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Google Earth images running on a Nexus 7 phone. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Chinese Man Claims Google Maps Helped Him Find Home 20 Years After Abduction

According to The Next Web, Luo Gang claims he was abducted on his way to kindergarten at age 5 and taken to a new home hundreds of miles away. There he grew up in a fairly normal family and went on to graduate school, always remembering his original home.

05/28/2013

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China Increases Tight Controls Over Internet Usage

China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.

12/27/2012

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Sells 2 Million iPhone 5s In 1st 3 Days In China

Apple is reporting sales of more than two million iPhone 5s in China during its first three days on the market.

12/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats Denied

Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.

08/22/2012

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SFPD’s Cantonese Video Warns Elderly Asians Of Jewelry Scam

The San Francisco Police Department has produced a video in Cantonese that warns elderly members of the Chinese American community about a scam that has netted thieves more than a million dollars in cash and jewelry over the past few months.

07/12/2012

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple To Sell iPads In China

Apple will start selling the iPad in China on July 20 after settling a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer’s name.

07/10/2012

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Arrests Made In Scam Targeting Elderly SF Asian Women

Several women from Hong Kong were arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with a scam to rob elderly Asian women of jewelry and cash.

05/17/2012

The Sam Wo restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown (CBS)

Shuttered SF Restaurant Gets List Of Needed Health Upgrades

The owner of San Francisco Chinatown’s Sam Wo restaurant, has been given a “to-do” list, iin order to re-open the storied eatery, which closed Friday for code violations. Long-time customers of the restaurant turned out in force at a public health department hearing Tuesday morning to offer support.

04/24/2012

A Chinese woman walking past a Foxconn factory sign in an industrial district of Foshan City, in southern China's Guangdong province, June 17, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Workers In China To Have OT Hours Reduced, Pay Increased

Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime hours curbed and their pay increased after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories.

03/29/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

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