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Live Blog: Global Markets Experience More Volatility

For up-to-the-minute insights on the volatility currently rattling global markets, check out WSJ's full live blog.

Bull or Bear? As China Stocks Tumble, One Man Pins Hopes on a Statue

As the stock market tumbles, one man in China has made his own civic contribution by erecting a statue of a rampant bull standing over an evidently cowed bear.

5 Takeaways from Chinese Property Developers’ 1st Half 2015 Earnings

Chinese property developers saw an improvement in sales in the first half of this year, but they still face headwinds.

Major Western Leaders Absent from China’s WW2 Parade Guest List

Thirty countries will send senior leaders to China’s parade, Beijing said, but the guest list doesn’t include major Western leaders or North Korean supremo Kim Jong Un.

In Beijing’s World War II Narrative, Communists Get Starring Role

As Beijing gets ready for a huge WW2 military parade, its version of history reduces the towering figure of Chiang Kai-shek to a minor player.

Cixin Liu Becomes First Asian to Win Hugo Award for Science Fiction

Cixin Liu is the first Asian to win the Hugo Award. Yet to hear the author tell it, making history pales in comparison to the importance of ensuring science fiction’s future in China.

Echoes of Mao as China’s Xi Prepares to Pardon Prisoners

Beijing is poised to commute sentences for some of the prisoners languishing in Chinese prisons, in the first such move since 1975.

Investors Grasp for Answers Amid Wild Stock Rout

Concerns about China’s economy intensified, accelerating the selloff across global markets as investors tried to assess whether the rout was just a short-term pullback or a signal of deeper trouble.

China Fails to Stem Stock Market Rout

The People's Bank of China stood back after a global stock market rout last week, despite being widely expected to act.

Fake Peer Review Scandal Shines Spotlight on China

A scientific publisher’s announcement that it is retracting 64 articles for false peer reviews made global headlines – yet it is the authors' identity that is causing a stir in China.

China Stock Markets Take Sharpest Dive Since 2007

China’s stock markets suffered their sharpest daily fall since the global financial crisis on Monday.

Japan’s Shinzo Abe to Skip World War II Parade in Beijing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won't attend a military parade in China on Sept. 3 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

New Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Necessary But Insufficient

The Pentagon's new "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy" represents a positive contribution, but remains far from sufficient, writes expert contributor Andrew Erickson.

Watch: Usain Bolt Sprints to Third 100-Meter Title in Beijing

After a surprising stumble in the semifinal, Usain Bolt sprinted to his third 100-meter world title in Beijing on Sunday.

China Poised to Boost Banks’ Liquidity

China’s central bank is readying another reduction to banks’ reserve-requirement ratio, which could free up over $100 billion for loans.

Mexico In, Others Mum As China Preps Big Parade

China’s military announced Friday that more than 10 countries -- including Russia and Kazakhstan -- would send troops to participate in a World War II Victory Day parade in Beijing on Sept. 3.

Photos: Athletics World Championship at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing

Athletes gather in Beijing for the 2015 IAAF World Championships, which will be held at the Bird’s Nest stadium from Aug. 22 to Aug. 30.

China Has Stepped Up Land Reclamation in Disputed Sea, Pentagon Says

A new Pentagon report says China’s reclamation of landmass among a string of artificial islands in the South China Sea has grown dramatically in recent months, and that Beijing is aggressively patrolling the waters there to assert its territorial claims.

Beijing Turns Into Forbidden City as War Anniversary Clampdown Widens

Beijing authorities are all but closing down major portions of the capital for the two weeks leading up to the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 in China.

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