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IMF Details Hurdles to Yuan Reserve-Currency Bid

China will likely have to move ahead with market liberalization before the IMF labels the country’s yuan a reserve currency, fund officials said Tuesday.

Meet Alibaba’s New Global Salesman

Alibaba has appointed Michael Evans, a former top Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive, as president effective immediately.

Photos: China Ordains First Catholic Bishop Since 2012

Father Joseph Zhang Yilin, the first Catholic bishop to be publicly ordained in China for more than three years, was consecrated Tuesday amid a heavy police presence.

China’s Response to Stock Rout Exposes Regulatory Disarray

As China’s summer stock slide deepened, the country’s premier pounded the table and demanded that regulators get their act together.

China’s Stock Market ‘Bun’-anza

A restaurant chain known for its steamed buns and dumplings – and made even more popular by a visit from Xi Jinping – appears to be dining out on its fame

Video: The Costs Behind the Winter Olympics

The Wall Street Journal's Eva Tam breaks down the costs of hosting the Games.

China’s Winter Olympic Theme Sounds Familiar, And Netizens Won’t ‘Let It Go’

A Beijing Winter Olympic bid anthem bearing similarities to hit "Frozen" theme song "Let It Go" has received a frosty reception online.

China Proposes to Keep Online Payments in Check

China is moving to limit the lightly regulated world of Internet payments, an initiative that some critics warn could stifle development in one of the most innovative sectors of the economy.

Disputed Islands, And a Former Taiwan President, Still Make Waves

Taiwan’s former president Lee Teng-hui is 92 and has been out of office for 15 years -- but he still has the ability to shake things up politically.

Photos: ‘Assault With Breast’ Ruling Spurs Protests in Hong Kong

A ruling that a woman assaulted a police officer by hitting him with her breast sparked protests in Hong Kong on Sunday.

On Tibetan Tour, China Trots Out Yak and Pony Show

A stage-managed media trip to see resettled nomads in western China sheds light on Beijing's effort to shape perceptions of its fractious rule over ethnic-Tibetan regions.

China Restricts Exports of Drones, Supercomputers

China is curbing its exports of advanced drones and supercomputers, in the country’s latest move to tighten control over technologies linked to national security.

Debris Discovery Reignites Pain for Families of Flight 370

The discovery of an airplane part that appeared to be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has reignited pain among the families whose loved ones were aboard on the jet that disappeared over a year ago.

Hard Liquor: Chinese Firms Investigated Over Viagra-Laced Alcohol

Two popular liquor makers are under investigation in China, exposing demand for a lesser-known, stiff cocktail in the country: spirits and Viagra.

Uniqlo Aims for Bigger Gains in China

Many business leaders worry about the clouds gathering over China. Not Tadashi Yanai of Japanese apparel chain Uniqlo, which is counting on the country for growth.

Heard in the Hutong: Do Beijingers Think the City’s Air Quality Is Improving?

Is China's air quality improving? We hit the streets to find out what Beijingers think.

U.S.-Based Hedge Fund Citadel Says One of its China Accounts Suspended

U.S.-based hedge fund firm Citadel LLC said trading in one of the accounts it manages in China has been suspended, as regulators battle a steep slide in stock prices.

UK Grants Ai Weiwei Six-Month Visa, Apologizes

Britain says it is granting dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.

UK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes

Britain says it is granting dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.

Beijing Wins 2022 Winter Olympic Bid

The International Olympic Committee has named Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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