Business Latest News: GSK Says Past R&D Shortfalls in China Now Fixed

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GlaxoSmithKline said it had faced problems with drug research in China in the past but these shortcomings had now been fixed, following internal changes and the sacking of its China R&D head in June. Britain's biggest drugmaker, which is facing charges of corrupt sales practices in China, said a 2011 internal audit into its Shanghai R&D center had highlighted a number of deficiencies. Ford Motor Company will hire 3,000 salaried workers this year, mostly in Michigan, the company said. Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said the carmaker could be registered in the Netherlands after a planned merger involving buying the remaining shares of Chrysler.

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