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How China’s Debt Fix Could Make Things Much Worse

Instead of China fixing a corporate zombie problem threatening to overwhelm the world’s second largest economy, Beijing may be about to create a bigger one.

5 Things to Know About China’s Ant Financial

China’s most valuable financial technology company, Ant Financial Services Group, just completed a fresh $4.5 billion funding round from new and existing investors--giving it a valuation of roughly $60 billion.

Haunted by Specter of U.S. Financial Crisis, Shanghai Restricts Subprime-Style Loans

Shanghai authorities are getting serious about reining in subprime-style loans in the city’s housing market – and property brokerages are feeling the brunt of the crackdown.

China Auto Show Goes High-Tech

It's the year China's Internet giants went to the auto show.

Alibaba-Disney Partnership Frozen in China

China is putting on ice an Alibaba partnership to bring Disney characters to Chinese screens, at a time when Chinese regulators are tightening control over online content.

China Bans Some New Coal Power Plants

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As China’s Economy Slows, Unrest among Veterans Rises

Prominent military figures have warned that veterans’ protests could escalate if the government can’t provide jobs or sufficient welfare support for the 300,000 being laid off.

Pirated Version of Alibaba Book Makes an Appearance, Briefly, on Alibaba Site

Less than two weeks after hitting U.S. bookstores, a biography of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s co-founder Jack Ma has been pirated – and on no other platform than Alibaba’s own e-commerce marketplace, Taobao.

5 Five Things About the People’s Liberation Army

Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken on the ambitious task of transforming the People's Liberation Army into a smaller, more modern force that is able to project power far from its shores. Here are five things to know about the PL...

Bigger Families, Bigger Cars? China’s SUV Makers Pin Hopes on Two-Child Policy

As the Chinese dream expands from one child to two, auto makers hope the size of the family car grows as well.

China’s Tech Leaders Try Teaching Dinosaurs to Dance

China’s domestic technology firms are linking arms with unlikely new partners: struggling state-owned enterprises.

China Quashes G-20 Anticorruption Task Force, Will Host Conference Instead

A one-day conference planned this week in Beijing is set to remind the world’s richest countries that China intends to combat corruption on its own terms rather than invite others to prescribe an agenda.

In China, Firms Face Competition as Tech Businesses Target Health Care

Health care-focused, private-equity investors in China are facing competition and forging partnerships as Chinese technology companies seek to leverage their dominance on all things digital in the provision of care. But consultant Bain & Co. said private-equity investors looking for opportunities in the emerging market's health-care sector aren't squeezed out.

Foreign and Domestic SUVs to Face Off at Beijing Auto Show

SUVs are a bright spot as growth cools in the world’s biggest auto market.

Phone Scams Dial Up China-Taiwan Heat

China and Taiwan have reached a temporary truce in their war of words over alleged telephone fraud — but political tensions remain high.

Ford Brings Its F-150 Raptor to China, Where Pickups Face Rocky Terrain

At the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Ford will showcase the all-new F-150 Raptor pickup, marking the debut of its F-series in the world’s largest auto market.

Apple Suspends Online Book and Movie Services in China

Apple Inc. has suspended its online book and movie services in China as it seeks a way to comply with the country’s stringent new content regulations.

Shanghai Disney Resort Rolls Out Menu with Chinese Characteristics

Disney is working its magic on classic Chinese dishes — including Peking duck-topped pizza in the shape of Mickey Mouse's head — to be served up at its new park in Shanghai.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Adds New Military Title

Chinese President Xi Jinping is now the commander in chief of the new joint battle command center, in addition to being the chairman of the Central Military Commission.

Fears Grow About Toxic Environments in Chinese Schools

Fear gripped parents across China this week after national media reported that hundreds of students in separate schools had fallen ill after classroom exposure to toxic fumes emitted from chemical plants.

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