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China Current Events: August 9

Typhoon ploughs into China east coast, causes severe destruction A strong typhoon ploughed into China’s eastern coast on Wednesday, the country’s third in a week, knocking down buildings and cutting off power to hundreds of thousands of people, state media said.  Read more US blueprint for war with China flawed and could spark nuclear strikes, […]

Current Events in China: May 23

US military aircraft have fake parts from China: Senate report A report on counterfeit electronic parts published by the US Senate Armed Services Committee after a yearlong investigation uncovered about 1,800 cases of fake parts in US military aircraft, and more than 70% of 1 million suspect components can be traced back to China, reports […]

China Current Events: April 16

Old Harrovian expat killed in China ‘had affair with the wife of party chief and feared for his life’ British businessman Neil Heywood was killed on the orders of a powerful Chinese politician who discovered the Old Harrovian was having an affair with his wife, it was claimed yesterday. Read more Neil Heywood was poisoned […]

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    • It's amateur hour in China - Yahoo Finance September 2, 2015
      Yahoo FinanceIt's amateur hour in ChinaYahoo FinanceChina has embarked on a long odyssey to prove that capitalism can work within the confines of a communist government. There have been many impressive successes. But the failures—including those we've seen on display this summer—reveal that China ...Here's what you may not know about the Chine
    • Will the crisis in China sink the US economy? - Fortune September 2, 2015
      FortuneWill the crisis in China sink the US economy?FortuneOn Tuesday, it was data showing that activity in China's manufacturing sector during August contracted at the fastest rate in three years. The news sent the S&P 500 falling more than 3%, after stock markets in Europe and Asia posted steep losses as well.China Fears Sink Markets AgainWall Str
    • China's Stock Market Not In Step With Victory Day Parade - TIME September 2, 2015
      TIMEChina's Stock Market Not In Step With Victory Day ParadeTIME3, China's President Xi Jinping prepared to welcome a stream of world leaders congregating for the goosestepping, missile-bristling commemoration of Japan's official surrender in World War II: Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Korea's Park Geun ...and more »
    • The state v the stockmarket - The Economist (blog) September 2, 2015
      The Economist (blog)The state v the stockmarketThe Economist (blog)THE ups and downs of China's stockmarket have become plainly, painfully visible to the world. Less transparent, but perhaps more damaging in years to come, has been another kind of rollercoaster. The government has gone from the concerted wooing of ...and more »
    • China welcomes an accused war criminal to a parade lambasting Japanese war ... - Quartz September 2, 2015
      China welcomes an accused war criminal to a parade lambasting Japanese war ...QuartzSudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, has arrived in Beijing to attend a military parade celebrating the defeat of Japan—a country that China still accuses of not fully owning up to its own war crimes. The International ...and more »
    • Extreme volatility rocks China stocks - CNNMoney September 2, 2015
      CNNMoneyExtreme volatility rocks China stocksCNNMoneyChina stocks swung wildly on Wednesday as investors grappled with the market's latest episode of extreme volatility. The benchmark Shanghai Composite shed 4.2% at the opening bell, only to recover and close with a 0.2% loss. The smaller Shenzhen ...China worries take Asian shares on a roller-coaster r
    • China, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligence - CNN International September 2, 2015
      CNN InternationalChina, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligenceCNN InternationalBoth Russia and China use non-government entities, including hacking groups and private companies, to infiltrate U.S. systems and analyze the collected data. The intention, the U.S. official says, is to hide the true source of the attacks. However,
    • As China's Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish Image - New York Times September 1, 2015
      New York TimesAs China's Economy Falters, Military Parade Offers Chance to Burnish ImageNew York TimesChina celebrates a new national holiday on Thursday, honoring the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with events across the country, a three-day holiday and a martial spectacle that will rumble through the ceremonial heart of the capital ...Chi
    • Alibaba Is the Canary in China's Coal Mine - Bloomberg View September 1, 2015
      Bloomberg ViewAlibaba Is the Canary in China's Coal MineBloomberg ViewIt turns out investors were right about Alibaba: No company is more on the front lines of China's economic shifts than Jack Ma's juggernaut. And that's just where the problems begin. Alibaba's shares slide with each new report of middle-class Chinese ...and more »
    • Beijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapse - Quartz September 1, 2015
      New York TimesBeijing is blaming everyone but itself for China's stock market collapseQuartzChina's stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23% today (Sep. 1), after closing down slightly yesterday. The index has fallen by nearly ...Chi