China’s second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%

China's economy grew by 6.9% between April and June according to official figures, slightly higher than many economists had forecast. The growth rate, which compares expansion with the same three months in the previous year, was the same as in the first ... ( read original story ...)

Canada misses podium as China dominates at diving worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- China won both diving finals at the world swimming championships on Sunday with Peng Jianfeng clinching the men's 1-meter springboard before Ren Qian and Si Yajie took gold in the women's 10-meter synchronized event. Ren -- who won the ... ( read original story ...)

Why China censors banned Winnie the Pooh

When is a set of wrist watches not just a set of wrist watches? When is a river crab not just a river crab? Inside the Great Firewall of China of course. Winnie the Pooh has joined a line of crazy, funny internet references to China's top leaders. ( read original story ...)

China Unicom’s parent gets go-ahead for mixed-ownership plan

Internet giants Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings are expected to be introduced next month as the first major private-sector stakeholders of a state-owned enterprise, following the approval of China United Network Communications’ so-called mixed ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Lufax to launch first overseas platform in Singapore

Competition has been rising among governments across Asia - most notably Hong Kong and Singapore - which have launched a raft of initiatives to grab a slice of the $100 billion invested in financial technology globally. Besides Hong Kong, Lufax had also ... ( read original story ...)