Chinese Government Limits Actors’ Pay

From The Guardian.  Link to the article is at the end of this post.

China caps film star pay, citing ‘money worship’ and fake contracts

Lead actors’ pay packets restricted to 70% of total wages for the cast of a show

‘Yin-yang’ contracts said to belong to Fan Bingbing were posted online.
 ‘Yin-yang’ contracts said to belong to Fan Bingbing were posted online. Photograph: Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

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Singles Day Sales Hit Record High in 2017

From the New York Times.  Visit the source (link on the title) to see more images.

Alibaba’s Singles Day Sales Hit New Record of $25.3 Billion

On the eve of the annual Singles Day event in China, deliverymen sorted packages in Beijing.CreditFred Dufour/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

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China’s Military Base in Djibouti

From Reuters.  Link to the source is on the title.

China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

JULY 11, 2017

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility, as China’s rapidly modernizing military extends its global reach. Continue reading China’s Military Base in Djibouti

Abducted Chinese Teachers Reportedly Killed in Pakista

From CNN.  Visit the source for a video and a map.

‘Grave concern’ over Chinese teachers reportedly killed by ISIS in Pakistan

Fri June 9, 2017

(CNN)China has expressed “grave concern” over reports that ISIS has killed two Chinese teachers kidnapped in Pakistan.

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Investigation in Ivanka Trump’s Shoe Manufacturing in China Makes One Man Arrested and Two Men Missing

From the Los Angeles Times.  Visit the source for 2 images.

Man investigating Chinese company tied to Ivanka Trump is arrested, and two others are missing

By the Associated Press

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