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U.S.-China Investment Flows Bigger Than Thought

A new study estimates foreign direct investment between the U.S. and China is already two to four times the amount shown by official statistics, and its authors hope the findings will encourage politicians to forge even deeper bilateral links.

Chinese Farmer’s Execution Sets Off Cries of Unequal Justice

Defying a social-media uproar, China on Tuesday executed a 29-year-old farmer for killing an official who had torn down the home he was preparing for his bride.

China’s Diabetes Problem: From 1% to 10% in 36 Years

China has the most cases of diabetes and of deaths from the disease in the world and the epidemic is getting worse.

China Set to Overtake U.S. as World’s Largest Cinema Market

Even though China’s box-office growth has slowed this year, the country is adding movie theaters at a record rate and is expected to surpass the U.S. this week as the world’s largest cinema market.

Tips on Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling in China

Chinese women who want to be paid closer to what men earn should get PhDs and move to big cities, according to a new study.

Chinese Flag-Maker Flooded With Orders in Wake of Trump Win

While China’s leaders weigh what to make of Donald Trump’s impending presidency, one manufacturer in the scenic city of Shaoxing has been enthusiastically carrying Mr. Trump’s banner.

Reason Gets Trumped on Chinese Stock Market During U.S. Election

The U.S. election had a profound effect on two little-known Chinese stocks, but not because their business prospects are remotely tied to a Trump or Clinton presidency.

Watching Trump Inch Towards Victory, With Cheers, in China

At the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, locals gathered to experience the presidential election, with many hoping for a Donald Trump win: "I'm a man. I don't like a woman to be too strong,"

WeChat Roast-Duck Battle Suggests Tech Firms’ New Media Powers

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China to Top U.S. in Theme-Park Revenue

Fueled by a rising middle class, China’s theme-park industry is on track to surpass that of the U.S. in the next few years to become the world’s No. 1 market, a new study finds.

Reform Needed in How Chinese Judges Think

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Early Look: China’s Economic Stabilization Likely Continued in October

China’s economic activity likely regained some strength last month, giving policy makers a bit of breathing room to focus on keeping financial risks in check.

A Namibian in Wuhan Finds Fame on China’s Internet

A video of 25-year-old Namibian student Uugwanga Uuta Erastus Innocent scolding a woman for cutting in line in China, has gone viral in the country and he now has 1.35 million followers on the Weibo social-media site.

China’s ‘Core’ Conundrum: Policing the Party’s Watchers

The Communist Party’s designation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as its “core” leader last week made him unequivocally its highest authority. Days later, the party has detailed how it will ensure that members obey.

GM Wants Cars to Talk More in China

The U.S. auto maker is introducing a technology that allows cars to communicate with each other and with infrastructure, but China's roads may not be ready for it.

Report: China’s Streaming App Censorship Not Well-Coordinated

On China’s popular streaming video app YY, you can chat about the Dalai Lama or the party drug ecstasy, but if you want to talk about people from Henan province stealing manhole covers, you’ll have to switch to a different app. More in the full post.

From Under a Pickup Truck in Shanghai: a Desperate Protest

On a Shanghai street this week, a body stretched under the front end of a pickup truck. But this was not one more casualty of the city’s brutal roads, it was one woman's protest against the the city’s urban-management crews, or chengguan, whose remit falls somewhere between trash collector and police officer.

For China’s Leaders, Age Cap Is but a Moving Number

The past three turnovers in the inner circle of China’s Communist Party leadership have come with an age guideline for retirement: Those 67 years old or younger could stay; those 68 or older had to go. Now, comments from a senior party functionary are adding fuel to speculation that President Xi Jinping may break with […]

Alibaba’s Flying Pig Travel Service Becomes Ethnic Flashpoint in China

Alibaba hoped that flying pigs would appeal to young Chinese consumers. Instead they’ve become a flashpoint in the country's rocky ethnic relations.

Forbidden City Brings Archaeology to Life With Virtual Reality

A new exhibition at Beijing’s Forbidden City uses virtual reality to depict an archaeological site in Jingdezhen, a small city in southeast China whose name is synonymous with fine porcelain.

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