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By Melanie Lee | Sep 29, 2014 | 19:24

Adventurous Chinese travelers who eschew tour groups can now go global but pay local, thanks to a tie up between Airbnb and Alipay.

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By Jim Erickson | Sep 29, 2014 | 18:05

Stakeholders in the proposed financial institution vow to "bring innovation to the real economy and customers’ daily lives" by launching an online bank serving consumers and small businesses.

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By Jim Erickson | Sep 26, 2014 | 14:54

Known mainly for its groundbreaking money market fund, the Chinese investment platform this week introduced automatic deposit and bill payment, strengthening its versatility for consumers.

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By Susan Wang | Sep 24, 2014 | 17:32

In manufacturing powerhouse China, competition for jobs is fierce and opportunities for the country’s estimated 85 million disabled people few. Taobao Marketplace, the country's largest shopping website, has given many an Internet-era employment option.

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By Jim Erickson | Sep 15, 2014 | 13:16

With copycatting of famous and not-so-famous brands an ever-present problem, companies with operations in China as well as those thinking of entering the market need protection. Read these five steps to registering your trademark in the PRC.

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By Alizila staff | Sep 11, 2014 | 14:23

Watch this to see what "Aliren" (Alibaba employees) had to say about an auspicious day.