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China Current Events: April 13

China’s fiscal revenue up 14.7 pct in Q1 China’s fiscal revenue in the first quarter of the year rose 14.7 percent from the same period last year to hit nearly 3 trillion yuan (475.81 billion U.S. dollars), the Ministry of Finance said Friday. China cuts off internet access in bid to exert control As the […]

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    • China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students - Los Angeles Times August 31, 2014
      CBS NewsChina complains SAT may impose American values on its best studentsLos Angeles TimesChinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American values ...​China vows t
    • Tesla on the move in Pasadena, and China - Los Angeles Times August 31, 2014
      SFGateTesla on the move in Pasadena, and ChinaLos Angeles TimesTesla Motors is expanding its presence in Southern California, and in China. The company opened a new "store" Friday in Pasadena, on Colorado Boulevard, increasing its SoCal footprint. The Pasadena retail outlet for the Palo Alto-based electric car ...Biz Break: Tesla Motors expands in
    • China Eyes Russia's S-400, Taiwan Seeks New Air Defense System - The Diplomat August 30, 2014
      China Eyes Russia's S-400, Taiwan Seeks New Air Defense SystemThe DiplomatOn the one hand, there have been more and more signs that China will become the first foreign customer of Russia's most advanced anti-missile system, the S-400. China's People's Liberation Army already operates the Russian-made S-300 anti-missile ...and more »
    • The Emperor Far Away review – an ambitious guide to China's far-flung corners - The Guardian August 30, 2014
      The GuardianThe Emperor Far Away review – an ambitious guide to China's far-flung cornersThe GuardianWhen anyone claims, as official histories do, that China has never invaded another country, there is some harmless amusement to be had in asking why, if so, the Great Wall is in the middle of the country? From the 14th century, the Ming dynasty Jade ...
    • China's Antigraft Campaign Expands to a Coal-Rich Northern Province - New York Times August 30, 2014
      New York TimesChina's Antigraft Campaign Expands to a Coal-Rich Northern ProvinceNew York TimesHONG KONG — Newly disclosed investigations into senior politicians in Shanxi Province, an area in northern China rich in coal and opportunities for graft, reveal an emerging front in Communist Party leaders' efforts to show they are serious about ...and m
    • China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy - Reuters August 30, 2014
      ReutersChina and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracyReutersHONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp body likely to snuff out hopes for a democratic breakthrough in the regional financial hub at ...China warns against 'foreign meddling
    • US High-Altitude Missile System For S. Korea Upsets China, N. Korea, Russia ... - Forbes August 30, 2014
      ForbesUS High-Altitude Missile System For S. Korea Upsets China, N. Korea, Russia ...ForbesThe specter of Chinese warplanes buzzing U.S. and Japanese planes adds urgency to U.S. pressure for high-altitude defense in Asia against a still more formidable threat: that of missiles fired by North Korea and maybe even China. Both the Pentagon and ...and more »
    • What Dispute? India and China Ignore Land Squabble - ABC News August 30, 2014
      The DiplomatWhat Dispute? India and China Ignore Land SquabbleABC NewsFor more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China — a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria. Two militaries have skirmished. A brief, bloody war has been fought. And today, thousands of soldiers from ...Learning From China's Oil Rig Sta
    • Who'll Win the Fight Between Russia and Ukraine? Maybe China - VICE News August 29, 2014
      VICE NewsWho'll Win the Fight Between Russia and Ukraine? Maybe ChinaVICE NewsLong ago, back before the Sino-Soviet split, back when Leave it to Beaver ruled the airwaves, the Communists of China and the Communists of the Soviet Union were the best of friends. As besties, they shared their dreams, their aspirations, and lots of ...and more »
    • China State Banks Report Surge in Soured Loans - Wall Street Journal August 29, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina State Banks Report Surge in Soured LoansWall Street JournalBad-loan levels within China's whole banking industry remain low in terms of their total portfolios. Still, the level is expected to creep upward as cooling economic growth hampers borrowers' ability to repay their debts. China reported 7.4% economic ...China Mercha