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How China’s Debt Fix Could Make Things Much Worse

Instead of China fixing a corporate zombie problem threatening to overwhelm the world’s second largest economy, Beijing may be about to create a bigger one.

PPAR adoptable cat of April 2016: Barbie girl!

Barbie is a beautiful three-color kitty with lovely round head, pink nose and big eyes. She is a friendly puss and gets along well with other cats. Barbie would be an excellent family member to an animal loving family. [ more › ]

5 Things to Know About China’s Ant Financial

China’s most valuable financial technology company, Ant Financial Services Group, just completed a fresh $4.5 billion funding round from new and existing investors--giving it a valuation of roughly $60 billion.

Haunted by Specter of U.S. Financial Crisis, Shanghai Restricts Subprime-Style Loans

Shanghai authorities are getting serious about reining in subprime-style loans in the city’s housing market – and property brokerages are feeling the brunt of the crackdown.

China’s Growing Oil Reserves at Highest Rate in Years

Soft demand for oil in China over the past year or so has led to a protracted recovery of prices

This Taiwanese shop charges up to 2,000 yuan for a bowl of beef noodle soup

Your mouth might water at first, but your eyes will be watering after. [ more › ]

Man in Shanghai armed with knife attempts 3 robberies, gets 7.7 yuan

Don't worry, he is now in custody, you can walk the streets without fear. [ more › ]

Al-Qaeda Claims Fatal Attack on Bangladesh Gay Rights Activist

Xulhaz Mannan was an activist who had worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development

India cancels Uighur leader Dolkun Isa's visa after China voices its outrage

India has apparently had second thoughts about allowing an exiled Uighur leader to attend a conference with other anti-Beijing activists in the Dalai Lama's adopted hometown, canceling his visa amid considerable pressure from China. [ more › ]

China Auto Show Goes High-Tech

It's the year China's Internet giants went to the auto show.

Alibaba-Disney Partnership Frozen in China

China is putting on ice an Alibaba partnership to bring Disney characters to Chinese screens, at a time when Chinese regulators are tightening control over online content.

Angry passengers slap, throw food at airline employee over flight delay in Changsha

Aren't flight delays the absolute worst? Particularly for the unfortunate airline employees who are left to deal with the wrath of impatient and occasionally violent travelers. [ more › ]

China Bans Some New Coal Power Plants

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As China’s Economy Slows, Unrest among Veterans Rises

Prominent military figures have warned that veterans’ protests could escalate if the government can’t provide jobs or sufficient welfare support for the 300,000 being laid off.

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