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Three more Tibetans die from shooting by Chinese police: rights group

BEIJING - Three protesters shot last week by police in a Tibetan region of China have died of their injuries, taking to five the number of people killed in the incident, a rights group said on Wednesday.

China fines Japanese auto parts makers record $201 million for price-fixing

BEIJING/TOKYO - China has fined Japanese auto parts makers a record 1.235 billion yuan ($201 million) for manipulating prices as the government steps up its enforcement of an anti-trust law that has targeted major corporations and revived protectionism concerns.

Canada's Couche-Tard makes short-list in $16 billion Sinopec unit sale: sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING - Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd are among suitors short-listed to buy a $16 billion minority stake in China's Sinopec Sales, the world's largest fuel retail network, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Heinz recalls four batches of infant food in China

BEIJING - Ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food in eastern China after it was found to contain lead in excess of the allowable limit, the company said on Monday. | Video

Health, 6:13am EDT

China seeks passengers' ID for buying bus tickets in restive Xinjiang

BEIJING - China will require identification from passengers buying long-distance bus tickets in far-western Xinjiang, state media said on Wednesday, as police seek to monitor travel in a region beset by violence.

World, 5:28am EDT

China rejects Manila protest on ships, complains of detentions

BEIJING - China rejected Philippine complaints on Wednesday about Chinese survey vessels operating in a gas-rich area of Manila's exclusive economic zone, and has lodged a separate complaint about the detention of Chinese workers, as tensions persist.

World, 4:05am EDT

Chinese paper calls for retaliation over Australia tycoon attack

BEIJING/SYDNEY - An influential Chinese newspaper called for retaliation against Australia on Wednesday after Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

World, Australia 3:24am EDT

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

BEIJING - China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.

World, United Nations, Africa 19 Aug 2014

Japan looking to buy more stealth fighters in 2015: Nikkei

- Japan plans to seek funding to buy six F-35 stealth fighter jets in next year's budget to strengthen defense of remote southwestern islands against China, which has grown increasingly assertive at sea and in the air, the Nikkei reported.

Deals, Japan 19 Aug 2014

Celebrities in firing line as China steps up drug war

BEIJING - China is turning up the heat in a high-profile crackdown on drugs that has ensnared a string of celebrities, including the son of Hong Kong kungfu movie star Jackie Chan, as the government seeks to push forward a wider campaign against extravagance and decadence. | Video

Entertainment, 19 Aug 2014

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