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China, Malaysia launch first joint industrial park, pledge closer cooperation China and Malaysia on Sunday launched their first joint industrial park in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, pledging to further strengthen cooperation between the two nations.   Shale Gas Targets on China’s Front Burner Commercial production is zero, and no one knows how much [...]

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Weibo Comments Suspended in Coup Rumour Aftermath Following rumours of a coup by allies of dethroned Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, Xinhua reported on Saturday that authorities have taken action against a number of websites and individuals involved in the rumours’ spread: Beijing’s Taxicab Contention As economic expansion benefits China’s growing middle class, long stagnant [...]

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    • Starbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreads - Reuters July 22, 2014
      ReutersStarbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreadsReutersThe incident highlights the difficulty in ensuring quality and safety along the supply chain in China. Wal-Mart Stores Inc came under the spotlight this year after a supplier's donkey meat product was found to contain fox meat. It also came under fire ...China Orders Nationwide […]
    • China Imports Record Amount of Iranian Crude - Wall Street Journal July 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Imports Record Amount of Iranian CrudeWall Street JournalChinese customs data Monday showed that Iranian oil imports in the first six months of 2014 were 630,000 barrels a day, up 48% from the same period last year. That is the most crude China has ever imported from Iran in any first half in history ...UPDATE 2-China's oil impo […]
    • Alibaba's IPO Could Be a Bonanza for the Scions of Chinese Leaders - New York Times July 22, 2014
      New York TimesAlibaba's IPO Could Be a Bonanza for the Scions of Chinese LeadersNew York TimesIt was billed as the biggest private financing deal in the history of China. In September 2012, the Alibaba Group announced that it had completed a $7.6 billion deal to buy back half of Yahoo's stake in it. The giant e-commerce company raised part of ...Al […]
    • China Tensions Choke Off Tourism to Vietnam - New York Times July 21, 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 food scandal hits McDonald's, KFC - CNNMoney July 21, 2014
      CNNMoneyChina food scandal hits McDonald's, KFCCNNMoneyA new food scandal has erupted in China, threatening to tarnish the reputations of McDonald's and Yum Brands. An American-owned meat factory operating in China has been accused of selling out-of-date and tainted meat to clients including McDonald's ... […]
    • China Pushes Limits to Closer Ties With US Military - Wall Street Journal July 21, 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 » […]
    • China stays quiet on MH17 disaster - The Guardian July 21, 2014
      The GuardianChina stays quiet on MH17 disasterThe Guardian"China and Russia have gone out of their way to help each other in difficult geopolitical situations a number of times this year," said Rory Medcalf of the Lowy Institute for International Policy. "There's a real effort to deepen strategic closeness ...China looms large over MH17 d […]
    • McDonald's, Yum Suspend Meat Supplier in China - Wall Street Journal July 21, 2014
      Wall Street JournalMcDonald's, Yum Suspend Meat Supplier in ChinaWall Street JournalMcDonald's and Yum, parent of KFC and Pizza Hut, said they halted orders from Shanghai Husi Food Co., owned by OSI Group Inc. of Aurora Ill., after local Chinese media reported that Shanghai Husi was selling meat products beyond their shelf life. […]
    • Typhoon kills 11 in Vietnam, 26 in China - Fox News July 21, 2014
      Fox NewsTyphoon kills 11 in Vietnam, 26 in ChinaFox NewsJuly 19, 2014 - Vehicle sits under a collapsed building after landfall of typhoon Rammasun in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province. The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed at least 26 people in China, and 11 ...Typhoon Rammasun leaves dozens dead after hit […]
    • China's Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the West - TIME July 21, 2014
      BBC NewsChina's Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the WestTIMEOn July 18, shortly after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over eastern Ukraine, extinguishing 298 lives, China's Xinhua state news agency cautioned against making snap judgments. The U.S. and other Western nations had begun to finger pro-Russian ...China media: Malaysia jet crash […]