Rui Chenggang , director and anchor of China Central Televison (CCTV) talks during a CCTV televised debate focusing on China’s growth at the World Economic Forum in 2010 in Davos.

US public relations firm Edelman said today it did not know the whereabouts of its China chief, who(...)

Employees hold a meeting at LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, California. The professional networking website has increased its Q3 revenue forecast to between $543 million to $547 million. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

(...) recruiting and subscriptions, introducing a website in China and offering services for salespeople looking(...)

Dermot Smurfit Jnr: “I think Michael has respect for me. . . I would be super disappointed if he didn’t say: ‘Dermot is a good operator’ ”

(...)-up demand in mainland China. “The mainland Chinese will be able to play on a simulated gaming website(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan: “A ceasefire without action on the blockade will not give rise to a lengthy cessation of hostilities so the lifting of the blockade is fundamental.” Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

(...) achieve balance,” he added.The resolution was supported by a number of countries including China, Russia(...)

‘The humanitarian situation in Gaza is disastrous and Israel’s violations of international law are horrific, but there are questions of equivalence to be asked, at the very least at the time of the vote.’ Above, an Israeli soldier carries a tank shell onto a Merkava tank inside southern Israel, close to the Gaza Strip, yesterday. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

(...) or Eritrea, for China or the US, for Northern Cyprus or Western Sahara.While this might seem a(...)

Chinese (left, centre) and South Korean  posters for Transformers: Age of Extinction

January. That’s largely down to a big hunk of change from China ($300 million-plus) and other Asian(...)

Diageo, the world’s biggest distiller, reported lacklustre full-year revenue growth as sales slowed in emerging markets.

(...). Remy Cointreau, the French cognac maker that has been hurt by China’s crackdown on lavish spending(...)

The illiberal agenda

(...) based on national foundations” with Russia, Turkey and China as models. The financial crisis, he warned(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban: “The new state that we are building in Hungary today is not a liberal state . . . I don’t think our European Union membership precludes us from building an illiberal new state based on national foundations.” Photograph: Bloomberg

(...) and China are run. Mr Orban’s latest controversial speech reinforced his reputation as a leader who(...)

Zhou Yongkang, China’s former security chief, is being investigated for suspected “serious disciplinary violation”. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images

China’s president, Xi Jinping, has built his administration so far around his pledge to root out(...)