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China remained publicly noncommittal about extending new financial support to Ukraine’s embattled President Viktor Yanukovych during his visit this week to Beijing. Still, the former Soviet country won a commitment from a more unusual source: a Chinese businessman most famous for wanting to build a rival to the Panama Canal.
Numbers out of China’s National Energy Administration showed robust growth in renewable energy. That may be little relief for millions in eastern China choking on the latest wave of heavy smog.
New figures in China show the country adding clean, renewable electricity generation faster than it is expanding capacity of more polluting sources. But change can’t happen fast enough for residents in eastern China.
As the world questions how well China’s education system serves its students, those within the country are coming down with their own criticism as well.
The U.S. is urging China to fulfill its economic reform promises and create an even playing field for all businesses following Beijing’s announcement of an ambitious reform agenda, but some foreign companies remain skeptical about the pace of change.
Chinese telecom equipment supplier ZTE is no stranger to 4G technology, but it will now get a crack at the promising home market after the government's issuance of 4G licenses.
China’s economy likely began to slow down in November, economists’ forecasts suggest, as the effects of a government “mini-stimulus” and a burst of lending earlier in the year start to peter out.
While the Chinese government doesn’t officially recognize bitcoin, buyers there are nonetheless helping to fuel a boom in the four-year-old virtual currency.
You probably know voice or text messaging apps Skype, Whatsapp and WeChat. Now add one more: China’s Jego. Diana Jou shows us how it works and how it keeps call roaming costs at zero.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, stopping in China as part of a six-day tour of Asia, used the backdrop of a line of Chinese visa seekers to spin his idea of the American Dream.
Ford is readying a redesigned Mustang sports car that hopes will attract young buyers in China and Europe, aiming to give new life to a ‘60s icon that lately has attracted fewer baby boomers.
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping’s personal connection could prove important amid rising tensions in the region triggered by China’s new air-defense zone in the East China Sea.
With a bevy of Internet companies that have grown successful on clones of Western products from YouTube to Facebook, the Chinese Internet industry has long been maligned – often unfairly -- as a domain of copycats.
A new generation of Chinese entrepreneurs are finding success with increasingly innovative apps that cater to the unique demands of the Chinese market or focus on ideas and features that haven’t taken off in the U.S.
A yellow-and-black jumpsuit made famous by martial-arts star Bruce Lee is expected to fetch as much as 300,000 Hong Kong dollars (more than US$38,600) at an auction Thursday in Hong Kong.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, better known as BAFTA, is holding a series of bridge-building events this week in Hong Kong. BAFTA Chief Executive Amanda Berry spoke to the WSJ about the academy's plans.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron met Tuesday to discuss ways to raise the profile of British brands on Alibaba’s popular e-commerce sites—and to take selfies of the two together.
Relations between China and the U.S. may have been testy recently, but it appears panda diplomacy is still going strong.
The Chinese criminal process has long retained the imprint of the Maoist era. Now, two important documents issued at the highest levels of the Chinese government signal an attempt at reform by directing police, prosecutors and the courts to adhere to requirements of procedural justice when administering the criminal process.
China's homegrown private brands are gaining ground against their state-backed peers, reflecting progress, experts say, in the country's push to rebalance the economy.