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China Current Events: April 14

Increasing migration requires better family planning in China China’s family planning service, which has effectively implemented the one-child policy over three decades, is facing challenges from the increasing migrant population, said a senior family planning official in Beijing Friday. China pulls out 1 ship but no end to sea standoff China withdrew one of three […]

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    • China to relocate almost 1000 chemical plants in wake of Tianjin blasts - The Guardian August 30, 2015
      The GuardianChina to relocate almost 1000 chemical plants in wake of Tianjin blastsThe GuardianMeanwhile an amendment to China's air pollution law has been adopted in an attempt to clean up the country's toxic air pollution. The amendment, passed by the standing committee of the National People's Congress, requires that a standard for gasoline
    • Black Monday: The great fall of China - Aljazeera.com (blog) August 30, 2015
      Aljazeera.com (blog)Black Monday: The great fall of ChinaAljazeera.com (blog)This week, China, the world's second largest economy, suffered massive financial losses when trillions of dollars were wiped from the country's stock markets. On August 24, Chinese stocks suffered their steepest fall in one day, with Shanghai's main ...China threatens
    • China Places Cap on Local Government Debt - Wall Street Journal August 30, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Places Cap on Local Government DebtWall Street JournalBEIJING -- Chinese lawmakers have placed a 16-trillion-yuan ($2.5 trillion) cap on local government debt as Beijing looks for ways to address one of the major impediments to the world's second-largest economy. The Standing Committee of China's National ...Sex with undera
    • China free trade agreement 'undeniably good for Australia,' Julie Bishop says - ABC Online August 30, 2015
      ABC OnlineChina free trade agreement 'undeniably good for Australia,' Julie Bishop saysABC OnlineMr Oliver said he met with people involved in the free trade deal negotiations in China last year who told him they wrote labour mobility into the agreement. "They made very clear they wanted this, that this was a key part of the arrangement becaus
    • China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea - Sydney Morning Herald August 30, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaSydney Morning HeraldChina has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of artificial islands, say senior Australian sources. And there is little that will stop China from winning the ne
    • China's Leadership Fans Smoldering Antipathy Toward Japan - New York Times August 30, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina's Leadership Fans Smoldering Antipathy Toward JapanNew York TimesBEIJING — By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates — including with a massive military parade — the victory over Japan 70 years ago. Combined with ...China is set to dis
    • China is growing at 'reasonable' pace despite pressures: Premier Li - Reuters August 30, 2015
      ReutersChina is growing at 'reasonable' pace despite pressures: Premier LiReutersLi said China would "enact more targeted and responsive macro-regulation to offset downward economic pressure, more robust reform and innovation efforts to energize the market, and more effective delivery to secure the positive momentum for growth".China Prem
    • Two things Trump gets right about China, sort of - Fortune August 29, 2015
      FortuneTwo things Trump gets right about China, sort ofFortuneMarco Rubio closed out the week by crowding into South Carolina to speechify on the Chinese threat. That felt appropriate, considering China itself launched the week by turning global markets upside down. Watch the remarks in reverse order — try Rubio ...Donald Trump Says 'China'Huffingt
    • China's minister defends intervention: 'We must take action' - CNNMoney August 29, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina's minister defends intervention: 'We must take action'CNNMoneyExpect the Chinese government not to sit still when its financial markets are falling apart. If there is "systemic risk to the financial system, we must take action," China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao told CNN in an exclusive interview Friday.an
    • Consumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government's Economic Plans - New York Times August 29, 2015
      New York TimesConsumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government's Economic PlansNew York TimesBEIJING — In recent days, an advice column has circulated widely on China's most popular social media phone app. Titled “Guide on Safe Passage Through the Economic Crisis,” it is aimed at young Chinese urban professionals. Its nuggets of wisdom ...A Cunning