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  • Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai quits after democracy protest arrest

    Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the Apple Daily after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site in the center of the city. The media magnate's...
  • Sensitive topics off agenda as China's Li goes overseas

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang heads to Serbia, Thailand and Kazakhstan next week, but three of the most touchy topics he could encounter are off the agenda, including the fate of Muslims from western China who have fled to Southeast Asia. Li's trip, from...
  • China November factory output up 7.2 percent, misses forecasts, investment cools

    China's industrial output growth by a less-than-expected 7.2 percent in November from a year earlier, though retail sales expanded 11.7 percent, beating forecasts, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. Fixed-asset investment, an important...
  • China November output, investment data show further weakness, more stimulus expected

    China's economy showed further signs of fatigue in November, with factory growth slowing more than expected and investment expansion hovering near a 13-year low, putting pressure on policymakers to unveil stronger stimulus measures. A deluge of weak data...
  • China November bank lending jumps 56 percent as government orders up more stimulus

    Chinese banks made 852.7 billion yuan ($137.8 billion) of new loans in November, up 56 percent from the previous month and easily beating market expectations, as the government ramped up efforts to avert a sharper economic slowdown. Total social...
  • China publishes rules to pave way for trust insurance fund

    China published rules on Friday governing the management of an insurance fund planned for its $2.1 trillion trust industry, a move to reduce financial risk in shadow banking. The fund, the first of its kind, will mark the capstone of Beijing's long...
  • China's factory and investment growth flagging, more stimulus seen

    China's economy showed further signs of fatigue in November, with factory output growth slowing more than expected and growth in investment near a 13-year low, putting pressure on policymakers to unveil fresh stimulus measures. In a sign that banks...
  • In HK, China likely to use pressure, intimidation to ward off more protests

    As the dust settles on Hong Kong's pro-democracy 'Occupy' protests, China is likely to embark on a sweeping but covert campaign across the territory's judiciary, media and universities to ensure there is no recurrence, activists and politicians say....
  • China opens key section of massive water project

    China on Friday opened a key section of a massive and ambitious plan to transport water from wetter central and southern parts of the country up to its arid north, including the capital Beijing, state media reported. The $62 billion undertaking - dreamed...
  • Mega retailers battle to survive as e-commerce booms in China

    Mega retailers battle to survive as e-commerce booms in China
    It took China's biggest retail chain Suning all last year to generate sales of about $17 billion. Last month, e-commerce giant Alibaba saw sales worth more than half that amount pass through its Tmall website in just one day. Big retailers like Suning...
  • China's Baidu to invest in taxi-hailing app Uber

    China's Baidu to invest in taxi-hailing app Uber
    Search engine Baidu Inc will invest in taxi-hailing app maker Uber Technologies Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, becoming the latest Chinese Internet firm to take an interest in the flourishing market for transportation apps. The...