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China Current Events: June 22

Beijing strongly protests Hanoi’s claim over islands China said it summoned Vietnam’s ambassador Thursday and strongly protested a law adopted by the Vietnamese parliament that places the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands under Hanoi’s sovereignty.  Read more Two Tibetans immolate themselves holding flags in Qinghai, west China Two young Tibetans, a herder and a migrant […]

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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    • President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only - Reuters March 28, 2015
      ReutersPresident Xi says China should not focus on growth rate onlyReutersChinese leaders have announced an economic growth target of around 7 percent for this year, below the 7.5 percent goal in 2014 and the slowest rate in a quarter-century. Xi, who was speaking at a forum in Boao on the southern Chinese island of Hainan, ...China's Xi preaches peace
    • Once Bitten, Not Shy. Retail Investors Fuel Surge in Chinese Stocks - Wall Street Journal March 27, 2015
      Wall Street JournalOnce Bitten, Not Shy. Retail Investors Fuel Surge in Chinese StocksWall Street JournalSHANGHAI—China's economic growth is slowing, corporate earnings are under pressure, bank loans are souring and the property market is in a funk. The surprise financial bright spot: China's long-maligned stock market. Seven years after a 72% cras
    • The injected JavaScript used to smash anti-Great Firewall of China GitHub ... - The Register March 27, 2015
      The RegisterThe injected JavaScript used to smash anti-Great Firewall of China GitHub ...The RegisterGitHub's servers are being hammered by web traffic from an army of unwitting cyber-foot-soldiers. It appears when thousands of people visit websites that serve ads and tracking code from Baidu – China's answer to Google – from outside the Middle ...
    • Cruise giants Carnival, Royal Caribbean doubling down on China - Fortune March 27, 2015
      FortuneCruise giants Carnival, Royal Caribbean doubling down on ChinaFortuneCarnival, which on Friday raised its 2015 profit forecast on the strength of better than expected advance bookings, expects the overall number of outbound cruise passengers from China to hit the 1 million market for the first time in 2015, and serve ...and more »
    • Sri Lanka's pivot to India breaks China's dreams - Boston Globe (subscription) March 27, 2015
      Boston Globe (subscription)Sri Lanka's pivot to India breaks China's dreamsBoston Globe (subscription)China's building spree, including a new, 500-acre Colombo Port City project in the capital, a new international airport, and another port in Rajapaksa's home district, was seen by many as a link in China's so-called string of pearls
    • Two-thirds of new investors in China's stock market mega-rally didn't finish ... - Quartz March 27, 2015
      QuartzTwo-thirds of new investors in China's stock market mega-rally didn't finish ...QuartzThe great Chinese equity juggernaut rolls on. The Shanghai composite is up 14% this year, compared with the S&P 500's sickly -0.1% performance. This, as we've noted, is a bona fide mystery: China's economy is sputtering and yet its stock m
    • Can China Promise Blue Skies for 2022 Winter Olympics? - TIME March 27, 2015
      TIMECan China Promise Blue Skies for 2022 Winter Olympics?TIMEWith the 2022 Winter Olympics looming, there are only two significant impediments to China's efforts to host the Games in Beijing: Almaty, Kazakhstan, and the notorious smog that chokes the Chinese capital.Skiing takes off in China before the 2022 Winter OlympicsThe AustralianBeijing China as
    • China stocks may be in serious bubble - MarketWatch March 27, 2015
      MarketWatchChina stocks may be in serious bubbleMarketWatchMacquarie China economist Larry Hu, speaking at the same event, said Chinese stocks still have room to grow, if only because the country is in the process of reforming and developing its equity markets as a channel for companies to raise funds directly.China to let mutual funds buy Hong Kong shares v
    • Vietnam Plays Key Role in China-Japan Aid Battle - Wall Street Journal March 27, 2015
      Wall Street JournalVietnam Plays Key Role in China-Japan Aid BattleWall Street JournalHANOI, Vietnam—In the battle between China and Japan for economic pre-eminence in Asia, Vietnam is center stage. Beijing and Tokyo have plied the country with investment and aid, with an eye to building up low-cost manufacturing bases there. Vietnam's ...China Hits Out
    • Which US Companies Are Doing the Most R&D in China and India? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) March 26, 2015
      blogs.hbr.org (blog)Which US Companies Are Doing the Most R&D in China and India?blogs.hbr.org (blog)Over 200 publicly listed American companies have R&D budgets that exceed $100 million annually. Which companies allocate the highest proportion of that budget to engineering in China and India, specifically? And what drives their success with these ..