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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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      Yahoo FinanceIt's amateur hour in ChinaYahoo FinanceChina has embarked on a long odyssey to prove that capitalism can work within the confines of a communist government. There have been many impressive successes. But the failures—including those we've seen on display this summer—reveal that China ...Here's what you may not know about the Chine
    • Will the crisis in China sink the US economy? - Fortune September 2, 2015
      FortuneWill the crisis in China sink the US economy?FortuneOn Tuesday, it was data showing that activity in China's manufacturing sector during August contracted at the fastest rate in three years. The news sent the S&P 500 falling more than 3%, after stock markets in Europe and Asia posted steep losses as well.China Fears Sink Markets AgainWall Str
    • China's Stock Market Not In Step With Victory Day Parade - TIME September 2, 2015
      TIMEChina's Stock Market Not In Step With Victory Day ParadeTIME3, China's President Xi Jinping prepared to welcome a stream of world leaders congregating for the goosestepping, missile-bristling commemoration of Japan's official surrender in World War II: Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Korea's Park Geun ...and more »
    • The state v the stockmarket - The Economist (blog) September 2, 2015
      The Economist (blog)The state v the stockmarketThe Economist (blog)THE ups and downs of China's stockmarket have become plainly, painfully visible to the world. Less transparent, but perhaps more damaging in years to come, has been another kind of rollercoaster. The government has gone from the concerted wooing of ...and more »
    • China welcomes an accused war criminal to a parade lambasting Japanese war ... - Quartz September 2, 2015
      China welcomes an accused war criminal to a parade lambasting Japanese war ...QuartzSudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, has arrived in Beijing to attend a military parade celebrating the defeat of Japan—a country that China still accuses of not fully owning up to its own war crimes. The International ...and more »
    • Extreme volatility rocks China stocks - CNNMoney September 2, 2015
      CNNMoneyExtreme volatility rocks China stocksCNNMoneyChina stocks swung wildly on Wednesday as investors grappled with the market's latest episode of extreme volatility. The benchmark Shanghai Composite shed 4.2% at the opening bell, only to recover and close with a 0.2% loss. The smaller Shenzhen ...China worries take Asian shares on a roller-coaster r
    • China, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligence - CNN International September 2, 2015
      CNN InternationalChina, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligenceCNN InternationalBoth Russia and China use non-government entities, including hacking groups and private companies, to infiltrate U.S. systems and analyze the collected data. The intention, the U.S. official says, is to hide the true source of the attacks. However,
    • As China's Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish Image - New York Times September 1, 2015
      New York TimesAs China's Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish ImageNew York TimesChina celebrates a new national holiday on Thursday, honoring the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with events across the country, a three-day holiday and a martial spectacle that will rumble through the ceremonial heart of the capital ...Chi
    • Alibaba Is the Canary in China's Coal Mine - Bloomberg View September 1, 2015
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    • Beijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapse - Quartz September 1, 2015
      New York TimesBeijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapseQuartzChina's stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23% today (Sep. 1), after closing down slightly yesterday. The index has fallen by nearly ...Chi