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Chen Guangcheng’s brother flees guarded village

The brother of the blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng has become the second member of the family to escape from their heavily guarded village in northern China.  Read more

U.S. soldier, two Chinese charged with smuggling guns to China

A member of the U.S. National Guard and two Chinese citizens have been charged with smuggling multiple shipments of firearms from New York City to China, federal prosecutors said Thursday.  Read more

US charges Chinese man over nuke-related exports

A Chinese national was charged with illegally exporting to China U.S.-made sensors used to produce weapons-grade uranium, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.  Read more

China police detain couple after woman buried alive

Chinese police said Thursday they had detained a young couple suspected of burying a woman alive after running her down in their car, in a case that has caused a storm of public anger.  Read more

Chinese ‘serial killer’ farmer suspected of killing 17 people

A 56-year-old farmer has been arrested for murder in a southern Chinese village where 17 people, almost all teenagers, have vanished in recent years.  Read more

482 suspects seized in transnational telecom fraud

A total of 482 people suspected of being involved in a major transnational telecom scam were seized by law enforcement officials from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan on Wednesday with the help of police in six countries.  Read more

China to deploy Type 094 nuclear subs at Sanya naval base

Type 094 Jin-class nuclear submarines may be deployed at Yulin Naval Base at Sanya in the southern island province of Hainan for China’s long-term strategy in the South China Sea, according to an article from Kanwa Asian Defense magazine based in Canada.  Read more

Macy’s Joins China E-Commerce Craze

Another major U.S. retailer is testing China’s crowded e-commerce market as domestic players start feeling the heat.  Read more

Economists React: Flash Manufacturing Gauge Declines Again

An initial gauge of China’s manufacturing activity fell in May, marking its seventh straight month in contractionary territory and stoking concerns the economy could slow sharply.  Read more

U.S. Rule Puts Confucius Schools Under Spotlight

Is the U.S. government taking on one of the Chinese government’s best known efforts to promote China’s image abroad?  Read more

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