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Current Events in China: August 11

Chinese police ‘admit’ Gu Kailai cover-up: official Four Chinese police officers on Friday admitted in court to covering up the killing of a British businessman to protect the wife of a senior politician charged with his murder, an official said.  Read more China export growth slows to 1% China’s trade and domestic demand have weakened […]

Current Events in China: July 26

Beijing sees reshuffle amid flood scandal Beijing’s mayor and a vice mayor have resigned, state media reported Wednesday, in what is likely a routine reshuffling that comes amid public questioning of the city government’s handling of rainstorms that left at least 37 dead in the capital. Read more China to form high-speed railway network by […]

China Current Events: July 19

US man tortured in Chinese custody: lawyer Police in southern China have tortured a Chinese-American businessman who is in custody suspected of leading an organised crime gang, his lawyer said on Wednesday.  Read more Average Chinese person’s carbon footprint now equals European’s The per capita emissions of the world’s largest national emitter is almost on […]

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 8

Global markets rally on news of China rate cuts World shares rallied to their highest in more than a week and the euro gained on Thursday after China surprisingly cut interest rates to shore up sluggish economic growth, fueling hopes other major central banks may follow suit.  Read more Crucial new details of exchange that […]

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    • Asia Pacific|Chinese Military Official Denounces Taiwan's President for Being Unmarried - New York Times May 25, 2016
      ReutersAsia Pacific|Chinese Military Official Denounces Taiwan's President for Being UnmarriedNew York TimesBEIJING — An article by a Chinese military official suggesting that Taiwan's new president was “extreme” and “emotional” because she was unmarried provoked an outcry on Wednesday, undermining the ruling Communist Party's efforts to win a
    • Asia Pacific|China's Leader Wears Many Hats, but Only One Jacket - New York Times May 25, 2016
      New York TimesAsia Pacific|China's Leader Wears Many Hats, but Only One JacketNew York TimesOf the many mysteries about China's president, the most evident may be the navy blue, zippered windbreaker that he wears like a second skin. Mao popularized the tunic suit with a tight collar that now bears his name. Deng often wore the Mao suit, while ...
    • Why Obama's Asia trip is not playing well in China - CBS News May 25, 2016
      CBS NewsWhy Obama's Asia trip is not playing well in ChinaCBS NewsBEIJING -- President Obama arrived Wednesday morning in Japan for the next leg of his Asia tour. Air Force One touched down after traveling from Vietnam, where the president announced a new arms deal -- a move that stoked already-high tensions in the ...Don't start a fire in Asia, Ch
    • David Cameron: China must abide by ruling on South China Sea - The Guardian May 25, 2016
      The GuardianDavid Cameron: China must abide by ruling on South China SeaThe GuardianCameron's comments are expected to anger Beijing, which has refused to cooperate with the legal move and has accused the Philippines of using the court to undermine Chinese sovereignty in the region. China denounced the case as a “blatant grab for ...Cameron adds to pres
    • China seeks foreign investors for One Belt, One Road push - Financial Times May 25, 2016
      Financial TimesChina seeks foreign investors for One Belt, One Road pushFinancial TimesBeijing is encouraging foreign companies to co-invest with Chinese contractors in third countries, a strategy that could help keep manufacturing jobs and investment in China even as its own economic growth slows. Chinese initiatives to promote rail ...India woos Chinese in
    • Asia Pacific|China's Craft Breweries Find They May Have a 5000-Year-Old Relative - New York Times May 25, 2016
      New York TimesAsia Pacific|China's Craft Breweries Find They May Have a 5000-Year-Old RelativeNew York TimesA group of researchers in China and the United States have analyzed pottery vessels discovered at a site in Shaanxi Province and determined that they are the first direct evidence of a beer-brewing operation. And the ingredients they discovered ar
    • China Said to Plan Asking U.S. on Timing of Fed Rate Hike - Bloomberg May 25, 2016
      BloombergChina Said to Plan Asking U.S. on Timing of Fed Rate HikeBloombergIt's not unusual for senior officials to press each other on their policies, and any inquiries by the Chinese about the Fed would follow repeated expressions of concern from the U.S. about China's intentions with its exchange rate. The Treasury ...and more »
    • Daughter of Hong Kong bookseller: Don't let China get away with illegal abductions - CNN May 25, 2016
      CNNDaughter of Hong Kong bookseller: Don't let China get away with illegal abductionsCNNAngela Gui urged the U.S. to pressure China for information on her father's case, and "to make sure that Chinese authorities are not allowed to carry out illegal operations on foreign soil." "In the so-called confession my father says he traveled
    • China Says It Has Conquered Commodities Trading Frenzy - Bloomberg May 25, 2016
      BloombergChina Says It Has Conquered Commodities Trading FrenzyBloomberg“Recently, we experienced huge volatility and trading volumes in some commodity futures,” Fang Xinghai, vice chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission, said at the Shanghai Futures Exchange's annual conference in the city on Wednesday.and more »
    • On the Agenda But Off Guest List, China Eyes G-7 in Japan - Bloomberg May 25, 2016
      BloombergOn the Agenda But Off Guest List, China Eyes G-7 in JapanBloombergWorld leaders meet in Japan this week for talks that will encompass the slowing Chinese economy and China's reclamation of land in the disputed South China Sea -- without any representatives from Asia's largest economy at the table. Prime Minister ...China defends stance on