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A production line of air conditioners at a factory in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.  China is creating more production capacity than the world can consume.  Pic: AP.

China manufacturing fails to fire in October

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 12:24PM UTC Comments Off A production line of air conditioners at a factory in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province.  China is creating more production capacity than the world can consume.  Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A gauge of the health of China's manufacturing industry inched higher in October but factory output was at a five-month low in a sign of slowing domestic and foreign demand....

Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 9:06AM UTC Comments Off

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says an international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea and a proposed legally-binding "code of conduct" are the only remaining ways to settle the long-raging conflicts peacefully....

Hong Kong protest talks reveal gap between students and government

By Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:38PM UTC Comments Off Pro-democracy student protesters shout at police in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, early Saturday, Oct. 4. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the line-up of seasoned government officials in their formal suits....

Hong Kong protesters have little hope of success in talks with officials

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 5:57PM UTC Comments Off A pro-democracy protester wears a Guy Fawkes mask at a barricade in the occupied area in Mong Kok, Hong Kong. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong officials and student leaders will hold talks to try to end pro-democracy protests gripping the southern Chinese city for more than three weeks, though chances of success are slim given vast differences between the two sides....

China’s economic growth expected to slow

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:20AM UTC Comments Off A port in China. Pic: AP.

A research group says it expects China's economy to slow over the next decade....

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