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Current Events in China: May 30

Migrant workers go on rampage in China after death About 1,000 migrant workers went on the rampage in a city in eastern China on Tuesday, smashing up cars and protesting in front of a government building after a worker was apparently killed by his employer, state media said.  Read more Algal bloom kills millions of […]

Current Events in China: April 6

Drought plagues 13 Chinese provinces China’s ongoing severe drought has hit 13 Chinese provinces, having an adverse impact on agricultural production, the country’s drought relief authorities said Thursday.  As of Thursday, the dry spell has left 7.82 million people and 4.58 million head of livestock without adequate drinking water in provinces including Yunnan, Sichuan, Hebei, […]

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    • China stocks may be in serious bubble - MarketWatch March 27, 2015
      MarketWatchChina stocks may be in serious bubbleMarketWatchMacquarie China economist Larry Hu, speaking at the same event, said Chinese stocks still have room to grow, if only because the country is in the process of reforming and developing its equity markets as a channel for companies to raise funds directly.Slowing Chinese Economy Hits Profits of Two Big
    • South Korea Plans to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China - New York Times March 27, 2015
      The Globe and Mail (subscription)South Korea Plans to Join Regional Development Bank Led by ChinaNew York TimesSEOUL, South Korea — South Korea on Thursday became the latest American ally to announce its intention to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank despite Washington's qualms about the Chinese-led regional development bank. The South Korea
    • China to invite foreign forces to join military parade for war anniversary - The Guardian March 27, 2015
      The GuardianChina to invite foreign forces to join military parade for war anniversaryThe Guardian“Through the military parade, China hopes to demonstrate our firm stance, join hands with the rest of the world, safeguard the victorious outcome of the second world war, maintain world peace and stability, and create a better future for mankind,” Geng ...China
    • Oil Producers Sound Retreat From China - Wall Street Journal March 26, 2015
      Wall Street JournalOil Producers Sound Retreat From ChinaWall Street JournalBEIJING—Global oil companies are unwinding some big bets they made on China—and that is bad news for the Chinese companies, which need their know-how. Falling oil prices have forced oil bosses to slash planned investments that now look less likely ...and more »
    • The west is trying to understand China, but don't expect trust - The Guardian March 26, 2015
      The GuardianThe west is trying to understand China, but don't expect trustThe GuardianIt is an old Chinese adage inherited from Sun Tzu, the philosopher and war strategist who is believed to have lived in the sixth century, or thereabouts: if you want to win a hundred battles, you need to understand your adversary, and you need to ...
    • An NPR Reporter Chauffeurs A Chinese Couple 500 Miles To Their Rural ... - NPR March 26, 2015
      NPRAn NPR Reporter Chauffeurs A Chinese Couple 500 Miles To Their Rural ...NPRThat's me (with scarf) in what's becoming my natural element, driving Chinese people around Shanghai and beyond for a series called "Streets of Shanghai." Usually, I offer free rides around the city so I can meet different kinds of people and get a ...and more »
    • WTF China? Why copy the Kia Picanto for anything? - Autoblog (blog) March 26, 2015
      Autoblog (blog)WTF China? Why copy the Kia Picanto for anything?Autoblog (blog)While we certainly don't condone it, we at least get why Chinese companies copy the work of global automakers. It's all about the prestige in the China, and when versions of expensive imports can be had from a cheaper, domestically built automaker, it ...
    • Which US Companies Are Doing the Most R&D in China and India? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) March 26, 2015
      blogs.hbr.org (blog)Which US Companies Are Doing the Most R&D in China and India?blogs.hbr.org (blog)Over 200 publicly listed American companies have R&D budgets that exceed $100 million annually. Which companies allocate the highest proportion of that budget to engineering in China and India, specifically? And what drives their success with these ..
    • China's anti-corruption crackdown reaches US - CNNMoney March 26, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina's anti-corruption crackdown reaches USCNNMoney"We continue to encourage China to provide strong evidence and intelligence to ensure that our law enforcement agencies can properly investigate and prosecute cases related to the alleged corruption," U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said ...China launches 'Sky Net
    • Skiing Is the Latest Obsession for China's Wealthy - Wall Street Journal March 26, 2015
      Wall Street JournalSkiing Is the Latest Obsession for China's WealthyWall Street JournalSkiing is taking off in a big way in China. Beijing sees the sport as part of its “China dream,” while entrepreneurs from the country's ultracompetitive business world are rapidly embracing the thrill of life on the edge. China is looking to the ...China promise