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CCTV Host Faces ‘Serious’ Punishment for Mao Joke

A well-known Chinese TV personality who joked about revolutionary leader Mao Zedong behind closed doors will face "serious" punishment, according to state-run media.

Economists React: China July Trade, Factory Data Disappoint

Economists react to China's disappointing trade and factory price data in July.

Heard in the Hutong: What Do Chinese Think About Egg Freezing?

We asked Beijingers their thoughts about egg freezing, after an actress' revelation set off heated debate on the issue.

Video: China’s Fast-Food Fight Turns to Delivery

China's Internet giants are now taking on Western food chains at their own game—door-to-door delivery.

China Economy Sputters Into Second Half of Year

China’s economy started the second half of the year on a weak note, posting disappointing trade and factory-price data in July amid pressure from slack demand at home and abroad.

Swimmer Ning Zetao, His Abs Dominate China’s Internet

There’s a new athletic darling crowding China’s Internet these days: swimmer Ning Zetao.

China’s Youku Tudou Eyes Virtual Reality Market

2-D, or not 2-D? That is the question for China’s major video streaming sites as the country’s virtual reality market heats up.

Early Look: China Growth Momentum Likely Remained Soft in July

China’s growth momentum likely remained on the soft side in July, with weak domestic and external demand sapping industrial output.

China’s Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers

Beijing’s island-building campaign is little more than an asymmetric way of establishing regional military presence, writes Michael O'Hanlon.

Kerry Urges China to Halt All South China Sea Activities

John Kerry urged China to stop all contentious activities in the South China Sea, a day after China’s foreign minister said Beijing had halted its land-reclamation work in the disputed waters.

Chinese County Limits Seniors’ Birthday Banquets to Once a Decade

Are you a senior who loves to party? Officials in one southwest Chinese county have bad news for those planning on growing old disgracefully.

China’s Latest Crackdown: Homemade Pornography

Chinese authorities are striking back after a string of high-profile incidents involving explicit homemade videos, according to a notice by the country’s antipornography office. “So-called ‘indecent videos’ are harming social virtue,...Show More Summary

In China, MH370 Breakthrough Prompts Anger and Disbelief

Chinese family members reacted with anger and disbelief Thursday after Malaysia Airlines declared a "major breakthrough" in the mystery of Flight 370.

China Says Island-Building Has Stopped in Disputed Seas

China’s foreign minister said it had halted land-reclamation efforts in the disputed South China Sea in an attempt to smooth tensions with its territorial rivals, which was greeted with skepticism by U.S. officials.

Hunt for MH370: Plane Debris Is From Vanished Malaysia Flight

An aircraft part that washed ashore on an island in the Indian Ocean last week is from long-missing Flight 370, Malaysian officials said.

China to Embed Internet Police in Tech Firms

China’s government will set up cybersecurity police units at major Internet companies, in Beijing’s latest move to tighten control over the country’s online forums. China’s Ministry of Public Security will set up the units at key websites...Show More Summary

Cross Removals Begin Again in ‘China’s Jerusalem’

Authorities in the coastal city of Wenzhou removed a cross from a Catholic church as a battle over religion in China heats up.

China’s Cities Keep Mum in Deep Fog of Debt

When it comes to China's local-government debt -- one of the murkiest aspects of China's public finances -- the actual figure may be lost in a statistical Tower of Babel.

Shenzhen Confers ‘Green Hat’ on Jaywalkers Caught in the Act

A Chinese city seeking to halt jaywalkers by making them wear a green vest and hat instead stitches together a new debate due to the sartorial solution's unsavory associations in Chinese culture.

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.

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