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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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    • China lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate sale - Reuters December 19, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate saleReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it had lodged a protest with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the sale of up to four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan. Foreign ministry ...China lodges protest after
    • China's Wealth Finds Home in Washington State - ABC News December 19, 2014
      China's Wealth Finds Home in Washington StateABC NewsSavvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. "I'm so glad my mother made me study Chinese," laughed property broker Janie Lee, after showing a ...and more »
    • China revises up size of 2013 economy, sees no effect on 2014 growth - Reuters December 19, 2014
      ReutersChina revises up size of 2013 economy, sees no effect on 2014 growthReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China revised up the size of its economy in 2013 but sees that having little effect on economic growth this year, amid expectations that Beijing may roll out more stimulus to support the slowing economy. Gross domestic product was ...China's GDP Revisio
    • Evidence in Sony hack attack suggests possible involvement by Iran, China or ... - Fox News December 19, 2014
      Evidence in Sony hack attack suggests possible involvement by Iran, China or ...Fox NewsWASHINGTON – The U.S. investigation into the recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment has turned up evidence that does not point to North Korea as the "sole entity" in the case, but rather, raises the possibility that Iran, China or Russia ...and mor
    • China increasingly cold to Western companies and investors - SFGate December 19, 2014
      SFGateChina increasingly cold to Western companies and investorsSFGateSHANGHAI — In the Chinese city that feels most Western, nothing represents the country's ambivalence toward the West more than the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower. Located on the Hangpu River on land that was rice paddies just decades ago, the ...and more »
    • China Pledges to Speed Entry of US Pharmaceuticals - ABC News December 19, 2014
      XinhuaChina Pledges to Speed Entry of US PharmaceuticalsABC NewsChina promised Thursday to speed up imports of pharmaceuticals and medical devices from the United States and enforce its anti-monopoly laws equally among Chinese and foreign companies. Those commitments were announced at an annual trade ...UPDATE 1-US says China to cut red tape on imports of me
    • China's Housing Resists Efforts to Spur Market - New York Times December 19, 2014
      New York TimesChina's Housing Resists Efforts to Spur MarketNew York TimesThe International Monetary Fund estimated in October that construction and other real estate activities made up 12.8 percent of China's economic activity, and 33 percent if related activities are included, from making steel for building beams to ...and more »
    • US to Continue Push for Stronger Military Ties With China - Wall Street Journal December 18, 2014
      Wall Street JournalUS to Continue Push for Stronger Military Ties With ChinaWall Street JournalSINGAPORE—The next commander of U.S. military forces in the Pacific said Thursday he wouldn't deviate from his predecessor's strategy of seeking stronger military ties with China and other countries in the region despite conflicting territorial claims ...
    • Crying baby spurs mid-flight brawl between Air China passengers - Fox News December 18, 2014
      Fox NewsCrying baby spurs mid-flight brawl between Air China passengersFox NewsThree women aboard an Air China flight to Hong Kong Wednesday got into a raucous fight over a crying baby, prompting the pilot to threaten an emergency landing. Chan Juan Sung was traveling with her baby from Chongqing, China when the child started ...Air China passengers in mid-a
    • China village petitions to 'isolate' HIV positive boy - BBC News December 18, 2014
      BBC NewsChina village petitions to 'isolate' HIV positive boyBBC NewsVillagers in China's Sichuan province have petitioned authorities to "isolate" an HIV positive eight-year-old boy, state media report. Kun Kun lives with his grandparents, who struggle to care for him. Local people said he had been running wild and had ...Shame in C