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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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    • Obama, Vietnam leader discuss South China Sea in landmark meeting - Reuters July 7, 2015
      ReutersObama, Vietnam leader discuss South China Sea in landmark meetingReutersWASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and the head of Vietnam's ruling communist party discussed concerns over China's activities in the South China Sea during a historic White House meeting on Tuesday marking two decades of engagement ...Obama working to make Vietnam a
    • China Construction Says Developers Mismanaged Finances, Design Of $3.5 ... - Forbes July 7, 2015
      ForbesChina Construction Says Developers Mismanaged Finances, Design Of $3.5 ...ForbesThe Chinese construction firm that is the general contractor for Baha Mar, a $3.5 billion resort development in the Bahamas that has repeatedly delayed its planned opening, fired back at the project's developer today, accusing it of financial and ...and more »
    • Goldman Sachs Says There's No China Stock Bubble, Sees 27% Rally - Bloomberg July 7, 2015
      BloombergGoldman Sachs Says There's No China Stock Bubble, Sees 27% RallyBloombergKinger Lau, the bank's China strategist in Hong Kong, predicts the large-cap CSI 300 Index will rally 27 percent over the next 12 months as government support measures boost investor confidence and monetary easing spurs economic growth. Leveraged ...China's stock
    • Are Greece and China repeating history? - CNBC July 7, 2015
      CNBCAre Greece and China repeating history?CNBCChina's recent meteoric stock market rise, and 30 percent decline in the last three weeks, resembles Japan in late 1989 and the early 1990s: A meteoric rise fueled by the belief in a superior economic system that, in the end, was just as vulnerable to ...and more »
    • This editorial should send chills down the spine of every foreign company in China - Business Insider July 7, 2015
      Business InsiderThis editorial should send chills down the spine of every foreign company in ChinaBusiness InsiderIn China, the media most often speaks for the state. So when Xinhua publishes an editorial telling foreign companies to "put their victim mentality to rest ... and embrace new rules" on national security that expand China's legal r
    • Commodities Skid on China's Stock Rout - Wall Street Journal July 7, 2015
      Wall Street JournalCommodities Skid on China's Stock RoutWall Street JournalCommodity traders fear that China's tumbling stocks reflect broader economic weakness. Chinese shares vaulted 60% to a record high on June 12 as Beijing unleashed a flood of cheap money in its effort to prop up indebted businesses. The government's ...China's stoc
    • China stock rout has earmarks of past crashes - USA TODAY July 7, 2015
      USA TODAYChina stock rout has earmarks of past crashesUSA TODAYThe wild ride in China continued Tuesday with both the Shanghai composite index and the Shenzhen index (often dubbed China's little Nasdaq) tumbling again Tuesday to fresh bear market lows. The Shanghai index, which is filled with so-called A-shares ...China stocks fall again despite support
    • South China Sea dispute between China, Philippines heads to court - Reuters July 7, 2015
      ReutersSouth China Sea dispute between China, Philippines heads to courtReutersAMSTERDAM The Philippines argued at a closed hearing on Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over the right to exploit natural resources and fish in the South China Sea. Though China has declined to participate ...UN tribunal to begin Sout
    • As China's Market Tanks, What Becomes of the Companies Hoping to List? - Wall Street Journal July 7, 2015
      Wall Street JournalAs China's Market Tanks, What Becomes of the Companies Hoping to List?Wall Street JournalAs the market soared in China, nearly 20 Chinese companies whose shares trade in New York got bids to go private in management buyouts. The goal for companies such as security-software maker Qihoo 360 Technology Co. QIHU -7.23 % was to list their 
    • China is neglecting the internet and tech startups that are supposed to fuel ... - Quartz July 7, 2015
      QuartzChina is neglecting the internet and tech startups that are supposed to fuel ...QuartzThis past weekend, China's State Council, a central governing body led by premier Li Keqiang, released a detailed outline of Internet Plus, an ambitious plan to boost the economy by promoting new web-based businesses (link in Chinese). But the plan is ...and more