Beijing

China to widen foreign access to A-shares

SHANGHAI: China's securities regulator said it will allow individual foreign investors working in the country to buy and sell yuan-dominated Chinese A-shares, the latest incremental step by Beijing to widen access to its long-cloistered equities markets. The change would go into effect on Sep 15 ....

Mosque Demolition Protest Ends with Compromise

Thousands of Hui Muslims gathered at the Weizhou Grand Mosque in Ningxia last week in an attempt to stall government plans to demolish the newly built structure. The forced demolition threat came after authorities issued a notice on August 3rd demanding the mosque be torn down by Friday, citing th...

Beijing, CEFC, and the Czech Republic

As trade tensions escalate between China and the U.S., Beijing is increasingly looking to Europe for trade deals, and is currently investing nine times there what it invests in the U.S. Yet in response, some European countries, notably the four biggest economies of France, Germany, Italy, and the Un...