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Beijing (China)

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  • China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln...
  • Amazon enters Shanghai free trade zone to boost offering in China

    Amazon enters Shanghai free trade zone to boost offering in China
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, the company said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country. The U.S. online retailer'...
  • China fines Japanese auto parts makers record $201 million for price-fixing

    BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - China has fined Japanese auto parts makers a record 1.235 billion yuan ($201 million) for manipulating prices as the government steps up its enforcement of an anti-trust law that has targeted major corporations and revived...
  • China rejects Manila protest on ships, complains of detentions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China rejected Philippine complaints on Wednesday about Chinese survey vessels operating in a gas-rich area of Manila's exclusive economic zone, and has lodged a separate complaint about the detention of Chinese workers, as tensions...
  • China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment....
  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • China chides US over Ferguson violence, American racism

    BEIJING China, a country with its own ethnic tensions and record of excessive police action, remained quiet during the first week of clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo. That has changed in the last two days. On Monday and...
  • Chinese women use theater to push back against pressure to marry young

    BEIJING For young women in China who have ambitions beyond raising a family, life is a constant barrage of societal pressures to marry early preferably by 25, by no means beyond 27. For these women, few things in life are more stressful than returning...
  • Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years

    Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years
    Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message of good will to China on Thursday before touching down in Seoul, but the first papal trip to Asia in 15 years got off to a shaky start with the news some Chinese had been barred from joining a youth celebration....
  • After China smartphone success, Lenovo plans leap forward overseas

    After China smartphone success, Lenovo plans leap forward overseas
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Lenovo Group said first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, beating estimates, as a surge in smartphone sales showed how quickly the world's biggest personal computer maker is transforming itself into a major player in mobile...
  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...