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Current Events in China: April 6

Drought plagues 13 Chinese provinces China’s ongoing severe drought has hit 13 Chinese provinces, having an adverse impact on agricultural production, the country’s drought relief authorities said Thursday.  As of Thursday, the dry spell has left 7.82 million people and 4.58 million head of livestock without adequate drinking water in provinces including Yunnan, Sichuan, Hebei, […]

China Current Events: April 5

Giant feathered dinosaur Yutyrannus discovered in China It is by far the biggest feathered dinosaur ever to have been unearthed and raises intriguing questions as to why some of these scaly reptiles developed plumage. Three nearly complete skeletons of the dinosaur have been uncovered in beds of sediment in Liaoning province, northeastern China, scientists reported […]

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    • China Open 2015: Daily Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More - Bleacher Report April 24, 2015
      Bleacher ReportChina Open 2015: Daily Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and MoreBleacher ReportAlexander Levy returned to the China Open looking to defend the crown he won here 12 months ago. But the Frenchman has to master some unfamiliar surroundings if he's to make it back-to-back triumphs, with the event moved from Genzon to the Tomson ...Three tied
    • Why US Investors May Owe China Taxes - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalWhy US Investors May Owe China TaxesWall Street JournalWill U.S. investors in funds holding Chinese stocks owe a 10% tax to China on their capital gains—without an offset for losing trades? There isn't one answer to this key tax question for investors who want to tap into China's growth. Recent ...and more »
    • China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's Nukes - TIME April 24, 2015
      TIMEChina Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's NukesTIMEReporting published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal suggests that China may be worried—or more worried than normal—about North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Citing “people briefed on the matter,” the paper reported that Chinese experts ...China's Nuclear WarningWall Street
    • China says employment resilient despite slower economic growth - Reuters April 24, 2015
      ReutersChina says employment resilient despite slower economic growthReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday that urban employment held up in the first quarter even as economic growth slowed to a 6-year low, but the labor ministry warned that authorities cannot be "blindly optimistic" as the pace of job creation is ...China says unemploymen
    • China Manufacturing Gauge Falls to One-Year Low - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Manufacturing Gauge Falls to One-Year LowWall Street JournalAn initial gauge of China's factory activity showed further weakness in April, slumping to a one-year low and defying government efforts to support the economy. The weak reading in the HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index suggested that ...China Apri
    • What a send-off: China's funeral strippers told to cover up - CNN International April 24, 2015
      CNN InternationalWhat a send-off: China's funeral strippers told to cover upCNN InternationalIn rural China, hiring exotic dancers to perform at wakes is an increasingly common practice, but is now the latest focus of the country's crackdown on vice. Strippers are invited to perform at funerals, often at great expense, to attract more mourners ...C
    • Debt Builds in China Stock Rally - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalDebt Builds in China Stock RallyWall Street JournalConcern is growing over a surge in bets by mom-and-pop investors using cash borrowed from brokers to pile into, and fuel, China's booming stock market. Margin lending has more than tripled in the past year to a record 1.7 trillion yuan ($274.6 billion ...China's Stocks Drop From
    • Mercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing Claims - New York Times April 23, 2015
      New York TimesMercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing ClaimsNew York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Mercedes-Benz 350 million renminbi, accusing the company of fixing prices on luxury cars and some spare parts. The penalty is just the latest for a foreign carmaker in China, the world's ...China Fines Me
    • The China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown? - Forbes April 23, 2015
      ForbesThe China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown?ForbesIn the 1979 movie The China Syndrome, Jack Lemmon plays Jack Godell, a supervisor at a nuclear power plant. The facility experienced “unusual vibrations” and Jack was concerned about a potential meltdown. Today, many believe that China – a country ...and more »
    • Can Indian elephant take on Chinese dragon? 'Not in the next 20 years' - CNN April 23, 2015
      CNNCan Indian elephant take on Chinese dragon? 'Not in the next 20 years'CNNWhile Modi's India is out to put its economy on the fast track, China's economy is slowing after over 25 years of breakneck growth. President Xi is managing the slowdown with efforts to boost domestic spending, while cracking down hard on corruption.PM Narendra Mo