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Shares of Chinese gaming firm plunge 62 billion yuan 

Shares of Chinese gaming firm plunge 62 billion yuan

(ATF) Chinese gaming firm 37 Interactive Entertainment has long been seen as the top rival to Tencent in the internet gaming sector, and is still a leader of A-share listed firms. But its share price has dropped dramatically over the past nine months – losing 62 billion yuan (nearly $9.5 …

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China turns to innovation during rare earth boom

China turns to innovation during rare earth boom

(ATF) On Monday (March 1), a Ministry of Industry and Information Technology official publicly explained the phenomenon of China’s "rare earths being sold at the price of cabbages." He also noted bluntly that Japan is worth studying to learn how to develop high-end rare earths, as their neighbour dominates the …

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Congress backs moves to bolster rare earth supply chain in US

Congress backs moves to bolster rare earth supply chain in US

The $2.3 trillion government funding bill passed by the US Congress this week includes robust new critical minerals and materials policy that highlights the dire need for the US to break free of China’s hold on the tech metals supply chain. The bill, which passed the House and Senate on …

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New financial regulations in China from November 1

New financial regulations in China from November 1

(ATF) China has issued a series of new regulations, most of which start in November – in two days time. The most significant is that payment institutions must not collect consumer financial information that is not related to business in hand.The Implementation Measures for the Protection of the Rights and …

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