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Police in northeast China shoot, kill homeowner in demolition protest: official

Police in northeast China shot and killed a homeowner who set himself on fire while trying to protect his property from a demolition crew, an official and state media said Monday.  Read more

Ex police chief Wang Lijun sentenced to 15 years in prison

Lurching to an end after months of proceedings closed off from the public, former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun was sentenced to 15 years in prison for abuse of power, corruption and defection.  Read more

The Emerging Headache of QE3

The Fed’s latest quantitative easing may cause problems for countries grappling with inflation and should prompt China to press ahead with economic reforms.  Read more

Wang Yang: reformist credentials tested by Chinese system

Wang Yang, Communist Party chief of China’s southern Guangdong province and seen by many in the West as a beacon of political reform, encouraged journalists earlier this year to expose the problem of pirated goods – part of his “Three Strikes” campaign against those hawking fake products.  Read more

Report: Chinese Consumers Increasingly Divided

Selling to China’s diverse 1.34 billion has long been a challenge for many companies, but the difficulties are mounting as China’s population of consumers divides even further along class lines.  Read more

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