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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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    • Don't start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms deal - Washington Post May 24, 2016
      Washington PostDon't start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms dealWashington PostBEIJING — China warned President Obama on Tuesday not to spark a fire in Asia after he announced the lifting of a longstanding embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam. Obama unveiled the historic step on Monday during his first visit to Vietnam ...Obama ba
    • China Wants To Stretch Rail Network All The Way To Touch Bihar: Report - NDTV May 24, 2016
      NDTVChina Wants To Stretch Rail Network All The Way To Touch Bihar: ReportNDTV"The railroad connection to China not only is important for Nepal and Nepalese people's future development, but also has the capacity to build connectivity with the whole of South Asia. The government of Nepal has the chance to make history," the ...and more »
    • VMware Sets Up First China Joint Venture With High-Performance Computer Maker Sugon - Forbes May 24, 2016
      ForbesVMware Sets Up First China Joint Venture With High-Performance Computer Maker SugonForbesU.S. cloud and virtualization software provider VMware set up its first China joint venture in April with Sugon, a Tianjin-headquartered company in high-performance computers, servers, storage products and software systems. Located in southwestern ...
    • China to build Sudan's first nuclear reactor - Deutsche Welle May 24, 2016
      Deutsche WelleChina to build Sudan's first nuclear reactorDeutsche WelleThe official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported the deal had been signed during a three-day visit to Sudan by China's top energy official, Nur Bekri. The report did not specify what kind of reactor would be built in Sudan, but Reuters speculated it ...China's CNNC Seeking
    • China's scary lesson to the world: Censoring the Internet works - Chicago Tribune May 24, 2016
      Chicago TribuneChina's scary lesson to the world: Censoring the Internet worksChicago TribuneDefensive no more about its censorship record, China is confidently trumpeting its vision of "Internet sovereignty" as a model for the world and is moving to make it a legal reality at home. At the same time -- confounding Western skeptics -- the ...an
    • China's Middle Class Vents Over Growing List of Grievances - Wall Street Journal May 24, 2016
      Wall Street JournalChina's Middle Class Vents Over Growing List of GrievancesWall Street JournalBEIJING—The death here of a 29-year-old man in police custody—a new father and graduate of a prestigious Chinese university—has exposed growing anxieties in the country's growing middle class, already shaken by a decelerating economy and a ...and more »
    • China's internet propaganda is more subtle and sophisticated than it ever has been - Quartz May 24, 2016
      QuartzChina's internet propaganda is more subtle and sophisticated than it ever has beenQuartzChinese government propaganda is often pretty heavy-handed. State media insist that economic growth will be L-shaped, for example, but do not bother to say what that means. A string of bizarre English-language music videos demand praise for China's ...and
    • China's wrangle with Japan over East China Sea risks destroying marine riches - CNBC May 24, 2016
      CNBCChina's wrangle with Japan over East China Sea risks destroying marine richesCNBCFishermen are paying the price as Asia's superpowers vie for control of the resource-rich waters and islands of the East China Sea. The stock of almost all seafood in the area was becoming increasingly scarce as China and Japan asserted sovereignty ...China plans b
    • A Rare Look Inside China's Central Bank Shows Slackening Resolve to Revamp Yuan - Wall Street Journal May 23, 2016
      Wall Street JournalA Rare Look Inside China's Central Bank Shows Slackening Resolve to Revamp YuanWall Street JournalBEIJING—Behind closed doors in March, some of China's most prominent economists and bankers bluntly asked the People's Bank of China to stop fighting the financial markets and let the value of the nation's currency fall. Th
    • China's Aviation Market Is Taking Hold - International New York Times May 23, 2016
      International New York TimesChina's Aviation Market Is Taking HoldInternational New York TimesTAIPEI — In the mid-1980s, more than three decades after Mao Zedong's communist revolution, David Dixon was one of the first capitalists allowed by a wary Beijing to fly over China in a business jet — with an escort. “You had to have what was called ...Chi