are learning that tainted protein concentrate had contaminated milk formula and sports drinks. they are rushing to china, a vital markets. andafety of the people is ofaround the world our first and foremost interest. >> china quickly banned projects link to front terror. vietnam and russia have followed suit. in hong kong they stress the danger was low. tothe talks and is not good grow during one year of age. they are formen instance more than one year old. it is not high. >> frontera represents about 20% of the exports. with recent turnover accessing 11 billion euros. the company will have to work hard to restore the reputation. >> luster into a story in europe. the international monetary fund is taking france to take the fall. >> the ims is to some extent changing i
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May 22, 2014 2:30pm PDT
russia and china vetoed taking any action in syria. had a frenchsia sponsor draft resolution to defer both sides of the civil war to the international criminal court. they have vetoed it on the security council. >> we are in a very sad moment in syria. blocked.ss is totally the secretary-general of the u.n. told us the regime is not engaging in negotiations. there is nothing on the political scene, but the time for reelection of president assad. side, theynitarian were calling for opening syria to the humanitarian aid. and we have numerous reports about atrocities on both sides. hoping at least for a nonpolitical text saying that we refer all the atrocities to the icc is a way of saying, you can't commit mine -- crimes the way you're doing it in 19 42 or 1994. message, we can have a unified counsel. it is disappointing and i don't understand why russia and china veto this text. the rebel setback for forces, the regime army breaking the siege of the aleppo prison. increased pressure ahead of the presidential elections, ending hopes of freeing thousands of inmates could cast doubt
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news for china as the world bank trims its forecast. 7.6% blaming weak exports in january and february to put pressure on the effort to balance the company if favorite of domestic consumption. staying in china bill dates has said china's millionaires are not giving enough to good causes. the top 100 last year donated 890 million dollars between them. that is less than the amount facebook's c.e.o. gave to charity alone. gates has told an audience in singapore the chinese rich must embrace philanthropy. in 2010 gates invited 50 of their richest people to a dinner and about a third turned down the invitation. back to you, laura. >> thank uyou very much. that was the business news. no need to go trolling the internet. we have the best bits for you in web news. we will b raoeute right back. >> welcome to today's web news where well look at some stories making the online headlines. coming up on today spanish web users campaign for a jailed rapper. new emoteity comes as animated shorts from drawing pens and elastic bands. >> spain's national court sent a spanish communist and rapper
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Jan 6, 2014 2:30pm PST
they can. >> china has called for an immediate cease-fire in south sudan. fighting between government forces and rebels have -- has killed hundreds. thechinese minister made comments in ethiopia where peace talks finally got underway. the sudan has an influence in its southern neighbor and the president visited the capital. >> they are reaching out to their war-torn neighbor. counterparts met and called for an immediate cease-fire. the countries remain bound together by their shared oil industry. south sudan has most of the regions crude but needs pipelines to exported. the president said they were continuing setting up a joint force to protect the vital oilfields. a similar call for peace came from china, the biggest investor . >> china's position regarding the current situation in south sudan is very clear. end to on the immediate hostilities and we hope law and order can be established very soon. mcclatchy chinese foreign was speaking during a visit in ethiopia where talks resumed after being repeatedly delayed. finding a quick solution to the conflict between government and rebel
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with china to the tune of 14 billion pounds or 17 point 5 billion euros. prime minister david cameron made the announcement during his conference with the chinese premier. are trying to boost a trade relationship that so far has been relatively modest compared to other trade relationships, like the one between germany and china. bp announced a long-term deal for liquid natural gas. that is the business news. back to you, tom. >> thank you very much indeed. time for a check of what is making waves online. >> hello and welcome to the web news. what is making online headlines? coming up, reaction to sunday's terrorist attack in kenya. priests issue warnings over a new facebook death. and a travel video. shops and office buildings blown apart. a police station barely standing. these are images of the violence that raged through kenya sunday night when militants attacked. the latest reports from kenya say at least 48 people have died and the terrorist attack has generated much commentary online. many have taken to social networks to share their horror and outrage. some have been po
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electric car will take off in china. the question is when it will take place. we are ready. renault and nissan both have electric cars that are ready to be made for china. >> he coming the first eurozone country to exit, a country made massive cuts after taking billions from the troika of international lenders, but despite their debts, the irish economy is growing again. in search of ireland's recovery. >> after five years of austerity, things are looking brighter in dublin. the economy is growing, and unemployment is going down. in the capital, at least, there are reasons to be cheerful. to the home not only likes of google and facebook, but also for some tech startups. foreign companies were creating many jobs last year, and the technology sector is booming, in particular. there is one company that has online survey tools for businesses and companies. create 150lans to jobs over the next two years. >> great in ireland. educated and very, very keen to build their careers, and there are people that they want to hire and have on board. >> there are also lower corporation tax rates, a
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from the eurozone, also alongside weaker than expected manufacturing data from china. thepean indices close to first of the trading session. the ftse in italy was -- well, it over performed or out .erformed the other indices in the united states this hour, we are also seeing stocks trading to the downside. if the indices closed in negative territory, right about 14 minutes time, it will actually be the first negative close we have seen since 2008. i do not think we should be reading too much into that, but i just thought you might want to know. let's talk you through a few other stories we are following for you -- a corruption scandal is rambling on in turkey putting pressure on the turkish lira. several key allies of the turkish prime minister are facing allegations, and the lira has fallen to a new low against the u.s. dollar. the fiscal uncertainty could have severe consequences. turkey's main stock market index also lost 2.1% this thursday. korean carmakers have issued a warning for 2014. they predict that their sales will grow at their slowest pace in more than a decade t
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billion. china's hine on airline has agreed to purchase $5 billion worth of aircraft. planes are for those made by a trans-atlantic joint .enture it is obviously a battle for domination of the market playing out both on the ground and in the skies. this report from our correspondent from the airshow. >> it's one of the stars of the airshow. just a year after its first flight, it is already in the final testing phases. this long-haul air carrier is on a mission to take on boeing. >> since its launch, the 350 has been pitched to compete against and triple's 787 seven fleets. so far, this positioning has been successful. we already have 740 orders and 38 customers for the day-350 before delivery has even begun. >> delivery will start before for clientthe year qatar airways, but this is not cause for concern. during a press conference, the competition was clearly defined, and they are on the defensive. faster,fly further, higher, more efficiently, and they have lower operating cost. >> planes like the 78 73liner, which arrived on the market in 2011 three years behind schedule and with ba
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look at the european markets that closed above the flat line, held by china's output, easing the fear that growth in china is slowing down and mining stocks in particular were up. there was a fall in french industrial production -- down 1.4% in june in comparison to the month of may. this highlights the challenges of turning around the french economy. we will finish with some sad news. the love boat has sailed their final voyage. 1977ove boat that ran from until 1986, the cruise ship will be stripped for its metal parts in turkey. i don't know how much this has but this isusiness, breaking yards at two and a half million euros. ofs boat has been out commission since 2009. it is time for it to move on to greener pastures. >> thank you very much. for moving tonight's business. for the media watch. high-e starting off with profile atheist richard dawkins. >> a controversial tweet that i took from the web this evening. all over the world, muslims have than nobel prizes cambridge graduates. an atheist and wears a t-shirt, religion, we can find the cure. he likes to be provocative when
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Jan 20, 2014 2:30pm PST
. they'll to have production capacity for one million vehicles in china by 2015. the french government says it will do everything to ensure persia remains a french carmaker. 7.5%, but not an increase on 2012. the gdp expansion still exceeds that of japan and europe. decreasing dependence on exports. the short term stagnation, will be worth it. >> the economy slowdown in 2013 is not just a huge plus for the long-term growth, but also signals confidence by the government that both country and party can withstand challenges of the policy shift. chinese data sent asian markets into the red this month. was also partly weighed down by disappointing figures from deutsche bank which reported a surprise pretax loss of one billion euros in the fourth quarter. a very rough monday as well seeing shares down 11%. --ding on wall street today let's move on to some of the other business news now. the european commission is expected to take legal action supportingmany for the proposal to remove coolant from new cars. cooling agent is 1000 times more potent than carbon dioxide, environmentali
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Jan 3, 2014 2:30pm PST
reasons, but it comes as sales are under pressure, especially in key market of china. other news insome brief as well. spain's government is stepping into a row over the expansion of the panama canal. a spanish minister will travel to panama this weekend. the project has gone $1.6 million over budget. an italian spanish consortium has threatened to halt construction unless panama pays the difference. the panamanian president had an angry reaction, accusing the consortium of irresponsibility. thousands of lights have been grounded as a snowstorm slammed into the northeastern part of the united states -- thousands of flights. more than 2200 flights have been canceled on friday alone. the state of emergency has been declared in both new york and new jersey, and officials urge residents to stay at home. and there are growing fears that a housing bubble is building in britain. on a yearly basis, stocks climbed 8.5%. the british government launched a scheme last year to boost mortgage lending. economist swore it is more likely to raise prices and stimulate construction. finally, virtual curre
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