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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's Navy Offers Massages in Soft-Power Display in Hawaii - Bloomberg July 28, 2014
      Bangkok PostChina's Navy Offers Massages in Soft-Power Display in HawaiiBloombergOn a Chinese hospital ship off Hawaii, crew members demonstrate traditional massage techniques to U.S. sailors. The mood is one of collegiality, even after China opted out of Japan-led humanitarian drills at the world's largest international naval ...China navy massage […]
    • JD.com, Tencent Offer Early Preorders of Microsoft's Xbox in China - Wall Street Journal July 28, 2014
      Wall Street JournalJD.com, Tencent Offer Early Preorders of Microsoft's Xbox in ChinaWall Street Journal"Launching Xbox One sales in China through JD.com's Weixin and Mobile QQ entry points underscores the strength of these platforms with young and sophisticated Chinese consumers," said Shuang Du, a JD.com vice president. Weixin is the Ch […]
    • Horrifying 'River Of Blood' Appears in China - Mashable July 28, 2014
      RT (blog)Horrifying 'River Of Blood' Appears in ChinaMashableLocals in the Chinese city of Wenzhou woke up to a mysteriously blood-red river Thursday morning. According to China Radio International, the river began to redden at 6 a.m. local time, baffling residents who have spent their entire lives in the town ...River in China mysteriously turns r […]
    • Qualcomm's Problems Just Got Worse As China Builds Chip Giant - Forbes July 28, 2014
      ForbesQualcomm's Problems Just Got Worse As China Builds Chip GiantForbesEver since Edward Snowden became a household name, China has been taking a new approach to developing domestic technology. Any doubt about this was squashed last week when the merger of two large Chinese semiconductor companies was ...and more »
    • China food firm withdrawing all products, Illinois parent company says - Chicago Tribune July 27, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina food firm withdrawing all products, Illinois parent company saysChicago TribuneBEIJING—. Aurora-based OSI Group, the parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier, said it is withdrawing all products made by its subsidiary Shanghai Husi Food Co. Shanghai Husi is at the center of a major food safety scandal, which has ...McDon […]
    • In China, Warnings Flash Despite Better Data - Wall Street Journal July 27, 2014
      Wall Street JournalIn China, Warnings Flash Despite Better DataWall Street Journalbased Foundry Manufacturing Solutions, recently visited Tianjin, China, he was pleasantly surprised to find its air more breathable than during his previous stay. "Then I realized, the smelters weren't running," recalled Mr. Burnham, referring to the ...and more  […]
    • Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row - Reuters July 27, 2014
      ReutersBattered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China rowReutersChina moved the rig back toward its coast in mid-July, but for 10 weeks scores of coastguard and fishing vessels from both sides squared off around the platform in a daily routine in which the Vietnamese boats appeared to be no match for the larger ...Satellites and seafood: China kee […]
    • News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign - NPR (blog) July 27, 2014
      NPR (blog)News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption CampaignNPR (blog)Chinese often complain that corruption is endemic in every sector of their society. So it may come as no surprise that a government anti-corruption drive has swept up 25,000 officials in the first half of this year. The drive's victims include everyone ...and more »
    • China Adds East China Sea Drills to Spate of Military Exercises - Bloomberg July 27, 2014
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina Adds East China Sea Drills to Spate of Military ExercisesBloombergChina begins five days of drills in the East China Sea tomorrow, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement on its website yesterday. Those exercises, which the ministry called routine, come while China is holding live-fire drills off Beibu Bay, or ...China's m […]
    • China's Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption for Years - New York Times July 26, 2014
      New York TimesChina's Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption for YearsNew York TimesHONG KONG — Under pressure to reduce smog and greenhouse gas emissions, the Chinese government is considering a mandatory cap on coal use, the main source of carbon pollution from fossil fuels. But it would be an adjustable ceiling that would allow ...China and As […]