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  • This picture taken on March 23, 2015 shows workers producing hygiene supplies in a factory in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province.

    Activity in China's vast factory sector picked up unexpectedly in March, according to a survey.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 01, 2015, 2:47 AM EDT
  • Wechat's first AD appears in circle of friends on 26th January, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    The government has issued guidelines prohibiting the publishing of sexual or vulgar content across messaging app WeChat.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2015, 3:23 PM EDT
  • A Lenovo Group Ltd. computer sits on display at the company's flagship store on Qianmen Street in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

    Half of the 14 Chinese dot-coms that debuted in the U.S. last year are now trading below their initial sale prices.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 23, 2015, 7:17 AM EDT
  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers his work report at the opening of the 3rd Session of the 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People on March 5, 2015 in Beijing, China. The government work report presented the main targets of economic and social development, a projected 2015 GDP growth of about 7 percent; and consumer prices rising about 3 percent.

    Beijing will halve the number service and manufacturing industries in which foreign investment is restricted.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 05, 2015, 3:20 PM EST
  • ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

    Yellow dust from deserts in Mongolia and China becomes toxic as it passes through China’s industrial east.Environment,Air pollution,China,Dust storm,Japan,South Korea,Guest Contributor

    Published Date : Feb 24, 2015, 10:27 AM EST
  • The 47th Mercosur Summit, in Parana, Entre Rios, Argentina, December 17, 2014. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images

    Members' protectionism and expanded ties with China undercuts Mercosur's trade goals.Americas,Europe,Argentina,Brazil,China,Cristina Fernández de Kirchner,E.U.,free trade agreement,Investment,Mercosur,Paraguay,Protectionism,Uruguay,Venezuela,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 18, 2015, 1:25 PM EST
  • A Thai police gunboat on the Mekong River searching for drug gangs, May 28, 2013. C ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images

    A multinational crackdown comes as drug production in the Golden Triangle has increased. Asia-Pacific,Cambodia,China,Drugs,Golden Triangle,Heroin,India,Laos,Mekong River,Myanmar,Opium,Smuggling,Thailand,Vietnam,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 10, 2015, 1:20 PM EST