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Mainland China Cracks World’s Top 10 List for Priciest Expat City

Thanks to China’s strengthening yuan, it’s getting more expensive for foreigners to live abroad in China.

Beijing Residents Soon to Share Jiro’s Dreams of Sushi

In a few weeks, Chinese sushi lovers will be able to get a look and taste of the kind of artistry that made Japanese sushi master Jiro Ono famous worldwide, right in their own country.

New This Fall in China: College Course On Counterterrorism

A new college major in China focused on counterterrorism highlights the evolution in how the world’s most populous nation is thinking about tackling the risks of a new era.

Hot Pot to Herbal Tea: Report Names China’s 10 Most Eye-Catching Companies

China’s most eye-catching local companies aren’t owned by the government and don’t have traditional advantages, says a new report from BCG.

U.S. Says It Won a Victory in China Currency Battle. Did It?

The U.S. Treasury Secretary and his top aides left Beijing thinking they had a won battle in their effort to get China to strengthen the value of the yuan.

China Signs Currency Deals, Except in the U.S.

In recent years, China has signed a flurry of currency deals with countries around the world. One notable absence: the U.S.

U.K. Weighs in on Hong Kong’s Democracy Debate

Hong Kong’s former colonial ruler weighed in on the increasingly angry debate over universal suffrage in the Chinese city.

China, U.S. Agree to Take Baby Steps on Climate Change

Zuma Press The world's two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases agreed on Wednesday to do more to fight climate change, but the specific steps they settled on were far from ambitious.

Power Shift: Hopeful Signs in China’s Legal Reform Plan

Judicial reforms being undertaken in China could, in theory, curtail a long-standing the problem in the country: the ability of local government to conceal illegal activities through their control over local courts.

China’s Exports May Have (Gently) Turned a Corner

China’s latest trade data disappointed many economists, but it may offer hope that a long-running slowdown in Asian export growth has bottomed out.

China Touts $14.4 Billion in Foreign Aid, Half of Which Went to Africa

China’s government has put a value on the aid largess that makes its leaders welcome visitors in many of the world’s poorest nations: $14.41 billion.

Music Dies Amid Crackdown on China’s ‘Gilded’ Performers

Has Vienna’s storied Musikverein, one of the world’s finest concert halls, simply become a glorified Chinese karaoke club?

Economists React: China’s Exports Rise, But Not Enough

China's latest exports figures show a 7.2% year-over-year rise in June, ahead of May's 7% but still short of forecasts of 10% growth.

China State Broadcaster’s Rare Attack on Big State Bank

China's state broadcaster has taken a rare swipe at one of the country's big state-owned companies, accusing Bank of China of money laundering.

Writing China: ‘Chomping at the Bitcoin,’ Zennon Kapron

Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has attracted attention all over the world, has had a tough battle in China. Last May, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV aired a documentary on bitcoin, which drew attention to the software-based payment...Show More Summary

Menace Overcome? China’s Xi Drops American Poetry on U.S. Officials

The world already knew Chinese President Xi Jinping is a fan of Hollywood World War II films and a bit of a soccer buff. So why not modern American poetry, too?

“Little I Robot” Prevails Over Apple in Patent Case

Apple has suffered a legal setback in China, after a court rejected its claim against a Chinese company related to its voice-controlled assistant, Siri.

China’s ‘Little I Robot’ Prevails Over Apple in Patent Case

Apple has suffered a legal setback in China, after a court rejected its claim against a Chinese company related to its voice-controlled assistant, Siri.

Look Ahead: China’s Economy Likely Perked Up in Second Quarter

China's economy looks to have improved in the second quarter, according to economists' forecasts and the data released so far, thanks to a combination of better exports and a steady trickle of domestic stimulus measures.

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