Greater China Headlines

  • Asian stocks advance after Wall Street gains

    Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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  • China's CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot

    A Chinese energy company has denied it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf.

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  • China's CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot

    A Chinese energy company denies it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf.

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  • China's CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot

    A Chinese energy company denies it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf. In a statement late Tuesday, CEFC China Energy Co. sought to distance itself...

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  • China widens personality cult around 'unrivaled helmsman' Xi

    The village where he labored as a teen has become a shrine, a tree he planted an icon. State media applaud him endlessly, private businessmen praise his speeches and universities are devoting new departments to his theories.

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  • China widens personality cult around 'unrivaled helmsman' Xi

    The village where he labored as a teen has become a shrine, a tree he planted an icon. State media applaud him endlessly, private businessmen praise his speeches and universities are devoting new departments to his theories. At the start of his second five-year term as leader of China's...

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  • Vatican and China exchange art amid stall in hard diplomacy

    The Vatican and China have announced a first-ever exchange of artworks for exhibits in Beijing and the Vatican Museums, as the two states forge ahead with soft diplomacy amid a stalemate in negotiations to heal decades of diplomatic estrangement.

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  • China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

    A prominent human rights lawyer in China was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict to be handed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism.

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  • Ecuador president: Manafort pitched deal for China investors

    Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said Monday that he met with President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman this year together with a group of Chinese businessmen interested in acquiring a stake in the nation’s power company.

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  • China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

    A court in central China has sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict to be handed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism. The Intermediate People's Court in the city of Changsha handed...

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  • Victoria's Secret China show struts on despite controversy

    Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry didn’t make it but the Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai managed to strut on Monday without them, surviving a controversy over visa issues and a model who slipped and fell during the show.

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  • Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetings

    A high-level Chinese envoy has wrapped up a four-day trip to North Korea after meeting with top officials in Pyongyang.

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  • Philippines' Duterte offers China 3rd telecom carrier slot

    President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman says China is being offered a chance to operate a third telecommunications carrier in the Philippines. The move is aimed at breaking a telecoms duopoly in a country that is said to have the slowest internet speed in the Asia Pacific. Presidential...

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  • Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

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  • Japan trade surplus sinks in October as energy imports surge

    Japan reports that its trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged.

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  • Japan trade surplus sinks in October as energy imports surge

    Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier, despite strong growth in exports to China, the U.S. and the EU, as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged. Customs figures released Monday showed imports rose almost 19 percent from the same month a year...

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  • China's foreign minister meets with Myanmar's leaders

    China’s foreign minister met with Myanmar’s top leaders on Sunday during a visit to the country, a day after discussing the Rohingya refugee crisis with Bangladesh’s prime minister.

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  • House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

    The official Chinese news agency says a fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb has killed 19 people and injured eight others.

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