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Japan buys disputed islands, China sends patrol ships

Japan brushed off stern warnings by China on Tuesday and bought a group of islands that both sides claim in a growing dispute that threatens to deepen strains between Asia’s two biggest economies.  Read more

U.S. unions await Obama decision on China auto parts

U.S. union groups early this year began a campaign to persuade President Barack Obama to clamp down on imports of auto parts from China, which they said are unfairly subsidized and threatened 1.6 million jobs in all 50 states.  Read more

China ramps up lending to counter slowdown

China ramped up bank lending in August, according to central bank figures released Tuesday, as the government seeks to give a boost to the slowing economy.  Read more

Examining China’s Re-Education on Labor Camps

Public debate is growing in China over the country’s decades-old practice of sending alleged troublemakers to labor camps for years at a time without formal arrest or trial. The fact that the system, known as “re-education through labor” (laojiao, or RETL), is being debated openly in China has been portrayed in some quarters as evidence of the increasing power of public opinion to bolster rule of law in the country.  Read more

Chinese Auto Makers: Joint-Venture Junkies?

Chinese auto regulators find themselves in a tight spot: Their 30-year quest to build an industry dominated by Chinese car brands has backfired, leaving them mostly with a collection of lethargic old lions.  Read more

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