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China’s January home prices rise

Related Articles BEIJING: China’s new home prices grew in January although major cities saw early signs of softening, as the government continued its efforts to rein in speculative demand to fend off bubble risk.The acceleration in prices across the nation ...

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Aiming at China’s Armpits: When Foreign Brands Misfire

Advertisement BEIJING — Unilever brought its Rexona deodorant to China a decade ago, dreaming of a market with 2.6 billion armpits. Wages were rising, consumers were spending and the run-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics was making Chinese people feel ...

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China’s Sinochem to open US trading offices as Americas oil output surges

Related Articles BEIJING/SINGAPORE: China’s Sinochem plans to open a trading office in the US, drawn by the opportunity to trade growing production in the Americas, five sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.The state-run oil and chemical trader’s ...

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Davos Lauds China’s Climate Efforts Even as Emissions Rise

Advertisement DAVOS, Switzerland — Xi Jinping, China’s president, galvanized supporters of the climate-change fight last year when he told an audience at the World Economic Forum that the effort “is a responsibility we must assume for future generations.” This week, ...

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China’s Propagandists Wanted a Hero. ‘Frost Boy’ Fit the Bill.

Advertisement Wang Fuman, 8, and his father watched the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Saturday. The Chinese state news media didn’t miss the moment.CreditVisual China Group, via Getty Images His frazzled face, rosy cheeks and icy hair ...

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China’s Housing Market Is Like a Casino. Can a Property Tax Tame It?

Advertisement NANJING, China — China has tried just about everything to tame a property market in which home prices sometimes jump around like the value of Bitcoin. Over the years, in one city or another, it has limited mortgage lending. ...

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China’s waste import ban upends global recycling industry

Related Articles BEIJING: For years China was the world’s top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping grounds for growing piles of garbage.The decision was announced in July and ...

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Airliners Have Become China’s Newest Means of Pressuring Taiwan

Advertisement TAIPEI, Taiwan — China has ratcheted up the pressure on Taiwan, an island democracy that it views as a breakaway province, by deploying a new tool: civilian airliners. Earlier this month, China announced that it has opened a new ...

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