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Current Events In China: April 8

  All crew members aboard China-linked hijacked cargo ship rescued All 28 Chinese crew members aboard a China-linked cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates were rescued on Friday, the Chinese embassy in Tehran said.  The cargo ship, Xianghuamen, was hijacked by Somali pirates at about 8:40 a.m. local time (0410 GMT) on Friday in the […]

China Current Events: April 5

Giant feathered dinosaur Yutyrannus discovered in China It is by far the biggest feathered dinosaur ever to have been unearthed and raises intriguing questions as to why some of these scaly reptiles developed plumage. Three nearly complete skeletons of the dinosaur have been uncovered in beds of sediment in Liaoning province, northeastern China, scientists reported […]

China Current Events: April 3

Chinese Insider Offers Rare Glimpse of U.S.-China Frictions The senior leadership of the Chinese government increasingly views the competition between the United States and China as a zero-sum game, with China the likely long-range winner if the American economy and domestic political system continue to stumble, according to an influential Chinese policy analyst. China, Kazakhstan […]

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    • Online sales surge to China surge - Business Spectator September 4, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldOnline sales surge to China surgeBusiness SpectatorMore than 4600 Australian-based agents were advertising local vitamins, organic groceries and infant formula through Chinese social media and e-commerce websites last month, highlighting the magnitude of Australia's informal exports to China. With the ...Battle for the bottle – the
    • See China's air pollution in real-time - The Verge September 4, 2015
      See China's air pollution in real-timeThe VergeResearchers at Berkeley have used Google Maps and new data on China's air pollution to create a near real-time visualization of the country's air quality. The online map is based on findings that the scientists published last month in the journal PLoS One.and more »
    • China's Smartphone Sector Set for Shakeout, Says Huawei - Wall Street Journal September 4, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina's Smartphone Sector Set for Shakeout, Says HuaweiWall Street JournalBERLIN—Huawei Technologies Co.'s sales of smartphones and other consumer products are holding up in China despite slowing economic growth, with global revenue from the retail business set to grow 30% next year to more than $20 billion, according to ...and m
    • Why Drivers in China Intentionally Kill the Pedestrians They Hit - Slate Magazine September 4, 2015
      Slate MagazineWhy Drivers in China Intentionally Kill the Pedestrians They HitSlate MagazineIn April a BMW racing through a fruit market in Foshan in China's Guangdong province knocked down a 2-year-old girl and rolled over her head. As the girl's grandmother shouted, “Stop! You've hit a child!” the BMW's driver paused, then switched into
    • China Stocks Sink in Hong Kong to Two-Year Low on Mainland Risks - Bloomberg September 4, 2015
      BloombergChina Stocks Sink in Hong Kong to Two-Year Low on Mainland RisksBloombergChina's stocks slumped in Hong Kong to a two-year low amid speculation mainland shares will decline when trading resumes on Monday after holidays. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index lost 1.4 percent to 9,169.59 at the close as developer China ...Foreign Firms Feel China
    • China's bumpy ride: Some casualties you may not expect - CNBC September 4, 2015
      CNBCChina's bumpy ride: Some casualties you may not expectCNBCThe appetite of wealthy Chinese buyers for investment in London residential property has been well-documented. It looks as though sales of everything from flats to accommodate the children of wealthy Chinese studying in London to major commercial ...
    • No coins, no red faces: Apps change Chinese attitudes to splitting bills - CNN September 4, 2015
      CNNNo coins, no red faces: Apps change Chinese attitudes to splitting billsCNNSplitting the bill is a relatively new idea to most Chinese. It's being embraced by cash-strapped young people, but for many older folks, who fear "losing face," it feels embarrassing and stingy. At dinner parties, families and friends often fight over ...
    • China just unveiled a new missile known as 'assassin's mace' that can travel ... - Business Insider September 3, 2015
      Business InsiderChina just unveiled a new missile known as 'assassin's mace' that can travel ...Business InsiderRTX1QWVU REUTERS/Damir SagoljMilitary vehicles carrying DF-21D ballistic missiles roll to Tiananmen Square during a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015.China
    • Military Parade in China Gives Xi Jinping a Platform to Show Grip on Power - New York Times September 3, 2015
      New York TimesMilitary Parade in China Gives Xi Jinping a Platform to Show Grip on PowerNew York TimesMr. Xi indicated that he wanted to show other countries — many of them wary of China's growing military strength — that they had nothing to fear from the procession of tanks and missiles that rumbled down Chang'an Avenue while fighter jets roared .
    • Chinese Rail Firm Makes Inroads with US Factory and Boston Transit Deal - New York Times September 3, 2015
      New York TimesChinese Rail Firm Makes Inroads with US Factory and Boston Transit DealNew York TimesChina's biggest rail manufacturing company is setting its sights on the United States. It broke ground on Thursday for a $60 million plant in Springfield, Mass., that will assemble new cars for Boston's subway system. The state-owned company, the Chin