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China vows to curb overcapacity in steel

China’s Premier Li Keqiang has told EU officials that his country is committed to market reforms and will stay determined to tackle a steel capacity glut that has sharpened tensions between China and the EU.

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Asia-Pacific: Beijing under fire in South China Sea row

China says it will continue to build military and civilian facilities on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. Beijing told other countries it has no intention of militarizing the vital trade route. Speaking at the conclusion of a weeklong meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Malaysia, Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin insisted that China …

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China seeks to reassure financial markets

China’s Premier is trying to soothe international concerns over market volatility and slowing growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Beijing had recently devalued the yuan and lowered its 2014 growth reading. China has fended off potential risks to its financial system while keeping its economic prospects positive, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, as he …

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China manufacturing tumbles, so do stocks

China’s factory activity saw a sharp decline in August, showed an independent survey, adding to growing worries about sputtering growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Chinese stocks also extended their losses. The Caixin’s Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), which tracks activity in Chinese factories and workshops, fell from 47.8 in July to 47.1 in August. It …

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Beijing – a winter wonderland?

The International Olympic Committee has selected Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Rights groups have urged China to fully respect its “human rights obligations in the preparation and hosting of the Games.” The Chinese capital beat Almaty in a secret ballot of 85 International Olympic Committee (IOC) members held in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. …

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Why the Chinese love Germany’s National Youth Orchestra

Just as the number of classical music lovers is expanding in China, Germany's National Youth Orchestra has broken records of attendance during its tour there. Some cultural quirks can be surprising for Europeans. It's a mixed crowd: Young women in summer dresses, students wearing T-shirts, and parents with their children flock to Jinan's large concert hall. Li Zhang is among…

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Solar energy best investment in Egypt: HECSOLAR Chairman

The best investment opportunities in Egypt are in solar energy, Wang Weiting, Chairman of High Equal Circle Solar Technology Co. Ltd. (HECSOLAR) told Daily News Egypt Thursday Evening. Sending a message to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and the Egyptian people, Weiting said on the sidelines of the Economic Summit in Sharm El-Shaikh, that he is …

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