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  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • China M&A rulings create hot competition for antitrust lawyers

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's increasing regulatory influence over international mergers and acquisitions has helped to create the hottest new commodity in its legal industry: anti-trust lawyers. Six years ago, China did not even have a legal system for...
  • 'Transformers' Earning More in China Than U.S.

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is a bigger hit in China than it is in the United States, according to numbers released Tuesday by China Movie Media Group, a partner in the production. So far the film has made $134.5 million in the People's Republic in...
  • Film Review: 'The Sacred Arrow'

    Centered on the rivalry between two ace archers from neighboring villages, "The Sacred Arrow" is a reductionist fable about how to be a good sport. Abandoning his usual wry observations on contemporary cultural transitions in his native Tibet, helmer-...
  • China services sector booms in June, suggest economy steadying

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's services sector expanded at its fastest pace in 15 months in June, a private survey showed on Thursday, reinforcing signs that the broader economy is stabilizing. The services purchasing managers' index (PMI)...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • La policía dispersa a manifestantes en el distrito financiero de Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cientos de policías dispersaron el miércoles por la fuerza a manifestantes que pateaban y gritaban desde el distrito financiero de Hong Kong, donde permanecían tras una demostración masiva en demanda de más democracia de los...
  • 'War and Gold' explains the chaotic history of money

    "War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt" by Kwasi Kwarteng; Public Affairs/Perseus Books (442 pages, $28.99) One of my souvenirs is a note from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. I paid a vendor in Victoria Falls $3 for it, and that...
  • How far will China's president take his anti-corruption crusade?

    BEIJING When Xi Jinping assumed China's top leadership post last year, skeptics doubted he'd follow through on vows to crack down on "tigers" and "flies" corrupt high-level officials and lowly bureaucrats. After all, the Chinese people have heard official...
  • Asian stocks to lead global equities higher in coming year: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Asia will spearhead gains in global equities in the coming year as ample central bank liquidity boosts shares, according to a worldwide Reuters poll that pointed to more modest gains for developed markets. The vast majority of the more than...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...