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 ...)

Dollar reeling after inflation blow; China news awaited

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar carved out a 10-month trough on Monday as the diminished risk of aggressive U.S. policy tightening sent investors piling into leveraged positions in higher yielding currencies or risky assets. Charts were crowded with ... ( read original story ...)

China vs. USA in the Trump era

Conventional wisdom says that President Donald Trump has been propagating America’s retreat from the world, giving China a golden opportunity to fill the void and make its case for global leadership on issues such as trade and climate change. These ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing criticizes Indonesia renaming part of South China Sea

(CNN)Indonesia has become the latest Southeast Asian nation to ruffle China's feathers over the South China Sea. In an act of defiance against Beijing's territorial ambitions in the region, Indonesia will now call the northern areas of its exclusive ... ( read original story ...)

China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate ... But the statement did not appear on its website, where transcripts of daily news briefings have been scrubbed clean of all mentions of Liu. Liu rose to prominence during the 1989 pro ... ( read original story ...)