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  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...
  • China calls for greater use of homegrown medical devices

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China may use incentives to encourage domestic hospitals to use Chinese-made medical devices as it looks to stimulate the local market and reduce soaring healthcare costs, a potential threat to the global firms who currently...
  • China home prices fall for third straight month in July

    BEIJING, (Reuters) - China's new home prices fell in July for a third straight month with price declines spreading to a record number of cities including Beijing, underlining a worsening property downturn that is increasingly dragging on the broader...
  • Thousands join anti-Occupy rally in Hong Kong as democracy fight heats up

    HONG KONG, (Reuters) - Tens of thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against a pro-democracy campaign that has threatened to shut down the city's financial district, exposing a deepening rift over political reforms in the...
  • China's LeTV to raise $430 Million for Expansion

    HONG KONG - Chinese online video group LeTV.com says it is to raise some $431 million for expansion. The company revealed that CITIC Securities, China's leading investment bank and part of state-owned CITIC Group, has subscribed for new shares worth...
  • African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy

    African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy
    Saying they were unhappy about being stigmatized over fears of Ebola, some African countries have withdrawn from a Youth Olympics tournament set to begin Saturday in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Nigeria said it was in the process of sending home a...
  • Chinese women use theater to push back against pressure to marry young

    BEIJING For young women in China who have ambitions beyond raising a family, life is a constant barrage of societal pressures to marry early preferably by 25, by no means beyond 27. For these women, few things in life are more stressful than returning...
  • Apple begins storing users' personal data on servers in China

    Apple begins storing users' personal data on servers in China
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc has begun keeping the personal data of some Chinese users on servers in mainland China, marking the first time the tech giant is storing user data on Chinese soil. The storage of user data in China represents a departure...
  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • Vatican had to re-send pope's message to China, Vatican says

    SEOUL (Reuters) - China may not have received a message Pope Francis sent from his plane on his way to South Korea on Thursday, so it was re-sent through Beijing's embassy to Italy, the Vatican said on Friday. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi...
  • China media marketer confesses to posting false information during trial: Xinhua

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese businessman has confessed to posting false information online and deleting critical microblog posts for corporate clients, the official Xinhua news service reported on Friday, as a government crackdown on social media...
  • Hong Kong lawyers take stand for independence from Beijing

    HONG KONG August 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's Law Society has passed an historic vote of no-confidence in its president over pro-Beijing comments, revealing a determination by the traditionally conservative lawyers to confront perceived threats from China...