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Another day, another snafu by Hong Kong’s government: this time involving Disneyland and the speed with which Iron Man, Spiderman and the X-Men will be descending upon the Fragrant Harbour.
Systemic reforms to reshape China existing political institutions have yet to take place, but travel outside the capital and you’ll find no shortage of local-level trials and experiments with political reform, writes Yiyi Lu.
The web was a-chatter after a report that Communist Party chief Xi Jinping hailed a cab in Beijing last month, but the report was later pulled; average home prices in key Chinese cities rose in March.
The web was a-chatter after a China-backed paper in Hong Kong devoted an entire page to a report that Communist Party chief Xi Jinping hailed a cab in Beijing last month, just like the ordinary comrade-in-the- street, but later took down the account from its website.
Dozens of Hong Kong workers have set up camp outside the headquarters of Li Ka-shing, the city’s richest man, pledging not to leave until he personally helps resolve a weeks-long port strike.
China’s efforts to project its soft power in the West are widely seen to have fallen flat. Not so in Taiwan, where concerns over the mainland’s cultural influence have flared once again.
Unimpressed with the U.S., shut out of Canada, not deep-pocketed enough for Australia and spooked by Cyprus, mainland China’s wealthy are exploring unlikely destinations for immigration.
Worries about falling sales at Apple Inc. spread to Asia Thursday, weighing on shares of the U.S. company's suppliers.
Chinese Internet users mourned a Chinese graduate student who fell victim to the Boston Marathon bombing; China plans to widen the yuan's trading band in the near future, a central-bank official said; a stream of Chinese nationals have caused a frenzy in the U.S. peanut industry.
Apple Inc. is once again in the pages of the People’s Daily, this time in an article listing a number of websites and app stores that have been investigated for providing pornographic content in China.
Amid a cloud of discouraging signs for the world’s second-largest economy, one potential bright spot has emerged in the recesses of China’s warehouses. China’s manufacturers spent much of last year running down high levels of unsold stock. Show More Summary
A Hong Kong-based American banker who has advised on mega deals including United Co. Rusal PLC’s US$2.2 billion Hong Kong initial public offering in 2010, has become a Chinese citizen.
Foxconn Technology Group, the assembler of Apple's popular iPhones, has been hiring more workers; counterfeit goods, mainly from China, have become as profitable for Asia's criminal gangs as illegal drug trafficking.
China may have felt it had bigger fish to fry last week when it gave a low-key response to a maritime deal between Japan and Taiwan on access to waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea, but isn't letting the issue sink from sight.
Hong Kong’s pollution levels hit nearly decade-level highs this week, sending locals scurrying inside and obscuring the city’s skyline behind a blanket of white.
Jeremy Page analyzes U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to smooth tensions in Korea and enlist Japan and China in the process.
After years of trying unsuccessfully to throw cold water on its overheated property market, Hong Kong’s efforts may be finally meeting with some success.
Reactions to Monday's Boston Marathon bombing from a top Chinese property mogul, who was near the finish line cheering on employees who were participating in the race.
China's economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the first quarter; Huawei Technologies Co.,thinks it can repeat its telecommunications-equipment success with handsets; Iceland's foreign minister signaled deeper cooperation with China on commerce and offshore exploration.
A surprising series of state media essays about former Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, whose death helped spark the Tiananmen protests of 1989, suggests China's new president is not backing down on reform, writes CRT analyst Russ Moses.