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Glitzy brands and rock-bottom prices are luring car buyers to dealerships in Shanghai’s free-trade zone that sell parallel imports—cars brought into China without authorization of car makers or authorized dealers.
A 71-year-old Chinese journalist on Friday became the third elderly critic of the Communist Party to be sentenced in court in less than a year, another sign of how Beijing’s tolerance for dissent has eroded under Chinese President Xi Jinping.
In China, the wheel of history spins like the tires of an out-of-control candy-colored supercar.
In a statement released Thursday on the website of the State Council, China’s cabinet, premier Li Keqiang blame the nation’s bureaucrats for tying up Beijing’s policy directives in red tape, delay and archaic approval procedures that are putting off much-needed restructuring.
China’s largest auto show opens its doors to the media on Monday, giving auto makers a venue to show off their shiniest new vehicles to tempt consumers in the world’s largest car market. China Real Time hit the streets in Beijing to hear how residents typically get around the city and whether they are still coveting cars.
Fresh satellite imagery released Thursday shows that China has begun building a concrete runway on reclaimed land around a disputed reef in the South China Sea, according to the defense intelligence provider IHS Jane’s.
Beijing Ruyi Xinxin Film Investment, a local firm that backed a slate of recent local box office hits, is working with Hollywood’s Paramount Pictures to produce a 3-D version of the Chinese legend that aims to be released in the summer of 2017.
During her weeklong mission to China to change mindsets about American technology, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Thursday pressed the message at a Communist Party institution of higher learning.
If you’ve attended a wedding recently in Hong Kong, the chances are pretty high that shark’s fin wasn’t served.
When China approved construction of the country’s first homegrown nuclear reactor, it was also sending a message to foreign companies whose Chinese projects are plagued by delays and cost overruns.
When the Shanghai auto show opens its doors Monday, the car model known as InnerSoul won't be posing provocatively on the hood of a luxury car. She and other models will likely be out scouting for new jobs.
First the Chinese were hungry. Now that they’re satiated, they're ready to talk about – and engage in – more sex.
Moments before Xi Jinping stepped onto a stage in 2012 for a ceremony that introduced him as China’s new leader, he told the man who would be translating his words into English to tweak the meaning of one line so that it would be more understandable to a global audience.
Warren Buffett has a global fan base, and hundreds of them travel from countries such as South Africa, Germany and India to Omaha every May to listen to the billionaire investor and his partner, Charlie Munger, speak at the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. annual meeting.
Japan marginally overtook China in February as the largest foreign holder of American debt, according to one set of the U.S. government's latest data. But that’s not necessarily the case if you look at the more granular figures.
In an unusual move for the Chinese property biz, a property developer that has been under a microscope will allow new buyers of its homes to return them to the developer for a refund, without demanding a reason.
China’s first-quarter growth figure may have hit Beijing’s target on the nose, but its industrial data punched nothing but air.
The rush to join the China-led Asian Investment Infrastructure Bank turned into a flood in the end. China’s Finance Ministry said Wednesday that 57 countries have become “prospective founding members.”
China recorded its slowest growth rate since 2009. Here's a breakdown of the data in four charts.
China’s economy expanded 7.0% year-over-year in the first quarter -- its slowest pace in six years. See economists’ views on the last economic data.