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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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SCG trims investment outlays as trade war dampens mood

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25-Oct-18 Siam Cement Group has reduced its investment budget amid the trade war between China and the US, CEO Roongrote Rangsiyopash said. He also acknowledged the potential for increased exports of chemicals, building materials and packaging to both countries. [image: The Nation]

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