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China acts on property speculation, tests banks anew

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's banking regulator has ordered lenders to test the impact of a fall in house prices of up to 50 percent in key cities where prices have risen sharply, banking and regulatory sources said on Thursday. Full story

Disney's Mickey, Mulan teach ABCs to China's tots

"Do you want a snack?" smiling Chinese children ask each other at a Disney English Learning Center in Shanghai in slight lilting American accents. Full story

China's AgBank up 2.2 percent in Hong Kong debut

Agricultural Bank of China's shares rose 2.2 percent in their debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange Friday, improving on their performance in Shanghai a day earlier, as the rural lender rolled out an initial public offering worth up to $22.1 billion. Full story

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  Panda pack steps out at zoo

More than a dozen pandas helped open a new panda living area at a Shanghai animal park. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Tracking down  dinner

You can find squid on a stick, vegetable dumplings, rice noodles and other delectable dishes when roaming the streets of Shanghai.

  Drink with jam and bread

But tea serves greater purposes, especially in China. This Shanghai pharmacy will determine what ails you and come up with unusual ingredients that will improve your chi.

  Ten giant pandas debut in China

Jan. 20: Ten giant pandas make their public debut in Shanghai, China. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Obama in China

President Obama speaks with students at a town hall-style meeting in Shanghai. CNBC's John Harwood has the highlights.

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