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Foreign Automakers Gain Market Share in China

A recent report revealed that domestic automakers in China are losing market share to foreign automakers at a steady rate that appears set to continue as multinational corporations set up manufacturing plants in China. With an increasing number of China's citizens gaining wealth, new car sales are s...

Swiss-China FTA Set to Increase Trade

The Free Trade Agreement signed by Swiss Federal Councilor Johann Schneider-Ammann and Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng on July 6, 2013, came into effect on July 8, 2014, making Switzerland the first mainland European country to enter into such an agreement with China. The deal came about as...

HK Protest Leaders Given 6-8 Month Prison Sentences

Three young democracy campaigners were each given prison sentences for taking part in an “unlawful assembly” of Hong Kong government headquarters that marked the beginning of the 79-day “Umbrella Movement” protests of 2014. The three sentenced were Alex Chow, Nathan Law, and...

China Lashes Out at U.S. After Religious Freedom Report

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday delivered public remarks from Washington to mark the release of the State Department’s 2016 International Religious Freedom Report. The report, which surveys the status of religious freedom in 199 countries, annually includes critique of China, w...