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China tells journalists to learn "Marxist news values"

BEIJING - China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn "Marxist news values" and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the media.

China tells journalists to learn "Marxist news values"

BEIJING, Aug 30 - China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn "Marxist news values" and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the media.

1:00pm IST

China warns foreign powers not to use Hong Kong as a "bridgehead"

BEIJING - China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on the city's political future on Sunday, saying Beijing will not tolerate the use of Hong Kong "as a bridgehead to subvert and infiltrate the mainland".

11:36am IST

UPDATE 1-Court grants Saab carmaker NEVS creditor protection

(Adds court decision, defence firm Saab's decision to recall NEVS right to use Saab brand)

29 Aug 2014

China Construction Bank's profit misses estimates as bad loans rise

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Aug 29 - China Construction Bank Corp (CCB) posted a lower-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, with rising levels of bad loans, joining peers who have suffered from the country's slowing economic growth.

29 Aug 2014

China to offer tax breaks on electric cars, limited mostly to local brands

SHANGHAI - China said on Friday it would offer tax breaks on purchases of electric cars predominantly made by Chinese automakers, in its latest policy measure to boost green vehicles in the world's biggest auto market, amid rising concern over pollution.

Environment, Environment 29 Aug 2014

UPDATE 1-China to offer tax breaks on electric cars, limited mostly to local brands

SHANGHAI, Aug 29 - China said on Friday it would offer tax breaks on purchases of electric cars predominantly made by Chinese automakers, in its latest policy measure to boost green vehicles in the world's biggest auto market, amid rising concern over pollution.

29 Aug 2014

China's Tencent shuts messaging accounts after censorship rules - state media

BEIJING - China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect, state media said on Friday.

29 Aug 2014

China's Tencent shuts messaging accounts after censorship rules-state media

BEIJING - China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect, state media said on Friday.

29 Aug 2014

UPDATE 1-China's CITIC books $129 mln half-year loss on Australian iron ore

* Sino Iron says Palmer attacks don't represent Australians (Adds CITIC chairman comments on Palmer)

29 Aug 2014

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