China Current Events

Chinese News Site Updated Daily

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 […]

China Current Events:

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 […]

  • RSS China Current Events

    • China to stake leadership claim on climate change, emissions reduction at ... - ABC Online November 28, 2015
      ABC OnlineChina to stake leadership claim on climate change, emissions reduction at ...ABC OnlineDespite pumping as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as the next four biggest polluters combined, China will use this week's UN conference in Paris to stake a global leadership claim on climate change. Six years on from the disappointing ...and more »
    • Notes on the China I'm Leaving Behind - New York Times November 28, 2015
      New York TimesNotes on the China I'm Leaving BehindNew York TimesBEIJING — I GOT together at a restaurant the other night with some Chinese and expatriate friends. While bossa nova played in the background, we sipped French merlot and snapped iPhone photos of one another making goofy faces.
    • Miss World Canada Blocked from Entering China to Compete in Pageant - People Magazine November 28, 2015
      People MagazineMiss World Canada Blocked from Entering China to Compete in PageantPeople Magazine"My denial was unfortunate, but not entirely unexpected," she wrote. "The Chinese government has barred me from the competition for political reasons. They are trying to punish me for my beliefs and prevent me from speaking out about human rights i
    • Chinese Cash Floods US Real Estate Market - New York Times November 28, 2015
      New York TimesChinese Cash Floods US Real Estate MarketNew York TimesIn London, Chinese investors are purchasing high-end apartments in wealthy neighborhoods and big skyscrapers in the financial district. In Canada, they are paying $1 million for modest Vancouver bungalows. In Australia, a Chinese sovereign wealth fund ...and more »
    • India must worry less about China's shadow in Nepal - DailyO November 28, 2015
      India must worry less about China's shadow in NepalDailyOThat the Chinese shadows are lengthening menacingly in Nepal and that China is just about to nudge past India in terms of diplomatic and strategic influence. But calm down folks. Nothing of this sort is happening and China hasn't wrested Nepal from ...and more »
    • Philippines Gets 2 New Fighter Jets Amid S. China Sea Tensions - Voice of America November 28, 2015
      Voice of AmericaPhilippines Gets 2 New Fighter Jets Amid S. China Sea TensionsVoice of AmericaEuan Graham, director of international security at the Sydney-based Lowy Institute said having the two new jets is “a start” toward building the minimum defense stance. He said it shows China that the Philippines is “finally” taking its “external ...and more »
    • Tibetans Fight to Salvage Fading Culture in China - New York Times November 28, 2015
      New York TimesTibetans Fight to Salvage Fading Culture in ChinaNew York TimesYUSHU, China — When officials forced an informal school run by monks near here to stop offering language classes for laypeople, Tashi Wangchuk looked for a place where his two teenage nieces could continue studying Tibetan.and more »
    • China says this beauty queen is too hot for pageant - New York Post November 27, 2015
      New York PostChina says this beauty queen is too hot for pageantNew York PostCanada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country.Citing Political Reasons, Mis
    • China's Black Friday sees it revisit August lows - CNBC November 27, 2015
      CNBCChina's Black Friday sees it revisit August lowsCNBCChinese brokerages took major hits, with Citic Securities, Founder Securities and China Merchants all closing around 10 percent lower after news broke that the China Securities Regulatory Commission had launched investigations into these firms to weed ...China stocks tumble as government probes mor
    • 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 ...China's 'national team' ow