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China Current Events: June 23

China manufacturing hits 7-month low: HSBC Chinese manufacturing activity hit a seven-month low in June, data from HSBC showed Thursday, putting pressure on Beijing to do more to boost the world’s second-largest economy.  Read more China behind N. Korea embargo breaches: UN A U.N. panel has found Chinese involvement in more than half of the […]

Current Events in China: June 21

China denies military drill with Russia, Syria, Iran China on Wednesday said there was no truth to an Iranian media report about a joint military drill involving China, Russia, Syria and Iran.  Read more Russia jails two men for giving China nuke secrets Russia has jailed two university professors for passing top secret information on […]

Current Events in China: June 14

Germany top European investment country for Chinese firms: study Chinese entrepreneurs labeled Germany as the most attractive investment destination in Europe, considering more acquisition and joint ventures with German companies, a latest study showed Wednesday.  Read more US ‘kept quiet over Chinese UN breach’ on North Korea China shipped missile launch vehicles to North Korea […]

China Current Events: May 21

China ‘collecting Dalai Lama blood samples’ Chinese agencies are secretly collecting samples of the Dalai Lama’s blood, urine and hair and are stepping up efforts to harm him, the Tibetan government in exile said on Sunday.  Read more Dissident From China Arrives in U.S., Ending an Ordeal Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal advocate who recently […]

China Current Events: May 15

Uyghurs ‘face fight for existence’ against China: activist Exiled Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer said Monday her people face a fight for their very existence against Chinese repression as a conference in Japan threatened to drive a wedge between Tokyo and Beijing.  Read more Chinese government calls Dalai Lama a liar China has accused the Dalai […]

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    • China wants to push polluting 'sunset' industries to India - Times of India November 28, 2014
      Times of IndiaChina wants to push polluting 'sunset' industries to IndiaTimes of IndiaBEIJING: The best way to turn Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' a success is to absorb sunset industries with low technologies, which China is pushing out, according to an article in the Global Times newspaper, which is one of the organ
    • China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control - The Guardian November 28, 2014
      The GuardianChina bans wordplay in attempt at pun controlThe GuardianBut the order from the State Administration for Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television says: “Radio and television authorities at all levels must tighten up their regulations and crack down on the irregular and inaccurate use of the Chinese ...Nowhere to Pun Amid China CrackdownWall
    • China Close to Launching Bank Deposit Insurance - Wall Street Journal November 28, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Close to Launching Bank Deposit InsuranceWall Street JournalBEIJING—China is getting close to launching a long-anticipated deposit-insurance system, a landmark overhaul that would inject greater risk into the banking sector and pave the way for eventually allowing banks to freely compete for depositors.China Focus: China stocks have
    • Black Friday is no match for China's Singles' Day - PBS NewsHour November 28, 2014
      PBS NewsHourBlack Friday is no match for China's Singles' DayPBS NewsHourIf the gluttony of Black Friday spending in the United States makes you blue, China's Singles' Day might help put things in perspective. Singles' Day, an pseudo-holiday in China on Nov. 11 (the date is composed of all single digit 1′s), was adopted in ...and mor
    • Lower oil prices a boon for China's economy - Xinhua November 28, 2014
      Lower oil prices a boon for China's economyXinhuaBEIJING, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Since China replaced the United States in 2013 as the world's largest net oil importer, falling oil prices have benefited economic development. The Bank of America Merrill Lynch said that for every 10 percent fall in the ...and more »
    • Wasted investment - The Economist (blog) November 28, 2014
      Wasted investmentThe Economist (blog)HAS CHINA really blown $6.8 trillion on worthless investments over the past five years? This is the startling claim made by two Chinese government researchers that has, understandably, caused quite a stir. If true, it would mean that fully 37% of ...
    • Japan military chief urges early 'crisis management' pact with China - Reuters November 28, 2014
      ReutersJapan military chief urges early 'crisis management' pact with ChinaReuters1 of 2. Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces' Joint Staff, poses for pictures after an interview at the Japanese defense ministry in Tokyo November 28, 2014. Japan's highest-ranking military officer on Friday urged an ...Japan
    • Retail Investors Fuel China Stock Rally - Wall Street Journal November 28, 2014
      BloombergRetail Investors Fuel China Stock RallyWall Street JournalSHANGHAI—A five-month rally in Chinese stocks is accelerating with Shanghai racking up its best week in over four years, fueled by retail investors diving back into stocks after other popular investments in China have performed poorly. “Now that ...China Overtakes Japan as World's Second
    • China Keeps Wary Eye on Taiwan Vote - Wall Street Journal November 28, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Keeps Wary Eye on Taiwan VoteWall Street JournalThat's an unsettling prospect for the Chinese leadership across the Taiwan Strait on the Chinese mainland, the analysts said. Mr. Ma has forged closer economic ties between Taiwan and China, which split from each other in last century's Chinese civil war.Special Report: How Ch
    • Essential China Reading - Wall Street Journal November 27, 2014
      Wall Street JournalEssential China ReadingWall Street JournalThe Congressional U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission has one job: to provide a realistic view of the relationship, unfiltered by diplomatic niceties. While some of its assessments may be overstated, it always contains important ...and more »