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China to become world’s largest consumer market in 2015: Commerce Minister

China’s Commerce Minister Chen Deming said Monday that China is expected to become the world’s largest consumer market in 2015.  Read more

Two Tibetans set selves on fire outside temple in Lhasa

Two men engulfed themselves in towering flames outside a temple that is a popular tourist site in Lhasa, marking the first time a recent wave of self-immolations to protest Chinese rule has reached the tightly guarded Tibetan capital.  Read more

Give a dog a bone and he’ll run 1,000 miles

When a team of Chinese cyclists on a 1,000 mile-long expedition from Chengdu to Tibet threw a stray dog a bone, they may not have thought they would attract a companion who would run with them for the entire length of their journey.  Read more

Father of Tiananmen victim commits suicide after years of official obstruction

The father of a man killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has hanged himself in protest after two decades of failed attempts to seek government redress, a support group has said.  Read more

Analysis: Geography, not economy, counts in China’s rebalancing

A gleaming new $1.4 billion airport extension, a $5.2 billion bullet train and Samsung’s planned $7 billion electronics plant, touted as the largest single high-tech foreign investment in China, are sure signs of economic intent in ancient Xi’an.  Read more

China has too many men, not enough women: sociologists

Too many men and not enough women has become a serious social problem in China, the Chinese Radio Network reported May 27.  Read more

J.P. Morgan Boosts China Unit

Away from the headlines over its huge trading losses, J.P.  Morgan Chase & Co. continues to beef up its presence in China.  Read more

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