China housing market trims losses

Property prices still falling but at slower pace

European innovation continues to fall

Region’s share of global patent filings hits lowest level ever

China businesswoman fined $404m for graft

Former egg-seller who brokered bribes jailed for 20 years

Green light for $13bn Beijing airport

City’s second terminal is latest megaproject aimed at lifting growth

Feast turns to famine for China trusts

Loans tumble as demand dries up and amid new competition

Long road from Lima to global climate deal

Conference leaves hopes alive but many questions still unanswered

Chinese nuclear group buys UK wind farms

Beijing-owned group enters Europe’s renewables market

Prepare for the coming Japanese boom

Country sees strengthening of solvency thanks to stock of net overseas assets, writes Peter Tasker

UN climate plan reached in marathon session

Watered-down agreement sets stage for Paris 2015

China bank deals hint at renewed confidence

Number of overseas deals by banks and insurers hits record in 2014

New China free trade zones to lift growth

Zones for Guangdong, Fujian and Tianjin along Shanghai lines

UN climate talks run into trouble

US and China clash over draft text

HK protesters seek solace after defeat

Demonstrators hope they will have long term impact

Chinese mystery of vanishing foreign brides

Vietnamese women abscond from local men who paid to marry them

China clean-up for world leaders hits growth

Forced factory shutdowns ahead of summit add to growth pressure

China water diversion starts to flow

Controversial $60bn project will irrigate the country’s arid north

China offers to help Iraq defeat extremists

Any assistance from Beijing would be outside US-led coalition

Hong Kong protests peter out

Last remaining demonstrators arrested as police clear barriers

Kerry issues warning at Lima climate talks

US secretary of state visit comes as Beijing takes tough stance

EM rout highlights China currency caution

Renminbi remains a bastion of stability amid the turmoil

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