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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 and Asia - The Economist July 24, 2014
      The EconomistChina and AsiaThe EconomistFive years of constant traffic, propelled by China's hunger for fuel, has formed deep ruts in the dirt road. Recently, however, the lorries have stopped moving at midday. China's appetite for coal has plateaued, the coal price has sagged and Minemex ... […]
    • SOHO China's $15M Harvard Gift: Is The Money Better Spent In China? - Forbes July 24, 2014
      ForbesSOHO China's $15M Harvard Gift: Is The Money Better Spent In China?ForbesThe post-2008 financial crisis coupled with a rising number of international applicants from wealthy families have resulted in American colleges accepting more full-tuition payers from overseas. There's been a 6% to 7% annual jump in the number of ...and more » […]
    • Quarantine lifted after bubonic plague death in China - CBS News July 24, 2014
      CBS NewsQuarantine lifted after bubonic plague death in ChinaCBS NewsA nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday. A total of 151 people were under observation in the city of Yumen in Gansu province ...China lifts plague quarantineMedi […]
    • Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And Colorado - NPR (blog) July 24, 2014
      NPR (blog)Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And ColoradoNPR (blog)According to Chinese officials, parts of a city in northern China were quarantined for nine days, and 151 people were put under close observation, after a man died of the disease last Wednesday. He was reportedly infected after handling a dead ...and more » […]
    • In China, Apple's focus pays off while Samsung feels squeeze - Reuters July 24, 2014
      ReutersIn China, Apple's focus pays off while Samsung feels squeezeReutersBut manufacturers' recent earnings reports challenge those assumptions, at least in China, the world's biggest mobile market - where the roll-out of the next-generation 4G wireless network has been touted as a booster for smartphone makers seeking ...Apple iPhone Sales R […]
    • Beijing Has Top-Secret View of China's Employment - Wall Street Journal July 24, 2014
      Wall Street JournalBeijing Has Top-Secret View of China's EmploymentWall Street JournalAfter a sluggish start to the year, China's economy appears to be picking up speed, with July's HSBC Preliminary Purchasing Managers' Index hitting an 18-month high. Most important to Communist Party leaders, though, is whether such growth is creating . […]
    • Meat-Supplier's CEO Apologizes for China Unit - Wall Street Journal July 24, 2014
      Wall Street JournalMeat-Supplier's CEO Apologizes for China UnitWall Street JournalChinese authorities detained five people. OSI Group Inc., the Ilinois-based parent of the Shanghai operation under scrutiny, dispatched a team of its "global experts" to address the problems in China as its CEO vowed that the "completely unacceptable"  […]
    • Qualcomm Profit Rises; Company Notes 'Challenges' in China - Wall Street Journal July 24, 2014
      ReutersQualcomm Profit Rises; Company Notes 'Challenges' in ChinaWall Street JournalBut Qualcomm also said its other major business—licensing patents—was encountering "significant challenges" in China, disclosing a series of issues there that include disputes with companies there it believes "are not fully complying with their ...Chi […]
    • Gauge of Chinese Manufacturing Activity Rises to 18-Month High in July - Wall Street Journal July 24, 2014
      Wall Street JournalGauge of Chinese Manufacturing Activity Rises to 18-Month High in JulyWall Street JournalHSBC's China Flash PMI for July of 52.0 says the country's factory sector grew at a rate not seen in 1.5 years. The WSJ's Ramy Inocencio speaks with HSBC's John Zhu, Greater China Economist, on which of Beijing's mini-stimulus […]
    • Matmo Inland Over China, Final Advisory Issued - The Weather Channel July 24, 2014
      USA TODAYMatmo Inland Over China, Final Advisory IssuedThe Weather ChannelBands of locally heavy rain triggering flash flooding and landslides, along with occasional wind gusts over 50 mph will continue over parts of Taiwan through at least Thursday morning, even as the center of Matmo moves inland over eastern China.China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan dren […]