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Is China the hitch for the Hinkley Point deal?

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Does Hinkley Point have a national security hitch? While others may be professing astonishment over the British government decision to delay this deal on the eve of signing, the Chinese stakeholders are too polite - for now. Despite putting up a third ...
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Russia to Join China in Naval Exercise in Disputed South China Sea

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
BEIJING - Russian naval forces plan to join Chinese forces for a joint exercise in the South China Sea, highlighting Moscow's partnership with Beijing after a recent international legal ruling underlined rifts between China and Southeast Asian nations ...

Six die at China elderly home which 'banned air conditioning' during heatwave - ‎6 hours ago‎
An investigation has been launched after six elderly people died at a Chinese care home during a severe heatwave, with reports saying the residents were not permitted to use air conditioners in the state-run facility.
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China will keep doing its own thing

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
On the prospects for China's economy, it's easy to be wrong. We analyse unfamiliar things by comparing them with things we understand, but in its massive size and economic history, China is one of a kind. That's one conclusion I've drawn from a visit ...
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3 Reasons Why China Still Matters

U.S. News & World Report (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
China has hogged the headlines for the last few years and it's no surprise why. Its economy is massive and (supposedly) growing at more than 6.5 percent annually.
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The West kowtows to China through self-censorship

Washington Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Two years ago, I was invited by the American Bar Association to prepare a manuscript for a book to be titled “Darkness Before Dawn.
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Matt Damon Whitewashes Chinese History in The Great Wall

Daily Beast - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Great Wall is set over a millennium ago in China, where several dynasties' worth of soldiers and slaves spent their lives constructing 5,500 miles of stone and brick to keep invaders and enemies out.
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AB InBev-SABMiller Deal Advances on China, Investor Support

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's takeover of SABMiller Plc moved closer to completion as China's Ministry of Commerce approved the $103 billion deal and the target's shareholders began lining up in favor of the transaction after the Budweiser maker raised its ...
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Leeds United attracting 'definite' interest from potential new owners in China

ITV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
There is "huge potential for Chinese investors" at Leeds, according to businessman Steve Tappin who has been meeting with possible suitors.
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Apple's Tumble From China Tree Accelerates

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bottom line: Apple could be on the cusp of a prolonged China downturn unless it can roll out smartphones with new breakthrough technology, as it gets overwhelmed by similar Chinese models that sell for far lower prices. The latest financial report from ...
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China Diplomatic Victory Could Be Short Lived

Voice of America - ‎9 hours ago‎
With assertive rhetoric, China appears to have scored a diplomatic victory in the past week, defying the Permanent Court of Arbitration's (PCA) ruling against its sweeping claims in the South China Sea, which some argue may run the risk of making the ...
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Why did China release rare videos of its successful anti-missile system tests?

South China Morning Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
On Sunday and Monday, China National Radio, CCTV and the PLA Daily's website carried reports touting four consecutive successful tests of a “ground-based midcourse defence” (GMD) system at the Korla Missile Test Complex in Xinjiang.

China's State-Owned Automakers May Be Too Weak to Compete - ‎4 hours ago‎
Under current policy, foreign automakers that want to produce vehicles in China must form joint ventures with Chinese companies. The rules also limit foreign ownership in these partnerships to 50 %. China enacted the policy in the 1980s when it opened ...

This bizarre chart shows how money is leaving China in secret

Business Insider - ‎6 hours ago‎
panda china carry load Researchers dressed in panda costumes carry a cage as they transfer giant panda Tao Tao to a new living environment at the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center for the Giant Panda in Wolong National Nature Reserve, ...

China just set aside $30 million for a controversial project designed to make it rain — and it's not the only one

Business Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
The project is part of a larger campaign of so-called weather modification techniques that the country has been using since at least 2008, when they claim to have cleared the skies for the Beijing Olympics by forcing the rain to come early.
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China struggles to stem flow of wealth offshore

Financial Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
China's foreign exchange regulators are struggling to stem the flow of personal wealth spilling offshore via Hong Kong's insurance industry, the latest results from the world's second-largest insurer suggest.

China Steels Its Resolve, But 'Zombies' Abound

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
China's steel industry is a test case for the nation's ability to restructure overbuilt parts of the economy, and so far it's not going very well.

China decrees it will grow world-class enterprise vendors by the year 2025

The Register - ‎12 hours ago‎
China has decreed it will grow several more world-class, multinational enterprise technology vendors by 2025. The executive of the Middle Kingdom's State Council met this week, and issued some new policy pronouncements along the way.

EconomyChina consumer inflation may get boost from deadly floods

Financial Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
After deadly floods hit southern China in late June through early July, some observers suggested the impact on pork and vegetable prices could drive up the country's food-centric consumer inflation gauge as they had in the past.