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Despite solid growth fueled by easy-money policy and massive government spending in 2016, China‘s economy still faces downward risks, economists say.
Unusually detailed testimony describing the mental and physical torture of a Chinese human rights lawyer in police custody pulls back the curtain on the Communist Party's campaign to crush dissent.
On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, one Chinese think tank had some advice for Beijing on how to engage with the next U.S. president: Don’t expect the worst.
China’s emergence as the world’s largest automotive market has brought with it congestion, pollution and a shortage of at least 50 million parking spaces.
Going by the compensation of China's top state-company executives, it helps to be big and sprawling—and it hurts to be too focused on making steel.
In China, the critics now have critics. Amid a surge in film and TV critics working exclusively online, the state-backed China Film Critics Association has named a 19-member committee to "guide the healthy development of online film and TV critics."
Canceling nearly 90% of cash in circulation cost India the mantle of world’s fastest-growing large economy in 2016, the International Monetary Fund said, though it categorized the slowdown as temporary.
Taiwan's president didn't meet with President-elect Donald Trump during her closely watched U.S. stopover this weekend. But she did visit his favorite communication outlet.
In China’s ancient capital Xi’an, police are taking charm lessons from high-end innkeepers.
For the ninth year running, China topped the world last year for the largest number of new skyscrapers 656 feet tall or taller. A record 84 high-rises were completed in the country out of 128 globally.
A Chinese professor who posted critical remarks about Mao Zedong on social media is the latest to find out that, under President Xi Jinping, taking issue with the Communist Party's past brings trouble.
China’s top sports regulator is putting an end to the days of outlandish outlays, after top Chinese teams spent hundreds of millions of dollars last year on new players and coaches.
A cluster of ghostly hand- and footprints on a mountain north of Lhasa offers proof that humans scratched out a permanent existence in the thin air of Tibet much earlier than commonly thought, according to a new study.
China’s Communist Party, one of the world’s largest political organizations, is inching closer to President Xi Jinping's goal of becoming a more selective, elite group.
China is in the midst of an unlikely debate over guns, triggered by the sentencing of a game-stall operator who offered customers the chance to pop balloons with what authorities deemed were real firearms.
Countries along Beijing’s flagship Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-century Maritime Silk Road--better known as “One Belt, One Road”--will be among the first in line to plug into China’s new satellite-navigation services.
China’s economy appears stable and is expected to stay that way throughout 2017, concludes China Beige Book’s fourth-quarter survey--unless a host of problems lurking below the surface upends that scenario.
For 15 years, Chandran Nair led a top Asian environmental consultancy that was active in China. In 2006, he founded the Global Institute for Tomorrow, a Hong Kong think tank focused on a shift of global power from the West to Asia, at a time when China’s rise is changing the geopolitical balance.
China has launched a satellite to monitor rising levels of carbon in the atmosphere, as the world’s biggest emitter looks raise its image in the global climate-change debate.
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