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    1. May 4, 2015

      China migration: Policy bottlenecks add to labour shortage

      Navigating the challenge of a shrinking labour force is being complicated by government policy, in particular China’s...

    2. May 4, 2015

      China migration: At the turning point

      When Deng Xiaoping left his rural village of Guang’an in 1919 to study in Paris, he was leaving behind a desperately poor...

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    1. Doing Business in China

      As growth continues to slow at home, many Chinese companies are looking abroad to make...
    2. Watches & Jewellery April 2013

      The principal reason for the industry’s uncertainty is the clampdown on the giving of ...
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    1. FT Data

      May 4, 2015

      Three things we learned from making a China migration chloropleth

      By Robin Kwong and Steve Bernard The flow of labour from countryside to city in China has powered three decades of economic...

    2. April 8, 2015

      Ali Pictures: words, camera, action

      Never mind Alibaba. Jack Ma is Midas. On Wednesday, shares of Ali Pictures — a 60 per cent-owned subsidiary of Mr Ma’s...

    3. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew: China watcher who offered Beijing a model

      On his first visit to China as Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew — whose great-grandfather came from Guangdong...

    4. March 11, 2015

      China shoe factory strike highlights benefit fears

      Workers at one of China’s largest shoe manufacturers have gone on strike in a dispute over housing fund payments,...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      January 14, 2015

      Balancing act

      A car balances on a section of road that caved in in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in China. The hole, which measures...

    6. December 31, 2014

      China factory explosions kill 17 workers

      At least 17 workers were killed by explosions in an automotive components factory in southern China on New Year’s eve — the...

    7. December 14, 2014

      New China free trade zones to lift growth

      China will create three new free trade zones modelled on one established a year ago in Shanghai as the government tries to...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2014

      Aerospace aerobatics

      Brent Lewin/Bloomberg People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Chengdu J-10 jet fighters, manufactured by Chengdu...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      November 11, 2014

      China displays fighter jets

      Johannes Eisele/AFP J-10 fighter jets of the Bayi aerobatic team of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force perform during a...

    10. November 3, 2014

      Rising energy, transport and labour costs squeeze profits of Chinese companies

      Order a child’s Halloween costume in China ($3.44 for pirate hat, eye patch and black cape) and it will arrive at your door...

    11. October 7, 2014

      Hans and Mr Luo: joint-venture pioneers in China before Deng

      Hans Kremmel will never forget his first trip to the city of Guangzhou in 1971 in the middle of the Cultural Revolution....

    12. September 29, 2014

      Modinomics: no illusionist

      Narendra Modi is right. India is not a country of snake-charmers. But neither is the Indian prime minister a magician. He...

    13. August 28, 2014

      Samsung faces China labour allegations

      Samsung Electronics has been hit by new allegations of child labour in China, just a month after activists found evidence of...

    14. July 11, 2014

      China examines state bank fund transfer allegation

      China’s central bank is examining an allegation by the state broadcaster that a big state bank is helping rich clients move...

    15. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2014

      Two Chinese state behemoths fight - who will win?

      Two of China’s stodgiest state-controlled entities locked horns this week as state broadcaster CCTV accused a major state...

    16. July 8, 2014

      China’s Guangdong province ramps up anti-prostitution campaign

      Guangdong is ramping up an anti-prostitution campaign in the populous southern province to make it harder for sauna and...

    17. June 9, 2014

      Hong Kong looks to export its elderly to mainland China

      Hong Kong has come up with a novel way to deal with the rising costs of an ageing population and a shortage of land: export...

    18. June 8, 2014

      China cracks down on ‘naked officials’

      Hundreds of Chinese Communist party officials in southern China have been forced to accept demotions after being caught up...

    19. June 2, 2014

      Li & Fung’s strategy to make the maths work

      When Li & Fung was set up in Canton, now known as Guangzhou, in 1906, it specialised in exporting traditional Chinese goods...

    20. May 13, 2014

      PetroChina to spin off key gas pipelines

      China’s largest oil company has joined the ranks of state-owned companies offering up prized assets in order to raise funds...

    21. May 6, 2014

      Six injured in Guangzhou knife attack

      Knife-wielding attackers injured six people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, the...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      April 30, 2014

      Close brush with hippo in Guangzhou

      Alex Lee/Reuters A man cleans the teeth of a hippopotamus at a wild life reserve park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      April 29, 2014

      Tanked up

      Mark Ralston/AFP Aquarium visitors take in the submarine view at the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province,...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      April 25, 2014

      Currency smuggler in Guangdong

      Reuters Chinese police remove US dollars strapped to a man’s legs, at the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border, Guangdong province. The...

    25. April 24, 2014

      Chinese factory told to reimburse striking workers

      A local government in China has determined that the world’s largest manufacturer of sports shoes which supplies Adidas and...

    26. April 22, 2014

      China sports shoe factory halts production as strike escalates

      The world’s largest sports shoe manufacturer, which supplies Nike and Adidas, has been forced to halt production at a huge...

    27. April 16, 2014

      The Korean Wave, by Yasue Kuwahara

      The plot of My Love from the Star is far-fetched, dealing with an alien who falls in love with a pop star. But the South...

    28. April 15, 2014

      China crackdown on labour activism bolstered by court ruling

      A court in southern China has convicted 11 workers for “disrupting public order” in a closely watched test case of the...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      April 2, 2014

      Stormy weather over Hong Kong

      Philippe Lopez/AFP A storm approaches in Hong Kong. Bad weather is affecting the city due to a trough of low pressure on...

    30. April 1, 2014

      China PX plant protests spread to provincial capital Guangzhou

      Opposition to a chemical plant in China’s Guangdong province spread to Guangzhou on Tuesday as several hundred protesters...

    31. March 31, 2014

      Chinese environmental protest broken up

      Thousands of residents of Maoming, a city in Guangdong province, on Sunday protested over a petrochemicals plant, in the...

    32. March 11, 2014

      China opens door to private banks

      China has launched a pilot project to establish five banks owned entirely by private companies such as Alibaba and Tencent...

    33. February 20, 2014

      Wu Guijun trial tests China’s tolerance of workers’ strikes

      If Wu Guijun is sentenced to five years in a Chinese prison, it will be in part because he allegedly led workers in...

    34. February 17, 2014

      China launches crackdown on prostitution, betting and drugs

      China has launched a crackdown on prostitution, gambling and drug trafficking, one week after police in Guangdong province...

    35. February 14, 2014

      China crackdown on prostitution heads north

      Chinese authorities in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang have followed their colleagues in Guangdong by launching a...

    36. February 13, 2014

      China offers financial incentives to clean up pollution

      China is to create a fund to help tackle air pollution in heavily affected cities, with Rmb10bn ($1.6bn) allocated to help...

    37. February 12, 2014

      Crackdown on prostitution spreads in south China

      A Chinese campaign against prostitution that started in the city of Dongguan has spread across Guangdong province, despite...

    38. Business Blog

      February 6, 2014

      Aston Martin's recall is an embarrassment for China

      Aston Martin recall gives an insight into the supply chains of even luxury carmakers (Bloomberg) Aston Martin’s recall of...

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