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China to raise oil product consumption tax

China will raise the consumption tax on oil products beginning Saturday, to help cut emissions and boost green economy.
Crude prices dive after OPEC's decision

China stocks have best week in 4 years

China's stock market closed out its best week in four years on Friday with a record turnovers. Rate-sensitive shares including property firms, insurers and brokers continued an upward trend following last Friday's interest rate cut.

Premier: People are the priority for urbanization

Urbanization should not be limited to prosperous eastern China, according to Premier Li Keqiang. Underdeveloped central and western areas of the country need similar development, if not more, to ensure residents there can have an equally comfortable and convenient lifestyle, he said.

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Why Obama is wrong about ISIS

The writer takes issue with President Obama in declaring that the violence being perpetrated by ISIS is "not representative of Islam" - or any other religion.


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