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Qatar acquires Mexican acreage after OPEC split

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17-Dec-18 Qatar Petroleum is buying stakes in three offshore oil blocks in Mexico from Eni SpA, as Qatar expands after leaving OPEC. Global oil majors are attracted to the Mexican side of the Gulf as new blocks are opened for development. [image: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg]

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Police bust USD145 mn medical tourism scam in China

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06-Dec-18 Police in China have arrested 132 people over a medical tourism scam targeting wealthy Chinese that netted nearly USD145 mn. Research firm Global Growth Markets estimates 500,000 Chinese travel abroad for medical tourism every year, spending at least USD10 bn. [image: Chinanews.cn]

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First 737 Max soon to emerge from Boeing’s China plant

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07-Nov-18 American passenger jets will soon be taking off from Boeing’s only manufacturing facility outside of Seattle, which will be up and running in Zhoushan, Zhejiang in China by the end of the 2018. The first will be a 737 Max. [image: Handout / Asia Times]

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International healthcare - travelling for tech

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29-Oct-18 Innovative technologies are in great demand among international patients. In price-agnostic markets such as China, the Middle East and Russia, accessing technology is typically the number two reason for travelling overseas for treatment, after access to the latest drugs. [image: ITIJ / Getty Images]

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