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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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    • Ethiopia Becomes China's China in Global Search for Cheap Labor - Bloomberg July 23, 2014
      BloombergEthiopia Becomes China's China in Global Search for Cheap LaborBloombergEthiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. Company President Zhang Huarong, just arrived on a visit from China, spotted them through ...and more » […]
    • China 'Seals Off' Town After Man Dies of Bubonic Plague - Yahoo Health July 23, 2014
      Yahoo HealthChina 'Seals Off' Town After Man Dies of Bubonic PlagueYahoo HealthThe 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on its perimeter are telling motorists to find alternative routes, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said.Dozens placed in qua […]
    • Think Your Flight Delays Are Bad? Try China, Where the Military Hogs Most of ... - TIME July 23, 2014
      TIMEThink Your Flight Delays Are Bad? Try China, Where the Military Hogs Most of ...TIMEAirplanes At The Shanghai Pudong International Airport Air China aircraft stand parked at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images ...Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to […]
    • The Factory in the China Food Scandal Is Foreign-Owned. That Could Have ... - TIME July 23, 2014
      USA TODAYThe Factory in the China Food Scandal Is Foreign-Owned. That Could Have ...TIMEBrands, which operates KFC, garners more than 40% of its total operating profit from China, while McDonald's considers the country one of its most important growth markets, so neither can afford tainting their brands with tainted food. KFC and McDonald ...China detai […]
    • China's Huatong Road & Bridge Avoids Bond Default - Wall Street Journal July 23, 2014
      Gulf TimesChina's Huatong Road & Bridge Avoids Bond DefaultWall Street JournalHuatong Road & Bridge Group Co., a closely held construction company based in northern China's Shanxi province, raised sufficient funds to repay both the principal and interest of a 400 million yuan bond that was due by the end of the day, according to ...China Av […]
    • China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched - USA TODAY July 23, 2014
      USA TODAYChina braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenchedUSA TODAYBEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people. Authorities in eastern ...Typhoon Matmo Slams Taiwan, Now Inland Over […]
    • China Meat Supplier 'Appalled' by Allegations - Wall Street Journal July 23, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Meat Supplier 'Appalled' by AllegationsWall Street JournalThe episode is the latest in a long series of food-industry flaps in China that have prompted calls for improved safety standards and oversight. Concerns about the conditions of domestic hog farms and the use of antibiotics in poultry production have ... […]
    • China Tensions Choke Off Tourism to Vietnam - New York Times July 22, 2014
      New York TimesChina Tensions Choke Off Tourism to VietnamNew York TimesDA NANG, Vietnam — The year began well for Mai Thanh Trung, newly employed at a travel company here that caters to Chinese tour groups. Mr. Trung said he regularly greeted charter flights from the Chinese mainland and pocketed an average monthly ...China's oil rig withdrawal from Vie […]
    • China Detains Employees of Suspect Meat Seller - ABC News July 22, 2014
      China Detains Employees of Suspect Meat SellerABC NewsFive employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China's food safety ... […]
    • China Pushes Limits to Closer Ties With US Military - Wall Street Journal July 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Pushes Limits to Closer Ties With US MilitaryWall Street JournalDALIAN, China—China is seeking greater access to U.S. aircraft carriers and guidance on how to operate its own first carrier, the Liaoning, testing the limits of a newly cooperative military relationship the two sides have tried to cultivate in the ...and more » […]