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  • China to lower import taxes for some goods from January

    China will adjust its import and export taxes from Jan. 1 as part of a larger effort to re-order trade to foster economic growth, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday. To refine the mix of Chinese imports, China will levy provisional taxes at a rate even...
  • China jails businesswoman in railway graft case for 20 years

    A court in China sentenced a well-known businesswoman to 20 years in jail for corruption on Tuesday, saying the woman with ties to a disgraced former railways minister was guilty of bribery and illegally running a business. Ding Yuxin, also known as Ding...
  • China industrial activity shrinks in December, calls grow for more stimulus

    Activity in China's factory sector contracted in December for the first time in seven months, the latest in a string of weak economic indicators that will intensify calls for more stimulus measures to head off a hard landing. The flash HSBC/Markit...
  • Standard Chartered in deal to sell Hong Kong, Shenzhen consumer finance units

    Standard Chartered is selling its Hong Kong and Shenzhen consumer finance businesses to a consortium that includes a Chinese state firm, in the biggest asset disposal by the emerging markets-focused lender as part of a restructuring. In what is...
  • China official satisfied with Taiwan ties but warns on "bottom line"

    A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday he was satisfied with his first tour of Taiwan since local elections last month returned some power to pro-independence politicians but reiterated steadfast opposition to the island's independence. Mainland China...
  • Honda to recall more than 500,000 cars in China due to Takata air bags

    Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that Honda Motor Co. and its two joint ventures in China would recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags which the carmaker said were made by Japan's Takata Corp.. Close to 20 million vehicles have been...
  • Hong Kong police clear a few final protesters from streets

    Hong Kong police clear a few final protesters from streets
    Four days after police cleared the streets around Hong Kong government headquarters of nearly all pro-democracy protesters, authorities on Monday moved against two small bands of holdouts. In the morning, hundreds of police officers descended upon a...
  • John Woo's 'The Crossing' sinks at China box office

    John Woo’s highly anticipated romantic nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” could not right its ship in its second week in Chinese theaters, sinking to third place in the box-office rankings in the seven days ending Sunday. Woo’s...
  • Mobile game 'Cookie Jam' latest hit being exported to China

    Mobile game 'Cookie Jam' latest hit being exported to China
    Mobile video game maker SGN has teamed with one of China’s top technology companies to bring Facebook’s game of the year to the Asian nation fascinated with all things American, the companies announced Tuesday. Finding good fortune in...
  • China clears convicted teen 18 years after his execution

    BEIJING The exoneration of a man wrongfully executed 18 years ago has again thrown a spotlight on China's widespread use of torture to extract confessions from criminal suspects. In an unusually candid editorial Tuesday, a state government newspaper...
  • China to pump more money into loss-making small airports

    The Chinese government will pump more money into its dozens of loss-making regional airports next year, to the tune of 1.2 billion yuan ($190 million), state media said on Wednesday, as it seeks to boost economic development in poorer provinces. The...