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China’s new loans surge in June, raising inflation concerns

China’s new yuan-denominated loans surged in June as the government moved to buoy the slowing economy, raising concerns that fast credit growth will push up inflation.  Read more

‘Mistress killer: the Chinese private eyes fighting the ‘moral bottom line’

The Shanghai ‘Mistress Killer’ speaks to Tom Phillips about the murky underworld of China.  Read more

China, Vatican clash over bishops

In a sign of rising tensions between the Vatican and China, authorities have ordained one Catholic bishop without Rome’s consent and detained another after he made a dramatic break with the country’s Communist-run religious hierarchy.  Read more

Asian Leaders at Regional Meeting Fail to Resolve Disputes Over South China Sea

Disputes in the strategically important South China Sea proved so contentious here on Thursday that an annual regional gathering ended without even a basic diplomatic communiqué.  Read more

Google chairman predicts fall of China’s Great Firewall

The growth of technology and information penetration into China will eventually force the country’s “Great Firewall” censorship system to disintegrate and lead to a political opening of the system, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said in an interview… Read more


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