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    1. September 3, 2015

      US to hit China hackers before Xi’s Washington visit

      The White House is preparing to slap sanctions as early as next week on Chinese companies connected to the cyber theft...

    2. September 3, 2015

      China’s parade sends an unmistakable message

      President Xi Jinping tried to strike an unexpectedly conciliatory note at this week’s military parade in Beijing...

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    1. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2015

      China economic policy needs more credit than blame

      By Hayden Briscoe, AllianceBernstein The visit to the US later this month by China’s President Xi Jinping comes at a...

    2. September 3, 2015

      China moves to modernise its army

      A reduction of 300,000 soldiers in China’s People Liberation army was presented by Xi Jinping on Thursday as a benign...

    3. FT Alphaville

      September 1, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Was the Greek bailout a huge mistake, and if so, who made it? - How to draw a cartoon of Xi...

    4. August 31, 2015

      US to hit Chinese hackers with sanctions

      The White House is preparing sanctions on Chinese individuals and companies as it tries to pressure Beijing to stop its...

    5. August 31, 2015

      Militarism is a risky temptation for Beijing

      The gigantic military parade that will pass through Beijing on Thursday is meant to be all about the past. But,...

    6. August 28, 2015

      China: Credibility on the line

      As Chinese stocks plummeted on “Black Monday”, triggering waves of panicked selling around the globe, China’s leaders...

    7. August 28, 2015

      People’s Daily executives detained on bribery claims

      Two top executives at a Chinese government mouthpiece have been detained on suspicion of bribery, in a move likely to...

    8. Gavyn Davies

      August 27, 2015

      China's policy failings challenge the Fed

        It would be easy to dismiss the recent extreme turbulence in global financial markets as a dramatic, but ultimately...

    9. August 26, 2015

      China’s push-me-pull-you policies leave the world reeling

      It used to be that when America sneezed, the rest of the world caught a cold. Now the US has real competition when it...

    10. August 26, 2015

      Republicans line up for potshots at China

      When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Washington next month for his first state visit to the US, he will be...

    11. August 24, 2015

      Japan’s Abe rebuffs China invite to military parade

      Japan’s prime minister has rebuffed China’s invitation to a military parade marking the end of the second world war in...

    12. August 23, 2015

      China’s ‘little tigers’ present political challenge

      Zhou Yongkang, the former head of China’s internal security apparatus, was guilty of many sins. After a secret trial...

    13. August 21, 2015

      The Chinese model is nearing its end

      August in China has been anything but the quiet month of myth. Developments in the equity and foreign exchange markets...

    14. August 20, 2015

      South Korea’s Park Geun-hye to attend China’s war commemorations

      South Korean President Park Geun-hye has accepted Beijing’s invitation to celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of...

    15. August 16, 2015

      Ancient origins of President Xi’s harsh brand of justice in China

      When President Xi Jinping became general secretary of China’s Communist party, he promised to strengthen rule of law....

    16. August 16, 2015

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang visits scene of Tianjin blast

      Chinese premier Li Keqiang arrived at the scene of last week’s twin blasts in Tianjin on Sunday as local officials...

    17. July 31, 2015

      Echoes of 1989 are bad news not just for China’s markets but the world

      China faces a crucial choice between the competing priorities of political control and economic liberalisation. This...

    18. July 31, 2015

      UK reverses decision to restrict visa for China artist Ai Weiwei

      Theresa May has intervened to grant Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa to enter Britain,...

    19. July 29, 2015

      China anti-graft purge recovers $6.2bn in ill-gotten gains

      Chinese anti-corruption authorities have returned Rmb38.7bn ($6.2bn) in ill-gotten gains to the nation’s coffers since...

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Yanis: his “demeanor had sometimes given his tenure the air of a five-month-long TED talk.” -...

    21. July 27, 2015

      Chinese stock market should find its own level

      Year after year of strong and steady growth has imbued China’s rulers with an aura of omnipotence. But maintaining such...

    22. July 23, 2015

      China returns passport to Ai Weiwei

      Ai Weiwei, the Chinese government critic and dissident artist, has been given his passport back after a four-year...

    23. July 21, 2015

      Japan ramps up warnings over China in maritime dispute

      Japan has ramped up warnings over the dangers posed by a more uncompromising China, highlighting satellite images of...

    24. July 20, 2015

      Xi warns China military amid anti-corruption purge

      China’s President Xi Jinping moved to address lingering resentments in the country’s military created by the...

    25. July 20, 2015

      Banks vie to build up Asia compliance teams

      Asia’s compliance and corporate investigation industry is booming as regulators from China to the US crack down on...

    26. July 15, 2015

      Xi’s imperial presidency has its weaknesses

      Since assuming power three years ago, Chinese president Xi Jinping has done nothing to discourage the spread of a...

    27. July 15, 2015

      Environmental, social and other risks stalk Chinese listed companies

      Gyrations on China’s domestic stock exchanges over the past month have dramatised a gamut of market risks, including an...

    28. July 10, 2015

      Former Tencent employees detained in graft probe

      Chinese authorities have detained half a dozen former Tencent employees after an internal investigation by the internet...

    29. July 6, 2015

      Great Game echoes in summit halls for Putin’s pursuit of China ties

      When Russia’s president welcomes leaders from a dozen countries for two separate summits in Ufa on Wednesday, there...

    30. July 6, 2015

      Market turbulence in China tests Xi’s reform agenda

      On Sunday evening, Chinese investors waited and waited for an important stock market clue. For 48 hours, they had...

    31. July 6, 2015

      China’s military goes to war on corruption

      China’s military says it is moving to close loopholes in its financial regulations as part of a two-year crackdown on...

    32. July 1, 2015

      The electoral volcano beneath Hong Kong and Taiwan

      The people of Hong Kong may now have to wait years to vote after the city rejected Beijing’s offer of a castrated form...

    33. June 29, 2015

      AIIB launch signals China’s new ambition

      China has officially launched the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, marking Beijing’s most ambitious foray into...

    34. June 24, 2015

      Chinese anti-corruption watchdog reveals its latest targets

      Chinese airlines and railways, the country’s aluminium giant and even the Communist party’s own newspaper are among the...

    35. June 23, 2015

      Bank of China set for four-currency bond sale

      Bank of China is poised to launch the world’s first multibillion four-currency bond deal in an eye-catching effort to...

    36. June 17, 2015

      A nod to Confucius will not purge communist China of corruption

      In 1966, Red Guards descended on the hamlet of Qufu, the home town of Confucius. The radicalised students removed the...

    37. beyondbrics

      June 15, 2015

      China's "soft power" is the power of money

      A month ago, in the largest military parade held on Red Square since the days of Stalin, one foreign guest drew as much...

    38. June 10, 2015

      US v China: is this the new cold war?

      Strange things are happening in the South China Sea. In the past 18 months, Beijing has reclaimed 2,000 acres of land,...

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