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Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Reserve RMB, Inflation & Fines, To Drought, Dialogue & Government Transition)

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

RMB Reserve:
RMB, 2016? RT @beyondbrics: China’s renminbi: the next reserve currency http://on.ft.com/m4VlGl [2](see also: RMB RT @NiuB: HSBC Says Yuan to be Among Top Three Int’l Currencies Caixin http://bit.ly/iH7Bw1 [3]; RT @ftchina: China trade surplus surges to $11.4bn http://on.ft.com/jjc0Se [4])

RT @ChinaRealTime: Economists react to new China inflation numbers http://on.wsj.com/m92AC4 [5]; (see also: RT @ftasiapacific: China inflation slips slightly to 5.3% http://on.ft.com/lPDalC [6]; RT @beyondbrics: [snap] China hikes RRR… again http://on.ft.com/lXv1mE [7])

Fines & Prices:
RT @NiuB: China Fines Unilever For Mentioning Price Increase. What That Means For YOU. China Law Blog http://bit.ly/m2U17m [8] (See also: Prices again RT @ChinaDailyUSA: Proctor & Gamble may raise prices in #China as ‘last option’ due to inflation http://bit.ly/kKC4Du [9]; @TheEIU_China China’s government won’t let prices rise, so CocaColaPepsi #Mengniu etc cut drink sizes instead to save costs http://bit.ly/kxxcgF [10])

RT @CDT: Drought…The Yangtze River, which carries 80% of China’s river shipping, has been closed … http://bit.ly/lD4GqX [11]

US-China Dialogue:
RT @ChinaDailyUSA: #China, US agree to expand economic cooperation http://bit.ly/m6ZDIF [12](see also: RT @shaunrein: by @joCNN on what Strategic & Econ Dialogue will discuss http://bit.ly/iiwery [13])

Government transition:
@goldkorn Jeremy Goldkorn 金玉米 Good explanation of workings of Chinese govt. “Primer on China’s Leadership Transition” by Patrick Chovanec http://is.gd/WA6yyq [14]

ODI on the up:
RT @chinahearsay: ODI set to overtake FDI ‘within three years’ http://goo.gl/U4sC4 [15](see also: ODI – resources, tech, markets: Three motives behind China’s cross-border M&As http://bit.ly/ifFPkJ [16]China Daily)

Huawei charm offensive:
RT @chinahearsay: Huawei Plans First U.S. Ad Campaign, 500 New Hires http://goo.gl/ePDeL [17](see also: Huawei: Everything Everywhere RT @21cbhchinanews: Huawei Pushes Deeper into UK Telecoms Market http://dlvr.it/RHDHP [18])

Alibaba, fraud & governance:
RT @AlibabaTalk_UK: We unveiled a new anti-fraud plan. You can find out more on our Alizila blog: http://bit.ly/ijXmfi [19] (see also: niubi Bill Alibaba Transferred Alipay Ownership Without Approval – Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/lK9mQQ [20]welcome 2 china $yhoo. jerry yang paying attention?)

Facebook’s China challenges:
RT @wolfgroupasia: Seven Reasons Facebook Should Stay Home http://wp.me/pgrML-K8 [21](see also: @niubi Bweek-”Zuckerberg believes Facebook can be agent of change in China as it has been in countries such as Egypt & Tunisia“ bye bye China $bidu)

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

Enovate on Weibo: @enovate This week’s Weibo Roundup is out! Watch Blackie’s and Fan Fan’s wedding, read up on the Midi festival and more… http://ow.ly/4QRei [22]

Sinica Podcast: Ren Ren etc RT @popupchinese: Sinica – Crazed Madmen, Foreign and Domestic: http://bit.ly/m73BaS [23]

And finally…one for fun: Cat & Mouse Horror RT @ChinaRealTime: Hello Kitty to square off with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai theme park smack-down http://on.wsj.com/jbaA38 [24]

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