China is set to surpass  the US as the world’s top crude importer next year.
Unsurprisngly, the real money in Chinese sport  is in advertising.
looks at China's five big banks' slowing profits  and a rise in non-performing loans.
CAPA via The Nanfang 
China Southern says  it will end first class service following Xi Jinping’s austerity measures.
Women’s rights are at risk in China, writes Leta Hong Fincher .
Radio Free Asia
A Tibetan political activist is freed  after 17 years in jail.
China News Service*
An 'Almight god' cult member is sentenced  to seven years in jail in Guangdong.
In "Back to 1942," a Chinese movie director takes aim  at the contemporary Communist Party.
looks at a day  in the life of a Beijing 'black guard.'
Taiwan is set to allow Chinese banks  to buy bigger stakes in local banks.
on the role a youth movement played  in thwarting Want Want's attempt to take over Jimmy Lai's Taiwan media operations.
Debate on Chinese aid to Africa
Business Daily Africa
China’s ‘unconditional foreign aid’ for African countries is a myth, says study .
Business Day Live Zambia
There is "no such thing as a free lunch ."
'Is China a 'rogue' donor or a beacon  of south-south co-operation?
* denotes articles in Chinese language