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With Growth Target at Risk, China Lays Ground for Fresh Spending – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

With Growth Target at Risk, China Lays Ground for Fresh Spending
Bloomberg
China's leadership is preparing fresh fiscal spending to ensure that signs of economic weakening don't put their 2015 growth target out of reach, a danger that was underscored by a deterioration in manufacturing in July. Ahead of the top leadership's

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 4:15 pm

China Mauled Q2 Earnings, But We’ve Seen Nothing Yet – Forbes


China Mauled Q2 Earnings, But We've Seen Nothing Yet
Forbes
If you're with Nike, you don't worry about China. The company reported that its revenue from that country soared 20% in the just completed quarter. If you work elsewhere, however, you probably shudder when the topic turns to the hit China delivered in Q2.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:29 pm

Citadel Says One of Its China Accounts Was Suspended – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Citadel Says One of Its China Accounts Was Suspended
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—U.S.-based hedge fund Citadel LLC said trading in one of its China accounts has been suspended, as Chinese regulators investigate a steep slide in prices in the country's stock market. China's securities regulators said Friday they were …

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:26 pm

Viagra ‘added to Chinese alcohol’ – BBC News


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Viagra 'added to Chinese alcohol'
BBC News
Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food safety officials say. More than 5,300 bottles of alcohol were seized by the investigators in the southern city of Liuzhou
China investigating liquor suppliers for Viagra in alcoholEyewitness News
China confiscates over 5000 bottles of booze with… ViagraRT

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 12:01 pm

Capital outflows reignite debate between China bulls and bears – Financial Times


Financial Times

Capital outflows reignite debate between China bulls and bears
Financial Times
For those who believe China's economic slowdown is worsening and risks from spiralling debt and wasteful investment are propelling the country toward a financial crisis, the spectre of capital flight lurks behind each new data point. They view capital

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 9:24 am

China’s Latest US Copy: Greenwich, Connecticut – NBCNews.com


China's Latest US Copy: Greenwich, Connecticut
NBCNews.com
In Hangzhou, a lush, green Chinese city outside of Shanghai, regional planners are developing an Asian-themed, slimmed-down version of Greenwich, Connecticut, that they hope will mimic its Western counterpart by becoming a hub for hedge funds and …

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 8:12 am

China central bank official sees downward pressure on economy persisting: paper – Reuters


Reuters

China central bank official sees downward pressure on economy persisting: paper
Reuters
BEIJING Downward pressure on China's economy will persist in the second half of the year as growth in infrastructure spending and exports is unlikely to pick up, a senior central bank official was quoted as saying. Chinese companies are not optimistic
Pressure on Chinese economy to persist in second half, says China's central bankSouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 6:38 am

China to Close Beijing’s Airports During Military Parade – ABC News


China to Close Beijing's Airports During Military Parade
ABC News
Chinese authorities have announced they will close Beijing's two airports during a military parade next month to mark the anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II. Flights will be banned or diverted for three hours from 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 3

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 4:19 am

China Is Tearing Down Crosses – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

China Is Tearing Down Crosses
Daily Beast
HONG KONG — Christians in China sometimes paint their crosses red to remind them of the blood shed by the faithful when Chairman Mao Zedong's shock troops tried to obliterate their faith almost 50 years ago. Now, many of China's Christians fear that

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 2:22 am

Making sense of a wild week for China’s economy – CNBC


CNBC

Making sense of a wild week for China's economy
CNBC
On Friday, China was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will make it the first country to host both Summer and Winter Games. But that wasn't the big news out of China in the past week. A huge slide in the Chinese stock market on Monday and …
China woes fail to frighten big fund managersFinancial Times
Emergency measures fail to halt China's stock market nosediveThe Guardian
What the Chinese Stock Market Crash Can Teach YouMotley Fool
The Guardian -Fortune -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:03 pm

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When is a Chinese dissident not a Chinese dissident? When he’s Ai Weiwei

Theresa May has done the right thing in reversing her department’s decision to cut short the artist’s visa – but for the wrong reasons









Posted on 1 August 2015 | 4:41 pm

Ai Weiwei will be issued with a full six-month visa, Home Office rules

Home Office apologises to the artist, famous for designing Beijing’s Olympic stadium, after he was initially refused a visa









Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:11 pm

China’s stock market crash: five numbers you need to know

Attempts to stabilise China’s volatile stock markets haven’t lasted









Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:57 am

Chinese bus passenger seizes control of driver’s wheel after missing stop

An almost fatal accident occurs when a passenger seizes control of a bus when he misses his stop









Posted on 30 July 2015 | 3:49 pm

Sandstorm engulfs Chinese festival prompting a full evacuation in China

Festival goers forced to evacuate after terrifying sandstorm hits the region of Inner Mongolia









Posted on 30 July 2015 | 2:36 pm

Giant panda ‘faked pregnancy’ to get better treatment

Hopes are dashed after Taiwanese panda pregnancy turns out to be a hoax?









Posted on 30 July 2015 | 10:06 am

Ai Weiwei says visit cut short because Britain restricted his visa

Ai Weiwei forced to curtail visit to Britain after he is reportedly denied a six-month visa because he did not declare a criminal conviction in his application









Posted on 30 July 2015 | 6:58 am

Chinese mall blamed for death of woman who fell through escalator

A Chinese shopping mall and manufacturers of one of its escalators have been blamed for the death of a woman









Posted on 29 July 2015 | 9:56 pm

Mapped: India predicted to become world’s most populous country by 2022

Nigeria’s population will surpass America’s by 2050, according to a new UN population report. Click on our interactive map to find out each countries’ annual population rate, according to the latest data









Posted on 29 July 2015 | 4:30 pm

How the UK can capitalise on the growing wealth of Chinese consumers

Almost half of Chinese tourists to the UK plan to spend even more in British shops over the next year, a new survey has found









Posted on 29 July 2015 | 4:15 am