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Chinese man rides rickshaw to London for games It’s a tale of Olympian proportions: A man, a rickshaw, and a slow journey from a Chinese village to London through 16 countries.  Read more China steps up stimulus spending at local level China is stepping up stimulus spending at the local level seeking to counter its […]

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China, Malaysia launch first joint industrial park, pledge closer cooperation China and Malaysia on Sunday launched their first joint industrial park in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, pledging to further strengthen cooperation between the two nations.   Shale Gas Targets on China’s Front Burner Commercial production is zero, and no one knows how much […]

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Weibo Comments Suspended in Coup Rumour Aftermath Following rumours of a coup by allies of dethroned Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, Xinhua reported on Saturday that authorities have taken action against a number of websites and individuals involved in the rumours’ spread: Beijing’s Taxicab Contention As economic expansion benefits China’s growing middle class, long stagnant […]

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    • US Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial Islands - ABC News February 9, 2016
      The DiplomatUS Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial IslandsABC NewsThe U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper implied that China was militarizing ...80 Percent of Zero:
    • China rule change clears path to equity index inclusion - Financial Times February 9, 2016
      Financial TimesChina rule change clears path to equity index inclusionFinancial TimesChina may not be everyone's dream investment destination at the moment, but Beijing may possibly have found a way to pretty much force a phalanx of foreign investors to pour money into the country. The State Administration of Foreign Exchange last week ...and more »
    • Star Wars: Commander is a big hit in China with 1M users in four days - VentureBeat February 9, 2016
      VentureBeatStar Wars: Commander is a big hit in China with 1M users in four daysVentureBeatLicensed from Disney, CMGE (China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group) tailored this Clash of Clans-like strategy game for the Chinese market and promoted on the many app stores in that country. That's consistent with a trend of Western developers ...
    • China lands on LaSalle Street - Chicago Tribune February 9, 2016
      Chicago TribuneChina lands on LaSalle StreetChicago TribuneThe Chicago Stock Exchange, which was founded more than a century ago, is being bought by an investor group led by a Chinese company. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year, but first needs approval from the U.S. Securities and ...and more »
    • China's exchange rate trap - The Guardian February 9, 2016
      The GuardianChina's exchange rate trapThe GuardianWhat, then, is China's least bad option? The authorities could continue with their current strategy of pegging the renminbi to a basket of foreign currencies, and push ahead with their agenda of restructuring and rebalancing the economy. But convincing ...Should we worry about China's economy?B
    • China Has Biggest Ever Day At Box Office - Variety February 9, 2016
      VarietyChina Has Biggest Ever Day At Box OfficeVarietyChina recorded its biggest ever day of theatrical takings on Monday, the first day of the Chinese New Year. Gross takings amounted to RMB660 million ($100.5 million) according to the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid
    • Players Find Path to China Can Be a Golden One - International New York Times February 9, 2016
      International New York TimesPlayers Find Path to China Can Be a Golden OneInternational New York TimesAfter Alex Teixeira's move to Liverpool fell through, and the Brazilian was sold days later for $55 million to the Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, the former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson said in a Liverpool newspaper that Teixeira “must .
    • Q. and A.: Yan Xuetong Urges China to Adopt a More Assertive Foreign Policy - New York Times February 9, 2016
      New York TimesQ. and A.: Yan Xuetong Urges China to Adopt a More Assertive Foreign PolicyNew York TimesYan Xuetong, the director of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing, argues for a more assertive foreign policy for China in his latest book, “The Transition of World Power: Political Leadership and Strategic ...
    • Happy Chinese New Year 2016! How London will celebrate Year of the Monkey on Sunday - Telegraph.co.uk February 9, 2016
      Telegraph.co.ukHappy Chinese New Year 2016! How London will celebrate Year of the Monkey on SundayTelegraph.co.ukAnd I do like dim sum at the Royal China on Queensway, Bayswater (020 7221 2535; rcguk.co.uk), partly because of the workmanlike servicing of huge circular tables full of Chinese families, business people and locals, and partly because they do gre
    • China's message to dissenters: Flee if you dare - USA TODAY February 9, 2016
      USA TODAYChina's message to dissenters: Flee if you dareUSA TODAYFlee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland. That's the message China's government is sending to citizens who dare to ...and more »