The Latest: China slams ‘improper’ remarks supporting Liu

The Latest on the death of imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died Thursday night in the northeastern city of Shenyang following a battle with liver cancer (all times local): 2:30 a.m. China has rejected foreign criticism of ... ( read original story ...)

Foreign carmakers call on China to soften electric car quotas

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global automotive manufacturers have appealed to the Chinese government to delay and soften proposals for electric and hybrid car quotas, a letter seen by Reuters showed. The letter is a joint protest against China's new energy ... ( read original story ...)

Foreign automakers call on China to soften electric car quotas

and the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA). As well as aiming to reduce pollution, China is looking to promote electric vehicles to try to steal a march on European, U.S. and Japanese automakers which have long outpaced Chinese companies in ... ( read original story ...)

Liu Xiaobo: China’s most prominent dissident dies

Mr Liu was a pro-democracy figurehead for activists outside mainland China, although many of his compatriots were unaware of his struggles because the authorities rigorously censored news about him. The dissident won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his ... ( read original story ...)

China trade with sanctions-struck N.Korea up 10.5% in first half

"As neighbours, China and North Korea maintain normal business and trade exchanges," he said, adding that goods for ordinary people and those used for humanitarian reasons are not subject to sanctions. Overall trade growth with North Korea slowed in June ... ( read original story ...)

Cochlear ‘committed’ to Australia despite China plant

"Cochlear has been building its presence in China for more than 20 years and this investment recognises the importance of our business in China and will support the future growth of our emerging markets business," chief executive Chris Smith said. ( read original story ...)

China Unicom obtaining 700MHz spectrum from state agency

China’s second largest player China Unicom is currently in talk with the country’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) to obtain 700MHz spectrum in exchange for shares. A deal looks set to be agreed following China’s new laws ... ( read original story ...)