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In China, Fraud Adds to Bank-Stock Volatility

Stock markets around the world are pounding bank stocks. There's an added concern about banks in China: how the market falls may be exposing fraud in their operations.

Early Look: China’s Foreign Trade Likely Remained Soft in January; Surplus Widened

The headwinds that China’s foreign trade has faced for months -- sluggish domestic and global demand -- likely persisted in January.

Live Blog: Turmoil in Asia Markets

Markets in Asia opened sharply lower on Friday after a volatile day in Europe and on Wall Street.

Obama Moves to Boost U.S. Ties on China’s Doorstep

U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with leaders of 10 Southeast Asian nations next week in a bid to coordinate American interests.

Year of the Monkey: Your Photos #WSJCNY

Readers share their photos of Monkey-themed Lunar New Year festivities around the world.

Beijing’s Smog Spiked 76% During 2015 Cold Spell

A plunge in temperatures at the end of 2015 caused Beijing's air pollution levels to soar by 76%.

Violent Hong Kong Protests as Shown on Social Media

Violence hit the streets of Hong Kong on Monday night and Tuesday morning as police fought with protesters and fires burned in the busy neighborhood of Mong Kok. Scenes were filmed and posted to social media.

CCTV’s New Year Gala Draws Critique: More Monkey, Less Propaganda

Every year, more than 700 million Chinese people turn on their televisions to watch the state broadcaster usher in the Lunar New Year with comedy sketches, star performances and disturbingly flexible acrobats. This year, many Chinese viewers say the program put them to sleep.

Shanghai Snuffs Out Fireworks; Trash Collector Misses ‘New-Year Feeling’

For as long as anyone can remember, fireworks detritus litters Shanghai's historic Hefei Road around the Lunar New Year. Not this year as Shanghai all but stopped fireworks, leaving trash collectors idle as not even a sparkler was spotted on Hefei Road. Show More Summary

Strife and Death in China’s P2P Sector

China’s peer-to-peer lending sector, those mostly online platforms that connect borrowers with lenders, has been plagued by mismanagement, fraud and now, in at least one case, death.

How the Taiwan Earthquake Unfolded on Social Media

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit the southern Taiwan city of Tainan just before 4 a.m. Saturday, toppling buildings and leaving several people dead and hundreds of others injured. Here is how social media reacted.

Slip Sliding Away: China’s Capital Outflow Quandary

As China’s foreign exchange hoard drops by hundred-billion-dollar chunks, a key question for economists and investors is what China’s bottom line is and what Beijing can do to defend it.

Taste of China 2016: The Top Food That Fueled WSJ’s China Bureau

As we usher in the Year of the Monkey, The Wall Street Journal's China bureau looks back at some of the food that fueled our articles over the past year.

Chinese Police Confirm Detention of Three Hong Kong Booksellers

Chinese police confirmed Thursday that three Hong Kong booksellers who have been missing since October are being detained on the mainland and are under investigation for "illegal activities."

Aerial: 30,000 Stranded at Chinese Train Station

More than 30,000 passengers were stranded at a Chinese train station this week on their way home to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Video: Investment Apps Take Off in China

Having made investing easy, major Chinese Internet companies are now competing to sell financial products.

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