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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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    • Three dead as 6.4 earthquake hits China's Xinjiang - Yahoo News July 3, 2015
      Channel News AsiaThree dead as 6.4 earthquake hits China's XinjiangYahoo News"If many people are gathered in one place during an earthquake, it can lead to a serious disaster, but in this case, there were relatively few people so it isn't so serious," China Earthquake Networks Center researcher Sun Shihong told state ...Magnitude 6.1 eart
    • China points finger at 'manipulators', as stock market slides - Reuters July 3, 2015
      ReutersChina points finger at 'manipulators', as stock market slidesReutersSHANGHAI Chinese stocks fell again on Friday, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation amid increasingly desperate attempts by Beijing to head off a full-blown crash. After a slump of nearly 30 percent in ...China stock rout worsens
    • Australian stocks fall steeply on Greek worries, China share crash - ABC Online July 3, 2015
      ABC OnlineAustralian stocks fall steeply on Greek worries, China share crashABC OnlineThe Australian share market was down nearly 2 per cent around lunchtime as traders cut their exposure ahead of this weekend's Greek referendum. The benchmark ASX 200 index was off 105 points, or 1.9 per cent, to 5,495 shortly before 1:00pm (AEST).and more »
    • The Untold Cost Of Chinese Economic Growth - Forbes July 2, 2015
      ForbesThe Untold Cost Of Chinese Economic GrowthForbesOver the last two decades, China underwent enormous economic growth. Household consumption nearly quadrupled. Millions of people left poverty. And the country was hailed the new Asian tiger, poised to overtake the United States as the largest economy ...
    • The South China Sea is now a 'core interest' of Beijing - and that's a problem ... - Business Insider July 2, 2015
      Business InsiderThe South China Sea is now a 'core interest' of Beijing - and that's a problem ...Business InsiderChina navy PLA ReutersChinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy fires a salute during a commemoration ceremony for Chinese soldiers killed during the First Sino-Japanese War, near Liugong island in Weihai, Shandong province,
    • Fears raised as 'one third' of China's Great Wall disappears - CNN July 2, 2015
      CNNFears raised as 'one third' of China's Great Wall disappearsCNN"The Great Wall is a vast heritage site -- over 20,000 kilometers -- hence increasing the difficulty in preservation and restoration," Dong Yaohui, deputy director of the Great Wall of China Society, tells CNN. "Reliance on a very small amount of ...Nearly 2000 Km
    • China criticized over Ramadan restrictions - CNN July 2, 2015
      CNNChina criticized over Ramadan restrictionsCNNThe fast -- traditionally observed from dawn until dusk -- is a central tenet of Islam, the religion practiced by many of the ethnic Uyghurs native to China's western province of Xinjiang. The Turkish Foreign Ministry published a statement this week ...China upset with Turkey's concern on Ramadan rest
    • Monsters Mix With the Great Wall in Matt Damon US-China Film - ABC News July 2, 2015
      Los Angeles TimesMonsters Mix With the Great Wall in Matt Damon US-China FilmABC NewsMatt Damon, one of China's favorite Hollywood stars, said Thursday he was overwhelmed at the fans turning up at his hotel in China — not for him but for an ex-boy band singer who also appears in a Sino-Hollywood fantasy adventure movie. The singer is ...With $150-millio
    • China: Lesbian couple ties knot in push for same-sex marriage - CNN July 2, 2015
      CNNChina: Lesbian couple ties knot in push for same-sex marriageCNN"We've been together for so long." In their push to get same-sex unions recognized in China, Li and her partner said they were partly inspired by last week's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court decision to extend same-sex marriage rights across all 50 ...China gay couple ho
    • China is Eager to Invest Trillions Abroad. Is the World Ready? - Newsweek July 2, 2015
      NewsweekChina is Eager to Invest Trillions Abroad. Is the World Ready?NewsweekA sales assistant talks to visitors in front of models of apartments at a real estate exhibition in Shenyang, Liaoning province on April 17, 2014. Domestic real estate had been a popular outlet for middle class Chinese citizens' savings in past years ...China's Boom Has W