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‘We’re Not Welcome Anymore’: Beijing Targets Foreign NGOs

Special courage is needed to run foreign nonprofits in China, as a draft law treats them as potential enemies of the state.

Hong Kong Student Activist Joshua Wong Barred from Malaysia

Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy student movement, was refused entry to Malaysia where he was scheduled to attend a series of forums relating to the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Hong Kong Lawmakers Mull Shenzhen Visit

Could a meeting between Chinese officials and Hong Kong democrats break the current electoral reform deadlock?

Hedge Funds Win Through Stock Connect

A clutch of Asian hedge funds that seized on a new trading link between Hong Kong and Shanghai are posting outsize returns as other investors remain wary of placing big bets on Chinese companies.

As Economy Slows, China Slashes Duties in Bid to Spur Spending

China is slashing import duties on goods ranging from shoes to cosmetics to boost spending at home.

In Uber, Chengdu Cabs Meet an Enemy – and Maybe a Savior

In the battle for one of the most populous cities, Uber is finding potential allies in a most unlikely place – among the ranks of licensed Chengdu taxi drivers.

China Played Host to Secret Taliban Talks

Afghanistan’s most prominent peace envoy held secret talks with former Taliban officials in China last week, accelerating regional efforts to bring the insurgency to the negotiating table.

Chinese Firm’s Headquarters Shaped Like ‘Star Trek’s’ Enterprise

With the help of Google Maps, fans of the science fiction franchise "Star Trek" have boldly gone to China to find a new discovery: the USS Enterprise as a work of architecture.

Writing China: Rian Thum, ‘The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History’

Professor Rian Thum sheds light on how China's Uighurs have traditionally explored their history: by visiting the shrines where local Islamic saints are buried.

Desired Destination For Didi Kuaidi: Keep Drivers, Officials Happy

China’s biggest taxi-hailing app says it can take the hassle out of travel while keeping taxi drivers and regulators happy.

China’s Xi Puts Up a Stronger Front

After a successful month selling his vision of China abroad, Chinese President Xi Jinping has turned his attention back home, where the sales job is tougher.

More Than Half of Beijing Residents Live Far From City Center

The bulk of Beijing’s population lives in suburban areas where public services are in relative short supply, underscoring the challenges city planners face.

Here Comes the Yuan

Demand for the Chinese currency is set to rise in years to come, which will have long-term impacts.

Hanergy Plunge: The Man Who Lost $14 Billion in One Day

Li Hejun was once considered China’s richest man based on his stake in the solar company.

Photos: See the Chinese Sinkhole That Developed Its Own Ecosystem

Due to the local Karst landscape and humid climate, a sinkhole more than 290 meters deep in China has become home for various plants and animals.

China’s Frugal Oil Companies

China's big three oil companies have been big buyers of international oil assets in previous years, driven by the country's swelling hunger for energy. Now they’ve suddenly put away their wallets. Why is Chinese big oil staying sile...

5 Things to Know About China’s Rising Redback

As the yuan becomes a globally usable currency, how will it affect global investors? Here are five things to know about yuan internationalization.

Heard in the Hutong: How Chinese Feel About Health Care Reform

China Real Time hit the streets to find out about the health care experiences and opinions of Beijing residents.

Electric Vehicles to Get Free Rein on Beijing Roads

Buyers of electric cars in China are getting yet another boost -- freedom on Beijing’s roads.

Holy Smoke: 23% of Beijingers Light Up

Beijing has a grand total of 4.19 million smokers, each of whom inhales around 15 cigarettes per day, according to a new survey from the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning.

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