China Current Events

Chinese News Site Updated Daily

Current Events in China: April 23

Posted on | April 23, 2012 | No Comments

Once-plentiful labor market now favors employees over employers

Gone are the days when Chinese companies had a plentiful labor pool to draw on. “Today China is an employee’s market, no longer an employer’s market,” according to Zheng Qinghao, China head of German company Rittal in Shanghai.  Read more

US woman becomes hero for battered Chinese wives

Her head was ringing from the blows. Once, twice, three times, her husband slammed her face into the living room floor.  Read more

US official ties Chinese firm to missile-linked North Korea sale

The United States believes a Chinese firm sold North Korea components for a missile transporter showcased in a military parade last weekend and will press Beijing to tighten enforcement of a U.N. ban on such military sales, a U.S. official said on Saturday.  Read more

China’s leaders are cracking down on Bo Xilai and his Chongqing model

The campaign against Bo Xilai is not motivated by a desire to stop corruption or solve a murder case, but by a deep political conflict.  Read more

China drug safety probe nets local council chief

A township council chief in northern China has been arrested on suspicion of ordering the torching of a factory that made gelatin capsules made from industrial waste.  Read more

Car makers gear up for a tougher China market

China’s massive car market may still be young, but the auto industry CEOs descending on Beijing this week will see first hand that it’s also growing up fast.  Read more

China lauds North Korea friendship despite tensions

China’s most senior diplomat has vowed to deepen ties with North Korea and praised its young leader Kim Jong-un, despite an international outcry over Pyongyang’s recent rocket launch and the possibility of a third nuclear test by the isolated state.  Read more

Comments

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

  • RSS China Current Events

    • Official Says China to Boost Military Budget by 10 Percent - ABC News March 4, 2015
      ReutersOfficial Says China to Boost Military Budget by 10 PercentABC NewsChina's military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, despite slowing economic growth that fell to 7.4 percent last year and is expected to further decline in 2015. It would be a slightly ...China defense budget rise to
    • China pollution documentary goes viral attracting at least 155 million views - ABC Online March 4, 2015
      ABC OnlineChina pollution documentary goes viral attracting at least 155 million viewsABC OnlineAn online documentary on China's notorious smog has become a viral sensation with more than 155 million views, just one day after it was released. A former anchor with state broadcaster China Central Television, Chai Jing, produced the film Under the ...In Ch
    • Feds raid Chinese 'birth tourism' rings in California - USA TODAY March 4, 2015
      USA TODAYFeds raid Chinese 'birth tourism' rings in CaliforniaUSA TODAYFederal agents Tuesday broke up alleged "birth tourism" rings in Southern California, raiding several homes and apartment complexes where pregnant Chinese women on fraudulent visas paid up to $80,000 so their babies would be born U.S. citizens.Federal agents crackdown
    • Smog blankets China once more –- this time online - USA TODAY March 4, 2015
      USA TODAYSmog blankets China once more –- this time onlineUSA TODAYBEIJING — A slick, highly critical documentary on China's choking smog has garnered widespread interest throughout the nation despite government censor efforts. The 104-minute film Under the Dome — released this weekend by well-known former news ...Pollution Becomes China's 'In
    • China's top political event lures country's richest - CNBC March 3, 2015
      CNBCChina's top political event lures country's richestCNBCAn increasing number of China's wealthiest individuals are participating in the country's biggest annual political event, underscoring the country's close ties between politics and business. More than 200 wealthy Chinese are delegates to two major ...China media: Two sessions
    • China Anticorruption Campaign Targets Party 'Cliques' - Wall Street Journal March 3, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Anticorruption Campaign Targets Party 'Cliques'Wall Street JournalThe corruption fight reached deeper into China's armed forces Monday as the military reported that 14 generals were either placed under investigation or convicted by authorities in recent months. Those named ranged from a vice political commissar with ..
    • China has an ISIS problem - The Week Magazine March 3, 2015
      The Week MagazineChina has an ISIS problemThe Week MagazineXinjiang Autonomous Region is China's westernmost territory. Twice as large as Texas, it was incorporated into China in the 18th century. The Uighur people, the traditional dominant ethnic group, are Central Asians of Turkic origin and predominantly ...and more »
    • China to hold parade, invite leaders to mark end of World War Two - Reuters March 3, 2015
      ReutersChina to hold parade, invite leaders to mark end of World War TwoReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China will hold a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two this year and invite the leaders of major countries involved in the war to attend, the foreign ministry said, events probably aimed at Japan.China media: Military paradeB
    • China's monetary policy - The Economist (blog) March 3, 2015
      The Economist (blog)China's monetary policyThe Economist (blog)CHINESE monetary policy is rarely straightforward. This weekend's interest cut was no exception. The third loosening move in little more than three months, it should be evident that China is now in all-out easing mode. But in describing its actions ...China's Rate Cut Renews Econom
    • China Names 14 Generals Suspected of Corruption - New York Times March 3, 2015
      ReutersChina Names 14 Generals Suspected of CorruptionNew York TimesBEIJING — China's military authority on Monday released a list of 14 generals who are under investigation or have been convicted of graft, among them the son of one of China's once highest-ranking generals. The generals were the latest prominent ...Exclusive: China investigates sec