China’s debt specter could haunt Fed’s policy meetings

HONG KONG (Reuters) - In September 2015, the U.S. Federal Reserve cited risks from China as a key reason for delaying its first interest rate hike in a decade. A wall of Chinese debt maturing in the next few years could jolt the country back into the U.S ... ( read original story ...)

China holds Canadians ‘for smoking marijuana’

"Consular services are being provided to two Canadians who were detained in Beijing, China, as well as to their families," said a spokesperson for the department. "Consular officials are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. ( read original story ...)

China shuts down 3,918 illegal websites

Beijing: A total of 3,918 illegal websites were shut down by China’s internet watchdogs from April to June ... according to the CAC statement on Saturday, Xinhua News Agency reported. Up to 316 cases related to illegal websites were handed to judicial ... ( read original story ...)

China opens cinema theatre in disputed South China Sea island

China has opened a modern cinema theatre on Yongxing Island ... a 3D perforated screen for viewers to indulge in the pleasure of big screen, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Chen Zijian, general manager of Hainan Film Company, which operates the ... ( read original story ...)

Woman in east China ‘steals’ prize orchid worth US$3 million

A woman caused panic at a garden centre in eastern China recently when instead of leaving with the ... called to say that one of their most precious specimens was missing, news portal Iqilu.com reported on Saturday. Chinese bike-share firm closes after ... ( read original story ...)