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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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    • One Clip, Two Views of China - The Atlantic January 25, 2015
      One Clip, Two Views of ChinaThe AtlanticThis item from The Nanfang, a site covering the big cities of southernmost China (nanfang, or 南方 = "southward"), does a nice job of conveying the discouraging and enlivening aspects of China that so often coexist. Discouraging: the latest tightening ...
    • Hard times return as China bids to bring its economic miracle to an end - The Guardian January 25, 2015
      The GuardianHard times return as China bids to bring its economic miracle to an endThe GuardianChina's president, Xi Jinping, calls it the “new normal” – but strikes are increasing, wages going unpaid and businesses are struggling to survive as the vast economy adjusts to a more sedate pace of growth after more than a decade of explosive expansion.Loose
    • China's slowdown means vigilance is key for UK firms trading in far east - The Guardian January 25, 2015
      The GuardianChina's slowdown means vigilance is key for UK firms trading in far eastThe GuardianAfter more than a decade of rampant growth in the vast Asian economy, and with the enthusiastic support of government ministers, who have travelled to China on a seemingly endless round of trade missions, it scored as Britain's sixth biggest market in ..
    • Despite a Crackdown, Use of Illegal Drugs in China Continues Unabated - New York Times January 24, 2015
      New York TimesDespite a Crackdown, Use of Illegal Drugs in China Continues UnabatedNew York Timeshe asked a passer-by, before offering his wares: cocaine, ecstasy and crystal methamphetamine, all highly illegal in China. The man was but one of several drug dealers who are a fixture in Sanlitun, one of Beijing's diplomatic districts, just down the ...
    • Kalynda Davis' life back to normal after China jail ordeal - Sydney Morning Herald January 24, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldKalynda Davis' life back to normal after China jail ordealSydney Morning HeraldAustralian Peter Gardner continues to languish in a Chinese jail as his travel companion settles back into life in Sydney's western suburbs after an extraordinary drug-smuggling ordeal. Kalynda Davis, who made international headlines when she was ...
    • Chinese Officials Shrug Off Concerns Over Economic Slowdown - Wall Street Journal January 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChinese Officials Shrug Off Concerns Over Economic SlowdownWall Street JournalDAVOS, Switzerland—Two days before the annual World Economic Forum started, China announced its lowest growth rate in 24 years. Yet Chinese policy makers and business leaders at Davos didn't seem too worried about the slowdown. They believe the ...Who's
    • The great sprawl of China - The Economist January 24, 2015
      The EconomistThe great sprawl of ChinaThe EconomistThe result of this urban growth is not just that China has many large cities—more than 100 of them have more than a million people—but that some are supersized. At the end of last year the government at last acknowledged the special nature of these, ...
    • China and Pakistan - The Economist January 23, 2015
      The EconomistChina and PakistanThe EconomistWHEN China sent swift condolences to Pakistan after the slaughter of over 130 schoolchildren in a terror attack in Peshawar last month, it was more than a perfunctory gesture. The two countries have such a long-standing and harmonious relationship that ...
    • Thank you OPEC! China saves $100 billion - CNNMoney January 23, 2015
      CNNMoneyThank you OPEC! China saves $100 billionCNNMoneyLin is dean of the China Institute for Energy Policy Studies. Speaking at a CNN panel on emerging markets at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lin said China -- the world's largest importer of oil -- was hoping prices stay low and give the economy a ...Russia, OPEC Jostle to Meet China Oil DemandW
    • Communist Leadership Approves Security Goals for China - New York Times January 23, 2015
      The DiplomatCommunist Leadership Approves Security Goals for ChinaNew York TimesHONG KONG — China's Communist Party leadership approved a blueprint on Friday setting out national security priorities and warning that the country faced daunting domestic and external dangers. It was ratified by the Politburo, a council of 25 senior ...China's National