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Jilted Chinese supplier tells would-be U.S. reshorer -'Not so fast'

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- Corporate America's love affair with China has cooled for lots of reasons, from the slowdown in the Chinese economy to the flurry of crack-downs targeting Western multinationals.

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China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia 1:16pm GMT

BEIJING - China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa. | Video

China says nets 180 graft suspects in overseas manhunt 9:32am GMT

BEIJING - China says it has captured 180 people suspected of committing economic crimes as part of an aggressive anti-corruption campaign targeting suspects who have fled abroad, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Beijing bans Halloween costumes on subway ahead of APEC 5:23am GMT

BEIJING - Beijing police have warned people they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble", a state-run newspaper said on Friday, unveiling a list of APEC summit-related restrictions.

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China's shadow banking sector growing rapidly, third largest in world - FSB 3:13am GMT

BEIJING - China's shadow banking sector continued to grow at breakneck speed in 2013 and now ranks as the third largest in the world, a report released by the Financial Stability Board showed on Friday.

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Hong Kong protests a 'national security issue' for China 30 Oct 2014

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have escalated into a national security issue threatening Chinese sovereignty over the Asian financial centre, a delegate to China's rubber-stamp parliament said on Thursday.

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Hong Kong's loud American defies pro-Beijing 'smear campaign' 30 Oct 2014

HONG KONG - China has often accused "foreign forces" of trying to destabilise free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat American emerging as a key target of attack.

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China says agrees with U.S. to speed up military conduct talks 30 Oct 2014

BEIJING - China and the United States agreed at a meeting earlier this month in Washington to speed up talks on a mutual reporting mechanism on major military operations and a code of safe conduct, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

China's growth-obsessed officials ignoring green policies - parliament 30 Oct 2014

BEIJING - Local officials determined to make their economies bigger at any cost are ignoring Beijing's push to cut hazardous air pollution, opting instead to expand heavy industries and cut clean energy from the grid, a Chinese parliamentary report said.

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Visa, Mastercard welcome Beijing's plans to free bank cards market 30 Oct 2014

BEIJING - Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc welcome China's plans to open up its market for clearing domestic bank card transactions, as they stand to gain access to a growing market worth more than $1 trillion a year.

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