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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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    • G7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype' - Reuters May 26, 2016
      ReutersG7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype'ReutersThe agreement prompted a sharp rejoinder from China, which is not in the G7 club but whose rise as a power has put it at the heart of some discussions at the advanced nations' summit in Ise-Shima, central Japan. "Prime Minister (Shinzo) Abe led ...
    • Trade fight: China calls new US steel import duties unfair - USA TODAY May 26, 2016
      USA TODAYTrade fight: China calls new US steel import duties unfairUSA TODAYChina has charged the U.S. with unfair trade policies after imposing a new wave of tough penalties on low-priced steel imports. After the Commerce Department on Wednesday announced anti-dumping duties on Chinese corrosion-resistant steel products of ...US hits China and others with m
    • China says it followed rules in US aircraft intercept - Reuters May 26, 2016
      ReutersChina says it followed rules in US aircraft interceptReutersChinese Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told a monthly news briefing China's aircraft acted completely professionally and in line with an agreement reached between the countries on rules governing such encounters. However, he said the ...Chinas Love Boats in Disputed South China Se
    • 1MDB Unit Bought by China Nuclear Firm Was Distressed, Auditor Says - Wall Street Journal May 26, 2016
      Wall Street Journal1MDB Unit Bought by China Nuclear Firm Was Distressed, Auditor SaysWall Street JournalKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—An audit of a key energy group sold by troubled state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. to a Chinese state-owned nuclear-power company flagged deep uncertainty over the company's viability. Notes from auditor ...and mo
    • Southeast Asia's Dance With China - International New York Times May 26, 2016
      International New York TimesSoutheast Asia's Dance With ChinaInternational New York TimesSoutheast Asia's economic promise is emerging as a global growth driver after years of being overshadowed by the China story. At the heart of the Asean Economic Community, the region's newly introduced single market, are three countries: Vietnam, the ...Sh
    • China to send nuclear-armed submarines into Pacific amid tensions with US - The Guardian May 26, 2016
      The GuardianChina to send nuclear-armed submarines into Pacific amid tensions with USThe GuardianThe Chinese military is poised to send submarines armed with nuclear missiles into the Pacific Ocean for the first time, arguing that new US weapons systems have so undermined Beijing's existing deterrent force that it has been left with no alternative.China
    • China unveils elevated bus to tackle traffic jams - Mashable May 26, 2016
      MashableChina unveils elevated bus to tackle traffic jamsMashableAs the world's most populated country, China's gridlocked traffic is legendary, especially in major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. To help combat the problem of traffic jams and maximise limited road space, the country's top engineers have unveiled ...China unveils 'strad
    • China says its people will never stand for Taiwan independence - Reuters May 26, 2016
      ReutersChina says its people will never stand for Taiwan independenceReutersChina has repeatedly warned Taiwan's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, whose leader Tsai Ing-wen assumed the presidency last week, of negative consequences if they fail to recognize Taiwan is a part of China under Beijing's "one China" ...Despite thre
    • China's 'feud' over economic reform reveals depth of Xi Jinping's secret state - The Guardian May 26, 2016
      The GuardianChina's 'feud' over economic reform reveals depth of Xi Jinping's secret stateThe Guardian“The recent People's Daily interview … not only exposes a deep rift between [Xi and Li] … it also shows the power struggle has got so bitter that the president had to resort to the media to push his agenda,” one commentator said in t
    • Warning sign: China sets currency at 5-year low - CNNMoney May 26, 2016
      CNNMoneyWarning sign: China sets currency at 5-year lowCNNMoneySome believe China's latest currency move was to get ahead of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike, which will probably make the U.S. dollar even stronger. Others point to a slew of ho-hum economic data from China. The bottom line is: the chiefs of the ...and more »