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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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    • Obama, on China's Turf, Presents US as a Better Partner for Africa - New York Times July 29, 2015
      New York TimesObama, on China's Turf, Presents US as a Better Partner for AfricaNew York TimesADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Without ever quite saying so explicitly, President Obama used his four-day trip to Africa to suggest that the United States offers an alternative to China's aggressive courtship of the continent. At a time when China has ...In Ethio
    • China military exercises set to deepen concerns in region - Financial Times July 29, 2015
      Financial TimesChina military exercises set to deepen concerns in regionFinancial TimesMore than 100 Chinese naval ships and dozens of aircraft fired live ammunition over the contested South China Sea this week in military manoeuvres that are likely to raise the political temperature in the region. The demonstration of firepower ...China conducts South China
    • China's crusade to remove crosses from churches 'is for safety concerns' - The Guardian July 29, 2015
      The GuardianChina's crusade to remove crosses from churches 'is for safety concerns'The GuardianIn fact, there is growing anger among China's rapidly growing Christian community over the campaign, which has affected both Catholic and Protestant congregations. Last Friday, a group of Catholic clergy – including an 89-year-old bishop – took
    • Lens | Helping China's Mentally Ill and Their Families - New York Times (blog) July 29, 2015
      New York Times (blog)Lens | Helping China's Mentally Ill and Their FamiliesNew York Times (blog)Yuyang Liu, who documented the lives of the severely mentally ill and their families in China, has won the Ian Parry scholarship that recognizes young photographers at the beginning of their career. The award is named for the Sunday Times photographer ...See
    • China stocks stage late rally to snap 3-day losing streak - CNBC July 29, 2015
      CNBCChina stocks stage late rally to snap 3-day losing streakCNBCChinese stocks rebounded on Wednesday, taking the lead in a broader recovery in Asian markets, that was encouraged by Beijing's determination to stabilize its equity markets and a positive finish on Wall Street overnight. Meanwhile, investors were in a ...China's stock-market crash ha
    • Charts and maps: How Japan's companies are beating China's in overseas M&A - Quartz July 29, 2015
      Charts and maps: How Japan's companies are beating China's in overseas M&AQuartzChinese companies' overseas shopping sprees have been well documented in recent years, after Beijing encouraged its own inefficient, bloated state-owned enterprises to “go out,” and acquire knowledge and expertise by gobbling up foreign enterprises.and more »
    • Even jail can't stop China tycoon from tainting stocks - Sydney Morning Herald July 29, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldEven jail can't stop China tycoon from tainting stocksSydney Morning HeraldChina's epic ploy to convince the world its stock market is safe is no match for the Huang Guangyu caper. Skepticism greeted news this week that the billionaire and one-time richest man of China had somehow pulled off a deal to consolidate control of ...
    • China has a major bubble problem - CNNMoney July 29, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina has a major bubble problemCNNMoneyChina has a problem: Its citizens are among the best savers in the world, but they don't have enough places to stick their money -- a reality that's contributing to the formation of asset bubbles. For years, the investment of choice in China was ...and more »
    • Ethnic Tensions in Xinjiang Complicate China-Turkey Ties - New York Times July 29, 2015
      New York TimesEthnic Tensions in Xinjiang Complicate China-Turkey TiesNew York TimesBEIJING — For many Chinese, the images coming out of Turkey this month have been ferocious and frightening. Online video clips and photographs from Istanbul have shown Turkish and ethnic Uighur protesters burning a Chinese flag outside China's ...Turkey president Erdogan
    • China Pushes to Rewrite Rules of Global Internet - Wall Street Journal July 28, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Pushes to Rewrite Rules of Global InternetWall Street JournalSHANGHAI—As social media helped topple regimes in the Middle East and northern Africa, a senior colonel in the People's Liberation Army publicly warned that an Internet dominated by the U.S. threatened to overthrow China's Communist Party. Ye Zheng ...and more »