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China’s Communist Party to amend constitution “for a stronger future”

September 19, 2017

BEIJING - The Communist Party of China is to amend its Constitution at the upcoming National Congress (on October 18), Xinhua, the State newsagency, reported. It said the Political Bureau of the Party’s Central Committee on Monday deliberated a draft amendment at a meeting presided over by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Party’s Central Committee.

Lenovo settles two-year-old U.S. trade complaint, to pay US$3.5 million fine

September 11, 2017

SHANGHAI - Lenovo will pay a US$3.5 million fine to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle charges it says it doesn’t completely agree with. Caixin reports that the FTC, along with 32 U.S. States, first alleged that the world’s second-largest seller of personal computers was harming consumers after some of its laptops were discovered in February 2015 to be preloaded with software called VisualDiscovery.