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    1. June 24, 2016

      ‘White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World’, by Geoff Dyer

      In its opening pages Geoff Dyer compares his new book to his previous collection of travel essays, Yoga for People Who...

    2. June 24, 2016

      When Walt went to China

      It is hard to think of two organisations that love synchronised dancing more than the Disney corporation and the...

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    1. June 24, 2016

      AIIB gathers for inaugural annual meeting

      China’s first multilateral development bank approved its inaugural projects on Friday ahead of a gathering of its...

    2. June 22, 2016

      Hong Kong regains crown in ranking of expensive cities for expats

      Hong Kong is once again the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, even as the economy in the Chinese territory...

    3. June 21, 2016

      Dragon String Quartet, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing — review

      Like most things in China, classical music generally veers between a larger-than-life central figure and the great...

    4. June 21, 2016

      South China Sea cruises tap patriotic tourist market

      Are you a Chinese patriot who enjoys cruises and has never engaged in subversion or “spread reactionary thoughts”? If...

    5. June 19, 2016

      China looks like a bully in South China Sea row

      At some point in the coming weeks an international arbitration court in The Hague will rule on whether China’s...

    6. June 19, 2016

      China seeks to renegotiate Venezuela loans

      China is renegotiating billions of dollars of loans to Venezuela and has met with the country’s political opposition,...

    7. June 19, 2016

      Virgin Australia makes its China move

      Virgin Australia’s chief executive, John Borghetti, faced a crisis a few months ago when a major shareholder tried to...

    8. June 18, 2016

      Wu Jianmin: China’s most influential ‘dove’ dies in car crash

      The sudden death of China’s most influential “dove” has shaken China’s close-knit circle of international policy...

    9. June 17, 2016

      Apple fights attempt to bar iPhone sales in Beijing

      Apple is fighting a ruling by municipal authorities in Beijing that its iPhone designs infringe a Chinese...

    10. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      iPhones still on sale in Beijing despite court ruling

      Apple said that all of its iPhones are still for sale in Beijing as it fights a local ruling that its designs infringe...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      June 17, 2016

      Directing traffic

      A police officer directs traffic in the rain as a dignitary’s motorcade passes through an intersection in central...

    12. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Hong Kong bookseller reveals details of 8-month abduction

      One of the five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year has revealed harrowing details of how he was abducted...

    13. June 15, 2016

      Obama meets Dalai Lama despite warning from Beijing

      President Barack Obama met the Dalai Lama at the White House on Wednesday despite a warning from Beijing not to host...

    14. June 15, 2016

      Dollar retreats as dovish Fed holds rates

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. The dollar fell and Treasury prices rose following the release of a relatively dovish policy...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      June 15, 2016

      Meet Vincent Van Gogh

      A girl looks around displays at the world premiere of ‘Meet Vincent van Gogh’ exhibition in Beijing, China today ...

    16. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      MSCI delays including China A shares in key index

      International investors’ concerns about the quality of mainland China’s markets have once more put paid to hopes that...

    17. June 14, 2016

      IMF warns on China's ‘high and rising’ debt risk

      The International Monetary Fund has issued its sternest warning to date on the risk from China’s rising debt burden,...

    18. June 14, 2016

      Russia and China seek media control at home and abroad

      A recent paper by American academics shows that online “trolls” backed by the Chinese state generate nearly half a...

    19. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Online expansion lifts Ted Baker revenues

      Online sales helped boost Ted Baker as it reported double-digit revenue growth this year. The offbeat fashion brand...

    20. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      China corporate debt could cause 'serious problems' - IMF

      China’s must tackle its soaring levels of corporate debt to avoid hitting “serious problems down the road”, the...

    21. June 13, 2016

      China A-shares: finally ready?

      This time last year investors were debating whether China’s equity markets were a bubble about to burst or a rally that...

    22. June 12, 2016

      Chinese fund buys Italian robot toolmaker

      Agic Capital, the Chinese-European private equity fund launched last year, has bought a European industrial robotics...

    23. June 9, 2016

      Unloved coal rides commodities rebound

      A rising tide lifts all boats — even it seems seaborne thermal coal, possibly the least loved major commodity. Raw...

    24. June 9, 2016

      Uber faces uphill battle to usurp local champion Didi in China

      Car-hailing apps are big business, highlighted by recent large-scale, high-profile investments in Didi Chuxing and...

    25. June 9, 2016

      China’s $10bn propaganda push spreads Down Under

      When Liu Qibao, China’s propaganda minister, visited Sydney last month and signed a raft of deals with Australia’s top...

    26. June 9, 2016

      China puts faith in start-up boom

      The Chinese government has prioritised supporting entrepreneurship as it grapples with flagging growth and seeks to...

    27. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      Equities slip as investors look to weak China data

      A notable closing high in New York on Tuesday is failing to set the tone to European trade today, after more signs of...

    28. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      China's imports from Hong Kong up record 243%

      China’s headline figure for dollar-denominated imports got a boost last month, if only a small one, from a record surge...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      June 7, 2016

      Keeping cool

      An elderly man uses a fan to shade himself from the sun as he walks in a public park in Beijing   ...

    30. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      Chinese forex reserves dip $28bn in May, hit 2011 low

      China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by $28bn in May, falling to their lowest level since the end of December...

    31. June 7, 2016

      US funds granted Rmb-denominated Chinese securities quota

      Beijing is to grant US asset managers a Rmb250bn ($38bn) quota to invest in renminbi-denominated Chinese securities,...

    32. June 6, 2016

      China rails against global ‘hype’ on overcapacity

      A war of words between China and the US over management of the Chinese economy escalated on Monday when Beijing...

    33. June 6, 2016

      Xi Jinping warns on limits to diplomacy as China-US talks begin

      From the contested waters of the South China Sea to the management of the global economy and stewardship of the...

    34. June 6, 2016

      Beijing defies criticism as it charts course in S China Sea

      Ashton Carter, US secretary of defence, led a chorus of international voices criticising China at the weekend...

    35. June 3, 2016

      Breaching China’s Great Firewall requires legal ingenuity

      China’s surging technology sector has nurtured behemoths such as online marketplace Alibaba, with its $195bn market...

    36. FT Alphaville

      June 2, 2016

      Camp Alphaville homework, Pettis edition

      As is mandatory, we have a China panel at this year’s Finance Festival (née Camp Alphaville) on July 1. It’s currently...

    37. June 2, 2016

      China steps up investment in Hollywood

      A young Chinese-US company backed by internet group Tencent and two mainland media firms is to buy control of IM...

    38. June 1, 2016

      US Treasury increases pressure on banks dealing with North Korea

      The US Treasury named North Korea on Wednesday as a “prime money laundering concern”, a move designed to make it even...

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