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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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    • US Decides to Retaliate Against China's Hacking - New York Times July 31, 2015
      EngadgetUS Decides to Retaliate Against China's HackingNew York TimesThe Obama administration has determined that it must retaliate against China for the theft of the personal information of more than 20 million Americans from the databases of the Office of Personnel Management, but it is still struggling to decide what ...US exploring ways to strike ba
    • China's New Silk Road Promises Prosperity Across Eurasia - Huffington Post July 31, 2015
      China's New Silk Road Promises Prosperity Across EurasiaHuffington PostSINGAPORE -- For centuries the historical Silk Road connected Asia and Europe by land and by sea. The new proposal of China, while reviving the ancient concept of the Silk Road, aims to carry forward the spirit of peace, cooperation, openness and ...and more »
    • China's 2022 Olympics could bolster confidence among investors - Al Jazeera America July 31, 2015
      Al Jazeera AmericaChina's 2022 Olympics could bolster confidence among investorsAl Jazeera AmericaWith growing domestic pressures and a plunging stock market, China could see confidence renewed — domestically and among international investors — by its successful bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, analysts say. Beijing beat its competitor, ...China ge
    • US labor data weigh on dollar, Treasury yields - Reuters July 31, 2015
      ReutersUS labor data weigh on dollar, Treasury yieldsReutersChina's CSI300 index ended flat after a late dip to leave it down 14.7 percent on the month. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1 percent, extending its July losses to 13.4 percent despite support measures by the country's authorities. Crude oil also ...and more »
    • Obama team, military at odds over South China Sea - Politico July 31, 2015
      PoliticoObama team, military at odds over South China SeaPoliticoSome U.S. naval commanders are at odds with the Obama administration over whether to sail Navy ships right into a disputed area in the South China Sea — a debate that pits some military leaders who want to exercise their freedom of navigation against ...China: US Working to 'Militarize the
    • Echoes of 1989 are bad news not just for China's markets but the world - Financial Times July 31, 2015
      Business InsiderEchoes of 1989 are bad news not just for China's markets but the worldFinancial TimesChina faces a crucial choice between the competing priorities of political control and economic liberalisation. This summer the first tremors have already been felt. The gyrations of the Shanghai stock market — down almost a third from its mid-June ...Ch
    • Western companies are starting to bail on China - Business Insider July 31, 2015
      Business InsiderWestern companies are starting to bail on ChinaBusiness InsiderThe Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines, and to tackle increasing bad debts. Double-digit growth rates during the first decade of ...and more »
    • What China Has Been Building in the South China Sea - New York Times July 31, 2015
      New York TimesWhat China Has Been Building in the South China SeaNew York Times“The announcement marks a change in diplomatic tone, and indicates that China has reached its scheduled completion on several land reclamation projects and is now moving into the construction phase,” said Mira Rapp-Hooper, director of the Asia Maritime ...China, Southeast Asia to
    • China's stock market just had its worst monthly drop in 6 years - Fortune July 31, 2015
      FortuneChina's stock market just had its worst monthly drop in 6 yearsFortuneAccording to Bloomberg, the losses on Friday started “after Reuters reported that Chinese regulators had asked financial institutions in Singapore and Hong Kong for stock-trading records as part of efforts to track down investors betting against shares ...China's bubble po
    • China's Naked Emperors - New York Times July 31, 2015
      TheStreet.comChina's Naked EmperorsNew York TimesThis is the context in which you need to understand the strange goings-on in China's stock market. In and of itself, the price of Chinese equities shouldn't matter all that much. But the authorities have chosen to put their credibility on the line by ...6 U.S. Stocks That a China Crash Could Thr