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      Cirque du Soleil bought by US and Chinese investors

      The acrobats of Cirque du Soleil have been bought by TPG Capital and Fosun, the Chinese conglomerate, in a deal that values...

    2. 14 hours ago

      Xi Jinping lands in Pakistan bearing $45bn in investment pledges

      Chinese President Xi Jinping, bearing promises of more than $45bn in infrastructure investment, began a visit to Pakistan on...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      14 hours ago

      Working high up

      Workers clean windows of a building at a commercial district in Beijing   ...

    2. April 19, 2015

      China’s rotten grains highlight troubled policy

      Chinese state television has shone light on the taboo topic of poor quality grains held in bulging government warehouses, in...

    3. April 19, 2015

      Beijing moves again to boost growth

      China has acted to stimulate its slowing economy, cutting sharply the level of cash commercial banks must park with the...

    4. April 17, 2015

      China equity bull run raises bubble fears

      China’s bull run showed little sign of abating this week, with stocks finishing at a new seven-year high on Friday despite a...

    5. April 17, 2015

      China rows back on bank technology regulation

      China has suspended plans to heavily regulate technology in the banking industry that would favour domestic producers at the...

    6. April 17, 2015

      China jails veteran journalist Gao Yu for leaking ‘state secrets’

      China has sentenced a veteran journalist to seven years in prison on charges of “disclosing state secrets” in a case that...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2015

      China's virtual companions

      Online hostess Xianggong gives a live broadcast in her bedroom in Beijing. In China’s online hostessing world, men find...

    8. April 16, 2015

      China targets dirty businesses in water pollution action plan

      China has ordered the closure of small plants in 10 dirty industries and a clampdown on the tapping of underground water...

    9. April 15, 2015

      Interview: Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

      China’s turbocharged economy is growing at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century and is expected to slow further, the...

    10. April 15, 2015

      Transcript: Li Keqiang

      On March 31 2015, China’s Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council gave an exclusive interview to Lionel Barber, editor of...

    11. April 15, 2015

      Chinese group Ninebot acquires Segway

      Chinese company Ninebot has bought Segway, the US maker of the eponymous two-wheeled vehicle that has regularly grabbed...

    12. April 15, 2015

      Where China’s slowdown is hitting hardest

      Slower growth for China’s $10tn economy does not only pose a problem for policy makers in Beijing — it is reverberating...

    13. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2015

      China takes strides in aim to lead world in nuclear power

      Argentina recently announced a deal to buy nuclear reactors from China, one of which is expected to be of original design....

    14. April 14, 2015

      Advert sites 58.com and Ganji.com agree to merge

      New York-listed 58.com and a second Chinese online marketplace have agreed to merge, as consolidation accelerates in the...

    15. April 14, 2015

      Q&A: China’s first quarter GDP

      On Wednesday morning China’s State Statistical Bureau will release one of the most eagerly awaited numbers in modern...

    16. April 13, 2015

      Auntie Bai brings rule of law to Chinese teatime TV

      Cross Jerry Springer with Judge Judy, throw in a good dose of social conflict and a hefty pinch of justice with Chinese...

    17. beyondbrics

      April 13, 2015

      How will the China-led AIIB actually work?

      After China’s notable political success in registering more than 35 applicants for funding membership of the yet to be...

    18. April 13, 2015

      China rejects Taiwan as AIIB founding member

      China has rejected Taiwan’s application to join its new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member, while...

    19. April 13, 2015

      US and Europe stocks sag

      Monday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks slumped on Monday, weighed by losses in the energy sector, as traders awaited fresh...

    20. April 9, 2015

      China moves to shore up miners with tax cut

      China has cut the resources tax it charges its iron ore miners in an effort to support an industry struggling under an...

    21. FT Alphaville

      April 8, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here Royal Dutch Shell is in “advanced” talks to buy BG Group for GBP46bn ($68bn), a 50...

    22. April 7, 2015

      Sorghum and barley become grain crops du jour

      Sorghum and barley have become the crops du jour for US grains farmers thanks to surging demand from China. Those who had...

    23. April 6, 2015

      Delhi’s politicians pass the polluted buck

      Leave Delhi. That was the stark warning in an Indian Express front-page banner headline last week. The sub-head below...

    24. April 6, 2015

      China cannot believe its luck over new investment bank

      The Chinese government can scarcely believe its own luck. Heaping Asian insult upon Capitol Hill injury, last week Benjamin...

    25. April 5, 2015

      China seeks to snuff out graveyard smoke

      China urged its citizens to find greener ways to honour their dead, on Sunday calling for a “low carbon” tomb-sweeping...

    26. April 5, 2015

      Taxi drivers drink poison in Beijing protest

      More than 30 disgruntled taxi drivers drank poison and passed out on a busy shopping street in central Beijing on Saturday,...

    27. April 3, 2015

      Chinese bond defaults test Beijing appetite for market discipline

      Two Chinese corporate bonds headed towards what may prove to be precedent-setting default this week, in the latest test of...

    28. April 3, 2015

      China charges former head of secret police Zhou Yongkang

      The former all-powerful head of China’s secret police, Zhou Yongkang, has been formally charged with “bribery, abuse of...

    29. April 1, 2015

      Chipmaker Qualcomm sets out China designs

      Qualcomm is on a mission to minimise fallout after losing the largest antitrust case in China, a verdict that forced the US...

    30. March 31, 2015

      The door to China’s real investment riches remains locked

      Deng Xiaoping’s historic programme of opening up to the outside world, started in the early 1980s, is also referred to as...

    31. March 31, 2015

      Construction on the high seas adds to Asian maritime tensions

      Nation-building has come to Asia’s seas — literally — as China and Japan, already embroiled in territorial disputes over...

    32. March 31, 2015

      Fed policy remains key long-term issue

      Right, Wednesday is the start of the new quarter. What’s on the radar? Short term, we have a rash of national manufacturing...

    33. March 31, 2015

      China officials hit skids in driving tests

      Chinese officials are already reeling from the indignity of losing their official cars and chauffeurs as part of Beijing’s...

    34. March 30, 2015

      Prada: not yet in the bag

      Prada’s share price moves can be as eye-catching as the Italian luxury group’s handbags. Its Hong Kong-listed shares...

    35. March 30, 2015

      Jack Lew calls on Beijing to suspend cyber security rules

      Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, called on the Chinese government to suspend new cyber security rules that US information...

    36. March 30, 2015

      China loosens credit and tax policies to stimulate housing market

      China has moved to support its flagging property market with looser credit and tax policies, as the government tries to...

    37. March 30, 2015

      Japan expected to join Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

      Japan is likely to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank within a few months, according to the country’s ambassador...

    38. March 29, 2015

      China’s leaders focus on slowing economy

      Chinese leaders focused on the consequences of slowing economic growth during a meeting with world leaders this weekend as...

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