Brazil targets BHP and Vale in dam suit

Samarco and shareholders face R$20bn-plus damages

Science: The clone factory

With new plans for cloned cattle is China’s taboo-busting biotech sector widening the ethical gap with the west?

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Red-letter day for Mao and Labour at Sotheby’s

Historic 1937 letter from Communist leader goes under the hammer

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Rio Tinto approves $1.9bn bauxite mine

Investment is the global miner’s largest for more than 2 years

Toshiba reveals $1.3bn Westinghouse losses

Scandal-hit group apologises for failing to release information

Indonesian banks: under stress

Overcapacity and too much debt have put customers in trouble

Anglo loses Australia coal mine battle

Decision reflects growing community concern about pollution

S Korea orders VW to recall 125,000 cars

German carmaker is fined $12.3m for cheating emission tests

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Slater & Gordon: Objection!

A publicly traded law firm on the dock

GSK picks tough China path after scandal

New rules to tackle corrupt practices leave drugmaker at a commercial disadvantage, say industry peers

Metals rally on output cut hopes

Chinese nickel producers set to decide on reductions

FAO cuts China’s 2015 corn output number

Revision comes amid bulging stockpile due to farmer subsidies

GSK confident of China renaissance

Drugmaker looks to repair reputation shattered by corruption scandal

Chinese weakness hits Rémy sales

Once-booming sales of premium cognac continue to slide

PetroChina: reform and substance

A minor asset reshuffle should not be mistaken for real change

Film star stokes India intolerance debate

Backlash against Bollywood actor after social critique goes viral

Slater & Gordon shares halve on rule change

Investors desert law firm amid plans to limit personal injury cases

Ola hires ex-Infosys CFO

Appointment underscores changing balance of power in tech scene

South China Morning Post in takeover bid

Alibaba’s Jack Ma rumoured to be likely buyer for newspaper

Container lines seek solace in scale

Merger talks between CMA CGM and NOL highlight consolidation


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