Hong Kong lawmakers barred by Beijing from office

Beijing has made an unprecedented intervention in Hong Kong politics to block two lawmakers from taking office. Pro-independence elected lawmakers Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching have refused to pledge allegiance to Beijing when being sworn in. Beijing has ... ( read original story ...)

U.K., China Agree ‘Strategic Plan’ for Financial Services

LONDON—The U.K. and China on Thursday agreed to deepen ties between their financial services industries, in part of Britain’s ongoing push to establish London as a global hub for Chinese finance that has gained added significance since the country ... ( read original story ...)

UK-China 8th Economic and Financial Dialogue: financial services

Plans for London-Shanghai Stock Connect to progress to next stage as part of long-term, strategic plan for financial services cooperation between UK and China. The London-Shanghai Stock Connect – the first of its kind outside China – will proceed to ... ( read original story ...)

Ousted China Finance Minister Lou's Unfinished Tasks

China’s local governments have accumulated RMB24 trillion ... it builds up a large amount of leverage throughout the financial system, which is a potential risk to financial stability. Throughout his term, Lou devoted much of his time on managing ... ( read original story ...)

China's Tianjin Airlines extends China-Britain service

China´s Tianjin Airlines has extended China-Britain service with the addition of a new flight route from London to Xi´an, capital of Northwest China´s Shaanxi province, the company said. The new flight service will be operated on an Airbus A330-200 ... ( read original story ...)