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China's $290 Billion dream to make a New Shenzhen
21 Apr 2017
China plans to build an economic zone near Beijing. President Xi Jinping's scheme, called the Xiongan New Zone, promises to transform a little-known patch of northern China into a city of the future.
China's $8.5 Trillion shadow banking is fully revived
19 Apr 2017
China's shadow banking is back in full swing, an unintended side effect of the government’s campaign against financial leverage, which has curbed traditional lending and squeezed bond financing.
Demo in Hong Kong as China favourite Lam wins leadership
27 Mar 2017
Demonstrations are held in Hong Kong after China's favourite Carrie Lam wins a leadership vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city's cherished freedoms.
Trump challenge for China's factories
20 Mar 2017
It's crunch-time for vast swathes of China's industrial landscape, as rising costs and the threat of American tariffs hurt business. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie looks at the factory bosses looking further afield for salvation.
Nike called out for false marketing on China TV
16 Mar 2017
China's annual state-run consumer rights TV show puts Nike in the hot seat, skewering it for false advertising over sneakers.
Economic planning: Nigeria vs China
14 Mar 2017
China brought 12.4 million people in its rural areas above the poverty line in 2016 and has vowed to bring the remaining 43.3 million people out of poverty by the year 2020.
'Neo-Cold War' alignment in the Korean Peninsula?
9 Mar 2017
South Korean papers, meanwhile, accuse China of "double standards" when it comes to the Korean Peninsula.
China trims GDP target citing 'grave challenges'
5 Mar 2017
China's premier warns that the world's second-largest economy faces "grave challenges", signalling a further deceleration as he announced a trimmed 2017 GDP growth target of "around 6.5 percent".
China to strengthen defenses, no word on budget
5 Mar 2017
China plans to strengthen defences but remains tight-lipped on the exact budget for the military.
Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government selling elephants
3 Mar 2017
Critics are condemning the Zimbabwe government’s sale of elephants to countries such as China. A live elephant can retail at about $60,000 depending on its size, age and health.
Chinese Parcel Billionaires Amass $47 Billion Net Worth
2 Mar 2017
Shuttling parcels around for Alibaba and other retailers are creating China’s latest wealth explosion, with a surge in shares of S.F. Express making Wang Wei the country’s third-richest man.
Bellamy's Chairman Resigns Amid Investor Revolt
28 Feb 2017
Bellamy's Australia Chairman Rob Woolley resigned following the baby food maker's flawed foray into China and its stock price collapse.