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    1. April 22, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Jin Liqun

      The Qingfeng fast-food chain is the most famous place to buy steamed buns in China. In late 2013, the country’s...

    2. April 15, 2016

      Staying home pays off for China’s Premier — at least for now

      Over recent months, foreign diplomats bearing invites for Premier Li Keqiang to visit their capitals have been politely...

    Special Reports

    1. Doing Business in the North of England

      The focus on improving the north of England’s economy is getting sharper. From scienti...
    2. The Future of the Renminbi

      The International Monetary Fund’s recommendation that China’s renminbi should join the...
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    1. April 14, 2016

      Turnbull punts on ‘footy diplomacy’ in China

      As Xi Jinping tries to shoot China into the ranks of world football superpowers, Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday began his...

    2. April 13, 2016

      Chinese hacking of US companies declines

      Chinese cyber spying on American companies has decreased since a September agreement between presidents Barack Obama...

    3. April 11, 2016

      US calls for more aggressive IMF policing

      US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has called for the International Monetary Fund to play a more aggressive role in...

    4. April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers: key revelations so far

      Here is a guide to what the Panama Papers, perhaps the biggest data leak in history, have so far revealed about the...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 4, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday - How much would you need to be paid in order to be persuaded to give up your mobile phone and...

    6. April 3, 2016

      China reverts to ‘grid management’ to monitor citizens’ lives

      China is rolling out a nationwide system of social control known as “grid management” in a revival of state presence in...

    7. April 1, 2016

      China media: Pressed into service

      When President Xi Jinping paid a New Year’s visit to China Central Television in February, the welcoming banner on the...

    8. March 27, 2016

      Chinese football: More than a game

      “My life in China hasn’t really started yet,” says Gervinho with a nervous laugh. “But Chinese football has huge growth...

    9. March 25, 2016

      China cracks down on Xi Jinping critics after call for resignation

      Pressure is mounting on critics of Xi Jinping amid a crackdown linked to a mysterious open letter that called for the...

    10. March 15, 2016

      North of England: New focus on powerhouse potential

      The North of England is dreaming big again. One of the world’s longest road tunnels, its fastest rail lines and a...

    11. March 11, 2016

      Ex-Hanlong executive guilty of insider trading

      The former head of Hanlong Mining Investment, Hui Xiao, has been sentenced to eight years and three months in jail for...

    12. March 11, 2016

      China’s ‘Two Meetings’ hear voices of dissent

      China’s annual parliamentary-style meetings are largely a rubber stamp for top leaders’ plans but with the room for...

    13. March 3, 2016

      The Wentworth golf dispute could drive investors into the rough

      Prospects for growing business links between the UK and China have never been brighter. Last year’s visit to Britain by...

    14. March 1, 2016

      Heat rises on China tycoon Ren Zhiqiang

      A threatening social media post by a Communist party committee has raised the heat on outspoken Chinese property tycoon...

    15. February 29, 2016

      China tycoons fear ‘Cultural Revolution-type’ censure

      It was about as brazen a criticism against Xi Jinping as it gets inside China. When Ren Zhiqiang contradicted the...

    16. February 28, 2016

      Beijing muzzles tycoon critic known as The Cannon

      ​Beijing’s internet watchdog has silenced an outspoken property tycoon known as The Cannon by shutting his popular...

    17. February 19, 2016

      China clashes over statue of Mao’s successor Hua Guofeng

      Thousands of defenders of a giant bronze effigy of Mao Zedong’s almost forgotten successor clashed with police and...

    18. February 18, 2016

      US rebukes China for ‘militarisation’ of South China Sea

      The US accused Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday of breaking a pledge not to militarise the South China Sea...

    19. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2016

      China needs reform not another investment splurge

      By Weifeng Zhong and Zhimin Li The falling value of China’s yuan has once again become a trigger for state...

    20. Gavyn Davies

      February 16, 2016

      China's central bank governor Zhou goes on the attack

      The long and detailed interview given by the People’s Bank of China governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, to Caixin Weekly on...

    21. February 10, 2016

      Greene King investors toast festive fare

      An increased appetite for Christmas dinner in the local helped brewer and pub operator Greene King enjoy record sales...

    22. February 6, 2016

      Obama calls Xi to urge more pressure on North Korea

      President Barack Obama called his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Friday to urge him to put more pressure on North...

    23. February 5, 2016

      UK business looks to woo ‘Chinese pound’

      Britain is preparing for record numbers of visitors for China’s lunar new year but there are signs the year of the...

    24. February 5, 2016

      China beats Premier League to sign Brazilian football star

      The new-found buying power of the Chinese Super League was underlined on Friday as the Asian soccer transfer record was...

    25. February 5, 2016

      Russia and China: friends with benefits

      Lei Daijun can barely believe he is here. Standing in Red Square, the 74-year-old former teacher from central China...

    26. The World

      January 29, 2016

      How India sees the world

      This week, François Hollande, the president of France became the latest world leader to visit Delhi and pay court to...

    27. January 27, 2016

      Hong Kong: Beijing opens a new chapter

      When the intended publisher of Xi Jinping, China’s Godfather, a critical biography of the Chinese president, was jailed...

    28. January 21, 2016

      China steps up incursions around disputed Senkaku Islands

      China has stepped up its incursions around the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyu islands in what Japanese officials claim is a...

    29. January 20, 2016

      Europe must not let China act with impunity

      In many subtle and not-so-subtle ways the authoritarian tentacles of the Chinese Communist party are spreading. While...

    30. January 19, 2016

      China’s Xi turns to Reagan and Thatcher for economic inspiration

      At the outset of his presidency, Xi Jinping billed himself as a transformative leader in the mould of Deng Xiaoping,...

    31. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      China's 2015 GDP report records 6.9% growth

      China’s gross domestic product grew at its slowest pace since 1990 last year but stayed within range of the...

    32. January 17, 2016

      China’s new Asia development bank will lend in US dollars

      The China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment bank has ruled out lending in currencies other than the dollar, its new...

    33. January 15, 2016

      China steps up building in disputed waters despite US resistance

      China has stepped up its construction of runways in the South China Sea since President Xi Jinping visited Washington...

    34. January 14, 2016

      Beijing arrests prominent human rights lawyer

      In an escalation to one of the most troublesome human rights cases in China, authorities have arrested the country’s...

    35. January 13, 2016

      Tsai on track for Taiwan poll victory

      The conviction of patriarch Yen Ching-piao for corruption and firearms offences was not enough to force his influential...

    36. January 12, 2016

      What market turbulence is telling us

      Bull markets, it is said, climb a wall of worry. There are certainly plenty of reasons to worry. But markets are no...

    37. January 11, 2016

      China markets: Looking for clues

      China’s market regulator had a chance to explain itself last Friday at the end of a week that had seen self-inflicted...

    38. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      China markets finish more than 5% lower

      Another turbulent day for China markets, even after the People’s Bank of China appeared to have attempted to halt the...

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