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Frosty Handshake Between Japan, China Leaders Hardly Heralds Détente

A frosty handshake in chilly Beijing hardly heralded a long-awaited détente between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

5 Things to Know About China’s Singles’ Day

November 11 is not only the largest online shopping day of the year in China, but also the largest in the world. Just after midnight on this day, millions of shoppers flock online to snag discounts of 50% or more on everything from shoes to computers.

Picture China: First Lady, APEC Performance, Xi-Abe Handshake

The day's China news in pictures: China's First Lady Peng Liyuan receives a papercutting work made by a disabled artist, performers participate in a drum show before APEC fireworks, workers install a propeller onto a helicopter in Guangdong and more.

For Beijing Residents, APEC is Both Hindrance and Holiday

Beijing is putting on its best face for foreign leaders, inconveniencing many of the city’s residents.

A Putin-Peng Garment Exchange Explodes Online in China

China is already fascinated by all things Putin. But the Russian leader may have turned it up to 11 with an attempt at gallantry involving China’s stylish first lady.

China, U.S. to Grant Each Other’s Citizens 10-Year Visas

The U.S. and China agreed to issue longer-term visas for business, tourism and education, potentially removing a long-standing impediment to exchanges between the world’s largest economies.

Drone Vs. Drone: Chinese Companies Battle For Global Consumer Wallets

To the victor go the spoils. And so it is also in the rapidly growing market for consumer drones.

Frosty Handshake Between Japan, China Leaders Hardly Heralds Long-Awaited Détente

A frosty handshake in chilly Beijing hardly heralded a long-awaited détente between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

With Obama in Town, Beijing Censors U.S. Air Pollution Data

“APEC Blue” may not be as crisply azure as a popular Chinese air quality app says it is.

Vladimir Putin Gives Xi Jinping a Russian YotaPhone 2 as Gift

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping a Russian smartphone, the dual-screen YotaPhone 2, when they met in Beijing at APEC.

Watch: Xi Jinping’s Ice-Cold Handshake With Japan’s Shinzo Abe

In a handshake with Japanese leader Shinzo Abe, China's Xi Jinping looked as if he'd rather be shaking hands with one of the goats that are said to be stripping the disputed Diaoyu islands of their scant vegetation.

Economists React: Chinese Inflation in Low Gear. Time for A Rate Cut?

With signs that the economy is struggling and price rises no longer a concern, analysts are starting to debate whether the People's Bank of China should step in with an interest rate cut or other supportive measures.

‘The Voice Kids’ to Seek Young Chinese Justin Biebers

China is looking for its own Justin Bieber -- and it’s OK if the hopefuls aren’t that cute.

Picture China: Opera Performers, Robot Olympiad, Tongue Painting

The day's China news in pictures: Performers welcome attendees of the APEC Summit in Beijing, participants at the 16th World Robot Olympiad, a folk artist demonstrates tongue-painting and more.

Alibaba Buffs a Key Business Metric

In preparation for this Tuesday, which is China’s biggest day of the year for online sales, e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. for weeks has been offering rock-bottom prices on everything from coats to couches on its websites.

Quiet Before Storm At Alibaba Delivery Firm

Hours before Alibaba Group's biggest annual discount event, a delivery service company that works with the Chinese e-commerce giant is boosting its workforce to cope with far more packages than it normally handles.

Wal-Mart Feels Pinch From China Austerity Campaign

China’s austerity campaign has taken a toll on sales of high-end handbags and expensive jewelry. Now Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it is feeling the effect, too.

‘The Voice Kids’ to Seek Young Chinese Justin Biebers

China is looking for its own Justin Bieber -- and it’s okay if the hopefuls aren’t that cute.

Beijing Aims to Improve City’s Manners With Contest for Best-Behaving Passengers

Here in China’s capital, riding the city’s sprawling subway can sometimes be a contact sport. Now, as President Barack Obama and other world leaders descend on Beijing for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit next week, authorities have launched a behavior-modification campaign: A contest to promote grown-up deportment onboard.

Xi Jinping: China’s Economic Risks ‘Not That Scary’

China’s economic risks are manageable, President Xi Jinping told business leaders Sunday, pledging to help boost growth and improve infrastructure, trade and transport links across the Asia-Pacific region.

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