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China irritated by Olympic doping claims as IOC dismisses allegations

By Andrew Barr The International Olympic Committee has dismissed claims by an American swimming coach that Ye Shiwen’s gold medal win for China was...

North Sea oil and gas sector attracts billions in foreign investment

By Bob Duncan The consolidation of the North Sea oil industry took a significant turn yesterday as Chinese firms rushed to take a place...

Lamont Forth Bridge attack backfires as it emerges contract regulations put...

By a Newsnet reporter Attacks by Scottish Labour over contracts for the new Forth Crossing have boomeranged after it emerged that the procurement...

Salmond appears on Chinese TV and welcomes growing relationship

By a Newsnet reporter  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has highlighted growing economic and cultural ties between Scotland and China. Mr Salmond was appearing in...

First Minister secures significant links with major Chinese city

First Minister Alex Salmond has secured links for Scotland with the key city of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, in southern China. Plans to twin Shenzhen with...

First Minister demands “full apology” from Labour party after trade mission...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has demanded a “complete apology at the earliest possible opportunity” from the Labour party after an MSP...

Scotland and China forge cultural agreement

By a Newsnet reporter First Minister Alex Salmond, currently visiting China as part of a Scottish government delegation, has overseen a series of agreements...

First Minister arrives in China as Edinburgh awaits arrival of Giant...

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has arrived in the People's Republic of China for a week-long mission to strengthen business, cultural and governmental links...

Giant Pandas on their way to Edinburgh

First Minister Alex Salmond has welcomed the news that the UK's first breeding pair of pandas will arrive on Sunday, December 4 at Edinburgh...

Employees killed at Foxconn factory in China

At around 7.18pm on Friday evening, an explosion caused a partial shutdown of a facility operated by electronics giant Foxconn in Chengdu, China. ...