- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 04 07:57 PM
China has appealed for U.S. support in fighting Islamist militants in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, saying they are also a threat to the United States. Chinese officials say the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) recruits Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority from Xinjiang, and trains them with extremists in Syria and Iraq, with the intent of returning to China to wage holy...
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceAug 04 01:05 AM
China has lost its title as the world’s most liquid stock market as trading halts and regulatory efforts to curb bearish transactions drive away investors. Daily turnover on mainland exchanges has averaged the equivalent of $202 billion over the past 30 days, down from $288 billion at the start of July. After exceeding turnover on U.S. bourses for about a month through July 8, the value of ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 03 01:43 AM
By Natalie Thomas NGABA, China (Reuters) - Nineteen-year-old Longsel Tsondre sees nothing romantic about the itinerant life his Tibetan herder family left behind when the government in his remote corner of southwestern China offered to resettle them a few years ago. Now we dance every day," he said, after performing a Tibetan dance for a bus-load of Chinese tourists. It's a positive image China...
- BloombergAug 03 09:30 PM
China stocks climbed for the first time in four days amid low turnover after authorities stepped up measures to stabilize the market. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.3 percent to 3,671.49 at the 11:30 a.m. break after changing direction about seven times. Industrial companies led gains.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 04 05:17 AM
China's central bank promised to "stabilize financial market expectations" on Tuesday, saying it will head off risks in the latest show of official resolve to keep the economy on an even keel. Without referring to the shakeout in China's stock market <.CSI300> <.SSEC> which has slumped about a quarter since early June, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said it would improve its warning system ...
- ABC NewsAug 04 09:19 PM
China ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012 amid tense relationship with Christian religions
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 04 07:30 PM
China's government will support companies that make high-tech equipment for a range of sectors including railways, energy and agriculture, the top economic planning body said, as Beijing focuses on more value-added industries to spur its economy. In a statement published on Tuesday, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said the government would ensure these industries received...
- BloombergAug 04 08:02 PM
China plans to set up “network security offices” staffed by police inside major websites and Internet companies, a move to strengthen the government’s grip on the world’s largest population of Web users.
- The Wall Street JournalAug 04 07:33 AM
China is moving to regulate the previously freewheeling world of Internet payments, an initiative that some critics warn could stifle development in one of the most innovative sectors of the economy.
- CNN MoneyAug 04 08:24 AM
China has become a banking powerhouse.
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