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A blast at an explosives plant in China has left 13 people dead and another 20 missing, state media said on Tuesday, compounding the country's poor industrial safety record.
Goldman Clears ICBC Investment Goldman Sachs has sold its remaining stake in Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd for up to $1.1 billion.
The country's financial circles have been enthusiastic about the prospects of a large expansion this year to the New Third Board, a nationwide over-the-counter market for non-public companies' shares, which now covers only four pilot regions.
The top Palestinian negotiator with Israel on Monday threw his weight behind US Secretary of State John Kerry's bid to revive stalled peace talks, while describing the situation in the West Bank as apartheid worse than that suffered in South Africa.
Beijing - The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang asked North Korea to release a private Chinese fishing boat and its crew soon after its owner reported the detention 10 days ago, state media said.
But while the government tolerates such anti-corruption vigilantism, it is also extremely leery of the threat the Internet can pose to Communist Party rule.
Police in central China have detained the 18-year-old organizer of a gay pride march in a sign of the government's nervousness over a growing civil society movement and demands for stronger individual rights.
Three workers at a Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China, have committed suicide in the past three weeks, a French news agency , citing state media and a labor-rights group, reported Saturday.
Magna International Inc.'s Cosma unit has opened a plant in the southwest China municipality of Chongqing to supply body and chassis parts to automakers in the area.
A businesswoman in southern China has been sentenced to death on charges of defrauding investors as the government tightens controls on informal financing that is widely used by entrepreneurs.
ZHUHAI, China/HONG KONG - In an underground mall just a stone's throw from China's teeming border with Macau, a row of 30 small shops with identical golden plaques does a brisk, though shadowy trade with mainland Chinese visitors, many of them bound for the gambling hub.
"Cadmium rice," as it's dubbed, or rice laced with levels of the metal cadmium that exceed national safety standards, has become the latest food scare in China, sparking a health and P.R. scandal in a nation long used to - and deeply worried about - unsafe food.
The official Xinhua News Agency said rescue work was continuing at the site of Monday morning's explosion in Shandong province's Caofan township.
Experts say the officer who killed a Long Island college student and a home invasion suspect on Friday was confronted with a split-second choice.
Authorities say tornadoes have touched down in Wichita, Kan., and a suburb of Oklahoma City but there are no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage.
In May 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner were poised to make a rare double visit to China for a high-level strategic and economic dialogue.