China closer to 'peak stress'

While we have argued financial stress in China should get worse before it gets better, we believe we are close to the ‘peak stress’ level in China. Peak stress could give a short-term lift to Chinese equities but we don’t see a sustained move higher until the credit cycle turns. That is still some time away. For assets indirectly linked to China, the negative spill-over from the Chinese economic slowdown is yet to be felt.
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10/3 podcast: The tense relationship between Canada and China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are back in Canada after more than 1,000 days detained in China. Their release highlighted the tense relationship between Canada and China, and also it impacts our politics and our economy. National Post reporter Tom Blackwell joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss the state of Canada-China...
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Japanese figure skaters win Olympic test event in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Japan’s Yuma Kagiyama and Mai Mihara have won the men’s and women’s singles titles at the Asia Open figure skating event. The 18-year-old world silver medalist Kagiyama scored 179.98 in the free skate for a 277.78 total in the 2022 Beijing Olympics test event. Kagiyama maintained his...

Sino-Ocean fund buys two class A projects in Beijing

Sino-Ocean Prime Office Partners I, a $1.4 billion fund formed by Sino-Ocean Capital, has purchased Ocean Office Park and Project Z6, two class A office projects located in the central business district of Beijing. The fund’s investors will be Sino-Ocean Group and global sovereign wealth funds or reputable institutional investors....

A History of Killing Sparrows

After the invasion my grandfather was the quietest thing. He ate the egg at the mooncake’s center and felt so sad for its loss. Every night he listened to the owl sing. He wanted to cut down a tree; he wanted to cut down a forest. He wanted that movement, that wild and red arc crushing the heart of something soft. Its white bone splintered in his hair, a grief that could itself be killed.

Microsoft Shutting Down LinkedIn China Due to Beijing Tech Crackdown

Microsoft has announced it is shutting down LinkedIn in China as Beijing continues its crackdown on tech companies. LinkedIn is one of the leading job search and professional networking platforms. Mohak Shroff, Senior Vice President of Engineering at LinkedIn, says the company initially decided to make a version of LinkedIn available in China, despite the challenges of adhering to Beijing regulation.

Mikaela Shiffrin 'dreaming' about competing in every alpine skiing event at Beijing 2022: 'We're going to see how I stack up'

Two-time Olympic alpine skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. is dreaming about a whole spread of races for the coming Olympic Games Beijing 2022 - but she is also being realistic with herself ahead of what she calls a "long, strenuous" World Cup season, which is set to get underway in less than 10 days' time (23 October).

Apple removes Quran from App Store in China on Beijing’s request

Apple has taken down one of the world`s most popular Quran apps in China after a request from Chinese officials, the BBC reported. Quran Majeed is available across the world on the App Store, and has nearly 150,000 reviews. However, Apple removed the app at the request of Chinese officials, allegedly for hosting illegal religious texts, the company said.