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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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    • End of one-child policy means mayhem in China's IVF sector - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCEnd of one-child policy means mayhem in China's IVF sectorCNBCThe Nanfang clinic in China's southern Guangdong province says it offers Chinese patients seeking in-vitro fertilization (IVF) the chance to choose the gender of their child, avoid stringent approval checks and snarling queues. It has to advertise this ...China struggles with IVF dem
    • China's Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World Currency - New York Times December 1, 2015
      New York TimesChina's Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World CurrencyNew York TimesHONG KONG — The Chinese renminbi was anointed as one of the world's elite currencies on Monday, a milestone decision by the International Monetary Fund that underscores the country's rising financial and economic heft.The IMF's decision on the yuan is
    • China's Manufacturing PMI Weakens to Lowest in Three Years - Bloomberg December 1, 2015
      BloombergChina's Manufacturing PMI Weakens to Lowest in Three YearsBloombergChina's manufacturing conditions slipped to the weakest level in more than three years as sluggishness in the nation's old growth drivers add to risks facing the government's growth target. The official purchasing managers index fell to 49.6 in ...and more »
    • JP Morgan Hired Friends, Family of Leaders at 75% of Major Chinese Firms It ... - Wall Street Journal December 1, 2015
      Wall Street JournalJP Morgan Hired Friends, Family of Leaders at 75% of Major Chinese Firms It ...Wall Street JournalIt lists 222 candidates hired by the bank under a program known internally as “Sons and Daughters” and names the people who referred them—making it the most detailed accounting yet of the overlap between the program and the bank's busines
    • India's economy outpaces China; RBI seen holding rates - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCIndia's economy outpaces China; RBI seen holding ratesCNBCIndia's economic growth picked up in July-September, outpacing China on improving domestic demand and manufacturing activity, and the acceleration could persuade the country's central bank to keep interest rates unchanged at its Tuesday meeting.China's Rebalancing TimetableSeek
    • Shanghai Composite down as PMI data disappoint - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCShanghai Composite down as PMI data disappointCNBCChinese markets opened in the red after investor sentiment took a hit from private and official November PMI surveys. Elsewhere, Asian markets saw a bounce back on Tuesday despite a lower finish on Wall Street overnight, as investors eye key data due ...China Manufacturing Reports Point to Difficulty in M
    • Can Nigeria replicate China's economic transformation? - BBC News November 30, 2015
      BBC NewsCan Nigeria replicate China's economic transformation?BBC NewsChina emerged from chaos 35 years ago to become perhaps the largest economy in the world. The BBC's Martin Patience - who has just moved from Beijing to Lagos - asks if Nigeria can do the same. Swapping Asia's giant for Africa's powerhouse can be a ...and more »
    • China's Xi to Make Rare Stop-off in Zimbabwe on Route for Africa Summit - Wall Street Journal November 30, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina's Xi to Make Rare Stop-off in Zimbabwe on Route for Africa SummitWall Street JournalChina is expected to pledge more investment and development aid in Africa as President Xi Jinping embarks a five-day trip to the continent this week, beginning with a visit to Zimbabwe. Mr. Xi's Zimbabwe visit on Tuesday—the first trip by a
    • China Chokes on Smog as World Leaders Talk Climate Change - November 30, 2015
      NBCNews.comChina Chokes on Smog as World Leaders Talk Climate ChangeNBCNews.comBAODING, China — As Chinese President Xi Jinping joined world leaders for the U.N. climate change summit, millions in his homeland were choking on the most severe air pollution of the year. The air-quality index soared past 700 — well above the ...Putting China's coal consump
    • Can China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution? - CNN November 30, 2015
      CNNCan China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution?CNNOn Monday, the air quality reading (AQI) at one of the city's own monitoring stations stood at nearly 1,000, the worst in the country, according to China's own Ministry of Environmental Protection. According to United Nations guidelines, a reading of ...and more »