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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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    • China, Greece, Iran Upend Oil's World - Wall Street Journal July 6, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina, Greece, Iran Upend Oil's WorldWall Street JournalChina's appetite for oil was the biggest factor keeping prices high over the past decade or so—and it is still forecast by the International Energy Agency to account for 29% of global demand growth this year. So any sign of the wheels coming off its ...Stocks and oil drop on
    • China's big, misguided stock market gamble - Fortune July 6, 2015
      FortuneChina's big, misguided stock market gambleFortuneThe rout in China's frothy stock markets since mid-June has been painful, to say the least. Between its peak on June 12 and July 2, the Shanghai Composite Index, which includes China's largest companies, dropped 28%, wiping out $2.4 trillion in paper ...China Steers Toward a Subprime Econ
    • Great Game echoes in summit halls for Putin's pursuit of China ties - Financial Times July 6, 2015
      Financial TimesGreat Game echoes in summit halls for Putin's pursuit of China tiesFinancial TimesFormed a decade ago by China, Russia and four Central Asian states, the SCO's original focus was to settle border disputes between members. But as Mr Putin finds himself isolated in the west over his role in the Ukraine crisis, he is turning to a ...Riv
    • Here's How McDonald's and KFC Are Adapting in China - TIME July 6, 2015
      TIMEHere's How McDonald's and KFC Are Adapting in ChinaTIMEMcDonald's and Yum Brands' KFC have each recently unveiled plans to tinker with mobile payments in China, a move to lure the nation's hundreds of millions smartphone users that increasingly use those devices for their day-to-day needs. Mobile payment ...McDonald's, KFC L
    • Copper hit by China equity swings - Financial Times July 6, 2015
      Wall Street Journal (blog)Copper hit by China equity swingsFinancial TimesCopper was hit hard by China's volatile stock market on Monday, sliding to its lowest level in five months as prices of other commodities tied to the world's biggest consumer were also pressured. The Bloomberg Commodity Index that includes energy, ...China Woes Sink Commoditi
    • Hong Kong Shares Take the Plunge as China Stabilizes - Wall Street Journal July 6, 2015
      Wall Street JournalHong Kong Shares Take the Plunge as China StabilizesWall Street JournalStocks in Hong Kong tumbled, while China's stabilized, as Beijing takes unprecedented steps to stem a three-week selloff and Greece voted to reject its bailout terms. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index shed 3.2% Monday, its worst one-day performance since ...Hong Kon
    • China's economy shows 'positive changes': statistics bureau - Reuters July 6, 2015
      ReutersChina's economy shows 'positive changes': statistics bureauReutersBEIJING China's economy is showing some positive changes as recent government measures gradually gain traction, but policymakers cannot lower their guard against headwinds crimping growth, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. China's ...and more »
    • China to Snub Arbitration Hearing on Feud With Philippines - ABC News July 6, 2015
      CNNChina to Snub Arbitration Hearing on Feud With PhilippinesABC NewsChina is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud between Beijing and Manila over the South China Sea, the Chinese ambassador to Manila ...Hague arguments: Philippine case agains
    • Hillary Clinton Says China Is 'Trying to Hack Into Everything That Doesn't Move' - TIME July 6, 2015
      TIMEHillary Clinton Says China Is 'Trying to Hack Into Everything That Doesn't Move'TIMEAt a campaign function in New Hampshire over the weekend, Hillary Clinton called China's rise to global eminence “the story of the 21st century” — a backhanded compliment of sorts, given that she went onto accuse the country of cyberwarfare against ...
    • Beijing issues travel warning after Turkey protests target Chinese - CNN July 6, 2015
      CNNBeijing issues travel warning after Turkey protests target ChineseCNNTurkish newspapers have also shown photos of the Turkish-owned "Happy China" restaurant in Istanbul, which had its window smashed, reportedly by anti-Chinese Turkish demonstrators. Last week Turkey sent a diplomatic note to China, expressing concern ...Chinese tourists warned o