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    Did the Third Plenum signify the decline of Xi's anti-corruption campaign? (Wikipedia)

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    ’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place. Look below for the top stories for November 12, 2013.#

    Did the Third Plenum signify the decline of Xi's anti-corruption campaign? (Wikipedia)

    — BUSINESS & FINANCE —#

    Third Plenum communiqué gives only "brief nod" to Xi's anti-corruption campaign.#

    However, officials probably shouldn't break out the Maotai just yet. (China Real Time)

    China's rich "moving $202 billion in dirty cash through Macau."#

    A new report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China cites diplomatic cables leaked by Wikileaks that say much of Macau's boom in revenue is thanks to money laundering. (Yahoo Finance)

    — FILM —#

    Ang Lee says clout of Taiwan's Golden Horse Award growing.#

    The Academy Award-winning director says even though the most important Mandarin-language film awards show doesn't doesn't get much notice outside Asia, China's booming film market means it will see more international attention in the future. The Golden Roosters have a way to go, though. (AP)

    Columbia Pictures signs on to co-produce Gone With The Bullets,#

    "a big-budget action comedy by top Chinese director Jiang Wen." (Variety)

    — FASHION —#

    Fashion blogger Laurence Li says street style is just as important as haute couture.#

    In an interview with Jing Daily, Li, who has appeared in Vogue and American Apparel ads, discusses his take on fashion bloggers' influence on the industry as well as China's blogger scene. (Jing Daily)

    In China, luxury is about more than high-end labels.#

    Credit Suisse weighs in on Chinese consumers' growing sophistication. (Business Insider)

    Gucci wins trademark dispute against Guess in China.#

    When it's Western brand versus Western brand, it looks like legal issues get resolved. A hopeful sign for companies dealing with trademark trolls? (WWD)

    — LIFESTYLE —#

    More Chinese wines to make their way to UK supermarkets.#

    In addition to Waitrose and Berry Bros & Rudd, Changyu is in negotiations with two additional UK retailers to stock bottles shipped from Ningxia's vineyards. (Jing Daily)

    Growing number of hotels step up services for Chinese visitors.#

    The New York Times highlights programs by Four Seasons and Hilton. (NYT)

    Macau's jewelry sales healthy.#

    Richemont said growth in Macau and Hong Kong helped offset slumping mainland sales. (Macau Business Daily)

    GM posts big October gain in China on luxury brands.#

    Cadillac is still going strong—did it get a boost from Brad Pitt? (Wall St. Cheat Sheet)

    Fancy rooms are no longer enough for hotels in China to woo the super-rich.#

    "At the Peninsula Hong Kong, for example, helicopters lift off from rooftop pads to carry guests to a private picnic lunch on a UNESCO-listed beach." (The Globe and Mail)

    — TECH —#

    QR codes (literally) brought to life in a Singapore shopping mall.#

    Retailers for clever WeChat campaigns take note. (Campaign Asia)

    Marriott hires Performics for SEO and search engine marketing in Asia.#

    The company beat out several others following a pitch. (Campaign Asia)

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