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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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    • Is China Coming Around On Cybersecurity? - TechCrunch October 9, 2015
      TechCrunchIs China Coming Around On Cybersecurity?TechCrunchThe Chinese government arrested hackers at the request of the U.S. government just two weeks before Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the United States. The arrests, reported by the Washington Post on Friday, signal slight progress with China on ...Is China Keeping Its No-Hacking Promise?U.S. New
    • China warns US it will not allow violations of its waters - Reuters October 9, 2015
      ReutersChina warns US it will not allow violations of its watersReutersA U.S. defense official told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering sending ships to waters inside the 12-nautical-mile zones that China claims as territory around islands it has built in the Spratly chain. Western media reports quoted U ...US Navy to China: We'll sail
    • China and Japan battle for Indonesian projects - Financial Times October 9, 2015
      Financial TimesChina and Japan battle for Indonesian projectsFinancial TimesAlthough Sino-Japanese rivalry over a mooted high-speed rail project between Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia has received considerable media fanfare, its real significance is somewhat overstated. While seen as a political victory for China, which ...and more »
    • China is becoming a big red flag for US stocks - MarketWatch October 9, 2015
      MarketWatchChina is becoming a big red flag for US stocksMarketWatchChina is fast becoming a major source of worry for the stock market again, after commentary from a number of U.S. companies this week warned that demand from the second-largest economy may have dropped sharply over the past month. That doesn't bode ...Who's next after Yum, NuSkin C
    • China's impact cannot be ignored: Osborne - CNBC October 9, 2015
      CNBCChina's impact cannot be ignored: OsborneCNBCU.K. finance minister George Osborne said while China's economy was undoubtedly slowing, it was not the biggest risk to Britain's economic stability, and joined other economic leaders gathering in Peru for the International Monetary Fund's meeting in ...China brushes off IMF warning on
    • China opens Communist Party theme park - CNN October 9, 2015
      CNNChina opens Communist Party theme parkCNNThe capital city of China's central Hubei province has just opened a Communist Party theme park dedicated to China's homegrown heroes. Opened to the public on September 28, it's located inside the 300,000-square-meter South Lake Happiness Bay Water ...and more »
    • China's 50-Lane Traffic Jam Is Every Commuter's Worst Nightmare - CityLab October 9, 2015
      CityLabChina's 50-Lane Traffic Jam Is Every Commuter's Worst NightmareCityLabTraffic after the holidays tend to be pretty awful. But China may have just turned every driver's worst nightmare into reality as hundreds of millions of people headed home at the end of a Golden Week, a week-long national holiday. Thousands of ...Thousands stuck in 5
    • Why China doesn't mind being left out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership - USA TODAY October 9, 2015
      Wall Street JournalWhy China doesn't mind being left out of the Trans-Pacific PartnershipUSA TODAYIn case you hadn't heard, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a really big deal — unless you're China. The largest regional trade agreement in history involves the United States and 11 countries in the Asia Pacific and the Americas, which collectivel
    • China says US human rights report biased - Reuters October 9, 2015
      ReutersChina says US human rights report biasedReutersThe U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China said on Thursday that it saw in China "a disturbing deterioration in human rights and rule of law conditions that pose a direct challenge to U.S. national interests and U.S.-China relations". The ...Beijing Warns US on S. China Sea PatrolsVoic
    • Study: Smoking will kill one out of three young Chinese men - CNN October 9, 2015
      CNNStudy: Smoking will kill one out of three young Chinese menCNNScientists from Oxford University, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Chinese Center for Disease Control tracked the health effects of smoking over time in two large, geographically diverse studies. They found cigarette consumption has ...One in 3 young men in China could die from