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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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    • China: Monopoly position - Financial Times January 26, 2015
      Financial TimesChina: Monopoly positionFinancial Timeshen US chipmaker Qualcomm was threatened with a fine of $1bn for violating China's antitrust law in 2013, it took a novel approach: it decided to defend itself. This was considered an unusual move in a country where foreign companies often simply fold ...
    • Why China Wants to Rain on Obama's India Parade - Businessweek January 26, 2015
      BusinessweekWhy China Wants to Rain on Obama's India ParadeBusinessweekPresident Barack Obama was the guest of honor today at the biggest event of the year in New Delhi. It was the annual Republic Day parade, a three-hour extravaganza of floats, marching bands, and military gear. Getting Obama to attend is a major victory ...China media: India-US ties
    • Chinese Spies Expand Operations in Taiwan - DefenseNews.com January 26, 2015
      DefenseNews.comChinese Spies Expand Operations in TaiwanDefenseNews.comTAIPEI — As relations continue to expand between China and Taiwan since the election of Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou in 2008, so does espionage. With the 2009 Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement, cross-strait ties have flourished.and more »
    • China likely to top US for Apple iPhone sales - CNET January 26, 2015
      CNETChina likely to top US for Apple iPhone salesCNETAnalysts at UBS predict that China captured 36 percent of all iPhone shipments last quarter, compared with 24 percent in the US. That's a huge change from the same period last year, when the US held 29 percent of iPhone shipments and China 22 percent.China buying more iPhones than USCNBCAs China Becom
    • Chinese mother sells newborn boy for $7000 - CNN January 26, 2015
      CNNChinese mother sells newborn boy for $7000CNNChild trafficking is a long-standing problem in China. A traditional preference for sons and the country's one-child policy means that boys are particularly prized. Earlier this month, a Chinese man who was abducted from a vegetable market as a toddler ...Mother tries to sell baby in ChinaSydney Morning He
    • A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka? - The Diplomat January 26, 2015
      The DiplomatA Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?The DiplomatThe docking last September of a Chinese naval submarine in Colombo turned heads in New Delhi, just as the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was still getting up to speed. The event underlined the magnitude of Chinese influence in Sri ...and more »
    • Tesla to Roll Out New Models in China - Wall Street Journal January 26, 2015
      Wall Street JournalTesla to Roll Out New Models in ChinaWall Street JournalSHANGHAI— Tesla Motors Inc. will roll out new models in China and look to improve its operations there, even as new data added to signs that last year's Chinese performance fell below the electric-car maker's threshold for success. Tesla plans to roll ...Tesla Motors Inc To
    • China blocks virtual private network use - BBC News January 26, 2015
      BBC NewsChina blocks virtual private network useBBC NewsThree providers of Virtual Private Network (VPN) systems reported that updates to China's firewall had hindered people using their services. The providers affected are Astrill, StrongVPN and Golden Frog. Many Chinese people use VPNs to visit websites ...China Attacks VPNs, Cutting Business Off From
    • China Bull Market Masks Momentum Breakdown as Volumes Wane - Bloomberg January 26, 2015
      ForbesChina Bull Market Masks Momentum Breakdown as Volumes WaneBloombergJust below the surface of China's world-beating equity rally, signs of trouble are emerging. While the Shanghai Composite Index touched a five-year high on Friday after a 63 percent gain during the past year, other gauges of investor enthusiasm are ...China shares edge up, airlines
    • HP Shuffles Management at China Unit - Wall Street Journal January 26, 2015
      Wall Street JournalHP Shuffles Management at China UnitWall Street JournalHewlett-Packard Co. made changes to its top management at a subsidiary in China following a worker protest, highlighting the increasing difficulties U.S. companies face in doing business in the mainland amid suspicion by both countries that foreign ...HP Shuffles Management at China Un