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China Current Events: June 30

Plane hijacking foiled in restive western China Passengers and crew foiled a hijacking attempt by six people on a plane in China’s restive far-western Xinjiang region Friday, a regional airline and state media said.  Read more Shanghai ‘face-eater’ tries to chew off woman’s face According to local Chinese press, an intoxicated bus driver in Wenzhou […]

China Current Events: June 29

Investigation finds widespread abuses at Apple China factories A rights group said it had found “deplorable” conditions at Apple suppliers in China, following a probe of several firms that make the US technology giant’s hugely popular products.  Read more United Technologies sent military copter tech to China United Technologies Corp on Thursday admitted selling China […]

Current Events in China: June 28

Riot in Guangdong village after son of migrant worker beaten A riot took place in a village under the jurisdcition of Zhongshan in China’s southern province of Guangdong after local officials beat a 13-year-old boy from Sichuan, Hong Kong’s Ming Pao reported on Jun. 27.  Read more Uproar over ‘soft’ penalties after China abortion scandal […]

China Current Events: June 27

Bo Xilai denies knowledge of how Neil Heywood died in China The disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has told government investigators he has no knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of British businessman Neil Heywood, The Daily Telegraph understands.  Read more Cover up, Shanghai metro tells women An appeal by the Shanghai subway […]

China Current Events: June 26

Husband of Chinese woman forced to have abortion ‘disappears’ A father whose seven month-old unborn daughter was forcibly aborted by Chinese officials has gone into hiding after his family were branded as “national traitors” for speaking to the foreign media.  Read more China has forced refugees back to Myanmar conflict zone Chinese authorities have forced […]

Current Events in China: June 25

Chinese ship ‘accidentally rams’ Philippines boat The Philippines alleged on Sunday that a Chinese vessel accidentally rammed a local fishing boat north of a disputed South China Sea shoal, killing one and leaving four others missing.  Read more SW China quake leaves at least four dead, over 100 injured At least two people died and […]

China Current Events: June 23

China manufacturing hits 7-month low: HSBC Chinese manufacturing activity hit a seven-month low in June, data from HSBC showed Thursday, putting pressure on Beijing to do more to boost the world’s second-largest economy.  Read more China behind N. Korea embargo breaches: UN A U.N. panel has found Chinese involvement in more than half of the […]

China Current Events: June 22

Beijing strongly protests Hanoi’s claim over islands China said it summoned Vietnam’s ambassador Thursday and strongly protested a law adopted by the Vietnamese parliament that places the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands under Hanoi’s sovereignty.  Read more Two Tibetans immolate themselves holding flags in Qinghai, west China Two young Tibetans, a herder and a migrant […]

Current Events in China: June 21

China denies military drill with Russia, Syria, Iran China on Wednesday said there was no truth to an Iranian media report about a joint military drill involving China, Russia, Syria and Iran.  Read more Russia jails two men for giving China nuke secrets Russia has jailed two university professors for passing top secret information on […]

China Current Events: June 20

Neil Heywood scandal widens to Cambodia as Patrick Devillers arrested The investigation into the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood took another twist after it emerged that the former business partner of his alleged killer had been arrested in Cambodia.  Read more China dissatisfied over Vietnam’s island patrols: spokesman A spokesman for China’s Foreign […]

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      CNBCAsian markets perk up on US lead, China rally stallsCNBC"It's the perception that easier Fed policy means a weaker U.S. dollar and that helps emerging markets like China to grow," said Damien Boey, equity strategist, Credit Suisse told Reuters. "I'm not sure that we've seen the end of the problems for China ...Fed believes e
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