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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

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Energy China has ordered the closure of 104 coal power plants, in line with a push to meet emissions targets. However, it must tackle unregulated industry to become truly green

China announces closure of 104 coal-fired power plants in line with renewables push

China has ordered the closure of 104 coal power plants, in line with a push to meet emissions targets. However, it must tackle unregulated industry to become truly green

Business Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

Alibaba’s deal for Intime opens door to retail integration in China

Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

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Energy China already far outstrips the US in terms of its investments in renewable energy, and is now stepping up investments in a bid to dominate in the global renewables boom

China poised to dominate in renewable energy with ‘going global’ strategy

China already far outstrips the US in terms of its investments in renewable energy, and is now stepping up investments in a bid to dominate in the global renewables boom

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Business The head of Twitter’s Greater China operations has announced her departure from the social media firm

Twitter China’s top executive quits after eight months in charge

The head of Twitter’s Greater China operations has announced her departure from the social media firm

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Energy Chinese investors have backed the development of Malaysia's Kuala Linggi International Port, hoping to capitalise on increasing congestion in Singapore

China invests $3bn in Malaysian port

Chinese investors have backed the development of Malaysia’s Kuala Linggi International Port, hoping to capitalise on increasing congestion in Singapore

Technology China's introduction of a new cybersecurity law threatens to stifle innovation and harm international business

China’s cybersecurity law threatens business

China’s introduction of a new cybersecurity law threatens to stifle innovation and harm international business

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Business Chinese steel giant Baosteel looks set to take over smaller rival Wuhan, as China seeks to overhaul its struggling steel industry

Chinese merger set to create world’s second-largest steelmaker

Chinese steel giant Baosteel looks set to take over smaller rival Wuhan, as China seeks to overhaul its struggling steel industry

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Business Luxury car brand Audi seeks to dominate China’s premium car market through collaboration with top software specialists

Audi joins forces with Chinese tech giants

Luxury car brand Audi seeks to dominate China’s premium car market through collaboration with top software specialists

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Business China finalises its most expensive foreign takeover yet, after US watchdog approves multibillion-dollar deal with Swiss agribusiness Syngenta

ChemChina acquires Syngenta in $42bn deal

China finalises its most expensive foreign takeover yet, after US watchdog approves multibillion-dollar deal with Swiss agribusiness Syngenta

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Technology Samsung has entered the Chinese mobile payments market in a bid to boost its reputation in the country

Samsung Pay launches in China

Samsung has entered the Chinese mobile payments market in a bid to boost its reputation in the country

Energy China has plans to build nuclear reactors on board ships as part of its ambitious 2030 energy goals

China’s building nuclear reactors that float

China has plans to build nuclear reactors on board ships as part of its ambitious 2030 energy goals

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Mobile World Congress 2016 After its market share plunged in China, Samsung's mobile chief says his company's fortunes are about to turn around

Samsung is getting over its Chinese burn

After its market share plunged in China, Samsung’s mobile chief says his company’s fortunes are about to turn around

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