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China Current Events: September 1

31 people killed as bus plunges into ditch in China At least 31 people were killed when a bus they were travelling in plunged into a ditch in central China on Thursday, the second major road accident in a week.  Read more Starbucks loses lawsuit to ban Chinese imitator Starbucks has failed to prevent a […]

Current Events in China: August 31

Death toll from blast at China coal mine rises to 26: Xinhua The death toll from a gas explosion at a coal mine in southwest China has risen to 26 and rescue workers were trying to pull out another 21 still trapped underground, state media said Thursday.  Read more Chinese toddler’s karaoke tantrum ends in […]

China Current Events: August 30

China industrial profits fall for 4th straight month Profits at China’s industrial companies tumbled in July for a fourth straight month, a sign of enduring economic weakness that adds to pressure on Beijing to drive a sluggish recovery.  Read more Air China flight returns to Beijing after threat: report An Air China plane bound for […]

Current Events in China: August 29

Two Tibetans self-immolate in China: sources Two Tibetan men have died after setting fire to themselves in China, a U.S. broadcaster and two overseas pressure groups said Tuesday, taking the number of such protests to more than 50 since 2009.  Read more Credit crisis in China’s richest province Zhejiang Earlier this summer, a team of […]

Current Events in China: August 28

Revenues of China’s software industry up 25.4 pct The software industry garnered more than 1.3 trillion yuan (205 billion U.S. dollars) in revenues in the first seven months of this year, up 25.4 percent year on year, government data showed Monday.  Read more China adds 76 mln mobile phone users in first 7 months China […]

China Current Events: August 27

Death toll rises to 36 in NW China road accident A 39-seat bus and a methanol-loaded tanker collided and caught fire on an expressway in Yan’an early Sunday morning and 36 people were killed in the accident. Only three people aboard the bus survived the accident, but they all suffered injuries, said the local police.  […]

Current Events in China: August 25

Liu Xiang speaks out amid injury ‘trick’ rumors China’s star hurdler Liu Xiang insisted he felt “healthy” just moments before injury ended his Olympic career, as controversy erupted over an alleged cover-up.  Read more China joins smartphone revolution The smartphone industry is preparing for new successes as it has been revealed that Chinese people are […]

China Current Events: August 24

China carmakers have toughest H1 since crisis Chinese automakers have had their toughest first half since the global financial crisis and the rest of this year looks set to be tougher still as the world’s largest auto market sputters in a slowing economy.  Read more More easing seen as China factory survey disappoints China’s manufacturing […]

Current Events in China: August 23

Chinese firms say tech level on par with Korea About 40 percent of Chinese companies in South Korea believe that Chinese technology has enhanced enough to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Korean technology, according to a survey released on Tuesday.  Read more China study warns rural wealth gap near ‘danger’ level China’s rural inequality is nearing “danger” […]

Current Events in China: August 22

Anti-Japan protests spread across China Anti-Japan protests have spread across Chinese cities with protesters smashing Japanese branded cars and restaurants. Protesters are expressing their anger against the visit by Japanese activists and lawmakers to the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which is claimed by both countries.  Read more Shell plans at least $1 billion a year China […]

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    • China Puts On Huge Parade For World War II Anniversary - Huffington Post September 3, 2015
      Huffington PostChina Puts On Huge Parade For World War II AnniversaryHuffington PostBEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) - China will put on its biggest display of military might on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by Western leaders but which underscores Beijing's growing confidence in ...China military par
    • Chinese ships spotted off Alaska coast: Report - CNBC September 3, 2015
      CNBCChinese ships spotted off Alaska coast: ReportCNBCFive Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured the U.S. state. Pentagon spokesman ...Five Chinese ships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Al
    • IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook - Wall Street Journal September 3, 2015
      Wall Street JournalIMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global OutlookWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—China's slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world's largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. “Risks are ...IMF:
    • Foreign Firms Feel China's Chill - Wall Street Journal September 2, 2015
      Wall Street JournalForeign Firms Feel China's ChillWall Street JournalHONG KONG—Months of market turmoil in China and a government crackdown on brokers and investors is complicating the plans of foreign funds and investment banks that had bet on bigger business in China. The chaos and uncertainty marks a sharp ...The chart signalling another 50% drop fo
    • Witnessing Japan's surrender in China - BBC News September 2, 2015
      BBC NewsWitnessing Japan's surrender in ChinaBBC NewsIn September 1945, China's long and bloody war with Japan finally came to an end - millions had died and thousands of foreigners were held in internment camps. As Japan surrendered, my great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to ...and more »
    • Devaluation Strengthens China's Hand at IMF - Wall Street Journal September 2, 2015
      Wall Street JournalDevaluation Strengthens China's Hand at IMFWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—China's sudden decision last month to devalue its currency riled neighbors and fueled investors' fears about a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy. But the move has won over the International Monetary Fund and even secured ...Market meltdow
    • China's military parade: who's coming - Sydney Morning Herald September 2, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina's military parade: who's comingSydney Morning HeraldBeijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take the salute as thousands of troops march past Tiananmen Square in unison, with tanks, missiles and fighter jets ...and more »
    • Why China is lending $5 billion to struggling Venezuela - The Economist September 2, 2015
      The EconomistWhy China is lending $5 billion to struggling VenezuelaThe EconomistSITTING in front of a blown-up Chinese watercolour portrait of Hugo Chávez, President Nicolás Maduro announced a new $5 billion loan from China in his weekly television programme, which aired on September 1st. In the two-hour show (“In contact with ...and more »
    • US nurse, now 101, returns to China — which never left her heart - USA TODAY September 2, 2015
      US nurse, now 101, returns to China — which never left her heartUSA TODAYNow, 70 years later, Pettus fondly recalls her time in China, from saving lives at the hospital to inviting new friends and visitors over for tea on a regular basis. She said the Chinese people received her with warmth and respect. And the feelings ...
    • Global stocks rise as China fears ease; oil rebounds - Reuters September 2, 2015
      ReutersGlobal stocks rise as China fears ease; oil reboundsReutersOverseas, nine Chinese brokerages pledged to buy more than 30 billion yuan of shares, according to the China Securities Journal. That eased investor fears that Beijing may be intensifying a trading crackdown. The news steadied global markets that have ...TSX, Dow stabilize ahead of market shut