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Beijing (China)

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  • China's local GDP data points to recovery, rebalancing

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's regional economies enjoyed a revival in growth in the second quarter, data from provincial governments showed, chiming with earlier figures that suggest a burst of government stimulus measures is re-invigorating activity....
  • China July official PMI seen hitting eight-month high

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's vast factory sector likely expanded at the fastest pace in eight months in July, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, adding to evidence that the economy is regaining momentum after a burst of government stimulus...
  • With 'Big Tiger' caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey

    BEIJING (Reuters) - "Big Tiger" is gone. "Master Kang" has disappeared. The various euphemisms Chinese media have used to describe a once powerful domestic security tsar are no longer necessary, after the Communist Party announced on Tuesday that it...
  • China should set less ambitious 2015 growth target, refrain from stimulus: IMF

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China should set an economic growth target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015 and refrain from stimulus measures unless the economy threatens to slow sharply from that level, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. Most of its...
  • China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China's special envoy for the Middle East said...
  • Canada foreign minister protests to China over hacking attempt

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird protested to his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday about what he said was an attempt by China-sponsored hackers to break into a key computer system in Ottawa, a government official said. Baird had "a...
  • In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral. The government had...
  • In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack government network

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China. Officials said "a...
  • Parts of Chinese city in quarantine after plague death: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has sealed off parts of its northwestern city of Yumen after a resident died of bubonic plague last week, state media reported on Tuesday. A 38-year-old victim was infected by a marmot, a wild rodent, and died on July 16....
  • Hundreds of flights disrupted in Shanghai; military exercises cited

    Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai were delayed or canceled Monday as Chinese authorities imposed strict air traffic control measures reportedly due to military exercises -- the second such near-shutdown of airspace over the metropolis in eight...
  • Insiders worry China's stimulus focus delays reform drive

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Policy insiders are concerned that China's ambitious reform agenda is being sidelined by a focus on stimulus to meet the government's growth target, delaying the planned overhaul of the world's second-largest economy. The government...