China's October exports fall in new sign of global weakness

BEIJING -- China's exports fell again in October in a fresh sign of weak global demand that is complicating efforts by Beijing leaders to shore up economic growth and reduce reliance on trade and investment. Exports contracted by 7.3 per cent from a year ... ( read original story ...)

China replaces finance minister amid debt, stimulus efforts

BEIJING -- China's government replaced its finance minister Monday with a veteran of its tax bureau, prompting expectations communist leaders plan changes in the tax system. A government announcement that Lou Jiwei, one of China's most prominent figures in ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda Group buying Dick Clark Productions

China's Dalian Wanda Group announced on Friday its $1 billion US acquisition of Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the Miss America pageant. One of China's most important conglomerates, Wanda already owns AMC ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda extends Hollywood push with Dick Clark deal

It already owns Legendary Entertainment, co-producer of film hits such as "Jurassic World", and U.S. cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc AMC.N. It also has business ties with Sony Pictures and Sony Corp's 6758.T film unit in China. The drive has ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 billion

BEIJING - China's Dalian Wanda Group has added another entertainment trophy to its stable of overseas acquisitions, paying $1 billion for Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the "Miss America" pageant. Wanda is one of ... ( read original story ...)

China's Dalian Wanda buys Golden Globes firm

Mr Wang has not shied away from his ambition to make China a dominant global force in entertainment and to bring "more Chinese elements" to the output. But he insists he is motivated by a "business perspective" rather than a political one, with China's box ... ( read original story ...)

China carfentanil trade thrives as seizures top 400 in US

Fueled by a thriving trade out of China, the weapons-grade chemical is suspected in hundreds of drug overdoses in the U.S. and Canada. An AP investigation last month showed how easily carfentanil can be purchased online from China. Of the 12 companies that ... ( read original story ...)