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China Current Events: Aug 3

China ropes off Scarborough Shoal To cut or not to cut?  Chinese fishing vessels left Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) but they roped off the mouth of its lagoon to prevent other fishermen from getting in, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said Thursday.  Read more China Non-Manufacturing Index Fell […]

China Current Events: July 27

Gu Kailai poisoned Neil Heywood ‘after he threatened her son’ The wife of one of China’s most senior political leaders has been charged with murdering the British businessman Neil Heywood over his alleged threat to her son’s “personal security”, state media announced yesterday.  Read more China develops attack copter, denies piracy allegations China today confirmed […]

China Current Events: July 25

Slowing economy sharply weakens China’s tax revenue growth The Chinese government collected much less tax in the first half of this year as the economy expanded at its slowest pace since the depth of the global financial crisis, according to data released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday.  Read more China announces South […]

Current Events in China: July 24

Beijing rains kill 37, raise debates As China’s flood-ravaged capital dealt with the aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades Monday, including the deaths of 37 people, questions were being raised about whether the city’s push for modernization came at the expense of basic infrastructure such as drainage networks.  Read more CNOOC to buy […]

Current Events in China: July 20

China reprimands Russia for alleged attack on Chinese fishing boats Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping on Thursday expressed strong dissatisfaction with Russia over an alleged attack on a Chinese fishing vessel, which has left a fisherman missing.  Read more China pledges US$20 bil. credit to African nations Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday pledged […]

Current Events in China: July 4

China rushes surveillance ships to islands claimed by Vietnam Amid rising tensions between China and its neighbours over the disputed territories in the South China Sea, Beijing today sent four surveillance ships to the area also claimed by Vietnam after spotting a foreign fishing vessel there.  Read more China protest against alloy plant enters third […]

Current Events in China: July 3

Sichuan Protest Turns Violent Police in southwestern Sichuan province deployed tear gas against residents protesting a planned molybdenum copper plant in the latest case of environmental activism facing at times violent resistance from authorities.  Read more China confirms H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Xinjiang China’s northwestern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has reported an outbreak of […]

Current Events in China: July 2

Hong Kong protests as Leung takes helm A pro-democracy heckler interrupted a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao at the swearing-in of Hong Kong’s new leader Sunday and tens of thousands of residents marched to protest Chinese rule on the 15th anniversary of the Asian financial hub’s return to Beijing’s control.  Read more Manufacturing falls […]

Current Events in China: May 25

Chen Guangcheng’s brother flees guarded village The brother of the blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng has become the second member of the family to escape from their heavily guarded village in northern China.  Read more U.S. soldier, two Chinese charged with smuggling guns to China A member of the U.S. National Guard and two Chinese citizens […]

China Current Events: May 19

Home prices decrease in over half of large Chinese cities Prices for new homes in China fell in more than 60 percent of major cities in April from March, the government said Friday, as moves to curb the property market took effect.  Read more China’s most-wanted man jailed for life over £3 billion fraud China’s […]

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    • Obama Presses Case for Asia Trade Deal, Warns Failure Would Benefit China - Wall Street Journal April 28, 2015
      USA TODAYObama Presses Case for Asia Trade Deal, Warns Failure Would Benefit ChinaWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—President Barack Obama, facing a bitter struggle within his own party on trade policy, warned that China would step into the economic vacuum the U.S. would create if it fails to complete and enact a free-trade deal with Asia.Obama: Killing Asia tra
    • Inspiration From Hawaii in the Obamas' White House China - New York Times April 28, 2015
      New York TimesInspiration From Hawaii in the Obamas' White House ChinaNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Michelle Obama may be the first first lady whose nail polish matched her White House china service. Mrs. Obama did not appear publicly on Monday when the White House previewed the new state china she has chosen, which will be used ...White House Unveils Blue
    • Asean Stops Short of Harder Line on China - Wall Street Journal April 28, 2015
      Wall Street JournalAsean Stops Short of Harder Line on ChinaWall Street JournalKUALA LUMPUR—A meeting of Southeast Asian leaders stopped short of taking a harder line against Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea Monday, despite warnings by the Philippines that a “worsening situation” in the disputed region will have ...China maritime tensions do
    • Apple's Earnings Surge, as iPhone Sales Jump and China Business Rises - New York Times April 27, 2015
      New York TimesApple's Earnings Surge, as iPhone Sales Jump and China Business RisesNew York TimesApple's growth engine has now shifted unmistakably to China. The company said on Monday that quarterly iPhone sales in greater China, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, had surpassed those in Apple's home market, the United ...The
    • Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China: The Kotaku Review - Kotaku April 27, 2015
      KotakuAssassin's Creed Chronicles: China: The Kotaku ReviewKotakuAssassin's Creed Chronicles: China, which came out last week on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, arrives in the months between last fall's Unity and Rogue and this coming fall's codenamed Victory. Our assassin this time is Shao Jun, a woman introduced in ...Assassin's Creed Chroni
    • China Opens Corruption Inquiry Into Sinopec President - New York Times April 27, 2015
      BloombergChina Opens Corruption Inquiry Into Sinopec PresidentNew York TimesBEIJING — The second-ranking executive at Sinopec, one of China's dominant oil and energy companies, is being investigated for “serious violations” of laws and discipline, according to official news reports and a statement by the commission of the ...China's anti-graft inve
    • Android Surpasses iOS In Revenue, If China's Android App Stores Are Combined - TechCrunch April 27, 2015
      TechCrunchAndroid Surpasses iOS In Revenue, If China's Android App Stores Are CombinedTechCrunchA new study out this morning upsets the traditional thinking that iOS applications make more money for mobile developers when compared to those that run on Android devices. Instead, after taking into account the large number of non-Google Play Chinese ...Andr
    • China plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40: state media - Reuters April 27, 2015
      ReutersChina plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40: state mediaReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China will likely cut the number of its central government-owned conglomerates to 40 through a series of mergers, as Beijing pushes forward a plan to overhaul the country's underperforming state sector, state media reported on Monday.China's Sto
    • China's True Growth Is a Mystery; Economists Weigh the Clues - Wall Street Journal April 27, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina's True Growth Is a Mystery; Economists Weigh the CluesWall Street JournalWhen China released its tabulation of first-quarter growth earlier this month, the 7% figure—the worst in six years—stirred fears of a deepening slowdown. It also raised fresh doubt about the trustworthiness of China's own statistics. “Growth Likely ..
    • Chinese Persecution of Christians Reaches Highest Level in a Decade - Washington Free Beacon April 27, 2015
      Washington Free BeaconChinese Persecution of Christians Reaches Highest Level in a DecadeWashington Free BeaconChristians and followers of other religions in China suffered the worst abuses in a decade last year as part of a state-sponsored crackdown on dissent, according to a Christian human rights group. The organization China Aid said the persecution of .