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Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From FDI, M&A & Gold, To Damn Dams, Food Scandals & Rich Clubs)

Read on our pick of the last week’s China business news from our ChinaBlogTweets [1] Twitter stream:

FDI
RT @shanghaidaily: FDI in China grew 26.03% year-on-year to reach US$38.8 bln during first 4 months of this year. http://xpo.sh/1qw [2] (see also: TheEIU_China The EIU China China’s hot money flows are driven by Chinese avoiding tax, disguising export income as foreign investment. http://bit.ly/kcStxz [3])

Auto & M&A
RT @BullishChina: Spyker turns to China’s Pangda for Saab rescue – msnbc.com http://sns.mx/OAcmy0 [4](Also see: Wheeling & dealing RT @beyondbrics: Pang Da: Saab’s white knight http://on.ft.com/kCdGsJ; ODI RT @NiuB: China Outbound FDI Rose 17.5Pct in First Four Months http://bit.ly/mxQc8Z [5])

M&A
RT @chinahearsay: Herbert Smith: China’s New M&A Security Review: Implications for Technology Companies http://goo.gl/opjwP [6] (see also: Yum update RT @ChinaDailyUSA: Yum’s bid for Chinese restaurant chain subject to anti-monopoly review http://bit.ly/k8sFz8 [7] #China)

Gold!
@WSJChina WSJ China News China Tops India As Largest Physical Gold Investor http://on.wsj.com/l7dRmk [8] (see also: ODI, government & gold RT @beyondbrics: China goes for the gold http://on.ft.com/mKNJIy [9])

Damn Dams
RT @CDTGreen: China Admits Three Gorges Dam Problems http://twurl.nl/5ngslp [10]niubi Bill Drought leaves nearly 1,400 reservoirs “dead” in central China province – People’s Daily Online http://bit.ly/kRUqsP (see also: RT @WSJChina: China Rations Power Use Amid Drought http://on.wsj.com/kz3MTB [11])

Food scandals
@goldkorn Comforting RT @austinramzy “Parasitic worms … in imported eels that can cause epilepsy, paralysis … no cause for panic” http://bit.ly/mhx4AB [12](see also: You have been warned… RT @beyondbrics: China’s exploding watermelon scandal http://on.ft.com/mB21TW [13]; @TheEIU_China China’s Continued failure to improve China’s food safety shows ineffectiveness of regulatory bodies & need for new approaches. http://bit.ly/kVns7C [14])

Due diligence
RT @shaunrein Shaun Rein CNBC…”Caution Needed When Investing in Chinese Firms” http://bit.ly/mGykXI [15]

Alibaba-Yahoo update
RT @fonstuinstra: Alipay Fallout: Foreign Investors and China Risk Assessment | China Hearsay http://ht.ly/4VguA [16]( See also: RT @chinahearsay: Nationalism And Protectionism In The Alibaba-Yahoo Dispute http://is.gd/62alQT [17])

Apple, Foxconn, Chengdu
RT @WSJChina: Explosion Kills 2 at Foxconn Plant http://on.wsj.com/m9kZHF [18]

Rich (Forbidden) Club
Paid private access is Nothing new RT @NiuB: China’s Forbidden City hit by ‘rich club’ scandal http://bit.ly/kqRQfm [19] (see also: Forbidden club RT @globaltimesnews: CHINA: ‘Pure nonsense’ comes true…the Forbidden City denied its own denial http://bit.ly/m5V0x0 [20])

More of others’ updates from China can be found here:

Enovate on Weibo: @enovate Weekly Weibo Roundup is out! Stay on top of what Chinese youth are talking about online http://ow.ly/4Wdde [21]

Sinica podcast: @gadyepstein Gady Epstein Sinica podcast: Kissinger on China, Yahoo/Alibaba spat, Internet probs & the thrilling S&ED http://bit.ly/m7nYfU [22] @KaiserKuo @goldkorn & me

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