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Dalai Lama reveals warning of Chinese plot to kill him

The Dalai Lama has revealed his fears after being warned that Chinese agents have hatched a plot to kill him.  Read more

Rich Chinese, expats rent wombs as surrogate mothers rake in cash

Surrogacy is illegal in the country, but try telling that to the increasingly wealthy Chinese who are getting others to carry and give birth to their babies. Read more

Neil Heywood death: Bo Xilai ‘wished he divorced’ wife suspected of Briton’s murder, says Japanese paper

Deposed Chinese communist boss Bo Xilai has said he regrets not divorcing his wife Gu Kailai, who is suspected of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a Japanese newspaper claims.  Read more

Chinese fishermen in violent clash with S Korean coast guard

A Chinese fishing boat with a crew of nine clashed with South Korean coast guard authorities approximately 40 miles away from the island of Heuksando around 2:30am on April 30, China’s state broadcaster CCTV reported on May 1.  Read more

North Korean women sold into ‘slavery’ in China

Like the thousands of women who fled North Korea before her, Kim Eun-sun made it into China and paid a woman to help her, only to discover she’d traded one form of captivity for another.  Read more

At least six missing after bridge collapses in central China

At least six people are missing after a bridge collapsed Sunday morning in central China’s Hunan province, local authorities said.  Read more

China building power transmission line of world’s largest capacity

Construction of an ultra-high voltage power transmission line designed with the world’s largest capacity started Sunday in China’s far western Xinjiang region.  Read more

China’s giant retailers report surging 2011 revenues

China’s top 100 retailers’ sales revenues surged 20.9% year on year to 2 trillion yuan (318 billion U.S. dollars) in 2011, a report released Sunday said.  Read more

China acts to boost loans, bolster flagging economy

China’s central bank cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves on Saturday, freeing an estimated 400 billion yuan ($63.5 billion) for lending to head-off the risk of a sudden slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.  Read more

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