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China Yields to Protests, Halts Chemical Project

October 28, 2012 |

Weekend protests forced officials in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo to suspend a planned $ 8.9 billion Sinopec petrochemical plant expansion.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

China halts project amid protests

October 28, 2012 |

Days of protests against the expansion of a petrochemical plant in eastern China force authorities to shelve the project.
BBC News – Business

Encouraging China PMI halts slide in Asian shares

October 24, 2012 |

A visitor looks at market indices displayed at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) – Data suggesting a gathering economic recovery in China helped trim declines in Asian shares on Wednesday, though investors stayed risk averse due to weak corporate earnings results worldwide and enduring worries over economic slowdown. The China HSBC Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to a three-month high of 49.1 in October, also registering the most robust order books since April, signaling a strengthening recovery. The MSCI index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1 percent, slightly trimming an earlier 0.3 percent drop. …



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China’s Baoshan halts steel plant

September 27, 2012 |

Baoshan Iron and Steel, the fourth biggest steel producer in the world, suspends production at a plant in China as demand slows.
BBC News – Business

Brawl halts Foxconn production

September 24, 2012 |

Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has stopped production at a plant in northern China after a brawl involving 2,000 workers.
BBC News – Business

Nigeria halts currency reforms

September 23, 2012 |

Nigeria’s president orders the central bank to suspend plans to introduce a new series of coins and a high-denomination note, following a public outcry.
BBC News – Business

US Halts Training of Afghan Police

September 2, 2012 |

Following string of recent attacks on US troops by Afghan trainees, officials will stop training Afghan Local Police for at least a month to give Americans time to redo vetting of new recruits.

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    US halts training of Afghans after ‘insider’ attacks

    September 2, 2012 |

    The U.S. has suspended the training of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in the wake of a deadly series of ‘green on blue’ attacks by local soldiers and police on their international allies.The U.S. has suspended the training of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in the wake of a deadly series of ‘green on blue’ attacks by local soldiers and police on their international allies.



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