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China Slashes Interest Rates Again

China's Central Bank has decided to cut interests rates again to combat an economic slowdown. This time by 5.1%. The move is aimed at helping boost development. President Xi Jinping remains hopeful that this is hardly end to his country's…

Chine Journalist Jailed for Leak

A lady by the name of Gao Yu has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for releasing confidential state information to a foreign website. Chinese officials have yet to confirm what documents have been leaked, but is believed to be a…

Nanjing Mayor Sentenced for 15 Years

Another day, another Chinese official sacked for corruption. This time it is Ji Jianye, the former mayor of Nanjing. A court in Yantai has proclaimed that Jianye is guilty of taking 11.3m yuan ($1.9m) in bribes between 1999 and 2013. He…

Japan & China Hold Security Talks

There was an awkward air as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping met for the first time in 4 years to have high-level security talks. As representatives of two countries that have historically had animosity…