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Apple trademark defeat means an iPhone in China may not be a phone at all

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
In China, an iPhone can be found for a small fraction of the official price. It just might not be a phone. A Chinese company has won the right to sell its leather goods under the iPhone trademark after years of legal back-and-forth with Apple ...
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Xi says China will boost cooperation with foreign groups

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING President Xi Jinping told Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) Chief Executive Bob Iger on Thursday China would encourage more cooperation with foreign companies and organizations, amid persistent U.S.
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Chinese TV Shows Footage of Construction on Disputed South China Sea Reef

TIME - ‎6 hours ago‎
China has aired the first official footage of ongoing construction on a disputed reef it claims in the restive South China Sea. Footage of buildings, roads and lighthouses under construction at Fiery Cross Reef - known by the Chinese as Yongshu ...
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Baidu should have even higher standards than Google, because it's all China's citizens have

Quartz - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Nasdaq-listed company's shares have dropped 10% in the first two days of this week after Chinese regulators launched an investigation into the search engine's role in a student's death.
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Be rational and objective, China cautions US, after Trump trade tirades

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Asked whether China was worried at the prospect of a Trump presidency, after his commanding win in Indiana and as rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich bowed out of the race, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the election was an internal ...

Meet China's RoboCop: the robot police officer who doesn't tire – or second-guess commands

CNBC - ‎5 hours ago‎
China is developing a robotic security officer that can sniff out bombs, grab suspects with a mechanical clamp and deliver a jolt of electricity to neutralise threats.
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China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after US, South Korea talk defense

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
BEIJING China and Russia will hold their first joint computer-assisted anti-missile drill, state media said on Thursday, after the United States and South Korea discussed an anti-missile defense system for the South to counter threats from North Korea.
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China Eastern to introduce daily Shanghai-Brisbane service

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
One of Brisbane Airport's holy grails - direct daily flights between Brisbane and Shanghai - will finally arrive later this year, after China Eastern committed to increased services to the Queensland capital. Tourism Minister Kate Jones said Queensland ...
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Asia Pacific|Q. and A.: Arthur R. Kroeber on 'China's Economy'

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
A. True, but it's interesting that China looks quite different from where Japan was in the early 1970s, when it had about the same per capita income.

China Announces Reforms to Salt Monopoly

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING—China's government is chipping away at the country's millennia-old salt monopoly, scrapping controls on the price and distribution of edible salt as part of the broader overhaul of the state sector.

Genworth CEO says 'more wary' of Australia housing because of China ties

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Genworth Financial, which controls Australia's biggest lenders' mortgage insurer, has become "more wary" of the nation's housing market because of its connection to China's economy and commodities demand. "We've cut back in writing in Western Australia ...
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China troubles for Apple and Disney have western media on edge

CNNMoney - ‎5 hours ago‎
The companies won't give details, and China's regulator hasn't commented. What is clear is that China is still extremely sensitive about content that's delivered to its huge population over the Internet.
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China's love affair with online game World of Warcraft

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Hollywood film Warcraft will have its global premiere in China next month, in what is the culmination of a decade-long love affair between the world's most populous country and one of the most popular online games of all time, writes the BBC's Tessa Wong.
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China eyes consolidation at Rio, excellence at Tokyo

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
Chinese athletes bagged the most gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a feat accompanied by a wave of national pride, the culmination of China's "100 year dream" to host the world's most prestigious sports event. At the London Olympics four years ...
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China services sector growth cools in April, private survey shows

CNBC - ‎14 hours ago‎
The China Caixin services purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.8 for April, continuing to show expansion but marking a moderation from 52.2 in March.
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China fertiliser default highlights rising credit risk

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
A fertiliser producer in north China will default on bond payments on Thursday, the latest casualty of a slowing economy and rampant overcapacity in commodity sectors including basic chemicals.

China protests at US accusations of abuse of religious groups

Yahoo7 News - ‎7 hours ago‎
China has long said that it guarantees religious freedom. However, critics note that the officially atheist ruling Community Party recognises only a handful of state-approved religions - Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, Catholicism and Protestantism ...

China trade barriers won't stop cross-border ecommerce

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Much has changed in the Chinese consumer landscape but the cachet attached to foreign goods remains the same, according to a survey by FT Confidential Research, a unit of the Financial Times, showing cost is not the only motivator.

US billionaire: China wants the American dream

CNN International - ‎3 hours ago‎
"What's the China dream? (It) sounds a lot like the American dream," Schwarzman, the CEO of private equity firm Blackstone, told CNN's Cristina Alesci at the MIlken Global Conference in Los Angeles.
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Asian shares were mixed as China services data moderates, dollar strengthens

CNBC - ‎15 hours ago‎
Asian markets likely got a fillip from higher oil prices, closing mostly higher Thursday after wavering throughout the trading session.
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