Two provincial leaders’ styles offer a glimpse at contrasting development paths in China; housing prices in 100 major cities in China continue to stumble; fresh data lower flows of cheap capital from Beijing and a possible rise in borrowing costs across the American economy.
The web was a-chatter after a report that Communist Party chief Xi Jinping hailed a cab in Beijing last month, but the report was later pulled; average home prices in key Chinese cities rose in March.
Fresh evidence of rapidly rising house prices raised fears; Chinese President Xi Jinping has borrowed from Mao Zedong's tactical playbook; Bo Xilai faces charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
China's banks will need up to $100 billion in new funding following Beijing's move to shake up lending; a man who detonated an explosive device in Beijing's airport had just been stopped from handing out leaflets about an incident t...
The Communist Party appoints rising leader Sun Zhengchai to the important post of party chief in Chongqing, Barack Obama pushes back against Beijing on the South China Sea, PICC plans massive Hong Kong IPO and more.