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China to push for greater cooperation on graft, terrorism at Interpol meeting

BEIJING China will push for greater international cooperation in the fight against corruption and terrorism when it hosts Interpol's general assembly next week, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the matter, against a backdrop of concerns China is using the body for its own goals.

A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely

HONG KONG China's latest push to revive its bloated state-owned sector is set to pick up pace this year, with bankers and investors expecting possible spin-offs and asset sales to follow a key Communist Party Congress in October.

China's land and resources minister calls for trade protectionism to be opposed

TIANJIN China's Minister of Land and Resources on Saturday called for trade protectionism to be totally opposed as he pledged to promote greater cooperation in the mining industry as part of Beijing's Belt and Road initiative.

China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graft

SHANGHAI China's ruling Communist Party has expelled the nation's former top insurance regulator and the head of the finance ministry's anti-graft committee after an anti-corruption watchdog said investigations found serious violations of party discipline.

World, Sep 22 2017

China-backed fund shunned by Trump to buy British chip maker

Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the China-backed buyout fund that was barred last week by U.S. President Donald Trump from buying a U.S. chip maker, said it would purchase British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group Plc .

Deals, Sep 22 2017

China's top smelting province to cut output in several industries in clean air push

BEIJING Cities in China's eastern province of Anhui are issuing plans to curb production in the steelmaking, non-ferrous smelting, cement and coal-fired power sectors over the coming winter in a drive to meet a politically crucial air pollution target.

Environment, Sep 22 2017

Friday Morning Briefing

Kim Jong Un issued new nuclear test threats, London’s transport regulator stripped Uber of its license and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security report revealed critical cyber security weaknesses on the SEC’s computers were detected earlier this year.

S&P says downgraded China as credit growth still too fast

BEIJING China's attempts to reduce risks from its rapid buildup in debt are not working as quickly as expected and credit growth is still too fast, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday, a day after it downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating. | Video

Sep 22 2017

China's ruling Communist Party expels former Gansu party boss for graft

BEIJING China's ruling Communist Party has expelled a former party boss of northwestern Gansu province, the country's anti-graft agency said on Friday, after an investigation showed he received bribes and was involved in "superstitious activities".

World, Sep 22 2017

Citigroup targets Belt and Road to boost China revenue

BEIJING Citigroup Inc expects to boost its revenue growth in China by tapping into opportunities presented by Beijing's Belt & Road initiative, the bank's China chief said.

Sep 22 2017