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China Current Events: August 9

Typhoon ploughs into China east coast, causes severe destruction A strong typhoon ploughed into China’s eastern coast on Wednesday, the country’s third in a week, knocking down buildings and cutting off power to hundreds of thousands of people, state media said.  Read more US blueprint for war with China flawed and could spark nuclear strikes, […]

China Current Events: July 9

Deaths, rescues at mines in Hunan province Rescuers on Sunday pulled to safety four of about a dozen miners trapped underground for more than three days in a flooded coal mine pit in central China, while seven workers in another mine were killed by an outburst of gas.  Read more Anti-Chinese protests in Vietnam as […]

Current Events in China: May 2

9 still trapped in flooded SW China colliery Nine miners were still trapped in the flooded colliery in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, as continuous rainfall has hampered the rescue efforts, local authorities said Tuesday.  Read more Details of Chinese activist’s escape Chen Guangcheng’s blindness was a help and a hindrance as he made his way […]

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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    • UPDATE 2-Large China copper smelters agree to cut production in 2016 - Reuters November 28, 2015
      UPDATE 2-Large China copper smelters agree to cut production in 2016ReutersThe nine producers also will ask the state-controlled industry body, the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA), to request Beijing to investigate high-speed trading and malicious short selling of copper contracts traded on the Shanghai ...and more »
    • 'Large' Chinese military fleet flies near Japan islands: media - Yahoo News November 28, 2015
      Yahoo News'Large' Chinese military fleet flies near Japan islands: mediaYahoo NewsWhile there were no further comments from the Japanese ministry, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported that it was "unusual" for China to dispatch such a large fleet close to Japan's airspace and the ministry was analysing the purpose of the mission.China air fo
    • China stocks hit hard, rest of world shrugs - Reuters November 27, 2015
      ReutersChina stocks hit hard, rest of world shrugsReutersSpot yuan CNY=CFXS was changing hands at 6.3952, 56 pips weaker than the previous close and about 0.04 percent away from People's Bank of China's midpoint rate of 6.3915. "It's uncertain if the Chinese government is keen to show the market influence ...Treasuries Rise Amid China Equ
    • Citing Political Reasons, Miss Canada Denied Entry to China - Newsweek November 27, 2015
      NewsweekCiting Political Reasons, Miss Canada Denied Entry to ChinaNewsweekAnastasia Lin, recently coronated as Miss Canada, was denied a visa and access to the island of Hainan, in China, for the opening ceremony of the Miss World contest. The snub especially hit home, given that the Chinese-born Lin is a fervent human ...China says this beauty queen is too
    • China plunges, and it may get worse - CNBC November 27, 2015
      CNBCChina plunges, and it may get worseCNBCThe Shanghai composite closed down 5.5 percent, the worst day since the turmoil in August, on news regulators have launched probes into several brokerage firms and Chinese industrial companies' profits fell 4.6 percent in October. This is on top of a ...
    • China stocks tumble as government probes more big brokers - CNNMoney November 27, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina stocks tumble as government probes more big brokersCNNMoneyStocks slid after Citic Securities, China's largest brokerage, and Guosen Securities confirmed that they're being investigated by the China Securities Regulatory Commission, according to exchange filings. Shares of both brokerages sank 10%, the maximum ...China's Black Fr
    • Chinese executives keep going missing - CNNMoney November 27, 2015
      CNNMoneyChinese executives keep going missingCNNMoneyEarly this year, a respected financial news magazine in China reported that Minsheng's president, Mao Xiaofeng, couldn't be reached after he was detained to help with an investigation. Then, in February, the bank announced in an exchange filing that he ...Vanishing China execs a vexatious mystery
    • Miss World Canada 'barred from China flight' - BBC News November 27, 2015
      BBC NewsMiss World Canada 'barred from China flight'BBC NewsCanada's Miss World contender has said she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant. Chinese-born Anastasia Lin, 25, says she did not receive an invitation to attend the event, which meant she ...China Bars Anastasia Lin, Mis
    • China's Xi says to shake up military structure in reform push - CNBC November 27, 2015
      CNBCChina's Xi says to shake up military structure in reform pushCNBCChina will shake up its military by establishing a joint operational command structure by 2020 and rejig existing military regions as part of overall reforms, President Xi Jinping said in a comments reported on Thursday. In a lengthy speech carried by ...China's army to get more p
    • China Retools Its Military With a First Overseas Outpost in Djibouti - New York Times November 26, 2015
      New York TimesChina Retools Its Military With a First Overseas Outpost in DjiboutiNew York TimesBEIJING — China announced on Thursday that it would establish its first overseas military outpost and unveiled a sweeping plan to reorganize its military into a more agile force capable of projecting power abroad.China seeks own navy facility in DjiboutiFinancial