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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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    • China's state media jab US on Ferguson - Los Angeles Times August 21, 2014
      China's state media jab US on FergusonLos Angeles TimesWith the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., ongoing, countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the United States' preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights. This week, comments by U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie ...
    • China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder - Washington Post August 21, 2014
      USA TODAYChina tries five cult members for McDonald's murderWashington PostBEIJING — Five people went on trial Thursday in China on charges of beating a woman to death in a McDonald's restaurant after unsuccessfully trying to recruit her to join their Christian cult. They allegedly belong to the Church of Almighty God, also ...China tries cult memb
    • China economy fears deepen as August HSBC flash PMI at three-month low - Reuters August 21, 2014
      ReutersChina economy fears deepen as August HSBC flash PMI at three-month lowReutersThe HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 50.3 from July's 18-month high of 51.7, missing a Reuters forecast of 51.5. It was the lowest reading since May, though the PMI stayed above the 50-point level that ...Asian equities
    • destiny inspires China's maritime claims - Financial Times August 21, 2014
      New York Times (blog)destiny inspires China's maritime claimsFinancial TimesThe sense that China is entitled to possession of this sea lies deep in the nation's history of viewing its neighbours, especially those untouched by Chinese culture, as inferiors. China no longer feels a need to be liked. The promise of its “peaceful ...New Map Shows China
    • China's factory activity falls to 3-month low in August - CNBC August 21, 2014
      CNBCChina's factory activity falls to 3-month low in AugustCNBCChina's factory activity fell to a three-month low in August, a private survey showed on Thursday, signaling continued weakness in the sector despite the recent burst of stimulus from the government. The HSBC flash Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came ...
    • China's Top Graft Buster, Wang Qishan, Probing Thousands - Wall Street Journal August 21, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina's Top Graft Buster, Wang Qishan, Probing ThousandsWall Street JournalNANCHANG, China—When Wang Qishan, China's top graft-buster, dispatched a dozen investigators to this south China river town last summer, his message was clear: The investigators should inspire "shock and awe" among local officials, according to a
    • China Takes Its Real Estate Bubble To...Antigua - Forbes August 21, 2014
      ForbesChina Takes Its Real Estate Bubble To...AntiguaForbesKnown as a hot bed of offshore money, the tiny and relatively cash-strapped island of Antigua has welcomed the Chinese real estate bubble with open arms. They were opened wide enough to receive a $1 billion investment into a 647 acre resort on the ...and more »
    • China Fines Japanese Auto Parts and Bearings Makers in Price Rigging - New York Times August 20, 2014
      New York TimesChina Fines Japanese Auto Parts and Bearings Makers in Price RiggingNew York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese regulators on Wednesday intensified their antitrust scrutiny of multinationals, finding 12 Japanese auto parts and bearings manufacturers guilty of fixing prices charged to the Chinese factories of at least five automakers, and ...China Fines J
    • 5 Tibetans Are Said to Die In Chinese Police Custody - New York Times August 20, 2014
      5 Tibetans Are Said to Die In Chinese Police CustodyNew York TimesHONG KONG — Five Tibetans have died in police custody in southwestern China after a protest last week during which residents were shot and wounded, according to the exiled Tibetan government and other groups abroad. The accounts described a flaring ...and more »
    • North Korea Moved Some Of Its Most Advanced Weaponry To The Chinese ... - Business Insider August 20, 2014
      Business InsiderNorth Korea Moved Some Of Its Most Advanced Weaponry To The Chinese ...Business InsiderIn a sign of the continuing decline in relations between North Korea and China, Pyongyang moved a number of tanks and armored vehicles away from South Korea to the Chinese border, according to The Chosun Ilbo, citing an anonymous source.North Korea: China