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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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    • Exclusive: US & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - US official - Reuters February 10, 2016
      ReutersExclusive: US & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - US officialReutersThe patrols would likely be in the Indian Ocean where the Indian navy is a major player as well as the South China Sea, the official told Reuters in New Delhi on condition of anonymity. The official gave no details on the scale of the proposed patrols.Disputes Over
    • China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua - Reuters February 10, 2016
      ReutersChina confirms first case of Zika virus: XinhuaReutersBEIJING/HONG KONG China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The virus, which is causing international alarm after spreading through much of the ...China's first Zika virus case confirmed,
    • Stuart Robert told Defence Department about 2014 China visit after returning to Australia - ABC Online February 10, 2016
      ABC OnlineStuart Robert told Defence Department about 2014 China visit after returning to AustraliaABC OnlineTurnbull Government minister Stuart Robert waited until after he returned to Australia to inform departmental chiefs of a controversial trip to China, Senate estimates has heard. Mr Robert was assistant defence minister when he visited China in 2014.R
    • Outflows from China top $110bn in January - Financial Times February 10, 2016
      Financial TimesOutflows from China top $110bn in JanuaryFinancial TimesSurging capital outflows from China have become a source of growing concern around the world and left Beijing scrambling to support its currency. Recently-released data showed the country's foreign exchange reserves falling to their lowest level in ...China likely saw US$113b in capi
    • China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single Day - Hollywood Reporter February 9, 2016
      Hollywood ReporterChina Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single DayHollywood ReporterChinese moviegoers turned out in record force Monday as the country celebrated the Year of the Monkey. Total box office on the day hit $100.5 million (660 million yuan), a 78 percent increase over the single-day record set during China's
    • China's renminbi bears should beware - Financial Times February 9, 2016
      Financial TimesChina's renminbi bears should bewareFinancial TimesThe People's Bank of China announced over the weekend that its foreign exchange reserves fell by $99.5bn to $3.23tn in January. Ignore the fact that this was actually less bad than feared, and the counterargument that the figure was manipulated (since ...China's exchange rate tr
    • $365694500000: US Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record in 2015 - CNSNews.com February 9, 2016
      CNSNews.com$365694500000: US Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record in 2015CNSNews.comIn 2014, for example, the U.S. ran a $28.077 billion surplus in services traded with China, according to BEA. That caused the overall 2014 U.S. goods-and-services trade deficit with China—which was $315.116 billion—to be less than the 2014 ...and more »
    • Will China Take Kim Jong Un's Insult Lying Down? - Newsweek February 9, 2016
      NewsweekWill China Take Kim Jong Un's Insult Lying Down?Newsweek02_09_Kim_Insult North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting in Pyongyang in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on February 4. North Korea's refusal to abide by Chinese entreaties not to launch a rocket is ...US urges China to increase sa
    • Players Find Path to China Can Be a Golden One - International New York Times February 9, 2016
      International New York TimesPlayers Find Path to China Can Be a Golden OneInternational New York TimesAfter Alex Teixeira's move to Liverpool fell through, and the Brazilian was sold days later for $55 million to the Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, the former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson said in a Liverpool newspaper that Teixeira “must .
    • China's message to dissenters: Flee if you dare - USA TODAY February 9, 2016
      USA TODAYChina's message to dissenters: Flee if you dareUSA TODAYFlee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland. That's the message China's government is sending to citizens who dare to ...Hong Kong's busines