U.S. shoots down MoneyGram’s sale to China’s Ant Financial

(Reuters) - A U.S. government panel rejected Ant Financial’s acquisition of MoneyGram International Inc (MGI.O) over national security concerns, the companies said on Tuesday, the latest Chinese deal torpedoed under the administration of U.S. President ... ( read original story ...)

Good news for elephants — China bans ivory sales

A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, took effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals. China has made a big push to eradicate ... ( read original story ...)

China says ‘no’ to contaminated recycling from Canada

China is saying no thanks to much of the recycled paper and plastic we've been shipping there for decades. China says most of the recycling material is too contaminated. The province's environmental commissioner, Diane Saxe explains why. ( read original story ...)

Pokemon Go game set to launch in China

Augmented reality (AR) technology inserts the monsters when people view the ... Facebook and Snap all of whom have released AR toolkits for developers. Additionally, in China online retail giant Alibaba has announced plans to use AR to help commercial ... ( read original story ...)

LeEco chairman Jia Yueting defies demand to return to China

The billionaire co-founder of struggling Chinese technology giant LeEco has defied a demand from regulators to return to the country. Jia Yueting had been given until the end of 2017 to come back to China from the US and deal with mounting debts. ( read original story ...)