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Are Chinese ‘Too Rational’ for a Second Child? Interview With Mei Fong

China Real Time spoke to author Mei Fong about the one-child policy and the unwinding of it.

China’s Anxious Communist Party Won’t Get Out of the Bedroom

Even though the one-child policy has just given way to a two-child regime, its defining characteristic remains intact: state control of a woman’s womb.

China’s Xiaomi to Sell Smartphones in Africa

Xiaomi Corp. will begin sales in Africa this month, as the Chinese smartphone maker continues its overseas expansion to offset a slowing domestic market. Xiaomi will pass along a wide range of functions to an African distributor, suggesting the difficulty of reproducing its innovative online sales model in other markets.

China Newspaper Editor Fired in Crackdown on Dissent

The chief editor of a state-run newspaper in Xinjiang province was fired and expelled from the Communist Party in what appears to be part of a growing crackdown on intraparty dissent.

Calling China’s New National Spy Hotline

China has a new hotline for reporting spies -- but it will cost you to call it.

Prepare for Takeoff: China Rolls Out First Large Passenger Jet

China’s first large passenger jet rolled off the assembly line on Monday after years of delays, bringing Beijing’s dream of developing a rival to Boeing Co. and Airbus Group SE closer to reality.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … It’s the World’s First Chinese Superheroine

A Shanghai-based film studio is joining forces with Stan Lee, the former head of Marvel Comics, to create the world’s first English-language film starring a Chinese female superhero.

Video: Taiwan Celebrates Asia’s Biggest Gay Pride Parade

Ten of thousands of people turned out to celebrate the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community in Taipei on Saturday.

Why China Probably Won’t See a Baby Boom After the One-Child Policy

China is allowing families to have two children for the first time in 35 years, but the government may not necessarily see a swift change in the demographics.

China Conducted Live-Fire Military Drills After U.S. Sail-Through

China’s military conducted aerial and maritime drills this past week, its official news portal said, just days after a U.S. warship sailed through disputed waters.

China, Japan, South Korea Hold First Summit Since 2012

Leaders of China, Japan and South Korea held their first three-way summit since 2012 on Sunday, but glossed over some contentious issues.

U.N.-Backed Tribunal Rules It Can Arbitrate South China Sea Dispute

A United Nations-backed arbitration court in the Netherlands ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a complaint from the Philippines against China’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea.

What Will the Two-Child Policy Mean for China’s Property Market?

China’s latest move to scrap its one-child policy buoyed property developer stocks Friday on hopes it could provide a boost to housing demand.

Luxury Lingerie Maker La Perla Bets Big on Hong Kong

La Perla, the Italian lingerie maker, is betting that Chinese demand for its products such as $10,000 bras made with 24K gold thread will continue to rise.

Video: What’s Next After China’s One-Child Policy?

China will abandon its one-child policy amid a looming labor crunch. WSJ China deputy bureau chief Carlos Tejada explains what's next.

U.S., China Posture for Support in South China Sea Standoff

A U.S. Navy patrol around Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea has set the stage for a flurry of diplomacy in Asia in the next month.

China’s Communist Party Approves Five-Year Plan

China’s Communist Party approved a five-year plan setting out the country’s strategic vision, vowing to speed up urbanization, encourage consumption and target “moderately high growth.”

China’s Baby-Related Stocks Rise on Two-Child Policy

The demise of the one-child policy isn't just good news for China’s couples hoping to have another child – it’s also a boon for the companies vying for their business.

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