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Dying out? China's young shun family firms

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dai Yintao, 21, is the only son of the millionaire owner of Chinese real estate, pharmaceutical and mining companies. He has no interest in taking over his father's business, opting instead to work on a building site in Guiyang in Guizhou province, arriving each day in a PorschFull story

As solar panels pile up, China takes axe to polysilicon producers

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three quarters of China's solar-grade polysilicon producers face closure as Beijing looks to overhaul a bloated and inefficient industry, resulting in fewer but better companies to compete against Germany's Wacker Chemie AG and South Korea's OCI Co Ltd. Full story

Analysts maintain upbeat views Aflac

Analysts maintained positive views on insurer Aflac Inc. following the company's second-quarter earnings report. Full story

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  Aflac posts profit beat thanks to Japan

Daniel Amos, Aflac chairman & CEO, discusses how stronger premium growth in Japan boosted earnings in the second quarter and explains why guidance for the third quarter will likely fall short of expectations.

  China still a big concern

Jim O'Neill, former Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, discusses why he thinks China is at risk for further economic slowdown and how the Fed's tapering program will likely impact global markets.

  Passengers escape as landslide slams car in China

Dramatic video shows a landslide crashing down on a car in China’s Shaanxi province. All four passengers escaped unharmed.

  Col. George ‘Bud’ Day, McCain’s cellmate in POW camp, dies at 88

Col. Bud Day, who earned 50 combat medals including a Medal of Honor, was credited as the man who saved Sen. John McCain’s life while the two were Prisoners of War. “Bud … wouldn’t let me die,” McCain said. “"To witness him sing the national anthem in response to having a rifle pointed at his face -

  From the Archives: Colonel Bud Day

Bud Day served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, receiving the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam. Day was an Air Force fighter pilot in Vietnam when he was shot down and imprisoned with John McCain in the notorious Hanoi Hilton. NBC's Brian Williams and Tom Brokaw told Day's story November 6,

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