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China Current Events: May 21

China ‘collecting Dalai Lama blood samples’ Chinese agencies are secretly collecting samples of the Dalai Lama’s blood, urine and hair and are stepping up efforts to harm him, the Tibetan government in exile said on Sunday.  Read more Dissident From China Arrives in U.S., Ending an Ordeal Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal advocate who recently […]

Current Events in China: May 3

Blind activist emerges from US embassy A blind Chinese activist who fled persecution by local officials in his rural town and sparked a diplomatic standoff by holing up in the U.S. embassy for six days emerged Wednesday after U.S. officials said China had assured his safety.  Read more Chen Guangcheng forced to leave US embassy […]

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    • Australian export risk on China dirty coal ban - Sydney Morning Herald September 16, 2014
      Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian export risk on China dirty coal banSydney Morning HeraldA significant portion of Australia's coal exports to China could be at risk from a Chinese government decision to block imports of lower quality "dirty" coal from 2015, potentially hitting exports worth billions of dollars. The government has decided ...Chi
    • Narendra Modi's 'Mausam' manoeuvre to check China's maritime might - Times of India September 16, 2014
      ReutersNarendra Modi's 'Mausam' manoeuvre to check China's maritime mightTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: As China's President Xi Jinping comes calling on Wednesday, India is all set to launch what is probably the Narendra Modi government's most significant foreign policy initiative for countering Beijing's growing influence in the
    • China's Moment of Truth: Financial Reform or Growth? - Wall Street Journal September 16, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina's Moment of Truth: Financial Reform or Growth?Wall Street JournalBEIJING—China's long push toward financial reform is bumping up against a more pressing national goal: boosting growth. The world's second-largest economy is faring worse than previously thought, with government stimulus measures proving too ...China mark
    • Alibaba is not the Amazon of China - CNNMoney September 16, 2014
      Business InsiderAlibaba is not the Amazon of ChinaCNNMoneyAlibaba is not the Amazon of China. By Charles Riley @CRrileyCNN September 16, 2014: 12:54 AM ET. Who is Jack Ma? HONG KONG (CNNMoney). Forget what you've read, Alibaba is NOT "the Amazon of China." The analogy has been used widely as ...The Incredible Story Of How Alibaba Defeated eBay
    • New Treaty Allows China to Sue Canada to Change its Laws - Newsweek September 15, 2014
      NewsweekNew Treaty Allows China to Sue Canada to Change its LawsNewsweekDespite public outcry, Stephen Harper, Canada's prime minister, ratified a controversial treaty on Friday that will allow China to sue Canada in secret tribunals to repeal Canadian laws that interfere with Chinese investments. Analysts interpret the ...Terence Corcoran: Tories versu
    • China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome - Los Angeles Times September 15, 2014
      New York TimesChina seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcomeLos Angeles TimesOne researcher is suggesting an "urban wind passage" in the Chinese capital, regulating the height and density of buildings so that smog has a dispersal channel. Not a week seems to pass here without a news report on the latest whiz-bang proposal to ...China
    • China's Economic Slump Complicates Beijing's Restructuring Plans - Wall Street Journal September 15, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina's Economic Slump Complicates Beijing's Restructuring PlansWall Street JournalBEIJING—The world's second-largest economy is faring worse than previously thought, with government stimulus measures proving too short-lived to counter China's sharp real-estate downturn or to prop up flagging factory output. The latest
    • China's 'creeping invasion' - Washington Post September 15, 2014
      The Providence JournalChina's 'creeping invasion'Washington PostTOKYO. A few months ago it looked like East Asia might be the place where the crumbling global order of the past quarter-century, centered on U.S. power and values, would face a decisive crisis. Chinese boats, planes and oil rigs were pressing into ...Japan and ChinaThe Providence
    • US Treasury Warns China Over Antimonopoly Efforts - Wall Street Journal September 15, 2014
      Wall Street JournalUS Treasury Warns China Over Antimonopoly EffortsWall Street JournalThe letter, which Mr. Lew sent in recent days to Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, said that China's recent focus on foreign companies could devalue foreign intellectual property, the people said. It also made reference to a meeting in July attended by ...Treasury'
    • China Falls Off iPhones 6 Launch Map - Forbes September 15, 2014
      TIMEChina Falls Off iPhones 6 Launch MapForbesNow that Apple's unveiling of its new iPhone 6 is finally in the past, we can finally sit back and take a look at the specifics of the company's launch plan for China. The only problem is that there isn't any such plan yet, even though China is now one ...iPhone 6 Will Make or Break Apple in ChinaT