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Current Events in China: April 6

Drought plagues 13 Chinese provinces China’s ongoing severe drought has hit 13 Chinese provinces, having an adverse impact on agricultural production, the country’s drought relief authorities said Thursday.  As of Thursday, the dry spell has left 7.82 million people and 4.58 million head of livestock without adequate drinking water in provinces including Yunnan, Sichuan, Hebei, […]

China Current Events: April 5

Giant feathered dinosaur Yutyrannus discovered in China It is by far the biggest feathered dinosaur ever to have been unearthed and raises intriguing questions as to why some of these scaly reptiles developed plumage. Three nearly complete skeletons of the dinosaur have been uncovered in beds of sediment in Liaoning province, northeastern China, scientists reported […]

China Current Events: April 3

Chinese Insider Offers Rare Glimpse of U.S.-China Frictions The senior leadership of the Chinese government increasingly views the competition between the United States and China as a zero-sum game, with China the likely long-range winner if the American economy and domestic political system continue to stumble, according to an influential Chinese policy analyst. China, Kazakhstan […]

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Weibo Comments Suspended in Coup Rumour Aftermath Following rumours of a coup by allies of dethroned Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, Xinhua reported on Saturday that authorities have taken action against a number of websites and individuals involved in the rumours’ spread: Beijing’s Taxicab Contention As economic expansion benefits China’s growing middle class, long stagnant […]

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    • Is China Really Collapsing? - Forbes October 5, 2015
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    • Scientists from Ireland, Japan and China win Nobel medicine prize - Chicago Tribune October 5, 2015
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    • Hong Kong closes higher on hopes for China stimulus - MarketWatch October 5, 2015
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      QuartziPhone users across China installed an app promising porn and free movies ...QuartzTwo weeks after Apple suffered one of its biggest security blows ever, another strain of malware has affected some users in China, where the company remains a beloved brand. According to research from Palo Alto Networks, a California-based network ...New iOS malware tric
    • World Bank cuts Asia growth forecast - BBC News October 5, 2015
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    • Typhoon roars into south China, killing 9 - U.S. News & World Report October 5, 2015
      U.S. News & World ReportTyphoon roars into south China, killing 9U.S. News & World ReportIn this Oct. 3, 2015 photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, ships berth at Xingang harbor in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from coastal areas of southern China, with a strong ...
    • How About Some (Gulp) China ETFs? - Wall Street Journal October 5, 2015
      Wall Street JournalHow About Some (Gulp) China ETFs?Wall Street JournalInvestor concerns over China's economy reached a fever pitch this summer as China's stock market flailed. Despite the selloff, some proponents of China exchange-traded funds are steadfast. They say the long-term potential for such a vast market is ...and more »
    • China's Middle-Class Dreams in Peril - Wall Street Journal October 5, 2015
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    • Africa ties with China are about more than raw materials - Financial Times October 4, 2015
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