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China Current Events: April 19

The shabby Bournemouth ‘love nest’ where murdered British businessman met his powerful Chinese ‘mistress’ (and she’s now accused of killing him) This is the shabby seaside flat where a British businessmen murdered in China conducted an affair with the woman who is chief suspect in his death, it is claimed.  Read more Bo Guagua in […]

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    • European Stocks Drop as Treasuries Gain; Copper Rebounds - Bloomberg September 23, 2014
      The Malay Mail OnlineEuropean Stocks Drop as Treasuries Gain; Copper ReboundsBloombergEuropean stocks dropped and a gauge of emerging-market shares headed for a three-month low as government bonds rose. The Australian dollar strengthened as a China factory gauge unexpectedly advanced. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index dropped 0.9 ...European Stocks Drop as Bonds Ga
    • China Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism Case - New York Times September 23, 2014
      BBC NewsChina Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism CaseNew York TimesALTAY, China — A university professor who has become the most visible symbol of peaceful resistance by ethnic Uighurs to Chinese policies was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of separatism by court officials in the ...China jails prominent Uigh
    • Sale of a Landmark Skyscraper Puts Spain on the Map of Chinese Investors - New York Times September 23, 2014
      New York TimesSale of a Landmark Skyscraper Puts Spain on the Map of Chinese InvestorsNew York TimesMADRID — In June, one of China's richest men, Wang Jianlin, bought a landmark office tower in Madrid that had stood empty for years. The Franco-era building, Spain's tallest skyscraper when it opened in 1953, had become a symbol of the Spanish real .
    • Amnesty Blasts China's Torture Tool Industry - ABC News September 23, 2014
      ABC NewsAmnesty Blasts China's Torture Tool IndustryABC NewsChinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International ...Chinese firms exporting tools of tortur
    • Amid Border Stand-Off With China, Army Chief Postpones Visit to Bhutan - NDTV September 23, 2014
      NDTVAmid Border Stand-Off With China, Army Chief Postpones Visit to BhutanNDTVNew Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag has postponed a four-day official trip to Bhutan which was to begin from today, in the wake of the stand-off with the Chinese troops at the border. The Army has deployed about 2000 soldiers at Chumur in South ...As China pushes, Indian tro
    • China's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worry - CNBC September 23, 2014
      CNBCChina's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worryCNBCChina's manufacturing activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September on strong orders, a private survey showed on Tuesday, but the optimism was offset by factory employment which slumped to a five-and-a-half year low. The HSBC flash manufacturing ...Euro data hits stocks, China reading s
    • Wall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil Lower - New York Times September 23, 2014
      Chron.comWall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil LowerNew York TimesWorries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks on Monday. Investors are nervous about China after a run of soft economic data that suggested growth there ...Sn
    • China-Indonesia Territorial Dispute: Chinese South China Sea Occupation Is A ... - International Business Times September 22, 2014
      International Business TimesChina-Indonesia Territorial Dispute: Chinese South China Sea Occupation Is A ...International Business TimesIndonesia's caution follows faceoffs between China and several Southeast Asian nations involving military ships, fishing boats and oil rigs in disputed waters. “This becomes complicated as there are conflicts between fe
    • How Do Alibaba's IPO and China's New Nationalism Fit Together? - Huffington Post September 22, 2014
      BBC NewsHow Do Alibaba's IPO and China's New Nationalism Fit Together?Huffington PostChina's e-commerce leader, Alibaba, celebrated its landmark U.S. $21.8 billion listing in New York on Friday -- the largest IPO in American history -- on the same day that British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) was hit by a record fine of ...China
    • iPhone 6s being sold for insane amounts of money in China - Washington Post (blog) September 22, 2014
      WantChinaTimesiPhone 6s being sold for insane amounts of money in ChinaWashington Post (blog)BEIJING -- For those complaining about the price of a new iPhone, try buying one in China. Delayed by governmental red tape, the iPhone 6 is selling for as much as 10 times the U.S. price in a thriving black market that's popped up in a matter of days.China