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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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    • US stocks extend rally, dollar reaches 11-year high - Reuters March 2, 2015
      US stocks extend rally, dollar reaches 11-year highReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock prices rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite touching the 5,000-point mark for the first time in 15 years, while the dollar hit an 11-year high on expectations the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates later ...and more »
    • Why It's So Hard to Stop ISIS Propaganda - The Atlantic March 2, 2015
      The AtlanticWhy It's So Hard to Stop ISIS PropagandaThe AtlanticOn Saturday, Chai Jing, a former television journalist from China, released a feature-length documentary film that, unusually for China, took the government to task. Titled Under the Dome, the video featured Chai giving a presentation on stage, using ...5 things to know about China's
    • China's monetary policy - The Economist (blog) March 2, 2015
      The Economist (blog)China's monetary policyThe Economist (blog)CHINESE monetary policy is rarely straightforward. This weekend's interest cut was no exception. The third loosening move in little more than three months, it should be evident that China is now in all-out easing mode. But in describing its actions ...China's Rate Cut Renews Econom
    • China and Russia vs. the United States? - The Diplomat March 2, 2015
      The DiplomatChina and Russia vs. the United States?The DiplomatIn his Foreign Affairs article “Asia for the Asians: Why Chinese-Russian Friendship is Here to Stay,” Gilbert Rozman listed six reasons why the Chinese-Russian partnership is durable. However, Joseph Nye, in a recent piece published in Project ...IS, Russia, China: all fascist statesSydney Mornin
    • Dozens arrested in Hong Kong amid protests over China mainland shoppers - The Guardian March 2, 2015
      The GuardianDozens arrested in Hong Kong amid protests over China mainland shoppersThe GuardianProtesters in Yuen Long, in Hong Kong's New Territories just a stone's throw from mainland China, chanted to “cancel the multiple-entry permit” and “topple the Chinese Communist Party” as they complained about so-called parallel traders, who buy goods ...
    • Prince William Sells 'Brand Britain' To China - Sky News March 2, 2015
      NBCNews.comPrince William Sells 'Brand Britain' To ChinaSky NewsThe trip is the first visit to China by a senior British royal for three decades and represents a significant test of the prince's diplomatic dexterity. Despite a turbulent political relationship between the UK and China, the Duke of Cambridge was ...Prince William in Beijing Prov
    • Doomsday: Preparing for China's Collapse - The National Interest Online March 2, 2015
      The National Interest OnlineDoomsday: Preparing for China's CollapseThe National Interest OnlineA couple of weeks ago, AEI scholar Michael Auslin published a column for the Wall Street Journal about a quiet dinner in Washington where a senior China scholar declared the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had reached the final stage before collapse.and more »
    • China February HSBC PMI at seven-month high - Reuters March 2, 2015
      ReutersChina February HSBC PMI at seven-month highReuters"China's manufacturing sector saw an improvement in overall operating conditions in February, with companies registering the strongest expansion of output since last summer while total new business also rose at a faster rate," said Annabel Fiddes, ...China's Official Manufacturing P
    • China's Long Food Chain Plugs In - New York Times March 2, 2015
      New York TimesChina's Long Food Chain Plugs InNew York TimesHONG KONG — The smartphone tells the story of a kiwi fruit in China. With a quick scan of a code, shoppers can look up the fruit's complete thousand-mile journey from a vine in a lush valley along the upper Yangtze River to a bin in a Beijing supermarket.From farm to the table: China'
    • Why China's Consumers Are Flying To Japan To Buy Toilet Seats - Forbes March 1, 2015
      QuartzWhy China's Consumers Are Flying To Japan To Buy Toilet SeatsForbes“World-class toilet seats are not what Chinese manufacturers aspire to make,” the nationalistic Global Times sniffed on Thursday. The Communist Party paper was reacting to reports that China's tourists were eagerly snapping up Japanese goods ...Chinese shoppers are angry that