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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 Close to Launching Bank Deposit Insurance - Wall Street Journal November 28, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Close to Launching Bank Deposit InsuranceWall Street JournalBEIJING—China is getting close to launching a long-anticipated deposit-insurance system, a landmark overhaul that would inject greater risk into the banking sector and pave the way for eventually allowing banks to freely compete for depositors.China Focus: China stocks have
    • China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control - The Guardian November 28, 2014
      The GuardianChina bans wordplay in attempt at pun controlThe GuardianIt has banned wordplay on the grounds that it breaches the law on standard spoken and written Chinese, makes promoting cultural heritage harder and may mislead the public – especially children. The casual alteration of idioms risks nothing less than ...and more »
    • The Chinese Economy Is Facing A $6.8 Trillion Nightmare That Could Get Worse - Business Insider November 28, 2014
      Business InsiderThe Chinese Economy Is Facing A $6.8 Trillion Nightmare That Could Get WorseBusiness InsiderEven in the enormous Chinese economy, that's practically half of the investment between 2009 and 2013, the period covered by the investigation. This is likely to have pretty grim effects on Chinese economic growth in the years ahead. Investment of
    • The North Korean Walter Whites funnelling crystal meth into China - The Guardian November 28, 2014
      The GuardianThe North Korean Walter Whites funnelling crystal meth into ChinaThe GuardianChina has recently arrested 24,000 people suspected of drug offences and investigated more than 100,000 users in a 50-day crackdown. Another senior official blamed south-east Asian suppliers. In fact, China has repeatedly addressed drug problems in its ...Does China Need
    • Why Tibet Remains The Core Issue In China-India Relations - Forbes November 28, 2014
      ForbesWhy Tibet Remains The Core Issue In China-India RelationsForbesBeijing says Tibet is a core issue for China. In truth, Tibet is the core issue in Beijing's relations with countries like India, Nepal and Bhutan that traditionally did not have a common border with China. These countries became China's neighbors ...and more »
    • China Overtakes Japan as World's Second-Biggest Stock Market - Bloomberg November 28, 2014
      BloombergChina Overtakes Japan as World's Second-Biggest Stock MarketBloombergWhile the weakening yen played a role in Japan's shrinking market value in dollar terms, the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) has climbed three times as much as Tokyo's Topix this year. China cut interest rates for the first time since 2012 last week ...and more »
    • Essential China Reading - Wall Street Journal November 27, 2014
      Wall Street JournalEssential China ReadingWall Street JournalThe Congressional U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission has one job: to provide a realistic view of the relationship, unfiltered by diplomatic niceties. While some of its assessments may be overstated, it always contains important ...and more »
    • Special Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan - Reuters November 27, 2014
      ReutersSpecial Report: How China's shadowy agency is working to absorb TaiwanReutersThe United Front's 2013 annual work report for the Chinese province of Zhejiang, for instance, includes the number of Taiwanese living in the province, the number of businesses they run as well as an entry on background checks that have been conducted ...China Keeps
    • Is This the End of China's Economic Miracle? - Newsweek November 26, 2014
      NewsweekIs This the End of China's Economic Miracle?NewsweekMa Jijiang and his once poor family are the flesh and blood of China's modern economic miracle, living proof of how radically the country has been reshaped since the late Deng Xiaoping changed the world in 1978 by proclaiming that to get rich is ...and more »
    • Being gay in China: Does the rainbow flag fly free? Are there gay rights in China? - CNN November 26, 2014
      CNNBeing gay in China: Does the rainbow flag fly free? Are there gay rights in China?CNNI'm in Two Cities Cafe, a popular meeting place for the local gay community. Here, I meet with some of the country's leading LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) advocates to learn about gay identity in China. In the last two decades, China's ...an