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Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

Aug 13, 2018

China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

Aug 11, 2018

When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years

Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

Aug 10, 2018

Thousands of Muslims have gathered at a mosque in northwestern China to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced

China auto sales down 5.3 percent as SUV demand sags

Aug 10, 2018

China auto sales down 5.3 percent in July, adding to signs of economic malaise amid tariff battle with Washington

Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

A volleyball player who makes her living in Turkey is the unrivalled star of China's squad to this month's Asian Games in Indonesia

China exports accelerated in July despite rise in US tariffs

Aug 9, 2018

China's exports to the US accelerated in July despite Trump tariff hike

China sentences 6 in graduate exam cheating scheme

Aug 8, 2018

Chinese state media reports say six people have been imprisoned for up to four years for their part in a scheme to cheat on the country's national graduate school exam

China eliminates work permits in latest appeal to Taiwanese

Aug 8, 2018

Beijing has eliminated a requirement that Taiwanese citizens apply for permission to work in China in its latest appeal to the island's skilled young workers amid a diplomatic freeze between the sides

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