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China to Allow 5 Private Banks This Year

(BEIJING) — China will allow the creation of up to five privately financed banks this year to support economic growth by gradually opening the state-run...

Ousted China Politician Hopes Judge Will Be Fair

(JINAN, China) — Officials say ousted politician Bo Xilai has denied some of the bribery accusations against him in his $4 million corruption trial — part of his...

China Media Group Slammed for Betraying Protesters

(BEIJING) — A southern Chinese news company at the center of free speech protests earlier this year has come under fire for turning against demonstrators who...

China to Launch Moon Rock-Collecting Probe in 2017

(BEIJING) — China said Monday its plan to launch its fifth lunar probe in 2017 with the aim of bringing lunar soil and rock samples to Earth was on track after a...

China Says Woman Died From Bird Flu New to Humans

(BEIJING) — Chinese authorities said Wednesday that a 73-year-old Chinese woman died after being infected with a bird flu strain that had sickened a human for...

China’s Singles Find A Match in Retailers

Chinese shoppers spent at least 35 billion yuan, or $5.7 billion, in an online shopping spree timed to coincide with Singles’ Day. That’s more than double what...