China Current Events

Chinese News Site Updated Daily

China Current Events: April 14

Posted on | April 14, 2012 | No Comments

Increasing migration requires better family planning in China

China’s family planning service, which has effectively implemented the one-child policy over three decades, is facing challenges from the increasing migrant population, said a senior family planning official in Beijing Friday.

China pulls out 1 ship but no end to sea standoff

China withdrew one of three ships engaged in a standoff with Philippines vessels in a disputed area of the South China Sea on Friday as both sides pursued talks to defuse the dispute.

Police gag widow of Briton in Bo family murder scandal

The Chinese widow of a British businessman thought to have been murdered in a case that has rocked China’s political establishment has been gagged by local police, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Neil Heywood’s widow ‘silenced by Chinese police’

Mr Heywood, 41, may have been murdered in the Chinese city of Chongqing by the wife of Bo Xilai, one of the country’s most prominent politicians, according to the Chinese government. Mr Bo and his wife, Gu Kailai, are both thought to be under house arrest.

Neil Heywood death: Bo Xilai’s son ‘escorted from his home near Harvard university by US officials’

The son of the Chinese power couple embroiled in the scandal over British businessman Neil Heywood’s death was escorted from his home by US officials, as experts said he could obtain asylum in America.

Plotting the Course

In a rare exclusive interview, Commerce Minister Chen Deming speaks about a range of issues, including China’s economic growth, pursuit of high-tech industries and stance on trade agreements

Chinese postgraduates flock to US schools

Postgraduate schools in the United States have seen a record-breaking number of Chinese applicants over the past year, a new survey showed.

Shanghai’s drinking water supply guarded

Police helicopters and boats have started patrolling a reservoir to protect Shanghai’s drinking water supply.  The patrols, which began on Thursday, will support 24-hour surveillance to prevent anyone breaking into the Qingcaosha Reservoir at the estuary of the Yangtze River.

U.S. politics clash with reality over China currency

U.S. politicians readily muscle up to talk tough against China on the campaign trail, charging its policies undermine American manufacturing, but two key planks of the argument for criticizing Beijing are crumbling.

Comments

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

  • RSS China Current Events

    • Indian Leader Narendra Modi Wants Closer Ties With Japan to Counter China - Wall Street Journal September 1, 2014
      Indian ExpressIndian Leader Narendra Modi Wants Closer Ties With Japan to Counter ChinaWall Street JournalTOKYO—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that India and Japan need to forge a closer strategic partnership to promote peace and prosperity in Asia and counter an expansionist mind-set, a veiled but clear reference to China, which is ...China
    • With eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' Day - USA TODAY September 1, 2014
      USA TODAYWith eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' DayUSA TODAYBEIJING — China has established a national day to commemorate the country's martyrs, state media said Monday, the latest of several recent steps by Beijing to intensify commemoration of its war-time fight against Japan, including orders that TV ...China publishes historical sites, heroes
    • Russia and China launch gas pipeline - BBC News September 1, 2014
      BBC NewsRussia and China launch gas pipelineBBC NewsRussia and China have begun the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk. China's CNPC has agreed to buy $400bn (£240bn) of gas from Russia's Gazprom. Russia will ship 38 billion cubic ...Putin breaks ground on Russia-China gas pipel
    • China opposes proposed EU sanctions against Russia - Reuters September 1, 2014
      Voice of AmericaChina opposes proposed EU sanctions against RussiaReutersChina has adopted a cautious response to the crisis, not wanting either to alienate key ally Russia or comment directly on the referendum in which Crimea voted overwhelmingly to join Russia, lest it set a precedent for its own restive regions, like Tibet.China May Be Biggest Winner From
    • China's bad bank clean-up crew - Financial Times September 1, 2014
      ReutersChina's bad bank clean-up crewFinancial TimesThe prospect of the first ever default in China's rapidly expanding shadow banking sector sent shockwaves through financial markets this year. As word spread that a Rmb3bn trust product called “China Credit Equals Gold #1” was on the verge of ...China banks seek new lending horizons as bad debts r
    • Retreat in China's PMIs heightens calls for policy easing - Reuters September 1, 2014
      ReutersRetreat in China's PMIs heightens calls for policy easingReutersChina's economy has had a rocky spell this year. Growth sank to an 18-month low of 7.4 percent in the first quarter before edging up to 7.5 percent between April and June. Hopes that the mild rebound would gain traction were dashed last month when ...HSBC's China Manufactur
    • China Manufacturing Output Slows - Wall Street Journal September 1, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Manufacturing Output SlowsWall Street JournalBEIJING—China's economy faces further headwinds after two measures of factory output decelerated in August, adding pressure on Beijing to stimulate growth to meet the nation's annual target. The results disclosed Monday follow weaker investment, real ...and more »
    • Eating cockroaches in China: Healing and delicious? - CNN September 1, 2014
      CNNEating cockroaches in China: Healing and delicious?CNNJinan, China (CNN) -- I've eaten some unusual things on the road. There were salted Mopani worms in Botswana at the hotel buffet (black and squishy); sun-dried nsenene grasshoppers in Uganda (yellow and juicy); whole roasted goat in the desert in ...Edible cockroaches making Chinese farmers richSB
    • China Home Prices Fall for Fourth Straight Month - Wall Street Journal September 1, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Home Prices Fall for Fourth Straight MonthWall Street JournalAverage new home prices fell 0.6% in August from July, moderating from the 0.8% decline in July, data provider China Real Estate Index System said late Sunday. Average new home prices declined 0.5% in June and 0.3% in May. May's decline was the first ...Slump in China
    • China: No Open Nominations For Hong Kong Leader - Huffington Post August 31, 2014
      ForbesChina: No Open Nominations For Hong Kong LeaderHuffington PostBEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a ...China Data Falls A