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China Current Events: June 6

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ConocoPhillips China Confirms Oil Is Leaking Into Bohai Again

Failed safety device blamed for another spill in area where the company struggled to contain huge mess last year.  Read more

China embraces for largest exam

About three out of four applicants of China’s annual national college entrance exam, the largest in the country and the world, will be admitted by universities, with the exam contents highly guarded by armed police and surveillance cameras.  Read more

China orders embassies stop air quality checks

A senior Chinese official demanded on Tuesday that foreign embassies stop issuing air pollution readings, saying it was against the law and diplomatic conventions, in pointed criticism of a closely watched U.S. Embassy index.  Read more

Vladimir Putin begins three-day visit in China to reaffirm alliance

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China on Tuesday for a three-day visit aimed at bolstering a crucial alliance that has seen the giant neighbours block further action against Syria.  Read more

Nation boosts support for its forestry

China has strengthened its fiscal support for its increasing forest area, launched a number of national ecological projects and implemented a nationwide compulsory tree-planting program to expand forests over the past two decades, Yin Hong, deputy administrator of the State Forestry Administration, said at a news conference on Monday in Beijing.  Read more

China’s Easing Grip on Gas Opening Door to North America Exports

Chinese consumers may buy natural gas at more than five times current U.S. futures prices as the government eases control over domestic costs, opening the world’s biggest energy market to more overseas sellers.  Read more

Iran cancels US$2bn hydroelectric project with China

Farab, a major Iranian hydropower group, has decided to cancel a US$2 billion contract with China’s Sinohydro Group to build a dam.  Read more

‘Big four’ auditors under fire for lax reporting in China

New revelations of extensive financial and accounting irregularities at state enterprises directly administered by the Chinese central government have placed the world’s top four multinational public accounting and auditing companies under new criticism and scrutiny.  Read more

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