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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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    • Philippine Leader Questions Intent of China Ships - ABC News September 23, 2014
      ABC NewsPhilippine Leader Questions Intent of China ShipsABC NewsPhilippine President Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday his nation will stick up for its territorial rights in the disputed South China Sea and voiced concern that a recent mission by two Chinese survey ships could presage an attempt to drill for oil there.Commentary: Wrong place, wrong time for P
    • Apple iPhone 6 Gray Market China Price Tops $3000 - Investor's Business Daily September 23, 2014
      BloombergApple iPhone 6 Gray Market China Price Tops $3000Investor's Business DailyChina Mobile (NYSE:CHL), the country's biggest wireless firm, began selling the iPhone 5S only in March, following China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) and China Unicom (NYSE:CHU). News agency Xinhua on Sept. 18 said Apple needs one more network license ...China's IPhone 6
    • Chinese Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism Case - New York Times September 23, 2014
      ABC NewsChinese Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism CaseNew York TimesALTAY, China — A university professor who has become the most visible symbol of peaceful resistance by ethnic Uighurs to Chinese policies was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of separatism by court officials in the ...China sentences prominen
    • iPhone 6 in final stage of approval for China, says regulator - CNET September 23, 2014
      Reuters UKiPhone 6 in final stage of approval for China, says regulatorCNETApple's new iPhone is "in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly," Miao Wei, chief of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, told Chinese Internet portal Tencent on Tuesday, according to Reuters. Wei wouldn ...China regu
    • Amnesty: Chinese trade in torture tools fuels human rights abuses - CNN September 23, 2014
      New York TimesAmnesty: Chinese trade in torture tools fuels human rights abusesCNNHong Kong (CNN) -- Electric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles. These are some of the torture devices being made and exported by Chinese companies, fueling human rights abuses in Asia and Africa, according to a new report from ...Rights Groups Accuse Chin
    • Alibaba founder Jack Ma tops China rich list - BBC News September 23, 2014
      BBC NewsAlibaba founder Jack Ma tops China rich listBBC NewsAlibaba founder Jack Ma has become China's richest person following his company's record listing, according to a wealth survey by the Hurun Report. Mr Ma tops its annual rich list with a fortune of $25bn (£15bn), followed by Wanda Group chairman Wang ...Alibaba founder Jack Ma now China
    • Microsoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29 - Reuters September 23, 2014
      ReutersMicrosoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday, in the first launch since a 14-year ban on sales of foreign games consoles was lifted this year.We Have a New China Release Date for
    • It's getting harder and harder to stimulate China's economy - Quartz September 23, 2014
      Thanh Nien DailyIt's getting harder and harder to stimulate China's economyQuartzAwful August data shows that Chinese growth is sputtering once again. This might seem strange given that in May, the Chinese government loosened lending and launched infrastructure investment projects—moves touted as a “mini-stimulus.” At least for ...China Beige Book
    • China's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worry - CNBC September 23, 2014
      CNBCChina's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worryCNBCChina's manufacturing activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September on strong orders, a private survey showed on Tuesday, but the optimism was offset by factory employment which slumped to a five-and-a-half year low. The HSBC flash manufacturing ...Australian dollar spikes on surprise C
    • Wall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil Lower - New York Times September 23, 2014
      Wall Street JournalWall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil LowerNew York TimesWorries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks on Monday. Investors are nervous about China after a run of soft economic data that suggested growth t