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Beijing (China)

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  • China's Xi begins 2nd trip to Latin America

    MEXICO CITY Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday starts his second lengthy trip to Latin America in barely more than a year, showering attention on a region partially neglected by Washington and relishing China's role as the biggest financier to...
  • China sends spy ship off Hawaii during U.S.-led drills

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday....
  • China's rich look abroad as home prices fall, others stay put

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Rattled by falling home prices, some of the wealthiest Chinese are paring their property investments and turning to private equity or overseas holiday homes, a sign of fading hopes that the once red-hot market can bounce back any...
  • Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs this year as it chops Nokia

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella kicked off one of the largest layoffs in tech history on Thursday, hoping to reshape the aging PC industry titan into a nimbler rival to Apple and Google, and jolt a culture at the...
  • China to hold public trial of foreign couple who worked for GSK

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will publicly prosecute a foreign couple linked to drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc GSK.L. on charges of illegally obtaining private information, state media said. The announcement comes after the United States and Britain raised...
  • One third of Japan firms say business hurt by China, South Korea tensions: poll

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Diplomatic tensions with China and South Korea are hurting business for a third of Japanese firms, a Reuters poll found, with executives citing a drop-off in sales and difficulties in making deals work. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,...
  • Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival

    Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park. "Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
  • China June fiscal spending jumps 26.1 percent y/y as Beijing spurs flagging economy

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's fiscal expenditure surged 26.1 percent in June from a year earlier to 1.65 trillion yuan ($265.84 billion), reflecting government efforts to speed up spending to shore up the economy. Spending growth accelerated from a rise of...
  • China home prices fall again in June, stirring policy hopes

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new home prices fell in June from May for a second straight month and analysts forecast the falls would continue - sparking a surprise rally in Chinese property stocks as investors anticipated imminent government support....
  • Growth slightly lower than 7.5 percent 'acceptable': China's Li

    SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said economic growth of slightly more or less than 7.5 percent this year would be acceptable as long it still led to new jobs and higher wages, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on...
  • China TV anchor known for patriotic views is held in corruption probe

    Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...