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China to launch investigation into capsules containing dead baby remains

China is to reinvestigate allegations that Chinese-made drug capsules containing powdered remains of dead babies are being smuggled into South Korea, according to state media.  Read more

China is prepared for escalation of Huangyan Island incident

China’s Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying said China is not optimistic about the situation concerning Huangyan Island, and the country is fully prepared to respond to anything the Philippine side does to escalate the situation.  Read more

China expels only English reporter: Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera’s sole English-language reporter in China has been expelled, the pan-Arab news network said Tuesday. It’s the first time since 1998 that Beijing has kicked out an accredited foreign journalist.  Read more

China stirs up trouble with Philippines

Sovereignty dispute over oil-rich chain of islands sparks sabre-rattling between the countries in South China Sea.  Read more

U.S. audit watchdog reports progress in China

U.S. officials believe they are close to an agreement to observe audit inspections in China, a first step toward better oversight to address a rash of accounting scandals at Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges.  Read more

China Welcomes Foreign Firms in Development of REE Sector

China has dominated rare earth headlines for some time now, but never more so than over the past six weeks.  Read more

Businesses’ Biggest Hong Kong Complaints: Pollution, Schools

Hong Kong’s government likes to boast of its “stable, business-friendly” environment. But a rising number of companies say there’s plenty of room for improvement.  Read more

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