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China Current Events: May 5

China approves silver futures trading China’s securities regulator on Friday approved the trading of silver futures contracts on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE).  Read more Blind activist free to study abroad: China China said on Friday blind dissident Chen Guangcheng could apply to study abroad, a move praised by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

China Current Events: April 10

  Fake police academy exposed in China A fake police academy in China has been exposed in a bizarre sting operation that involved undercover authentic female officers disguised as schoolgirls.   Bo Xilai’s wife questioned over the murder in China of Neil Heywood The wife of the former high-flying Communist Party chief Bo Xilai is […]

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    • China Default Chain Reaction Threatens Products Worth 35% of GDP - Bloomberg May 29, 2016
      BloombergChina Default Chain Reaction Threatens Products Worth 35% of GDPBloombergThe trend has China watchers worried. For starters, it means that bad investments by one WMP could infect others, causing a loss of confidence in products that play an important role in bank funding. It also suggests WMPs are struggling to find enough ...and more »
    • China To Send Nuke Armed Submarines To Pacific To Counter US - Forbes May 29, 2016
      ForbesChina To Send Nuke Armed Submarines To Pacific To Counter USForbesJust as most Americans settle in for a nice three-day Memorial Day weekend, news broke that China is planning to send submarines armed with nuclear missiles in the Pacific Ocean for the first time. The UK-based The Guardian newspaper, citing Chinese ...and more »
    • 'Human Arrow' Flies Through Target on China's Great Wall - NBCNews.com May 29, 2016
      NBCNews.com'Human Arrow' Flies Through Target on China's Great WallNBCNews.com'Human Arrow' Jeb Corliss ripped through a target on China's Great Wall on Sunday in the latest of a string of stunts carried out by the 40-year-old daredevil. For Corliss this latest challenge, involving skydiving from a helicopter dressed in a ...US
    • South China Sea fears grow before tribunal rules on disputed islands - The Guardian May 29, 2016
      The GuardianSouth China Sea fears grow before tribunal rules on disputed islandsThe GuardianWestern officials say they fear China will react to the ruling of the international tribunal for the law of the sea, which is expected to side with the Philippines, by raising the stakes in the busy trade route, expanding its land reclamation and ...China Promoting To
    • Vietnam: America's Big Strategic Opportunity in Asia (Think China) - The National Interest Online (blog) May 29, 2016
      The National Interest Online (blog)Vietnam: America's Big Strategic Opportunity in Asia (Think China)The National Interest Online (blog)In addition to its well-known security ties with China, Russia also tries to maintain military cooperation with the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) through bilateral dialogue and d
    • Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by ad - CNBC May 29, 2016
      CNBCChinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by adCNBCShanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. said it strongly shuns and condemns racial discrimination but blamed foreign media for amplifying the ad, which first appeared on Chinese social media in March but was halted after it drew protests this week ...Chinese firm apologises over Qiaobi race-row advertBBC
    • 'Very Uncool' In China: Will Starbucks Become Mundane? - Forbes May 29, 2016
      Forbes'Very Uncool' In China: Will Starbucks Become Mundane?Forbes“On June 16, we will open in China what will in all probability become the Starbucks highest grossing retail store in the world virtually overnight,” said CEO Howard Schultz in an April conference call. “It is a stunning new Starbucks store at the main ...
    • The Plan Taiwan Needs to Defend against China - The National Interest Online May 29, 2016
      The National Interest OnlineThe Plan Taiwan Needs to Defend against ChinaThe National Interest OnlineTherefore, as the Tsai administration performs the onerous act of balancing between stability in the Taiwan Strait and meeting the expectations of its China-wary citizens, it must continue to prepare against the eventuality that China could resort to ...Chine
    • This is How a Bloody US-China War Could Start - The National Interest Online May 29, 2016
      The National Interest OnlineThis is How a Bloody US-China War Could StartThe National Interest OnlineEditor's note: The following is a translation of Chapter 14 of the book If the U.S.and China Go to War《假如中美开战》 by the author and analyst Chen Pokong. The current volume was published in Chinese in 2013 and was later translated to Japanese.and more »
    • China's richest man opens Wanda World to rival Shanghai Disney - The Guardian May 29, 2016
      The GuardianChina's richest man opens Wanda World to rival Shanghai DisneyThe GuardianChina's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, has opened an entertainment complex that it is positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5bn Shanghai theme park opening next month. Wanda executives unveiled the $3bn ...China