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Prosecutors on Thursday brought a string of criminal charges against one of China’s most controversial magnates, a man once known for his mink coat and black Ferrari. Now he faces allegations of murder, illegal firearm rackets and “Mafia-style conspiracy.”
Economists react to news that the preliminary or "flash" reading of HSBC and Markit's manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in well below expectations for February, adding to the dark clouds gathering over China's economy.
The day's China news in pictures: wild camels migrate, vendors sell products at a bazaar ahead of the Tibetan New Year, people play with a panda at a breed center and more.
What would happen if China did experience a hard economic landing -- would the rest of the world tank as well?
The startup that has rocked China’s smartphone market is aiming to sell 40 million phones this year. The only limitation, according to Xiaomi President Lin Bin, is how fast the company can make the phones.
The Chinese overtook Americans as the biggest group of medical tourists to South Korea in 2012 for the first time since the Korean government started compiling the data. In 2012, 32,503 Chinese tourists came to South Korea for medical services, says a recent report by the Korea Health Industry Development Institute. That represents 20.4% of all medical tourists.
Is China headed for a debt crisis? Despite rising debt and shadow-banking scares, economists at the Royal Bank of Scotland say the answer is “no."
Wealthy Chinese consumers are switching to olive oil for cooking, fuelling spending on imports and spurring companies to snap up olive groves in Australia.
The day's China news in pictures: children build a snowman, passengers are stranded at an airport due to weather, a medical student is convicted of murdering his roommate and more.
Apple seems to be gaining some ground in the world’s largest smartphone market. Its market share in the fourth quarter rose to 7%, putting it in fifth place.
An adviser to Shinzo Abe underscores Tokyo's need for a stronger economy and military to ensure its independence of action on the global stage
China Real Time interviewed Kenneth Lin, a staff writer on “House of Cards” who is credited with writing the fifth episode of season two, Chapter 18, where the corrupt businessman Xander Feng is introduced.
In China, if you’re not being regulated, you probably don’t matter. So it’s no surprise that e-commerce and online transactions have been getting a good deal of attention from the government.
A U.N. panel has released a 400-page report alleging widespread crimes against humanity in North Korea. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio speaks with John Delury at Yonsei University in Seoul to discuss how any action taken may hinge on China’s position.
China’s soldiers are getting too big for their britches, or least for their tanks and guns, according to a new People's Liberation Army survey.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has drawn criticism over the years for covering ancient vases with brightly colored paint. But after a museum visitor in Miami smashed a $1 million specimen in an apparent artistic statement of his own, Mr. Ai said he wasn’t impressed.
China’s trade officials can be forgiven if they sound a little like the late American comedian Rodney Dangerfield: complaining they get no respect.
Hong Kong’s top court on Tuesday denied the city’s refugees—some of who live in slum-like conditions—the right to work.
China's central bank used a tool it hasn't touched in eight months to lock up cash Tuesday, the second week it has drained money flowing back into the financial system after the Chinese New Year holiday.
The day's China news in pictures: Children returned to school after the Lunar New Year holiday, a designer checks a bespoke wedding dress, new players arrive to the Guangzhou Evergrande soccer team and more.