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China Current Events: April 9

“Anonymous” says plans more attacks against China sites The activist hacker group Anonymous plans to launch further attacks on Chinese government websites in a bid to uncover corruption and lobby for human rights, a member of the group said on Monday. China to see slow growth in Q2 coal demand The growth in China’s coal […]

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    • Christian Group Says China Charges Pastor With Embezzling - ABC News February 7, 2016
      Christian Group Says China Charges Pastor With EmbezzlingABC NewsA pastor in a Chinese province where authorities have been cracking down on churches has been charged with embezzling funds, a Christian rights group said. China's state-sanctioned Protestant church body announced a week earlier than Gu Yuese was ...and more »
    • China's Foreign-Exchange Reserves Decline to $3.23 Trillion - Bloomberg February 7, 2016
      BloombergChina's Foreign-Exchange Reserves Decline to $3.23 TrillionBloombergThe world's largest currency hoard declined by $99.5 billion in January to $3.23 trillion, according to a People's Bank of China statement released on Sunday. The drop was less than a Bloomberg survey's median estimate of a $120 billion loss. The ...China's
    • China is buying up companies around the world at a record rate - and it's great news for Wall Street - Business Insider February 6, 2016
      Business InsiderChina is buying up companies around the world at a record rate - and it's great news for Wall StreetBusiness Insider"Some of the primary motivations for cross-border acquisitions are access to new markets, brands, technologies, R&D capabilities and, in some cases, to products and supply chains that can be sold into a buyer'
    • China starts investigation of Sinochem Group president Cai Xiyou - CNBC February 6, 2016
      CNBCChina starts investigation of Sinochem Group president Cai XiyouCNBCCai Xiyou, president of Sinochem Group, the Chinese energy and chemicals conglomerates, has been put under investigation for serious discipline violations, China's main anti-corruption agency said on Saturday, using the usual euphemism for graft.and more »
    • The great windfall of China: a football revolution that may lead to World Cup - The Guardian (blog) February 6, 2016
      The Guardian (blog)The great windfall of China: a football revolution that may lead to World CupThe Guardian (blog)A mildly bemused Jackson Martínez being paraded before the cameras at Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao following his £31m move from Atlético Madrid, part-owned by the Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin. A gurning Sergio Agüero squeezing between ...Chin
    • Is This The Recipe For Starbucks' Continued Success In China? - Forbes February 6, 2016
      ForbesIs This The Recipe For Starbucks' Continued Success In China?ForbesFew Western companies have mastered China better than Starbucks. The coffee chain has grown at a rampant pace since opening their first store in the country in 1999, and now boasts 1,900 locations in 99 Chinese cities. Even after 17 years in the ...
    • Ex-Man Utd boss David Moyes offered job in China - BBC News February 6, 2016
      BBC NewsEx-Man Utd boss David Moyes offered job in ChinaBBC NewsFormer Manchester United boss David Moyes says he was offered a job in China, one of "numerous opportunities". The Chinese transfer record was broken on Friday for the third time in 10 days, as Super League side Jiangsu Suning spent £38.4m on Alex ...and more »
    • Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men - New York Times February 6, 2016
      New York TimesWanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys MenNew York TimesEducation officials across China are aggressively recruiting male teachers, as the Chinese news media warns of a need to “salvage masculinity in schools.” The call for more male-oriented education has prompted a broader debate about gender equality and ...and more »
    • China's millennials are unique, assertive – and potentially destabilizing - The Globe and Mail February 6, 2016
      The Globe and MailChina's millennials are unique, assertive – and potentially destabilizingThe Globe and MailThe world's largest annual human migration, the chun-yun, has been unfolding all week here in big-city China. It's an extraordinary sight: Hundreds of thousands of people jamming the streets around every bus and train station for the sp
    • China faces diplomatic 'crisis' over missing Hong Kong booksellers - Reuters February 6, 2016
      ReutersChina faces diplomatic 'crisis' over missing Hong Kong booksellersReutersThree associates of Gui - who specialized in gossipy books on Chinese politics - were reported missing late last year, and were only this week confirmed to be in China and under investigation for unspecified "illegal activities". Another, British ...and more »