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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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    • China and Iran to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in the Persian Gulf - New York Times September 21, 2014
      The Times of IsraelChina and Iran to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in the Persian GulfNew York TimesTEHRAN — Two Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time in history, Iranian admirals told state television on Sunday, adding that both countries would conduct four days of joint naval exercises. On Sunday, Xinhua ...Ira
    • Importing air pollution from China - CBC.ca September 21, 2014
      Importing air pollution from ChinaCBC.caPerhaps the best explanation I have heard about China's air problem is from Karl Pilkington, famous as the blunt-talking star of the Sky Television series Idiot Abroad. Pilkington had just landed — and looking outside, asks the camera operator ...and more »
    • Microsoft Delays Xbox One's Launch In China - Forbes September 21, 2014
      ForbesMicrosoft Delays Xbox One's Launch In ChinaForbesMicrosoft Microsoft has waited until practically the last possible minute to delay the launch of the Xbox One in China, originally slated to be released this Tuesday, September 23rd. Now they're saying it will be out in the country before the end of ...Microsoft delays Xbox One's China lau
    • GlaxoSmithKline ex-boss to be deported back to UK from China - The Guardian September 21, 2014
      New York TimesGlaxoSmithKline ex-boss to be deported back to UK from ChinaThe GuardianThe British former boss of GlaxoSmithKline in China will be deported back to the UK after pleading guilty to bribery-related charges and being handed a three-year suspended prison sentence. Mark Reilly had been barred from leaving China for the past ...China Fines GlaxoSmit
    • Andray Blatche signs contract to play in China - CBSSports.com September 21, 2014
      CBSSports.comAndray Blatche signs contract to play in ChinaCBSSports.comThe Xinjiang Flying Tigers are your new favorite Chinese Basketball Association team. They've signed free agent big man Andray Blatche, his agency announced on Saturday. This is the same team that signed shooting guard Jordan Crawford. Just think of ...Andray Blatche to China: Lates
    • Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind - New York Times September 21, 2014
      New York TimesChinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left BehindNew York TimesInstead, Ms. Wu from Kunming in southwest China, said she was shocked by the cigarette butts and dog manure, the rude insouciance of the locals and the gratuitous public displays of affection. Though friends had warned her about thieves targeting ...
    • The Great Walmart of China - The New Yorker September 21, 2014
      The New YorkerThe Great Walmart of ChinaThe New YorkerOn Friday morning, Jack Ma, the main founder of the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, applauded with almost childlike pleasure as a group of his customers rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba was going public in the ...Alibaba's Success Is Another Wake-Up Call From China To
    • China plans world's largest supercollider - Aljazeera.com September 20, 2014
      Aljazeera.comChina plans world's largest supercolliderAljazeera.comBeijing, China - Chinese scientists are racing to complete plans for a supergiant particle collider that, when built, will dwarf every other accelerator on the planet. The underground particle-smashing ring aims to be at least twice the size of the ...and more »
    • In Suburban Seattle, New Nests for China's Rich - New York Times September 20, 2014
      New York TimesIn Suburban Seattle, New Nests for China's RichNew York TimesAnd, increasingly, China's rich are also offshoring their families along with their cash. That's created a real estate boom in an unlikely corner of the United States: suburban Seattle. Wealthy Chinese have become far and away the biggest foreign ...The China syndrome:
    • India and China Cement Trade Deal as Troops Face Off Across the Border - Newsweek September 20, 2014
      NewsweekIndia and China Cement Trade Deal as Troops Face Off Across the BorderNewsweekChina is to invest $20bn in Indian infrastructure projects over five years, and eight agreements and memorandums of understanding were signed on subjects ranging from China modernizing Indian railways and building industrial parks to twinning the ...Is aggression a China pl