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China grapples with contradictions over currency

China is struggling to reconcile its push for economic reforms and a freely traded currency with curbing massive outflows of capital sparked by worries over its slowing economy — and a lack of communication is fuelling fear…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

China rescue 4 miners after 36 days underground

Four miners trapped underground for 36 days in a collapsed Chinese gypsum mine were pulled out late Friday, a ‘miracle’ rescue in a country with a poor track record on industrial accidents…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
4 Chinese miners rescued after 36 days trapped underground

4 Chinese miners rescued after 36 days trapped underground

Rescuers in eastern China pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Plunging China stocks see cruellest month since 2008

Chinese stocks slumped an astonishing 23 per cent in January, their worst month since the depths of the global financial crisis in 2008 and making the Shanghai exchange the world’s worst-performing major market…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Why western pundits want China to fail

Why western pundits want China to fail

SINCE the start of 2016, there has been a proliferation of downbeat prognoses about the dire state of China’s economy in the Western media…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

China shares take 2016 losses to $1.8t

Chinese highly volatile shares ended lower again on Wednesday after plunging on Tuesday, taking losses in 2016 to about 22 per cent or 12 trillion yuan ($1.8 trillion)…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Ramires joins Jiangsu in record China deal

Brazilian midfielder Ramires on Wednesday moved from Chelsea to Jiangsu Suning for a reported $35 million making him the biggest ever signing by a Chinese club…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Cancer kills 7,500 daily in China: study

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said Tuesday…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a ‘new chapter’ in relations with China after talks with president Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing’s economic influence…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
A reflection on Bangladesh-ICIMOD partnership

A reflection on Bangladesh-ICIMOD partnership

THE International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development is a regional inter-governmental organisation established in 1983 by the eight countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas — Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

Iranian, Chinese presidents agree to expand strategic ties

Iran and China agreed to expand bilateral ties to form a comprehensive strategic partnership, president Hassan Rouhani and visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping said on Saturday…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

China official says no plans to devalue yuan

China has no intention to devalue its currency, the country’s vice president Li Yuanchao has said, following a sudden drop in the value of the yuan that spooked global markets this month…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

NEWSLINE

Afghan mourners held emotionally charged funeral ceremonies Thursday for seven employees of leading national TV channel Tolo who were killed in a Taliban suicide bombing, which rights groups denounced as a ‘war crime’…

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

China slowdown risks global collateral damage

Slowing growth in the Chinese economy carries major risks for emerging markets, and a drop in global trade could harm Europe and the United States as well, analysts warn…

January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Vietnam warns China over oil rig activities

Vietnam said China has moved an oil rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea in a move that could result in a repeat the 2014 stand-off between the communist neighbors…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
IMF cuts global growth forecast as China, falling oil prices weigh

IMF cuts global growth forecast as China, falling oil prices weigh

The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the third time in less than a year on Tuesday, as new figures from Beijing showed that the Chinese economy grew at its slowest rate in a quarter of a century in 2015…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Oil prices rally on China, but stays below $30

Oil prices recovered strongly from 12-year lows Tuesday, lifted by improved sentiment over China despite its worst economic expansion in 25 years, analysts said…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Asia markets rally as China growth hits forecast

News that China’s economy grew last year in line with expectations lifted Asian and European stocks Tuesday, providing some rare support at the start of a turbulent year that has seen global markets hammered…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
An employee works on an assembly line producing electronic cars at a factory of Beijing Electric Vehicle, funded by BAIC Group, in Beijing, China, January 18, 2016. – Reuters photo

China economic growth slowest in 25 years

China’s economy grew by 6.9 per cent in 2015, compared with 7.3 per cent a year earlier, marking its slowest growth in a quarter of a century…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, Business, International

China state media warns Taiwan president-elect against ‘hypocrisy’

China’s state-run media on Monday warned Taiwanese president-elect Tsai Ing-wen against pursuing a pro-independence path and that a formal split from the mainland would be a ‘dead end’…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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