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Internet regulator announces more explicit rules for net news censorship

The Cyberspace Administration of China has delegated power to question online news content provider

Obama presses case for Pacific trade deal as China looms

US President Barack Obama told

Sinopec president detained by party's anti-graft arm

The Communist party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has detained Wang Tianpu, presid

China and India send rescue workers to quake-struck Nepal

China and India both sent rescue teams to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the strategica

Two provinces postpone bond auctions as banks decline low-yield bonds

The provincial governments of Jiangsu and Anhui have postponed bond auctions after low yields faile

Biopsy of a default

We take a trip down memory lane with troubled property developer Kaiser

Chinese researchers modify human embryo genomes in experiment

Chinese researchers have genetically modified non-viable human embryos to test a genome-editing tec

Huawei CEO criticizes tech security rules as undermining innovation

Huawei chief executive Eric Xu has openly criticized rules pushed by Beijing meant to close off sev

Police in Shanghai seize 3mn toxic counterfeit condoms

Shanghai police have detained nine suspects and seized three million knockoff condoms said to conta

Q&A: James Fallows on China-watching at a distance and urban reinvigoration

Back in town

New security rules unveiled for foreign investors in China's FTZs

The State Council has unveiled pilot vetting rules for foreign investors seeking a stake in sensiti

Regulators may ban infant formula advertisements in China

Authorities are considering a ban on infant formula advertisements to deal with China's low levels

New environmental law may herald dawn for corporate social responsibility in China

Sustainable finance

Pakistan, China to agree on $28 billion in projects during visit by Xi

China and Pakistan will sign infrastructure and energy project agreements worth US$28 billion durin

Controversial bank tech rules suspended in official notice

Beijing has suspended bank-technology rules that included requirements for firms in China turn over

Small, severe polluters targeted in new water quality plan

Beijing ordered small plants in 10 industries notorious for polluting -- including fertilizer plant

The grass is greener

Cross border flows prove a metaphorical muse

Official Q1 GDP growth of 7% elides greater gloom from other indicators

China's gross domestic product grew 7% in the first quarter compared to a year earlier, marking the

State assets regulator hires global, local auditors to vet investments abroad

The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission has enlisted seven auditors includ

China's banking rate up as nearly 3 in 4 rural residents now have accounts

74% of adult rural residents in China had their own bank account as of the end of 2014, marking a s

Q&A: Patrick Mendis on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and America's role in the region

A peaceful war?

China's cumulative CO2 emissions soon to pass those of US

China's cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 are set to outstrip those of the United Stat

Security firm suggests Beijing may be behind decade-long malware campaign

California-based security software firm FireEye has released a report alleging that a single entity

Rumored death of new bank tech rules greatly exaggerated, trade groups say

Relief last month at word that China would delay implementing guidelines to encourage banks on the

Beijing threatens to shutter Sina's news site over inadequate censorship

The Cyberspace Administration of China has threatened to shut down the news service of Sina (SINA.N

"Great Cannon" web disruption program said to be in development for a year

China's "Great Cannon" traffic-redirection program, used recently to flood developer website GitHub

Shenzhen residents to be restricted to one Hong Kong visit a week, sources say

Shenzhen authorities will soon restrict visits by the city's residents to neighboring Hong Kong to

A rising tide

We throw caution to the wind and bank on a bull run

US agencies block exports to Chinese supercomputer projects

US agencies have placed technical centers in China associated with the massive Tianhe-2 supercomput

Frozen units leave Kaisa out in the cold as creditors apply to preserve assets

Civil courts have ruled on 28 of 70 applications made by creditors of struggling mainland developer

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