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China Sentences Activist Yang Maodong to Six Years in Prison

A Chinese court sentenced a well-known free-speech activist to six years in prison on Friday, at least the fourth Communist Party critic sentenced in a week amid a sustained crackdown on dissent.

‘White Gloves,’ ‘VIP Boxes:’ How It’s Done at China’s Underground Banks

As financial regulators amp up a campaign to rein in the underground banks that help clients conduct illegal transfers, the nation's financial vocabulary has become richer for it.

What’s in a Name? China’s ‘ISIS’ Store Gets a Visit from the Authorities

Chinese authorities in recent days have rewarded citizens for tipping them off to signs of potential terrorist activity. But in one Chinese city, the sign was too good to be true.

China to Build Naval Hub in Djibouti

China plans to build its first overseas naval installation in the East African nation of Djibouti, as Beijing seeks to protect its growing economic and security interests around the globe.

Lender’s ‘Runaway’ Photos Show Perils of China’s P2P Promise

As China's economy loses momentum, some P2P platforms -- which are lightly regulated -- have run into trouble.

Chinese Journalist Gao Yu’s Sentence Cut in State Secrets Case

A Chinese appeals court reduced the prison sentence for an elderly journalist accused of leaking a Communist Party document to foreign media.

China Has A Yuan For Luxury, But Not At Home

China's shoppers are the world's biggest force in global luxury spending, but the latest industry research says they're increasingly taking the vast majority of their purchases overseas.

China’s Scientific Research at ‘Turning Point,’ Study Says

China's scientific research, much like its economy, is at a turning point and must continue to reform, a new study says.

Photos: World Robot Conference in Beijing

A look at the World Robot Conference, which comes as China's leaders are seeking to ramp up the quality of the country's robotic innovation.

Get Ready for China’s New Interest-Rate Corridor

China has long controlled its financial system through floors and ceilings on interest rates. Now get ready for its interest-rate corridor.

Alibaba Newspaper Deal Would Test Political Sensitivities

As Alibaba’s Jack Ma reportedly seeks control of the South China Morning Post, he invites comparisons to’s Jeff Bezos.

Gay Consumers’ Spending Power Draws Attention in China

Homosexuality has long been taboo in China. But the spending power of China’s LGBT-community is attracting growing attention.

Alibaba in Talks to Buy Controlling Stake in Hong Kong’s SCMP Group

Alibaba is in discussions to buy a controlling stake in publisher SCMP Group Ltd. of Hong Kong, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Apple Pay Readies China Launch, But Regulatory Hurdles Loom

Apple Inc. seeks by early February to launch its new Apple Pay electronic-payment service in China, according to people familiar with its discussions.

Video: Meet Guo Pei, China’s First Haute Couturier

In an interview with WSJ, designer Guo Pei explains how China's past has shaped her innovations.

Beijing Faces Anger at Home Over Islamic State Hostage Killing

Deaths, image of bloodied hostage speed up calls for Chinese intervention in world’s trouble spots.

China, U.S. Make Some Progress on Trade Issues, But Concerns Remain

China and the U.S. reached minor agreements over several trade irritants at talks that ended Monday, but concerns remain.

Young Chinese Indie Directors Want to Reach Home Screens

Many young Chinese indie filmmakers are trying to make movies that stand a better chance of being screened in Chinese theaters, in a departure from their older counterparts.

China, Levi Strauss and the Long-Simmering Battle Over Labor Rights

Levi’s moratorium on investment in China lasted only a few years – and critics say the U.S. jeans company’s labor rights record in China since then has been mixed.

China’s Workers Trade Factories for Beauty School, Retail as Economy Shifts

As China's economy develops, factory workers are turning to careers as masseuses and restaurant workers.

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