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China blames foreign media for police fracas

The Chinese government blamed foreign reporters on Tuesday for a weekend ruckus with police who tried to prevent them covering a planned protest in Beijing, as rights groups slammed China for curtailing press freedoms.

China sets out disputes facing arduous climate talks

China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, wants rich nations to vow bigger cuts to emissions as part of a new international deal on fighting global warming, Beijing's top climate negotiator said on Tuesday.

Macau gambling revenue jumps 48 pct in Feb

Casino revenue in Macau jumped 47.7 percent in February to 19.86 billion patacas ($2.5 billion), the Macau government said on Tuesday, driven by a torrent of gamblers from mainland China to the world's largest gaming market.

China banks warned against extreme lending

Lending by Chinese banks during the past two years has been excessively fast, topping the extreme upper limit set by regulators, the country's banking chief said at an internal meeting, a source told Reuters on Tuesday.

China shares rise, HK struggles as HSBC weighs

Chinese shares rose on Tuesday on decent volume suggesting further strength ahead, while markets in Hong Kong struggled to hold gains under pressure from a near 5 percent slide in heavyweight HSBC.

GM blazes trail of small car exports from China

Flush from heady sales in the world's largest auto market, foreign car makers now see China as a launch pad for exports, with General Motors (GM.N) (GM) blazing the trail with shipments of its Chevy Sail.

China to stay a low-key gambler in Middle East

Even with Middle Eastern tumult tearing down governments and pushing up oil prices, China will stay a restrained regional player, reluctant to gamble a growing pile of economic chips for uncertain political gains.

Allianz IM unit eyes China for pensions growth-CEO

Allianz Global Investment (AGI), the funds arm of one of Europe's largest insurers, see growth opportunities in China's burgeoning pensions market, where ageing residents are battling to fund their retirements.

India ups iron ore export duty, China hardest hit

India will quadruple export duty on iron ore fines as it seeks to curb exports, mostly to China, in a budget move announced on Monday that hit domestic producer shares and could push spot prices to new record levels.

Rosneft, Gazprom to fight over gas to fuel China

Rosneft (ROSN.MM) is set to take on Gazprom (GAZP.MM) when Russia puts the Kovykta gas field on the block on Tuesday as the country's top crude producer aims to muscle in on the gas export monopoly's plans to supply China.

China's US Treasuries holdings revised to $1.16 trln

The U.S. government owes nearly a third more money to China than previously thought, the Treasury Department said on Monday as it revised Beijing's December holdings of U.S. Treasury debt sharply higher to $1.160 trillion.

Glencore in talks with China, Qatar funds: report

Swiss commodities trader Glencore has opened up talks with sovereign wealth funds in China and Qatar to bring in a cornerstone investor ahead of its planned listing on the London Stock Exchange, The Sunday Times reported.

China urges strict execution of property measures

China has ordered local authorities to implement existing property tightening measures or face punishment, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, reflecting Beijing's resolve to tame sky-high property prices.

Milan fashion awaits Chinese design boom

Chinese designers will drive catwalk trends more than deep-pocketed Asian buyers as China's creativity becomes fashions' next big thing, top fashion executives and designers told Reuters at Milan fashion week.

China protest call smothered in police blanket

An online call for anti-government protests across China on Sunday instead brought an emphatic show of force by police determined to deter any buds of the kind of unrest that has shaken the Middle East.

Libya evacuations by country

Following are details of countries evacuating nationals and employees from Libya or closing operations because of the political turmoil.

French Fashion house Givenchy turns gaze to Asia

The French fashion house synonymous with Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast At Tiffany's is eyeing Asia as its next big growth market, spurred by the rapidly rising incomes of the region's nouveau riche.