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China Current Events: September 15

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Chinese ships enter Japanese waters over island dispute

Six Chinese patrol ships have entered Japanese waters around a disputed island chain, while anti-Japan protests continued on the streets of Beijing.  Read more

Lee Teng-hui: Diaoyutais have always been Japan’s

Taiwan’s former president Lee Teng-hui has said that the Diaoyutai (Diaoyu or Senkaku) islands have always belonged to Japan, China Times reported on Sept. 13.  Read more

Xi Jinping ‘under huge pressure’ from inside the Communist party

Xi Jinping, China’s president-in-waiting, who has not been seen in public for two weeks, was under intense pressure from within the Communist party before he disappeared, the Daily Telegraph has been told.  Read more

Xi may appear after bad back recovery: sources

China’s leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping could make a public appearance as early as Saturday as he recovers from a bad back, sources said, dispelling rumors about his health after he dropped out of sight at the start of this month.  Read more

China floods globe with cheap steel as output overwhelms demand

China is ramping up its global exports of below-cost steel, sometimes at a loss, as bulging stocks of the alloy give way to a worsening domestic demand picture for the commodity consuming giant.  Read more

HK warns of property bubble from Fed plan

Hong Kong’s Monetary Authority (HKMA) warned Friday that the loosening of monetary policy in the United States could lead to overheating in the territory’s already hot property sector.  Read more

Foreign journalists in China targeted by malware attacks

Foreign journalists in Beijing have been targeted by two very similar malware attacks in just over two weeks in the lead-up to China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition.   Read more

 

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