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China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

BEIJING, Oct 31 - China will dispatch an elite unit from the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.

China expected to cut sugarcane price to help struggling mills

BEIJING, Oct 31 - China's government is likely to cut the price sugar mills must pay for cane in 2014/15 by at least 10 percent, analysts said, potentially prompting some growers to switch to other crops.

1:40pm IST

China's shadow banking sector growing rapidly, third largest in world - FSB

BEIJING - China's shadow banking sector continued to grow at breakneck speed in 2013 and now ranks as the third largest in the world, a report released by the Financial Stability Board showed on Friday.

12:24pm IST

Coal price recovery pushed out until mid-2016 - Moody's

SYDNEY, Oct 31 - Falling demand in China for imported coal, combined with plentiful supply and a weak global economy, will delay any recovery in the price of metallurgical coal until the second half of 2016, ratings agency Moody's said.

10:00am IST

CHINA MONEY-C.bank's silent money management change shows shadow banking fears

* C.bank stays passive in open market ops for past 3 weeks

9:38am IST

China's c.bank data implies up to $82 bln in short-term injections in Sept

SHANGHAI, Oct 31 - China's central bank may have issued up to 500 billion yuan ($81.81 billion) worth of short-term loan facilities (SLFs) in September to commercial banks as China tries to prop up investment without overdosing the economy on liquidity, data from the People's Bank of China implied.

9:20am IST

China says nets 180 graft suspects in overseas manhunt

BEIJING - China says it has captured 180 people suspected of committing economic crimes as part of an aggressive anti-corruption campaign targeting suspects who have fled abroad, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Top News, World 9:05am IST

UPDATE 1-China's shadow banking sector growing rapidly, third largest in world - FSB

BEIJING, Oct 31 - China's shadow banking sector continued to grow at breakneck speed in 2013 and now ranks as the third largest in the world, a report released by the Financial Stability Board showed on Friday.

8:35am IST

Hong Kong's loud American defies pro-Beijing "smear campaign"

HONG KONG - China has often accused "foreign forces" of trying to destabilise free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat American emerging as a key target of attack.

3:05am IST

U.S. warns China against dragging out technology trade deal

WASHINGTON - China must move ahead with a global deal to eliminate duties on billions of dollars of technology products or risk upsetting other trade talks, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Thursday.

2:48am IST

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