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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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    • Can China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency? - Newsweek February 11, 2016
      NewsweekCan China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency?NewsweekLast summer, U.S. lawmakers were condemning China for pushing down its currency, arguing that it was still “terribly undervalued.” But those days may be long gone. Chinese and foreigners alike have been stampeding out of the Chinese currency, the RMB, ...Report: China's Currency Will Dim
    • Ten Reasons China Failed: From Basic Gangsterism to Parasitic Engagements - Observer February 11, 2016
      ObserverTen Reasons China Failed: From Basic Gangsterism to Parasitic EngagementsObserverNot withstanding China's epochal accomplishment in lifting over 300 million people out of poverty while building a world-leading economy, their future appears murky. What went wrong with China's economy? Inquiring minds want to know. Here is a top ten ...
    • Does This Century Still Belong To China? - Forbes February 11, 2016
      ForbesDoes This Century Still Belong To China?ForbesNo, this is not China in 2016, but the United States in 1916, at a time of rapid growth of this former collection of European colonies, just over 50 years past the end of a punishing civil war. What was to become the American Century had begun, and ...
    • China Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next Year - MIT Technology Review February 11, 2016
      MIT Technology ReviewChina Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next YearMIT Technology ReviewChina Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next Year. Two high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors under construction in Shandong will make up the first commercial-scale plant of its type in the world. by Richard Martin; February 11, 2016.and more »
    • This is what's choking the Chinese economy - CNBC February 11, 2016
      CNBCThis is what's choking the Chinese economyCNBCIt's one of nearly 300 cities in China that badly failed air-quality standard measurements in 2015, according to data collected by Greenpeace. And the effects are devastating: More than 1.6 million people per year die in China from breathing toxic air ...and more »
    • Probe Targeting China's Statistic Head Sparks Concern - Voice of America February 11, 2016
      Voice of AmericaProbe Targeting China's Statistic Head Sparks ConcernVoice of AmericaInternational research organizations have long questioned China's GDP figures, saying they are deflated during years of boom, and inflated when there is a marked slowdown as is happening now. Some economists say China's economic growth may be one ...and more »
    • China warns on South China Sea as US, India consider patrols - Reuters February 11, 2016
      ReutersChina warns on South China Sea as US, India consider patrolsReuters"Countries from outside the area must stop pushing forward the militarization of the South China Sea, cease endangering the sovereignty and national security of littoral countries in the name of 'freedom of navigation' and harming the peace and ...US and India consider j
    • North Korea Isn't Going to Stop Provoking Its Ally China Anytime Soon - TIME February 11, 2016
      TIMENorth Korea Isn't Going to Stop Provoking Its Ally China Anytime SoonTIMEYet if Shining Star was intended to be used against the U.S. and its regional allies like Japan, its launch also represented a hostile act toward North Korea's chief and only ally, China. Beijing had dispatched veteran diplomat Wu Dawei on Feb. 2 to ...Let's dispense
    • Bass: China bank crisis 5X worse than subprime - CNBC February 11, 2016
      CNBCBass: China bank crisis 5X worse than subprimeCNBCA Chinese credit crisis would see the country's banks rack up losses 400 percent larger than the hit U.S. banks took during the subprime mortgage crisis, storied hedge fund manager Kyle Bass has warned in a letter to investors. "Similar to the U.S ...China's coming crash could dwarf the gre
    • China Injects a Heavy Dose of Ideology Into New Year's Eve Gala - New York Times February 10, 2016
      New York TimesChina Injects a Heavy Dose of Ideology Into New Year's Eve GalaNew York TimesThey had just been featured in “The General and the Soldier,” a 14-minute skit in the annual Lunar New Year's Eve TV gala broadcast across China on Sunday to mark the start of the Year of the Monkey. CCTV, the state broadcaster, said about a billion ...Watch