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  • China to cut 40 billion yuan a year in fees to spur business growth

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will cut roughly 40 billion yuan ($6.5 billion) a year in taxes and fees as part of an effort to stimulate the slowing economy, the State Council said. Starting January 2015, the government will scrap 42 administrative fees...
  • Teaching how China works in 5 neat rules

    As Tim Clissold's new book "Chinese Rules" was being prepared for publication, Chinese prosecutors fined British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492-million and gave one of its senior executives a suspended jail term. In a separate case, a Shanghai court...
  • Fire at Chinese carrot factory kills 18: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire at a carrot packaging factory in eastern China has killed at least 18 people, state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety. The fire at the plant in Shandong...
  • Factbox: The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE SCHEME? The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme gives China a controlled mechanism to open up its equity capital markets, allowing foreigners to access China's mainland ‘A' shares through the Hong...
  • China's economy experiencing 'period of pain': vice minister

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - China's economy is going through a "period of pain" as authorities try to shift it toward slower, more sustainable growth, with the rapid expansion of its shadow banking sector a major problem, the vice finance minister said...
  • Hong Kong student leaders seek meeting with Chinese leaders

    Hong Kong student leaders seek meeting with Chinese leaders
    In a risky move, three student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests plan to travel to Beijing on Saturday to seek direct talks with top Chinese officials. Hong Kong Federation of Students chief Alex Chow said he and members Nathan Law and Eason...
  • China gives tax breaks on Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China will temporarily exempt taxes on profits made from a landmark scheme linking the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, the finance ministry said on Friday, removing a potential stumbling block for global investors...
  • As Ebola fight grows, some countries are noticeably absent

    WASHINGTON Despite the United States' diplomatic arm-twisting, international health experts are warning that the international response to the deadly Ebola outbreak remains dangerously inadequate to meet the needs on the ground. The experts point to a...
  • China-U.S. status: It's complicated

    Americans like to keep the world simple, dividing important countries into two groups: valued allies and hateful enemies. That approach suffices when we're talking about South Korea and North Korea. But it doesn't work well when it comes to China....
  • Why China might be ready to clear the air

    It's easy to throw cold water on the U.S. climate change agreement with China and, for spite, chill your glass in an energy-guzzling refrigerator: These are nonbinding goals for the far-off future, tossed out at a summit to make two leaders look good....
  • Obama Wins Deals With Confident Chinese

    Obama Wins Deals With Confident Chinese
    The photograph on Tuesday from Beijing was as carefully arranged as a display of Ming china: Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping discussing the world's business as they walked, side by side, across a bridge with ornate, brilliantly illuminated...