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China Current Events: April 9

“Anonymous” says plans more attacks against China sites The activist hacker group Anonymous plans to launch further attacks on Chinese government websites in a bid to uncover corruption and lobby for human rights, a member of the group said on Monday. China to see slow growth in Q2 coal demand The growth in China’s coal […]

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    • China's childhood obesity 'explosion' blamed on Western diet - CNBC April 28, 2016
      CNBCChina's childhood obesity 'explosion' blamed on Western dietCNBC"This is extremely worrying," Joep Perk, cardiovascular prevention spokesman for the European Society of Cardiology, said in a statement. "It is the worst explosion of childhood and adolescent obesity that I have ever seen...China is set for an ...Why China
    • China to Join Exercises With Rival South China Sea Claimants - ABC News April 28, 2016
      TIMEChina to Join Exercises With Rival South China Sea ClaimantsABC News"No matter how many and how frequently U.S. ships come to the South China Sea, that would not change the fact that the islands and adjacent islands are China's inherent territory, it would not stop the pace of China's growth and development and even ...The Dispute About th
    • China Approves Strict Control of Foreign NGOs - New York Times April 28, 2016
      New York TimesChina Approves Strict Control of Foreign NGOsNew York TimesBEIJING — China took a major step on Thursday in President Xi Jinping's drive to impose greater control and limit Western influences on Chinese society, as it passed a new law restricting the work of foreign organizations and their local partners ...China passes law imposing securi
    • China is dialing 911 over Taiwanese phone scammers - Los Angeles Times April 28, 2016
      Los Angeles TimesChina is dialing 911 over Taiwanese phone scammersLos Angeles TimesA decade ago, Taiwan's central police agency set out to crush telephone fraud, which had taken root on the island and was fleecing people of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. The police claimed ample success, but the silver-tongued swindlers ...Can the One China Po
    • China Just Earned Its Worst Ever Score in an Annual Global Press Freedom Survey - TIME April 28, 2016
      TIMEChina Just Earned Its Worst Ever Score in an Annual Global Press Freedom SurveyTIMEOn Wednesday, China scored its worst ever marks in the new Freedom of the Press report by Freedom House, with the advocacy group blaming a “trend of ideological tightening” under Xi. Freedom House scored China 87/100 — with higher marks indicating ...and more »
    • China's HNA to buy owner of Radisson hotel chain - CNBC April 28, 2016
      CNBCChina's HNA to buy owner of Radisson hotel chainCNBCA unit of China's HNA Group has agreed a deal to buy Carlson Hotels, the owner of the Radisson hotel chain, the firms said in a joint statement late on Wednesday, continuing a spree of overseas deals by Chinese firms. HNA Tourism Group, a division of ...China's HNA to buy Radisson operato
    • China won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula: Xi - Reuters April 28, 2016
      ReutersChina won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula: XiReutersBEIJING China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula, which would be to no one's advantage, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group of Asian foreign ministers on Thursday. North Korea's drive to develop a nuclear weapons ...China Will Not Permit Wa
    • China's 'loneliest generation' finds solace in art - CNN April 28, 2016
      CNNChina's 'loneliest generation' finds solace in artCNNNow a professional illustrator, she's turned her childhood experiences under China's one-child policy into what the New York Times deemed one of the best picture books of 2015. "The Only Child" shows the dreamy, wordless adventures of a little girl as ...and more »
    • China Wants to Own Small Stake in Web Firms - Wall Street Journal April 27, 2016
      Wall Street JournalChina Wants to Own Small Stake in Web FirmsWall Street JournalThe Chinese government's control over the Internet could get even tighter, with regulators floating a proposal for the state to take 1% stakes in major Chinese Internet companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Under the proposal, for ...and more »
    • Apple iPhone, Once a Status Symbol in China, Loses Its Luster - New York Times April 27, 2016
      New York TimesApple iPhone, Once a Status Symbol in China, Loses Its LusterNew York TimesApple's second-quarter earnings report on Tuesday showed how hard it can be to keep the attention of China's fickle and increasingly hard-to-impress consumers. Timothy D. Cook, the company's chief executive, said in an earnings call that sales in ...Apple