China's new leaders have adopted a greater tolerance for a slowdown in the economy than their predecessors and are likely to allow quarterly growth to slip as far as 7 percent before triggering fresh stimulus.» Read More
*EU signed memorandum on raw materials with Greenland last year. NUUK, March 7- Greenland's prime minister warned the European Union he could scrap a preliminary deal intended to safeguard the bloc's access to his country's huge mineral resources, saying Brussels has failed to follow through.
*U.S, China urged to hold regular annual summits. The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post have in recent days complained of large-scale cyber attacks believed to have originated from China.
HONG KONG, Jan 22- Shortly after China unveiled its new leadership last November, the country's main stock market delivered a downbeat verdict on the world's second-largest economy. How could an economy that more than quadrupled in size in a decade, bringing prosperity to many of China's citizens in the process, have produced such poor returns for investors?
SINGAPORE, Jan 2- Manufacturing activity in Asia expanded in December as China's economy showed signs of revival but export demand was uneven, pointing to further sluggish growth for the region, business surveys suggest.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar edged up on Monday as investors played it safe before Americans choose their president and Greece headed into two key votes to secure further rescue funds.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar firmed on Monday as investors moved to the sidelines or favored low-risk assets before Americans choose their president, China starts a leadership transition and Greece faces a fraught vote to secure fresh rescue funds.
The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.
*China to anoint new leaders, go slow on reform shift. *Fresh euro zone turmoil looms if Greece rejects austerity. The election, of course, is on Tuesday for the White House and Congress.
LIANGJIAHE, China-- The next leader of China spent much of his youth living in a dug-out cave. Xi Jingping's seven years in this remote northern community meant toiling alongside rural villagers by day and sleeping on bricks by night, in stark contrast to his pampered early years in Beijing.
MANILA, Philippines-- A senior official said Friday China wants to improve relations with the Philippines following a strain in relations over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
BEIJING-- China's economic growth tumbled to the lowest in more than three years in the latest quarter but retail sales and other activity accelerated in a sign a recovery from the painful downturn is taking shape.
BEIJING-- China's import growth recovered slightly in September but was weak, suggesting that a recovery for the world's second-largest economy from a painful slump has yet to take hold. The World Bank cut its growth forecast for China this year to 7.7 percent from its May outlook of 8.2 percent.
SHANGHAI, Oct 9- China Molybdenum Co Ltd, backed by Chinese billionaire Yu Yong, nearly tripled on its Shanghai debut after the company sold stock way below the indicative range- triggering a surge in bids and prompting a trading halt.
RIGHT UJUMCHIN, China, Oct 9- On the remote grasslands of northeastern China, a politician little known in the West has made a name for himself as a rising leader.
BEIJING-- The World Bank cut its growth forecast for Asia on Monday in a new sign of the impact of weakening global demand and warned China's cooling economy faces the risk of a "more pronounced slowdown." The bank cut its forecast for China, the region's biggest economy, to 7.7 percent from May's 8.2 percent.
BEIJING, Oct 8- China risks economic malaise, deepening unrest and ultimately even a crisis that could shake the Communist Party's grip on power unless its next leader, Xi Jinping, pushes through stalled reforms, experts close to the government have warned.
BEIJING, Oct 3- China quietly deferred a request by North Korea for its young leader to visit last month because the Chinese leadership was preoccupied with its once-in-a-decade leadership change and a host of other distractions, two independent sources said.
LONDON, Oct 3- European stocks were set for a slightly lower open on Wednesday as new gloomy economic data and uncertainty about Spain's debt crisis eclipsed underlying optimism about coordinated monetary support from central banks across the world.
Bernanke dents the dollar and Italy gives the euro a lift - it's time for your FX Fix.
When President Nixon went on his visit to China in 1972, he wouldn't have predicted that within 40 years the country would be urging the U.S. to adopt a more responsible fiscal policy.