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Current Events in China: June 21

China denies military drill with Russia, Syria, Iran China on Wednesday said there was no truth to an Iranian media report about a joint military drill involving China, Russia, Syria and Iran.  Read more Russia jails two men for giving China nuke secrets Russia has jailed two university professors for passing top secret information on […]

China Current Events: May 31

Apple’s efforts fail to end gruelling conditions at Foxconn factories Abuses continue at electronics assembly firm with staff working up to 80 hours’ overtime a month, says Hong Kong rights group.  Read more Chinese foreign investment boom to continue: official Chinese companies’ overseas investment will continue booming and is expected to total 500 billion U.S. […]

China Current Events: May 28

Hooded, then interrogated for 81 days Chinese artist Ai Weiwei breaks his silence on his detention, isolation and the endless interrogation, writes Edward Wong in Beijing.  Read more China detains official over numerous rapes after Internet uproar Police in central China detained a former Communist Party official on suspicion or raping underage girls, state media […]

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    • In a first, India-US joint statement mentions South China Sea - Times of India October 2, 2014
      Times of IndiaIn a first, India-US joint statement mentions South China SeaTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: For the first time, an India-US joint statement specifically mentioned the situation in South China Sea as President Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi expressed concern about "rising tensions over maritime territorial disputes" in that region.An Alli
    • Samsung China Supplier Sues US Labor Watchdog - ABC News October 2, 2014
      Samsung China Supplier Sues US Labor WatchdogABC NewsA Chinese supplier of Samsung Electronics Co. filed a lawsuit accusing a New York City-based labor watchdog of spreading false rumors of child labor, but the labor group says it has evidence to back up its report. The lawsuit against China Labor Watch ...and more »
    • Hong Kong: China hardens stance as protests continue - The Guardian October 2, 2014
      The GuardianHong Kong: China hardens stance as protests continueThe GuardianThe official People's Daily newspaper, the voice of the Communist party, said that China was “very satisfied” with Leung Chun-ying and had full confidence in his leadership – dashing the hopes of demonstrators that Beijing would be willing to sacrifice ...China Warns of 'Ch
    • China media: Hong Kong's 'social order' - BBC News October 2, 2014
      BBC NewsChina media: Hong Kong's 'social order'BBC NewsIn the past three days most Chinese-language mainland papers have offered little or no coverage of the protests, but that appears to have changed. Several papers, including the Beijing Times, the Southern Metropolis and the overseas edition of the ...
    • Hong Kong protests: China warns US not to meddle in 'internal affairs' - The Guardian October 2, 2014
      The GuardianHong Kong protests: China warns US not to meddle in 'internal affairs'The GuardianThe United States and China have clashed over the pro-democracy protests sweeping Hong Kong, with Beijing warning Washington to back off and saying it would not tolerate “illegal acts”. “The Chinese government has very firmly and clearly stated its ...Hong
    • Why Russia's President Is 'Putin the Great' in China - Wall Street Journal October 2, 2014
      Wall Street JournalWhy Russia's President Is 'Putin the Great' in ChinaWall Street JournalBEIJING—In the recommended-reading section of Beijing's Wangfujing bookstore, staff members have no doubt which foreign leader customers are most interested in: President Vladimir Putin, or "Putin the Great" as some Chinese call him. Books
    • Hong Kong protests: What's next? Chinese media censors Hong Kong protest - CNN October 2, 2014
      CNNHong Kong protests: What's next? Chinese media censors Hong Kong protestCNNHong Kong (CNN) -- The massive street rallies that have swept Hong Kong since the weekend present a major dilemma for China's leadership and the city's own government. China has called the protests "illegal" and Hong Kong's leader C.Y. Leung has said .
    • China issues warning over Hong Kong 'illegal' protests - BBC News October 2, 2014
      BBC NewsChina issues warning over Hong Kong 'illegal' protestsBBC NewsChina's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has warned against "illegal" protests in Hong Kong, amid major pro-democracy rallies in the territory. Mr Wang, in Washington, said the matter was an "internal affair" for China. US counterpart John Kerry urged Hong ...
    • US, China Air Differences Over Hong Kong Protests - ABC News October 1, 2014
      ABC NewsUS, China Air Differences Over Hong Kong ProtestsABC NewsChina's Foreign Minister Wang Yi was visiting Washington as the standoff between students and authorities intensified in the Chinese territory — the stiffest challenge yet to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in ...
    • China is Hong Kong's future – not its enemy - The Guardian October 1, 2014
      The GuardianChina is Hong Kong's future – not its enemyThe GuardianIt should be remembered, however, that for 155 years until its handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong was a British colony, forcibly taken from China at the end of the first opium war. All its 28 subsequent governors were appointed by the British government.