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  • China widens probe into foreign drugmakers     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:18 PM ET

    Chinese authorities are widening their net into allegations of bribery by drugmakers when officials visited Belgian pharmaceutical giant UCB on Thursday

  • Ex-CIA Head: Huawei spied for China Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:02 PM ET
    A receptionist sits behind the counter at the Huawei office in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province.

    Western intelligence agencies believe that Huawei has spied on behalf of Beijing, an incendiary claim made by one of the U.S.'s most experienced espionage officers.

  • What Sunday’s Japan election means for Abenomics Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:43 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    If Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition wins Sunday's elections, Japan's prime minister will have a clear mandate to push ahead with his radical economic agenda.

  • Keppel: Costs of doing business in Singapore     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    The CEO of one of the world's top offshore rig-makers, Singapore's Keppel Corp, will be stepping down at the end of this year. In one of his final interviews as CEO, Choo Chiau Beng describes the challenges for the rest of the year.

  • The possibility of Chinese deflation could pose a greater risk to global markets than Fed tapering, according to Societe Generale's Albert Edwards.

  • Nokia misses estimates; sales to China halve Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Finnish mobile maker Nokia shipped fewer phones than forecast in the second quarter, despite a 32 percent rise in sales of its flagship Lumia smartphone.

  • China seen overtaking US as global superpower Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    A majority of people across the globe believes China will eventually eclipse the United States as the world's leading economy, a new survey released on Thursday showed, although America is still widely seen as holding on to the top spot.

  • China slowdown weighs on tech giant SAP Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Slowing growth in China - the world's second largest economy - has hit second-quarter earnings for several technology firms with German firm SAP indicating that it has cut its outlook for its software revenue this year.

  • Well over half a billion Chinese are now online Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    China's booming netizen population has reached 591 million according to official data, led by growth in users accessing the internet through their mobile phones.

  • IMF keeps bullish forecast for China intact Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:11 PM ET

    The IMF is sticking to its forecast for China to grow 7.75 percent this year, but warned that policy makers must address imbalances in the economy to avoid future shocks.

  • GSK case highlights China's corruption crackdown     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:33 PM ET

    China is raising the pressure on British drugmaker Glaxosmithkline in a very high-profile fight against corruption. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has this report.

  • US blames China for breakdown in trade talks Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:06 PM ET

    The United States blamed China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at eliminating tariffs on a new generation of technology products and everyday consumer electronics.

  • Contaminated school lunch kills 25 children in India Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:00 PM ET
    Grief-stricken family members react over the bodies of their children who died after consuming a free mid day meal at a school in India's Bihar state.

    At least 25 children died and dozens needed hospital treatment after apparently being poisoned by a school meal, sparking violent protests and angry allegations of blame.

  • Record output by BHP masks pain felt by next tier peers Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:58 PM ET

    BHP Billiton appears to be shrugging off worries about a China slowdown and declining commodity prices, but analysts warn that the next tier of iron ore producers could get stung.

  • China home prices rise for sixth straight month Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:53 PM ET

    The pace of China's year-on year home price rise were the strongest this year in June, although month-on-month gains edged down slightly for a third straight month.

  • China blocks Glaxo finance head from leaving Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    GlaxoSmithKline Shanghai headquarters

    China is barring a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country amid a widening $490 bribery scandal ensaring the drug giant.

  • Richard Perry: Japanese bonds are the new subprime Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Japan's corporate bond buyers aren't doing the credit work. They're just relying on ratings agencies, hedge fund manager Richard Perry says.

  • The long game: Why a China slowdown isn't scary Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    The figures haven't been kind to China lately. Gone are the days of double digit growth, trade data have weakened, credit markets have overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain. But despite the bearish headlines, the long-term picture for China looks quite good and a slowdown might actually be healthy, according to HSBC.

  • China bubble to end commodities supercycle: Chanos Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:11 AM ET

    The credit bubble in China is "world-class" and it's getting "worse and worse and worse," hedge fund manager Jim Chanos tells CNBC.

  • China June FDI rises at fastest pace in years Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:25 AM ET

    FDI in China in June jumped 20.12 percent from a year ago, the quickest gain since March 2011, showing that investors are still confident about the economy even as growth slows.

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