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China Current Events: August 4

China jails Muslim Uyghurs on charges of inciting ‘holy war’ Courts in a restive region of west China with a large Muslim population have jailed 20 people for up to 15 years for using the Internet to incite separatism and “holy war,” state media said Thursday.  Read more China bans foreign remakes as it cracks […]

China Current Events: July 10

Chinese bloggers embroiled in park brawl A group of China’s leading opinion-makers and intellectuals became embroiled in a violent fracas thanks to a simmering feud between rival internet bloggers.  Read more Chinese Wind Power Company Eyes Vestas’ Assets Ming Yang Wind Power Group seeks to buy market-leading equipment maker.  Read more China GDP to Rebound […]

China Current Events: June 15

China’s manned deep-sea submersible sets national dive record China’s manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong dived a national record depth in Mariana Trench, which meant it went deeper than 5,188 meters it reached last July, at about 11:39 a.m. local time (0139 GMT) Friday.  Read more China ‘carrying out exercises on border of North Korea’ Chinese troops […]

China Current Events: June 1

‘China detains hundreds in Tibet over self-immolation protests’ Hundreds of people have been detained in Lhasa after two men set themselves on fire in the Tibetan regional capital on Sunday in protest against Chinese rule, a US-based broadcaster reported.  Read more Air Pollution Fuels Hospital Visits in Hong Kong Deteriorating air quality in Hong Kong […]

Current Events in China: May 1

Chinese scientists turn kitchen waste into fuel Researchers in east China’s Zhejiang Province are working on a project that aims to convert kitchen waste into biofuel.  Read more China censors activist-related Web searches Chinese censors Monday blocked Web searches of a host of terms related to blind activist Chen Guangcheng, from his name to “Shawshank […]

China Current Events: April 16

Old Harrovian expat killed in China ‘had affair with the wife of party chief and feared for his life’ British businessman Neil Heywood was killed on the orders of a powerful Chinese politician who discovered the Old Harrovian was having an affair with his wife, it was claimed yesterday. Read more Neil Heywood was poisoned […]

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    • China Puts On Huge Parade For World War II Anniversary - Huffington Post September 3, 2015
      Huffington PostChina Puts On Huge Parade For World War II AnniversaryHuffington PostBEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) - China will put on its biggest display of military might on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by Western leaders but which underscores Beijing's growing confidence in ...China military par
    • Chinese ships spotted off Alaska coast: Report - CNBC September 3, 2015
      CNBCChinese ships spotted off Alaska coast: ReportCNBCFive Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured the U.S. state. Pentagon spokesman ...Five Chinese ships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Al
    • IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook - Wall Street Journal September 3, 2015
      Wall Street JournalIMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global OutlookWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—China's slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world's largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. “Risks are ...IMF:
    • Foreign Firms Feel China's Chill - Wall Street Journal September 2, 2015
      Wall Street JournalForeign Firms Feel China's ChillWall Street JournalHONG KONG—Months of market turmoil in China and a government crackdown on brokers and investors is complicating the plans of foreign funds and investment banks that had bet on bigger business in China. The chaos and uncertainty marks a sharp ...The chart signalling another 50% drop fo
    • Witnessing Japan's surrender in China - BBC News September 2, 2015
      BBC NewsWitnessing Japan's surrender in ChinaBBC NewsIn September 1945, China's long and bloody war with Japan finally came to an end - millions had died and thousands of foreigners were held in internment camps. As Japan surrendered, my great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to ...and more »
    • Devaluation Strengthens China's Hand at IMF - Wall Street Journal September 2, 2015
      Wall Street JournalDevaluation Strengthens China's Hand at IMFWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—China's sudden decision last month to devalue its currency riled neighbors and fueled investors' fears about a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy. But the move has won over the International Monetary Fund and even secured ...Market meltdow
    • China's military parade: who's coming - Sydney Morning Herald September 2, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina's military parade: who's comingSydney Morning HeraldBeijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be there, standing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping – and his wife Peng Liyuan – to take the salute as thousands of troops march past Tiananmen Square in unison, with tanks, missiles and fighter jets ...and more »
    • Why China is lending $5 billion to struggling Venezuela - The Economist September 2, 2015
      The EconomistWhy China is lending $5 billion to struggling VenezuelaThe EconomistSITTING in front of a blown-up Chinese watercolour portrait of Hugo Chávez, President Nicolás Maduro announced a new $5 billion loan from China in his weekly television programme, which aired on September 1st. In the two-hour show (“In contact with ...and more »
    • US nurse, now 101, returns to China — which never left her heart - USA TODAY September 2, 2015
      US nurse, now 101, returns to China — which never left her heartUSA TODAYNow, 70 years later, Pettus fondly recalls her time in China, from saving lives at the hospital to inviting new friends and visitors over for tea on a regular basis. She said the Chinese people received her with warmth and respect. And the feelings ...
    • Global stocks rise as China fears ease; oil rebounds - Reuters September 2, 2015
      ReutersGlobal stocks rise as China fears ease; oil reboundsReutersOverseas, nine Chinese brokerages pledged to buy more than 30 billion yuan of shares, according to the China Securities Journal. That eased investor fears that Beijing may be intensifying a trading crackdown. The news steadied global markets that have ...TSX, Dow stabilize ahead of market shut