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  • Swimming-Chinese doping officials say no cover-up of Sun ban

    (Reuters) - Chinese doping officials say they were not trying to cover up Sun Yang's positive test and that they held back news of his three-month suspension because they did not want to make any mistakes with "the most famous athlete in China". Sun,...
  • China seizes 31 trafficking suspects holding Myanmar women

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia arrested 31 people on suspicion of trafficking women because they had held 14 people, 11 of them from Myanmar, state media said on Monday. Five of the non-Chinese victims...
  • Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

    By Alister Doyle OSLO, (Reuters) - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures....
  • China corruption watchdog launches inspections, eyes Sinopec

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's corruption watchdog has launched a series of inspections into state-owned enterprises and government bodies including China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec Group), Asia's largest oil refiner, state media said on Monday. The...
  • Thankful for Obama's climate efforts

    Thankful for Obama's climate efforts
    The carbon emissions with which we humans pollute our atmosphere threaten to cause monumental environmental problems ("Climate breakthrough," Nov. 12). We here in the U.S. are among the worst offenders. Yet many in Congress are content to ignore this...
  • Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer

    Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer
    Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang quietly served a three-month doping ban last summer, Chinese officials announced on Monday. The country's antidoping agency said the ban was not disclosed earlier as a matter of policy. "This is huge bad...
  • The Sun's editorials are slanted

    The Sun's editorials are slanted
    The Sun editorialized in favor of President Barack Obama's historic agreement with China to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 ("Climate breakthrough," Nov. 12). Do you realize this means that China has no obligation to do anything for 16 years while...
  • China's benchmark money rate falls 48 bps after surprise easing

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's benchmark money rate fell 48 basis points to 3.18 percent on Monday, after the central bank unexpectedly cut benchmark lending rates by 40 basis points on Friday. The seven-day bond repurchase agreement, considered the most...
  • No easy 'plan B' for Iran if nuclear talks with major powers collapse

    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian officials say they can turn to Beijing and Moscow if talks in Vienna fail to end Western sanctions, but with oil prices falling, China's economy slowing and Russia in its own sanctions-...
  • South Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies

    By Ritsuko Ando and Joyce Lee TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades, a setback for companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp that envisioned a new gaming hub rivaling Las Vegas in...
  • North Korea, Russia exploring mutual need for a friend

    Hermetic North Korea dispatched a senior political figure to Russia for a weeklong visit aimed at shoring up economic and political ties between two countries snubbed by much of the rest of the world. Choe Ryong Hae, a top official of the ruling North...