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Local Chinese library burns books in clean-up drive

10 Dec 2019

BEIJING Government officials in a northwestern county in China face punishment after images of them burning books outside a library went viral, sparking concern on social media about the destruction of cultural and intellectual heritage.

Local Chinese library burns books in clean-up drive

10 Dec 2019

BEIJING, Dec 10 Government officials in a northwestern county in China face punishment after images of them burning books outside a library went viral, sparking concern on social media about the destruction of cultural and intellectual heritage.

China's consumer inflation at eight-year high, but PPI stuck in the red

10 Dec 2019

BEIJING China's consumer inflation climbed to nearly eight-year peaks in November as pork prices doubled, but factory-gate prices remained in the red, adding to uncertainty over whether the manufacturing sector is bottoming out as trade risks persist.

China's main growth engines falter in October on trade frictions

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's factory output growth slowed significantly more than expected in October, as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on broad segments of the world's second-largest economy.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China factory prices falter, while inflation soars to near 8-yr high

10 Nov 2019

BEIJING, Nov 9 China's producer prices fell the most in more than three years in October, as the manufacturing sector weakened on declining demand and a knock from the Sino-U.S. tariff war, reinforcing the case for Beijing to keep the stimulus coming.

China factory prices falter, while inflation soars to near eight-year high

10 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's producer prices fell the most in more than three years in October, as the manufacturing sector weakened on declining demand and a knock from the Sino-U.S. tariff war, reinforcing the case for Beijing to keep the stimulus coming.

In joint case with U.S., China jails nine fentanyl smugglers

07 Nov 2019

XINGTAI, China A Chinese court on Thursday imprisoned nine people, one of whom received a suspended death sentence, on charges of smuggling fentanyl into the United States, in the first such case the two countries have worked on together. | Video

Rural Chinese lender cautiously re-opens for business after averted bank run

31 Oct 2019

YICHUAN, China/BEIJING For three days, a 67-year-old resident of Baiyuan village in central China waited outside her local bank branch in a bid to withdraw her savings following rumors of trouble at the rural lender.

Rural Chinese lender cautiously re-opens for business after averted bank run

31 Oct 2019

YICHUAN, China/BEIJING, Oct 31 For three days, a 67-year-old resident of Baiyuan village in central China waited outside her local bank branch in a bid to withdraw her savings following rumours of trouble at the rural lender.

LeBron draws social media ire over comments on Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

15 Oct 2019

LeBron James sparked anger on social media on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers star suggested that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong earlier this month.

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