* Pork prices set to stay high into 2020 on huge supply
BEIJING Cao Xianli, the owner of a 'ribs and rice' restaurant in eastern China's Qingdao city, is facing his biggest test in a decade of running the eatery.
Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo posted a much wider-than-expected quarterly loss as it fought bigger rivals with heavy subsidies, driving its shares down by nearly a quarter and wiping almost $11 billion off its value on Wednesday.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI Wu Weidong was never much of an online shopper.
BEIJING/LONDON When Tiffany & Co said this month it was sending its priciest jewelry to mainland China to reach wealthy shoppers no longer jet-setting abroad, it reflected a trend helping global luxury brands weather a Chinese economic slowdown.