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China Current Events: August 1

China prepares vast stimulus as slump threatens Asia China has ditched its reform strategy and prepared a vast stimulus package as the country’s soft-landing turns uncomfortably hard, with recession warnings flashing across East Asia.  Read more China shifts to capital account deficit in Q2 China’s capital and financial account shifted to a deficit of 71.4 […]

Current Events in China: July 31

China to survey surface of the Moon with Chang’e 3 in 2013 China aims to land its first probe on the Moon in the second half of next year, state media reported on Monday, the next step in an ambitious space program which includes building a space station.  Read more Chinese investment in US ‘set […]

China Current Events: July 30

Wu and He take first gold in diving competition They went into the women’s 3m synchronized springboard competition as overwhelming favorites and they didn’t disappoint: Wun Minxia and He Zi opened the diving competition in the Aquatics center with a stunning performance that hints that the Chinese diving team might be able to complete the […]

Current Events in China: July 28

Chinese man rides rickshaw to London for games It’s a tale of Olympian proportions: A man, a rickshaw, and a slow journey from a Chinese village to London through 16 countries.  Read more China steps up stimulus spending at local level China is stepping up stimulus spending at the local level seeking to counter its […]

China Current Events: July 27

Gu Kailai poisoned Neil Heywood ‘after he threatened her son’ The wife of one of China’s most senior political leaders has been charged with murdering the British businessman Neil Heywood over his alleged threat to her son’s “personal security”, state media announced yesterday.  Read more China develops attack copter, denies piracy allegations China today confirmed […]

Current Events in China: July 26

Beijing sees reshuffle amid flood scandal Beijing’s mayor and a vice mayor have resigned, state media reported Wednesday, in what is likely a routine reshuffling that comes amid public questioning of the city government’s handling of rainstorms that left at least 37 dead in the capital. Read more China to form high-speed railway network by […]

China Current Events: July 25

Slowing economy sharply weakens China’s tax revenue growth The Chinese government collected much less tax in the first half of this year as the economy expanded at its slowest pace since the depth of the global financial crisis, according to data released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday.  Read more China announces South […]

Current Events in China: July 24

Beijing rains kill 37, raise debates As China’s flood-ravaged capital dealt with the aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades Monday, including the deaths of 37 people, questions were being raised about whether the city’s push for modernization came at the expense of basic infrastructure such as drainage networks.  Read more CNOOC to buy […]

Current Events in China: July 23

Ten die as record rainfall pounds Beijing The heaviest rain to hit Beijing in over 60 years left at least 10 people dead and forced more than 50,000 to evacuate, state media said Sunday.  Read more Island row escalates as China plans to set up military garrison China announced Sunday it will establish a military […]

China Current Events: July 21

Chinese court upholds Ai Weiwei’s US$2.4 mil. tax fine A Chinese court on Friday upheld a US$2.4 million fine for tax evasion against the country’s most famous dissident, Ai Weiwei, after barring him from attending the hearing, in a case that critics accuse Beijing of using to muzzle the outspoken artist.  Read more China’s population […]

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    • China Climate Pledge Needs 1000 Nuclear Plant Effort - Bloomberg November 21, 2014
      BloombergChina Climate Pledge Needs 1000 Nuclear Plant EffortBloomberg“China, as one of the world's biggest energy consumers, must catch up as it lags behind other countries on energy security and energy supply diversification,” said Chen Kangping, chief executive officer of JinkoSolar Holding Co., China's third-largest ...China pollution spurs cle
    • China, in Surprise Move to Prop Up Economy, Cuts Interest Rates - New York Times November 21, 2014
      ReutersChina, in Surprise Move to Prop Up Economy, Cuts Interest RatesNew York TimesHONG KONG — The Chinese central bank on Friday announced a surprise cut to interest rates, the country's first in more than two years, in the clearest sign yet that policy makers are growing increasingly concerned over the pace of China's economic ...China surprises
    • China commits $45.6 billion for economic corridor with Pakistan - Reuters November 21, 2014
      ReutersChina commits $45.6 billion for economic corridor with PakistanReutersISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to build $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next six years, according to new details of the deal seen by Reuters on Friday.China commits 29 billion pound
    • Shares soar as China cut rates, Draghi drives for QE - Reuters November 21, 2014
      ReutersShares soar as China cut rates, Draghi drives for QEReutersEuropean shares .FTEU3, oil LCOc1 and other growth sensitive commodities all leapt as China's move to cut rates to 5.6 percent gave markets a welcome lift after a week where data has shown its giant economy heading for its worst year in almost quarter ...Stocks surge as China central bank
    • Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect Needs China Reforms - Wall Street Journal November 21, 2014
      Wall Street JournalHong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect Needs China ReformsWall Street JournalYet China's “new economy” stocks, in sectors such as technology, health care and environment protection, are mostly listed in Shenzhen, which remains off limits. Beijing is expected to solve that problem with a new link connecting the Hong Kong and ...Last British
    • China Detains an American Who Assists North Koreans - New York Times November 21, 2014
      China Detains an American Who Assists North KoreansNew York TimesBEIJING — A Korean-American aid worker who lived in China on the border with North Korea for more than a decade has been detained by the Chinese authorities, his lawyer said Thursday. The aid worker, Peter Hahn, who is 73 and escaped from the North ...and more »
    • China Welcomes Foreign Internet Firms - Wall Street Journal November 21, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Welcomes Foreign Internet FirmsWall Street JournalHANGZHOU, China—Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday endorsed the commercial activities of a handful of Chinese Internet titans and foreign technology executives, providing a measure of support for an industry that has often faced an uneasy regulatory ...
    • In Step to Lower Carbon Emissions, China Will Place a Limit on Coal Use in 2020 - New York Times November 21, 2014
      New York TimesIn Step to Lower Carbon Emissions, China Will Place a Limit on Coal Use in 2020New York TimesWorkers starting their shift at the Tahsan coal mine in Shaanxi Province. China said it would cap coal consumption at 4.2 billion tons by 2020 and have coal be no more than 62 percent of the primary energy mix by that year. Credit Gilles Sabrie for The
    • Google Looks to Get Back Into China - Wall Street Journal November 21, 2014
      Wall Street JournalGoogle Looks to Get Back Into ChinaWall Street JournalIn recent months, Google representatives in Asia told makers of apps for its Android mobile-operating system that it hopes to unveil a new app store in China to help them distribute their apps and games more efficiently, according to two people briefed ...Developers In China Can Now Mak
    • The US government thinks China could take down the power grid - CNN November 20, 2014
      New York Daily NewsThe US government thinks China could take down the power gridCNNWashington (CNN) -- China and "probably one or two other" countries have the capacity to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure through a cyber attack, the head of the National Security Agency told a Congressional panel ...China capa