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Why Oil-Hungry China Isn’t Reaping Benefits From Low Prices

In China, cheap oil hasn’t been nearly the boon many may have thought. That is the result of several factors.

Photographer Uses Hasselblad to Reconcile Her Nostalgia for a Now Unfamiliar China

Photographer Xiaoxiao Xu was a teenager when she left her native home in China for The Netherlands. She felt like an outsider in her new home, using photography to channel her feelings of isolation.

Economists React: China Frees Up $100 Billion for Banks to Lend

The People's Bank of China surprised the markets with a cut in banks' Reserve Requirement Ratio last night. While many analysts had foreseen the move, most expected authorities to hold off a little longer, until the extent of China's economic slowdown became clear.

‘Obama,’ ‘Putin’ Usernames Banned as China Moves Toward Real-Name Internet

The Chinese Communist Party's campaign to exert more control over the country's 649 million Internet users intensified yet again on Wednesday.

China’s Total Debt Load Equals 282% of GDP, Raising Economic Risks

China’s overall debt load has risen quickly since the global financial crisis. While still manageable, it raises some concerns for investors, the McKinsey Global Institute says in a new report.

After Offensive Tweets, Chinese Internet Users Mock ‘Trifling’ Argentina President Kirchner

Chinese Internet users heaped scorn on Argentine president Cristina Kirchner, who on Wednesday in a guest gaffe chose to send a tweet mocking Chinese accents while in China on a state visit.

After Offensive Tweets, Chinese Internet Users Mock Argentina’s ‘Trifling’ President

Chinese Internet users heaped scorn on Argentine president Cristina Kirchner, who on Wednesday in a guest gaffe chose to send a tweet mocking Chinese accents while in China on a state visit.

‘Obama,’ ‘Putin’ Banned as Usernames as China Moves Toward Real-Name Internet

The Chinese Communist Party's campaign to exert more control over the country's 649 million Internet users intensified yet again on Wednesday after the Internet regulator announced new rules that require users of an array of services...Show More Summary

Why China’s Education Crackdown May Be More Than It Seems

A clampdown on "Western ideas" in Chinese classrooms isn't just about controlling society. It has another dimension, involving Xi’s relationship with the conservative left in the Communist party.

TransAsia Crash: Expert Answers

Modern aircraft are designed to withstand crashes and have a high survival rate, and turboprop planes such as the ATR 72 aircraft that crashed Wednesday tend to fly at lower altitudes and slower speeds than jets that are widely used in commercial aviation.

TransAsia Crash: Expert Answers

The video of the plane going down was terrifying. How could so many people survive something like that? Modern aircraft are designed to withstand crashes and have a high survival rate, and turboprop planes such as the ATR 72 aircraft that crashed Wednesday tend to fly at lower altitudes and slower speeds than jets that are widely used in commercial aviation.

250,000 Could Die Early From Breathing in China’s Cities, Study Finds

Improved data has made it possible to better calculate how many people could die early deaths in China as a result of air pollution, researchers say. The results are grim.

World Bank Probes $1 Billion China Loan

The World Bank has launched an investigation into whether its chief financial officer and other top brass mishandled a $1 billion Chinese loan to the bank’s poverty fund, according to people familiar with the matter.

Watch: Dashcam Captures Footage of TransAsia Flight Crashing Into River in Taiwan

A TransAsia Airways plane carrying 58 people including five cabin crew crashed in a river in Taiwan's capital, officials said.

Chinese Province Bucks Earlier Credit Contraction As It Seeks Growth

Beijing may have decided the slowing economy doesn’t require a nationwide stimulus campaign as yet, but that doesn’t mean individual provinces aren’t trying anyway.

An Expat Jogs Through Beijing: Polluted Air & Vivid Views of City Life

I never bothered to look out the window of my Beijing apartment before I decided to jog during my expat years in China. I checked my computer instead for the pollution readings. Was the air too disgusting to risk a run? The tiny particulates that clog the lung sacks could be hard to discern on a sunny day.

Please Make China’s Rural Life Look Less ‘Miserable,’ State Media Tells TV Producers

China’s state media has a request for the country’s TV producers: Please stop making the lives of the country’s more than 900 million farmers seem so “miserable” and “ugly.”

State Media Unscathed in China’s Online ‘Positive Energy’ Drive

As part of their campaign to imbue the country’s Internet with “positive energy,” China’s online censors have castigated a top news portal for spreading rumors and smut.

Shanghai Disneyland Opening Pushed Into 2016

Has Shanghai Disneyland become the latest casualty to the city’s zealous response to a deadly New Year’s stampede?

China’s Antigraft Drive Turns to Financial Sector

President Xi Jinping’s two-year antigraft campaign is hitting China’s vast financial sector, according to officials with knowledge of the matter.

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