Fitch Ratings expected state banks will focus more on overseas expansions to mitigate the impact from domestic economic slowdown.
Interim reports of 16 A-shares listed Chinese banks posted slight profit growth, thanks to their overseas business.
Tianjin authorities plan to build a 24-hectare park on the site of the blast and the monument will be given pride of place.
Naraha, near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, lifted a 2011 evacuation order.
Thousands of Hong Kong residents have signed petitions against a proposal to remove the tram service from Central district.
Several monkeys at a research facility were infected with an Ebola virus strain that is non-lethal to humans, officials say.
The UN secretary-general made the remarks amid Japan's complaints over his China visit.
An interim deal on reforms to boost emerging markets' role at IMF is increasingly likely.
China's State Council unveiled a plan for delivering telecom, media and Internet services via a single broadband connection.
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) will assemble 284 subway cars in Springfield, Massachusetts.