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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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    • China Warns US Over Surveillance Flights - NPR (blog) August 28, 2014
      NPR (blog)China Warns US Over Surveillance FlightsNPR (blog)Beijing has rejected U.S. claims that one of its fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a U.S. Navy maritime patrol plane in the South China Sea last week, warning Washington to curtail or discontinue "close surveillance" flights near Chinese ...Will China stop buzzing US planes? Me
    • Jack Ma Emerges as China's Richest Man Before Alibaba IPO - Bloomberg August 28, 2014
      BloombergJack Ma Emerges as China's Richest Man Before Alibaba IPOBloombergJack Ma is China's richest person. The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a net worth of $21.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His assets include a 7.3 percent economic interest in China's largest ...Billionaire Ma
    • Daily chart China's territorial disputes - The Economist (blog) August 28, 2014
      Daily chart China's territorial disputesThe Economist (blog)Since six months ago, all the major economic indicators for China have gone on a continuing nosedive - including manufacturing orders, export volume, commercial investments, graduate employment rate, corporate credits, foreign capital inflow, domestic ...
    • Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source - Reuters August 28, 2014
      ReutersExclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - sourceReutersIt is not clear if Nadella, who took over as Microsoft CEO in February, will meet with any Chinese government representatives as part of his visit, or try to resolve issues with the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC), one of China's ...China Pla
    • China, Vietnam Try to Repair Ties After South China Sea Dispute - Wall Street Journal August 28, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina, Vietnam Try to Repair Ties After South China Sea DisputeWall Street JournalA Vietnamese envoy's visit to China this week helped steady ties between the countries after a two-month standoff in the South China Sea, but former Vietnamese officials and security analysts said relief may be temporary amid Beijing's escalating pu
    • Media Tycoon Critical of China Is Visited by Hong Kong Antigraft Agency - New York Times August 28, 2014
      New York TimesMedia Tycoon Critical of China Is Visited by Hong Kong Antigraft AgencyNew York TimesMr. Lai is an outspoken supporter of the democracy movement in Hong Kong, whose newspaper, Apple Daily, is frequently critical of the Chinese government. Besides Mr. Lai's house, the agency also searched the apartment of his top aide, Mark Simon.China move
    • With an Eye on China, the US + Japan Draw Closer - OZY August 28, 2014
      OZYWith an Eye on China, the US + Japan Draw CloserOZYThe cause: an empowered, assertive China. Beijing's attempt to stake a claim to the Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu to the Chinese) in the East China Sea and provocative actions in international airspace are ticking off both Washington and Tokyo. But tensions ...China says 'no change' in policy on
    • Gift-Bearing Officials Try to Lure Chinese Factories Inland - New York Times August 28, 2014
      New York TimesGift-Bearing Officials Try to Lure Chinese Factories InlandNew York TimesJust last week, officials from Chongqing, a sprawling metropolis in western China, met with a group of watch industry executives and offered an enticing package for them to move their factories there, said Stanley Lau, Renley's managing director.
    • Modi Heads to Japan With Billionaires in China Balancing Act - Bloomberg August 27, 2014
      Modi Heads to Japan With Billionaires in China Balancing ActBloombergIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Japan this weekend to boost ties between Asia's second- and third-biggest economies, both of which are embroiled in territorial disputes with an increasingly assertive China. Modi, 63, is leading a ...and more »
    • Buzzing Taiwan's Airspace, China Stages a New High-Risk Stunt - Businessweek August 27, 2014
      BusinessweekBuzzing Taiwan's Airspace, China Stages a New High-Risk StuntBusinessweekFresh after nearly hitting a U.S. plane off the coast of China last week, the Chinese air force has staged an additional high-risk stunt. Two aircraft from the mainland twice entered Taiwan's airspace on Tuesday, Taiwan's defense minister told ...China planes