China coverage from Reuters.
A federal judge expressed outrage on Wednesday that a U.S. immigration agent came to court to arrest a Chinese woman just as she was sentenced to probation for using a fake passport and visa to take a graduate school entrance exam for someone else.
A nonbinding motion by Canada's Senate calling for an end to Chinese actions in the disputed South China Sea is irresponsible and will "stir up troubles," a Chinese embassy spokesman said on Wednesday.
Diversified miner Anglo American opened an office in Shanghai on Wednesday, a company spokesman said, boosting its presence in the world's top consumer of commodities.
A series of Chinese drills near Taiwan were designed to send a clear message to the island and China will take further steps if Taiwan independence forces persist in doing as they please, Beijing said on Wednesday, as Taiwan denounced threats of force.
China's ZTE Corp said on Wednesday it planned to take "certain actions" under U.S. laws following a ban by the U.S. government on American firms doing business with the company.
China will further reduce taxes to support small firms and high-tech companies, state radio quoted the cabinet as saying on Wednesday, with seven measures expected to result in cuts of more than 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion).
Top Chinese tech firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices based on gender are widespread in China and are linked to a shrinking proportion of women in the labor force.
German carmaker Daimler has joined the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, a program established under a Chinese industry body to tackle risks in the cobalt supply chain arising from artisanal mining.
China is reviewing a draft law to protect the reputation and honor of "heroes and martyrs" and punish those who "glorify wars of invasion", state media said on Wednesday, amid public anger at people dressing up in Japanese army uniforms.
Global crude steel production rose four percent in March as mills in top producer China ramped up output after winter restrictions were lifted and as U.S. producers took advantage of import tariffs to churn out more metal.
China resumed a key outbound investment scheme on Wednesday, granting qualified domestic financial institutions fresh quotas to buy overseas stocks and bonds for the first time since early 2015.
Ford Motor Co's <F.N> Asia head said on Wednesday he hoped recent Chinese moves to relax ownership rules in the country's auto market would speed up regulatory approval for its electric vehicle joint venture with local firm Zotye Automobile Co Ltd <000980.SZ>.
China's financial regulator has launched a nationwide inspection of banks' risky business practices, focusing on consumer loans and real estate lending in regions with high levels of household debt, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
China unveiled fresh measures to support the rental housing market on Wednesday, making it easier for companies in the sector to raise money and paving way for retail investors to buy into securities such as Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
China's Sinopec, Asia's largest refiner, plans to continue to cut their Saudi Arabian crude oil purchases for June and July loadings, after slashing May shipments by 40 percent, two senior executives from the company's trading arm Unipec said on Tuesday.
China is looking for billions of dollars in funds to propel its domestic ambitions in chips to cut a heavy reliance on imports, and has invited overseas investors to help it get there.
The bright lights of Beijing or Shanghai have never held much allure for Wu Tongxu, a 24-year-old civil servant earning a modest salary in the nondescript city of Xinxiang in China's central Henan province.
Western banks are seeking clarification from China's securities watchdog on proposals to allow them to take over their onshore securities ventures, amid concerns about high asset value requirements and limits to ownership by non-financial investors.