China Current Events

Chinese News Site Updated Daily

China Current Events: September 19

Posted on | September 18, 2012 | Comments Off

China boats enter disputed waters amid anti-Japan rallies

Tens of thousands of anti-Japan demonstrators rallied across China over disputed islands on Tuesday, a key historical anniversary, as Tokyo said 11 Chinese government vessels had entered the area.  Read more

Wang Lijun likely to escape death penalty

Wang Lijun, the police chief at the heart of the Neil Heywood murder scandal, is likely to escape the death penalty, after prosecutors admitted he helped solve the case.  Read more

Double Vision: Making Sense of China’s Second ‘Stealth’ Fighter Prototype

In the span of a week, Chinese government vessels have been dispatched to waters near the contested Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, anti-Japanese riots have erupted in major Chinese cities — and a new highly-prestigious piece of military hardware has been unveiled.  Read more

Hong Kong jails mainlander for ‘pregnancy lie’

A Hong Kong court sentenced Tuesday a mainland Chinese woman to eight months in jail for lying about her pregnancy upon her entry into the city, as measures to limit mainland births are stepped up.  Read more

Burberry stops handbag production in Chinese factory in ethics row

Workers at factory in Guangdong Province have complained about low pay and aggressive and verbally abusive behavior.  Read more

Smoking rule has little effect

A new regulation that allows law enforcement personnel to fine people smoking in public places appears to have had limited effect.  Read more

China’s Alibaba buys back half of Yahoo’s stake

China’s Alibaba Group said it bought back half the stake Yahoo Inc owned in the company for about $7.6 billion, moving closer to an initial public offering.  Read more

U.S., China file dueling complaints as trade tensions heat up

Washington alleges that Beijing is illegally subsidizing exports of autos and auto parts. The Chinese challenge anti-dumping duties that the Americans levied.  Read more

Foreign Firms Lining Up to List in China

Long-delayed plans to let foreign companies list their stocks in China could move ahead in 2013.  Much of the technical work on a listing venue has been finished, and the naming of new leadership, following a once-in-a-decade transition this fall, is expected to lead to a broad range of policy initiatives.  Read more

 

Comments

Comments are closed.

  • RSS China Current Events

    • As Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish China's Image - New York Times September 1, 2015
      New York TimesAs Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish China's ImageNew York TimesChina celebrates a new national holiday on Thursday to honor the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, with events across the country, a three-day holiday and a martial spectacle that will rumble through the ceremonial heart of the capital ...Tin
    • Beijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapse - Quartz September 1, 2015
      New York TimesBeijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapseQuartzChina's stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23% today (Sep. 1), after closing down slightly yesterday. The index has fallen by nearly ...Chi
    • Wall Street down 2% as markets hit by Chinese economy woes - live updates - The Guardian September 1, 2015
      The GuardianWall Street down 2% as markets hit by Chinese economy woes - live updatesThe GuardianThe Dow was off around 2% the S&P 500 1.37% and the Nasdaq 1.9% as investors reacted to more bad news about China's economy. The falls followed a small dip on Monday. When the markets closed, they had experienced their worst August in three ...and more »
    • China jitters send global stocks tumbling - Reuters September 1, 2015
      ReutersChina jitters send global stocks tumblingReutersAfter a few upbeat days for world markets, concern about China revived after surveys showed its manufacturing sector shrinking at its fastest pace in three years and its services sector also cooling. Asian stocks, particularly in Japan .N225 and ...U.S. Stocks Tumble as China Slowdown Deepens Concerns on
    • At 2 p.m. in China, the Stock Market Rescue Suddenly Switches On - Bloomberg September 1, 2015
      BBC NewsAt 2 p.m. in China, the Stock Market Rescue Suddenly Switches OnBloombergAfternoons in the Chinese stock market have turned into a waiting game for the state-backed funds to arrive. Over each of the past four days, China's SSE 50 Index of large-capitalization companies has rebounded by an average 6.4 percent in late trading ...Chinese shares hit
    • Stocks and commodities hit by weak China data - Financial Times September 1, 2015
      Stocks and commodities hit by weak China dataFinancial TimesEquities are slumping, industrial commodities are relapsing and investors are seeking “safety” in Treasuries and the yen as fresh fretting about China's economy gets the new month off to a miserable start. Uncertainty about the trajectory of US ...and more »
    • Tokyo shares lead declines in Asia as China PMIs sour mood - CNBC September 1, 2015
      CNBCTokyo shares lead declines in Asia as China PMIs sour moodCNBCAsian stocks slumped on the first trading day of September, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index chalking up a near 4 percent loss, after surveys of China's mammoth manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum in the world's second-biggest economy.China's Economic Woes E
    • China rebuilds its forgotten 'Auschwitz' to remember Japan's brutality - The Guardian September 1, 2015
      The GuardianChina rebuilds its forgotten 'Auschwitz' to remember Japan's brutalityThe GuardianLiu Linsheng, whose father escaped the Taiyuan concentration camp, visits its two remaining cellblocks. He has written a book about the camp and has campaigned for the government to preserve what remains of this site. Photograph: James ...
    • Exclusive: US weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks - Reuters September 1, 2015
      ReutersExclusive: US weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksReutersA move against Chinese entities or individuals before Xi's trip, the officials said, is possible but unlikely because of the strain it could put on the top-level diplomatic visit, which will include a black-tie state dinner at the White House hosted by ...White House
    • Seoul's Warming Ties With China Isolate North Korea - Wall Street Journal September 1, 2015
      Wall Street JournalSeoul's Warming Ties With China Isolate North KoreaWall Street JournalSEOUL—The latest sign of shifting alliances in the Koreas will come this week when the South's leader attends a military parade in Beijing and meets with the Chinese leader, while her counterpart in the North stays at home. The trip by South Korean ...Two Big W