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  • Chazz Palminteri signs autographs at the reopening of "A Bronx Tale" on Broadway after the Stagehands' strike ends at Walter Kerr Theatre on November 29, 2007 in New York City.

    Chazz Palminteri has made millions during a career that has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and now the restaurant business. Here's how he did it.

  • BEIJING, April 28- China Eastern Airlines on Thursday placed an order for 35 wide-body jets from Boeing Co and Airbus Group, as the Shanghai- based carrier continues to build its long-haul fleet amid the country's outbound travel boom. Chinese airlines are adding flights to New York, Paris and Sydney from inland cities, while opening new routes to smaller cities...

  • A nurse taking the blood pressure of an overweight boy during his acupuncture and exercise treatment

    Is the Western diet causing obesity in Chinese children? It's quite possible, according to a 29-year study released on Tuesday.

  • A customer checks a BYD e6 electric car at a dealership in Beijing, China.

    China is trying to steer consumers to buy electric vehicles, a move that can benefit manufacturers like BYD.

  • *Tanker could end up in Latin America- traders. LONDON, April 28- Trading house Trafigura is shipping a rare cargo of gasoline from China to the United States, as the recent weakening of the Asian market after months of stock builds opens up new routes. The tanker Dalmacija is currently sailing across the Pacific Ocean after loading a part cargo at the port of...

  • China's HNA to acquire Radisson hotel chain owner

    A unit of China's HNA Group agrees to buy Carlson Hotels for an undisclosed amount.

  • Executive Edge: China's electric cars

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on China's efforts to reduce pollution and push demand for electric vehicles.

  • *China Apr rebar turnover overtakes crude: http://tmsnrt.rs/26wzjW1. *China Apr rebar turnover valued at $487 billion. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, April 28- Crude oil futures, long the king of commodity trading, have lost their dominant position as the world's most traded and valuable derivative in the resources sector to an unlikely challenger: Chinese rebar.

  • Could oil see future signs of stability?

    With U.S. and global GDP falling, is the recent spike in commodity prices just another ‘false dawn’? Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas, weighs in, with added comments on China.

  • Airbus risk skewed to the downside: Haitong

    Edward Stacey, equity research analyst at Haitong Securities, looks at Airbus’ latest set of earnings results, and the challenges it faces ahead.

  • *Dalian bourse hiked fees on coking coal, coke 4 times in a week. *Dalian iron ore, Shanghai rebar up slightly. The Dalian exchange said the series of steps it took this week were meant to reduce speculation and market risks.

  • SHANGHAI, April 28- China stocks dropped on Thursday, led by resource shares, as commodity prices fell in response to fresh regulatory trading curbs, hitting already fragile investor confidence. Reflecting weak market confidence, Shanghai's trading turnover stayed near four-month lows, while outstanding margin loans- money investors borrow to buy stocks-...

  • There are two main factors at work that are improving the outlook for the region's major industrial and transport fuel, namely the expectation of stimulus spending in China and refinery maintenance in the region, as well as the Middle East. The profit margin per barrel of gasoil in Singapore over Dubai crude was $10.11 on Wednesday, up about 63 percent from the...

  • BEIJING— For the second time in a week, a Chinese city has announced it would halt plans for a garbage incinerator project following angry protests by residents that underscore growing concern over threats to public health. The government of Nanxian in the southern province of Hunan said Thursday in a public notice that it would cease all work related to the...

  • China's impact on metal producers

    Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, says governments need to level the playing field between European and Chinese metal and steel producers.

  • *Dalian bourse hiked fees on coking coal, coke 4 times in a week. *Dalian iron ore, Shanghai rebar up slightly. The Dalian exchange said the series of steps it took this week were meant to reduce speculation and market risks.

  • *Hong Kong shares retreat after BOJ holds off on stimulus. SHANGHAI, April 28- China stocks dropped on Thursday morning, led by resource shares, as commodity prices fell in response to fresh regulatory trading curbs, hitting already fragile investor confidence. Hong Kong shares rose, tracking most Asian markets, as the U.S.

  • Chinese issuers have started returning to the offshore renminbi bond market after a lapse of five months, the South China Morning Post reports.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping

    China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group of Asian ministers on Thursday.

  • Poor weather in North Korea contributed to poor farm yields and a severe famine in the 1990s that reportedly killed hundreds of thousands.

    North Korea’s already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year as dry weather hits crop yields, the U.N. has warned.