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China announces it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in 5 years

Apr 17, 2018

China announces it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in 5 years

China to protect 'legitimate rights' after US penalizes ZTE

Apr 17, 2018

China's government says it is ready to protect its 'legitimate interests' after U.S. authorities punished a major Chinese telecoms equipment maker over exports to North Korea and Iran

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody

AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

Apr 16, 2018

The American family of a prominent Chinese Christian pastor is asking for leniency after he was sentenced to prison for missionary work as the atheist ruling Communist Party exerts greater control over believers

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike

Apr 16, 2018

Chinese exporters of goods from electronics to motorcycle parts are scrambling to insulate themselves from President Donald Trump's proposed tariff hike

Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage

Apr 15, 2018

Chinese authorities say an Air China flight diverted to land in central China after a passenger held a flight attendant hostage using a pen as his weapon

Taiwan leader inspects navy as China prepares drills

Apr 13, 2018

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has conducted a naval inspection ahead of planned military exercises by rival China

China's March trade weakens, surplus with US at $15.4B

Apr 13, 2018

China's global trade balance swung to a rare deficit in March as exports shrank but its surplus with the United States, the center of a worsening dispute with Washington, stood at $15.4 billion

China traders, farmers shrug off risk of US soybeans tariff

Apr 13, 2018

Chinese farmers, traders say possible tariffs on US soybeans open opportunities to diversify, profit

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