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  • China's faster lending in May seen helping steady economy

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, as the government ramps up policy stimulus measures to energize a slowing economy. The central bank data released on Thursday added to reassuring signs that...
  • Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits

    Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits
    A blazing sun was melting the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming’s brow as he worked the pavement outside a subway stop in Hong Kong, but the 70-year-old Baptist minister just kept refreshing his grin and pressing fliers into the palms of passersby. “...
  • For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term

     For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term
    His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz. But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward
    Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
  • Deadly attack raises concern about growth of 'evil cults' in China

    Deadly attack raises concern about growth of 'evil cults' in China
    Wu Shuoyan was waiting for her husband and their 7-year-old son at a McDonald's when she posted a note on a social media site: "I met some crazy people." Twenty minutes later, she lay dead on the floor, beaten to death with a metal pole. Authorities say...
  • Dog's tale is one of international intrigue

    Dog's tale is one of international intrigue
    A teacher from Iowa was walking her dog three months ago in Chengdu, China, when she stumbled upon a starving, partially paralyzed Belgian Shepherd who followed her home. The teacher took the dog, whom she named Bert, to the veterinarian, where he was...
  • Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square

    Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square
    As government officials continued to stifle any attempts to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on the Chinese mainland, thousands of people held a vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Wednesday in remembrance of the violent...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Tesla delivers its first electric cars in China; delays upset some

    Tesla delivers its first electric cars in China; delays upset some
    BEIJING -- Thanking his Chinese customers for “taking a chance,” Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday handed over the keys to the first nine electric vehicles the California car company has sold in the country. Plugging in a Model S at...
  • Keira Knightley's 'Begin Again' Acquired for China Release

    In its first major transaction, Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. to acquire Chinese theatrical and platform rights for "Begin Again." The deal comes nine months after the musical comedy, starring Keira Knightley as an...
  • Beijing Market Emphasizes Film Production Detail

    BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
  • In China, foreign film junkets take on a funny flavor

    In China, foreign film junkets take on a funny flavor
    Compared with many other Hollywood A-listers, Hugh Jackman is an old China hand. The Aussie actor has had a string of hits on the mainland in recent years, including "Real Steel," "Les Miserables" and "Wolverine." And Uncle Wolf — as Jackman is...