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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 factory collapse: Six dead and 49 rescued - BBC News July 4, 2015
      BBC NewsChina factory collapse: Six dead and 49 rescuedBBC NewsA shoe factory has collapsed in eastern China, killing six workers, according to Chinese state media. More than 50 people were working in the factory in the city of Wenling, in Zhejiang province, when it collapsed at around 16:00 local time (08:00 GMT ...and more »
    • China Moves to Stabilize Stock Markets; Initial Offerings Halted - New York Times July 4, 2015
      BloombergChina Moves to Stabilize Stock Markets; Initial Offerings HaltedNew York TimesHONG KONG — Struggling to respond to precipitous declines on China's stock markets over the last three weeks, the country's biggest brokerage firms unveiled a government-endorsed plan on Saturday to buy shares starting on Monday, while both of the ...China Freeze
    • Report Suggests U.S vs. China-Russia War Possible - ValueWalk July 4, 2015
      Report Suggests U.S vs. China-Russia War PossibleValueWalkA recent report produced by military top brass in the United States suggests that Russia and China are the biggest threats to the security of the nation. A gloomy report, released Wednesday by General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...
    • Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade - Yahoo News July 4, 2015
      Yahoo NewsTaiwan stands up to China with World War II military paradeYahoo NewsTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial ...Taiwan stands up to China with
    • Philippines expects to win South China Sea case: Official - Channel News Asia July 4, 2015
      Channel News AsiaPhilippines expects to win South China Sea case: OfficialChannel News AsiaMANILA: The Philippines expects a United Nations (UN) tribunal to rule in its favour in an increasingly fraught dispute with China over territories in the South China Sea, a presidential spokeswoman said Saturday (Jul 4). Manila will argue its position ...China Close t
    • Japan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bank - Yahoo News July 4, 2015
      Yahoo NewsJapan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bankYahoo NewsTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Saturday it would extend around $6 billion in development aid to Mekong region countries, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender seen as encroaching on the regional clout of Tokyo and ally Washington.China and Japan Are Get
    • Blackstone Group Hires Zhang Liping as China Chairman - Wall Street Journal July 4, 2015
      Wall Street JournalBlackstone Group Hires Zhang Liping as China ChairmanWall Street JournalMr. Zhang, who served as co-chief executive of Greater China at Credit Suisse, will become a senior managing director and chairman of Greater China at Blackstone, the private-equity firm said in a statement. He will manage senior relationships for ...UPDATE 2-MOVES-Bla
    • South Korean navy officer arrested on charges of spying for China - The Guardian July 4, 2015
      The GuardianSouth Korean navy officer arrested on charges of spying for ChinaThe GuardianA lieutenant commander assigned to the Defense Security Command faces charges that he handed over classified information to a suspected Chinese agent while studying in China from 2009 to 2012. He allegedly passed military materials to a university ...South Korean Navy Of
    • Panic wipes £2tn off Chinese shares - The Guardian July 3, 2015
      The GuardianPanic wipes £2tn off Chinese sharesThe GuardianThe China Securities Regulatory Commission, the market watchdog, said it would launch an investigation into suspected stock market manipulation, without giving details of how long the probe would take or which organisations were under suspicion.Troubling Lessons in China's Crumbling Stock Market
    • World Bank Deletes Critical Passage on China - Wall Street Journal July 3, 2015
      Wall Street JournalWorld Bank Deletes Critical Passage on ChinaWall Street JournalA World Bank spokeswoman in Beijing said Friday that she didn't know if the removal came in response to pressure from China. She said officials from the bank's Washington headquarters asked that the section be deleted. China's finance and foreign ...World Bank de