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China moves to lift confidence as economic growth hits weakest pace since 2009

Oct 19 2018

BEIJING China's economic growth cooled to its weakest quarterly pace since the global financial crisis, with regulators moving quickly to calm nervous investors as a years-long campaign to tackle debt risks and the trade war with the United States began to bite. | Video

China September exports surge, creating record surplus with U.S. despite tariffs

Oct 13 2018

BEIJING China's vast export engine unexpectedly kicked into higher gear in September, producing a record trade surplus with the United States that could exacerbate the already-heated dispute between Beijing and Washington. | Video

As Chinese school year starts, some Beijing residents find their kids can't get admission

Sep 13 2018

BEIJING As China's school year kicks off, some longtime Beijing residents are being forced by restrictive residency rules to send their children to distant schools, with some unlucky few packing their bags for places as far south as Shenzhen.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

Sep 09 2018

* Aug trade surplus at $27.91 bln, vs July surplus of $28.05 bln

China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

Sep 08 2018

BEIJING China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record in August even as the country's export growth slowed slightly, an outcome that could push President Donald Trump to turn up the heat on Beijing in their cantankerous trade dispute.

Tencent loses $20 billion in value after China attacks myopia with gaming curbs

Aug 31 2018

HONG KONG/BEIJING Tencent Holdings' market value slumped by around $20 billion on Friday after China intensified a crackdown on online gaming citing rising levels of myopia, heightening regulatory risks for companies in the world's biggest gaming market. | Video

Surprise China factory pick-up may not last as export orders shrink again

Aug 31 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in August after a two-month slide, offering some cushion for the slowing economy as the United States rapidly ratchets up tariffs on Chinese goods.

China says won't resort to strong stimulus but will keep liquidity ample

Aug 21 2018

BEIJING China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will not resort to strong stimulus to support the slowing economy but will keep liquidity reasonably ample and offer more help to companies which are having trouble obtaining financing.

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