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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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    • Family Business Sells Bottled Air To China - Sky News February 14, 2016
      Family Business Sells Bottled Air To ChinaSky NewsHe has already sold more than 100 jars to clients in China, where pollution levels are among the highest in the world. Customers have a choice of air from various parts of the UK, including Yorkshire, Dorset and Somerset, and Leo's sister Francesca ...and more »
    • Australia to query Chinese government over South China Sea claims - Sydney Morning Herald February 14, 2016
      Sydney Morning HeraldAustralia to query Chinese government over South China Sea claimsSydney Morning HeraldForeign Minister Julie Bishop plans to issue a "please explain" to Beijing over its massive island-building program in the South China Sea, amid fears the reclaimed structures could be militarised by the Chinese. Ms Bishop, who left on Sunday
    • China's Central Bank Chief Says No Basis For Further Yuan Devaluation - International Business Times February 14, 2016
      International Business TimesChina's Central Bank Chief Says No Basis For Further Yuan DevaluationInternational Business TimesZhou Xiaochuan China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan answers a question at a news conference during the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC), the country's parliament, in Beijing, March 12,
    • China plays critical role in setting global order: Ng Eng Hen - Channel News Asia February 14, 2016
      Channel News AsiaChina plays critical role in setting global order: Ng Eng HenChannel News Asia“What rules does China envisage that will govern and protect the global commons? On what basis should the international order facilitate progress for all countries? I think China needs to do that because its own stability is now dependent on the ...China's ris
    • KYLE BASS: There's a 'ticking time bomb' in China - Business Insider February 14, 2016
      Business InsiderKYLE BASS: There's a 'ticking time bomb' in ChinaBusiness InsiderChina Reuters/Damir SagoljAcrobats perform on a tightrope as the Chinese Lunar New Year, which welcomes the Year of the Monkey, is celebrated at Daguanyuan park, in Beijing, China February 10, 2016.and more »
    • Dot Earth | New Study Finds Persistent Peril from Urban Coal Soot in China and Indoor Smoke in India - New York Times (blog) February 13, 2016
      New York Times (blog)Dot Earth | New Study Finds Persistent Peril from Urban Coal Soot in China and Indoor Smoke in IndiaNew York Times (blog)The latest report on the “global burden of disease” finds air pollution caused the premature deaths of 5.5 million people in 2013, with China just ahead of India in deaths and the two countries together accounting for
    • Beijing Is Kidnapping Critics and Spiriting Them Back to China - Newsweek February 13, 2016
      NewsweekBeijing Is Kidnapping Critics and Spiriting Them Back to ChinaNewsweek02_13_Kidnap_Critics Members from the pro-democracy Civic Party carry a portrait of Gui Minhai, left, and Lee Bo during a protest outside the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong, China January 19. Gui's tearful confession on state television to a hit ...
    • Sanction China For Its Support Of North Korea...And So Much More - Forbes February 13, 2016
      ForbesSanction China For Its Support Of North Korea...And So Much MoreForbesLike North Korea, China has little informed public support within its borders, has a state-run economy that impoverishes its people, routinely jails (or in the case of North Korea, murders) influential public figures, and appears to be quite ...China Urges U.S. Peace With North Korea
    • China's Exodus of Capital - New York Times February 13, 2016
      Times of IndiaChina's Exodus of CapitalNew York TimesOver the last year and a half, individuals and companies have moved about $1 trillion out of China, as investors have begun to lose faith in the economy and sought better returns elsewhere. Those outflows have been partly offset by money coming in from ...As economy slips, China's wealthy move mo
    • China criticises Britain for 'interfering' in case of missing Hong Kong booksellers - The Guardian February 13, 2016
      The GuardianChina criticises Britain for 'interfering' in case of missing Hong Kong booksellersThe GuardianBritain on Friday released a report describing the disappearance of Lee Bo, who holds a British passport and published books critical of Chinese politics, as a “serious breach” of an agreement signed with Beijing before Hong Kong was handed ba