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    1. August 17, 2016

      Steve Wynn bets big on Macau recovery with $4.2bn casino opening

      Gambling mogul Steve Wynn spent the past week traipsing around his soon-to-open $4.2bn casino in Macau with his wife...

    2. August 3, 2016

      China party scales back Communist Youth League

      China’s Communist party is downsizing its youth division, in a blow to a powerful bureaucratic faction whose members...

    1. July 29, 2016

      Wynn Macau dealt setback with licences

      Macau casino operators remain under pressure from a drop-off in high rollers even as they bet that new...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Xi’s China: Command and control

      When Xi Jinping arrived in camouflage fatigues for a visit to the Chinese military’s new joint command centre in April,...

    3. July 25, 2016

      Xi’s China: The rise of party politics

      A front-page article in the People’s Daily in May sent shockwaves through the Chinese bureaucracy. It quoted an...

    4. July 14, 2016

      The chronic spin that blights China’s economy

      “The palest ink is better than the best memory.” China’s vast lexicon of idioms is replete with reverence for the...

    5. July 11, 2016

      EM companies ‘going backwards’ on transparency

      The largest emerging market companies have become less transparent in the past three years, undermining attempts to...

    6. July 8, 2016

      Wives of detained Chinese lawyers take up their cause

      A year after China’s unprecedented detention of hundreds of civil rights lawyers and activists, the 18 still detained...

    7. June 23, 2016

      Chinese graft purge homes in on ministries

      Corruption investigators are preparing for a fresh wave of inspections at China’s finance and foreign ministries in an...

    8. June 21, 2016

      Singapore’s casinos shift bets to mass-market gamblers

      The newly opened restaurant at Singapore’s Resorts World, the complex best known for its 15,000 sq m casino, is billed...

    9. June 19, 2016

      Riot police arrest elected chief of China ‘democracy village’

      Riot police have locked down a Chinese village and arrested its chief after he called for renewed protests against...

    10. June 15, 2016

      Former China security tsar’s son sentenced to jail

      The son of Zhou Yongkang, China’s disgraced former security and energy tsar, has been fined an eye-catching $54m and...

    11. May 3, 2016

      China crackdown on data sales opens gaps in economic statistics

      A Chinese government crackdown on the sale of data from its sprawling statistics agencies has prompted a marked...

    12. May 3, 2016

      China enlists rap video for military recruitment

      China’s military has released a rap music video as part of a campaign to lure young recruits, the latest foray into...

    13. April 20, 2016

      China austerity drive hits officials’ perks

      Like their compatriots around the world, Chinese officials have traditionally taken it upon themselves to ensure that...

    14. April 14, 2016

      China to punish officials in vaccine scandal

      Hundreds of Chinese officials are to be sacked or demoted for their part in a vaccine scandal that has added to...

    15. April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers tie more top China leaders to offshore companies

      Two more members of China’s top leadership have been caught up in the growing global controversy over offshore...

    16. March 29, 2016

      WHO urges China to build trust in vaccines after safety scandal

      The World Health Organisation has warned that a scandal involving the resale of expired or spoiled vaccines in China...

    17. March 23, 2016

      Beijing scrambles to contain vaccine scandal

      Chinese authorities are scrambling to control the fallout after revelations that $88m in expired or spoiled vaccines...

    18. March 13, 2016

      Extradition battle looms over US-China relations

      The Chinese government has threatened to halt judicial co-operation with the US if a federal prosecutor does not agree...

    19. March 11, 2016

      China in a state of flux as private companies come under scrutiny

      On December 10 last year, Guo Guangchang, one of China’s best-known billionaires, went missing. Online rumours claimed...

    20. 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...

    21. March 8, 2016

      Bristol-Myers Squibb shakes up China operations to combat bribery

      Bristol-Myers Squibb has tightened rules on the way its sales representatives work with doctors in China after a $14m...

    22. March 1, 2016

      China jails 24 after 230,000 investors defrauded

      A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for defrauding investors of nearly Rmb10bn ($1.5bn), the latest in a...

    23. February 29, 2016

      China’s state-owned zombie economy

      On a rainy afternoon at one of China’s largest shipyards, workers taking a break from welding cluster beneath the hulls...

    24. February 29, 2016

      China Development Bank’s landmark gate demolished

      An imperial-style arch at China Development Bank’s Beijing headquarters has been demolished in a sign of a political...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. February 17, 2016

      Police raid ICBC offices in Madrid as part of money-laundering probe

      Agents of Spain’s national police force raided the Madrid offices of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China as part of...

    28. February 17, 2016

      Fosun abandons purchase of Israeli insurer Phoenix

      Fosun International has abandoned the purchase of an Israeli insurance company — in the first indication that the...

    29. February 11, 2016

      Chinese tree thieves add to Hong Kong grievances

      After the disappearance of five booksellers and other signs of Beijing’s increased meddling, Hong Kong residents are...

    30. February 7, 2016

      China foreign exchange reserves hit more than 3-year low

      China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by nearly $100bn last month to the lowest level since May 2012 as Beijing...

    31. February 2, 2016

      Chinese Ponzi scheme sparks calls for protests

      The allegation that one of China’s most popular online investment platforms was a Ponzi scheme has sparked a nationwide...

    32. February 1, 2016

      Former internet video boss at Youku Tudou detained in China

      The man behind one of China’s most catchy pop songs was detained by police on Monday after Youku Tudou, his employer...

    33. January 28, 2016

      China steps up ‘fox hunt’ campaign

      More than 850 fugitives returned to China last year to face corruption charges as the country’s public security...

    34. January 27, 2016

      Chinese philanthropists favour local causes

      Chinese philanthropists favour local causes and educational institutions in particular, a study that tracks giving by...

    35. January 18, 2016

      Missing Chinese billionaire Zhou Chengjian returns to work

      The billionaire founder of one of China’s most famous fashion brands has returned to work a week after his company said...

    36. January 14, 2016

      China income inequality among world’s worst

      Communist China has one of the world’s highest levels of income inequality, with the richest 1 per cent of households...

    37. January 7, 2016

      Another Chinese billionaire goes missing

      The billionaire founder of Metersbonwe, one of China’s best-known fashion brands, has gone missing, the latest in a...

    38. January 6, 2016

      Swiss luxury: biding time

      The chief executive of Swatch, Nick Hayek, memorably described it as a “tsunami”. The Swiss National Bank’s decision in...

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