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A few links to start off your day:
- Yikes. Shanghai-based online video portal Tudou falls 13% below IPO pricing after its debut on the NASDAQ. Bad timing to be listing? Also read this interview with Tudou investors General Catalyst Partners.
- A German who was sacked because he married a Chinese woman was unjustifiably dismissed, a court has ruled. The company, a supplier for the German army, feared possible industrial espionage.
- Hilarious: CCTV journalist uses a condom to prevent his microphone from getting wet.
- The Chinese student who killed a taxi driver in Auckland, New Zealand before fleeing back to Shanghai has been sentenced to 15 years in jail. New Zealand authorities are happy with the verdict.
- The China subsidiary of US oil company ConocoPhillips has admitted new oil leaks in the Bohai Bay.