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At least 15 dead, 18 trapped after coal mine blast in China

Breaking news.(Photo: USA TODAY) BEIJING — Fifteen people have been confirmed dead from a gas explosion inside a coal mine in western China, and the status is still unknown for 18 others trapped inside. Rescuers on Tuesday were still trying to locate survivors inside the Jinshangou coal mine in China’s Chongqing ...

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Snooping in the Bathroom to Assess Credit Risk in China

Snooping in the Bathroom to Assess Credit Risk in China By NEIL GOUGH October 10, 2016 China wants to nurture a credit culture to get Chinese families spending instead of saving. Judging creditworthiness is sometimes done at a very grass-roots level. By NEIL GOUGH October 10, 2016 KUNSHAN, China — Banks and other lenders ...

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Chinese Tourists Pump Cash Into a Hot Destination: China

By MICHAEL SCHUMAN September 27, 2016 SANYA, China — When Stephan Stoss arrived here six years ago, little more than lush foliage lined the roads leading to the 492-room Hilton where he is now general manager. Few other international hotels had been built along the town’s picturesque bays. Mr. Stoss and his ...

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U.S., China formally join global climate pact

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One upon his arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on Sept. 3, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.(Photo: NICOLAS ASFOURI, AFP/Getty Images) HANGZHOU, China — President Obama on Saturday said cooperation ...

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China, Not Silicon Valley, Is Cutting Edge in Mobile Tech

HONG KONG — Snapchat and Kik, the messaging services, use bar codes that look like drunken checkerboards to connect people and share information with a snap of their smartphone cameras. Facebook is working on adding the ability to hail rides and make payments within its Messenger app. Facebook and Twitter ...

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