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Chinese sex doll rental service suspended amid controversy

Touch had begun offering five different sex doll types for daily or longer-term rent on Thursday in Beijing but quickly drew complaints and criticism.

The company said in a statement on Weibo it "sincerely apologised for the negative impact" of the concept.

But the firm stressed sex was "not vulgar" and said it would keep working towards more people enjoying it.

Touch told the BBC the rental service had operated for two days and had garnered a lot of interest and requests.

Trump blocks sale of US tech firm to Chinese company

Since November, Chinese-backed Canyon Bridge Capital Partners has been seeking approval for a $1.3bn (£984m) deal to buy Lattice Semiconductor.

Canyon Bridge said it was "disappointed" by the decision.

The order comes as the US has been toughening its stance on China's intellectual property practices.

In its announcement, the Trump administration said it was concerned about the "potential transfer" of intellectual property from Lattice. It also cited the use of Lattice products by the US government.

Chinese company arrives in French Polynesia for launch of fish farm

Its head Wang Chen, who again met top leaders in Tahiti, had been expected to announce the date of when construction would start on the fish farm which was originally projected to have 3,000 fish cages.

The investors have secured the permits and are forecast to need two years to set up the facilities.

Two years ago, the company expected to be able to employ about 10,000 people, but the project had since been scaled back.

Chinese company denies approach to buy Man United stake

It has been reported by the Sunday Times that a mysterious Chinese buyer has expressed an interest in purchasing a holding in the English club, who are owned by the Glazer family.

According to the report, some of United's independent shareholders have been contacted.

However, Ping An Insurance Group distanced itself from the rumours on Monday.

"The information is false. Ping An have not been involved in any discussion on purchasing a holding in Manchester United," Ping An spokesman Sheng Ruisheng said via the 21st Century Business Herald.