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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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    • Russia to apply for China-led infrastructure bank AIIB – Deputy PM - RT March 29, 2015
      RTRussia to apply for China-led infrastructure bank AIIB – Deputy PMRTRussia decided to apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the country's Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said on Saturday. “I would like to inform you about the decision to participate in the AIIB,” which was made by ...More countries say to join Ch
    • China's Xi: Trade between China and Silk Road nations to exceed $2.5 trillion - Reuters March 29, 2015
      ReutersChina's Xi: Trade between China and Silk Road nations to exceed $2.5 trillionReutersUnder the so-called "One Belt, One Road" initiative, China aims to create a modern Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road to boost trade and extend its global influence. Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said previously that more ...Xi
    • China Banks on Sharing Wealth to Shape New Asian Order - Wall Street Journal March 29, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Banks on Sharing Wealth to Shape New Asian OrderWall Street JournalBOAO, China—President Xi Jinping sketched out China's vision for a new security and economic order in Asia, offering to spread the benefits of Chinese prosperity and cooperation across the region. In a speech to a regional forum Saturday, Mr. Xi ...President Xi s
    • China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation - Reuters March 29, 2015
      ReutersChina central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflationReutersZhou's comments are likely to add to concerns that China is in danger of slipping into deflation and underline increasing nervousness among policymakers as the economy continues to lose momentum despite a raft of stimulus measures. "Inflation in China ...China Central Bank Go
    • Gull Force monument on China's Hainan Island recognises mystery of Australian ... - ABC Online March 29, 2015
      ABC OnlineGull Force monument on China's Hainan Island recognises mystery of Australian ...ABC OnlineA little known story about a group of Australian soldiers who fought alongside Chinese guerrillas against the Japanese in World War II has come to the forefront of China-Australia relations. Members of Gull Force were captured in Indonesia and hundreds .
    • China's Nightmare: Vietnam's New Killer Submarines - The National Interest Online March 29, 2015
      The National Interest OnlineChina's Nightmare: Vietnam's New Killer SubmarinesThe National Interest OnlineAfter a brief respite, the South China Sea cauldron is starting to boil once again. This time, the hub-bub concerns not a close call between aircraft, nor dueling flotillas of coast guard vessels surrounding a mysterious oil exploration rig, no
    • Kissinger: US Should 'Remove Urgency' on South China Sea - Newsmax March 29, 2015
      BloombergKissinger: US Should 'Remove Urgency' on South China SeaNewsmaxChina and the U.S. should “remove the urgency of the debate” as they embark on a dialogue, Kissinger told reporters Saturday in Singapore. Kissinger, 91, was the architect of Nixon's historic 1972 trip to China that led to the opening of diplomatic ...Kissinger Urges Retur
    • Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China - New York Times March 29, 2015
      RT (blog)Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by ChinaNew York TimesBEIJING — Australia plans to join an Asian infrastructure bank led by China, the government announced on Sunday, reversing an earlier decision taken at the urging of the United States not to become a member. The move made Australia the latest of a ...​Beijing calling: Australia
    • The Real Reason for China's Massive Military Buildup - The National Interest Online March 29, 2015
      The National Interest OnlineThe Real Reason for China's Massive Military BuildupThe National Interest OnlineIn many respects, China is trying to solve a centuries-old problem that never went away: how to defeat in battle military forces that are at least in a symmetrical sense superior to its own and will be for some time to come. If we alter our perspe
    • Seaplane Could Advance Chinese SCS Claims - DefenseNews.com March 28, 2015
      DefenseNews.comSeaplane Could Advance Chinese SCS ClaimsDefenseNews.comTAIPEI — A new Chinese-built seaplane could help seal Beijing's control over its claims in the South China Sea (SCS), say military specialists on China. The Jiaolong (Water Dragon) AG600, under construction by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft ...