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China Current Events: June 30

Plane hijacking foiled in restive western China Passengers and crew foiled a hijacking attempt by six people on a plane in China’s restive far-western Xinjiang region Friday, a regional airline and state media said.  Read more Shanghai ‘face-eater’ tries to chew off woman’s face According to local Chinese press, an intoxicated bus driver in Wenzhou […]

Current Events in China: June 28

Riot in Guangdong village after son of migrant worker beaten A riot took place in a village under the jurisdcition of Zhongshan in China’s southern province of Guangdong after local officials beat a 13-year-old boy from Sichuan, Hong Kong’s Ming Pao reported on Jun. 27.  Read more Uproar over ‘soft’ penalties after China abortion scandal […]

China Current Events: June 26

Husband of Chinese woman forced to have abortion ‘disappears’ A father whose seven month-old unborn daughter was forcibly aborted by Chinese officials has gone into hiding after his family were branded as “national traitors” for speaking to the foreign media.  Read more China has forced refugees back to Myanmar conflict zone Chinese authorities have forced […]

China Current Events: June 12

China urges Japan to stop making new troubles over Diaoyu Islands China on Monday urged Japan to stop causing new troubles over the Diaoyu Islands as reports say dozens of Japanese including several lawmakers had landed on the islands.  Read more Firepower bristles in South China Sea as rivalries harden In the early years of […]

China Current Events: June 6

ConocoPhillips China Confirms Oil Is Leaking Into Bohai Again Failed safety device blamed for another spill in area where the company struggled to contain huge mess last year.  Read more China embraces for largest exam About three out of four applicants of China’s annual national college entrance exam, the largest in the country and the […]

China Current Events: May 26

Man in China suspected of cannibalism: reports Police in southwest China have detained a man suspected of murdering more than a dozen boys and young men, chopping up their bodies and selling the flesh to unsuspecting consumers, reports said Friday.  Read more 254 enterprises producing unsafe gel capsules China’s food and drug watchdog announced on […]

China Current Events: May 16

China to increase residential land supplies this year China will increase residential land supplies by more than 20 percent this year in order to further restrain property prices, according to a plan released by land resource authorities Tuesday.  Read more US launches air pollution data in Shanghai The United States consulate in Shanghai has begun […]

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    • Enduring China-Japan Hatreds Risk Renewed Conflict Involving U.S. - Huffington Post October 4, 2015
      Huffington PostEnduring China-Japan Hatreds Risk Renewed Conflict Involving U.S.Huffington PostBEIJING--There are many obscure tourist sites in Beijing. One missed by many foreigners is the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall. The museum illustrates why China, America's most fearsome potential competitor, and Japan, Washington's .
    • China Is Gearing Up for Corporate Governance - Institutional Investor October 4, 2015
      China Is Gearing Up for Corporate GovernanceInstitutional InvestorWe are embarking on a new era in global markets — likely one that has at its core China's increasing integration into the global financial system. As the country rebalances its economy, internationalizes its currency and allows greater foreign ...
    • Typhoon Mujigae Hits Southern China - Wall Street Journal October 4, 2015
      Wall Street JournalTyphoon Mujigae Hits Southern ChinaWall Street JournalBEIJING—A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving more than a dozen fishermen missing in the Philippines. Tens of thousands of people in southern China were evacuated ...Typhoon roars into south China; tens
    • As China growth flags, analysts weigh alternative indicators - Economic Times October 4, 2015
      Independent OnlineAs China growth flags, analysts weigh alternative indicatorsEconomic TimesBEIJING: As once-stellar growth rates start to dip, watchers of China's mammoth economy worry that it could be worse than it looks because the official figures might not be telling the whole story. But amid mistrust of government numbers, economists ...China
    • China becomes scapegoat for America's economic troubles - South China Morning Post (subscription) October 4, 2015
      South China Morning Post (subscription)China becomes scapegoat for America's economic troublesSouth China Morning Post (subscription)...blah,blah, blah ... could fuel fears that the China led global economic slowdown is sapping America's strength ... blah,blah, blah of the biggest lodestones on America's economy was in the commodity sec
    • Made In China: A Stamp Of Quality Approval? - Sky News October 4, 2015
      Made In China: A Stamp Of Quality Approval?Sky NewsAssembled in China". Many other smartphones simply say "Made in China". But those descriptions underlie a far more complex birth. In fact, the vast majority of the components that go into an iPhone are made elsewhere. The memory chips and displays tend ...and more »
    • China win Asia Basketball title, qualify for Olympics - Yahoo Sports October 4, 2015
      Yahoo SportsChina win Asia Basketball title, qualify for OlympicsYahoo SportsHong Kong (AFP) - China's men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics. With Guo Ailun (19 points, ...FIBA Asia Championships 2015 Final
    • China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park - FOX31 Denver October 4, 2015
      FOX31 DenverChina opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai parkFOX31 DenverThe recently completed span is a glass walkway suspended a stomach-flipping 180 meters (590 feet) above a sheer drop in China's central Hunan Province. Haohan Qiao, as it's known in Chinese, is the latest in a series of glass-floored attractions to ...If seeing
    • China's Ambitious Rail Projects Crash Into Harsh Realities in Latin America - New York Times October 3, 2015
      New York TimesChina's Ambitious Rail Projects Crash Into Harsh Realities in Latin AmericaNew York TimesLUCAS DO RIO VERDE, Brazil — The ambitions are dizzying, some of the grandest in Latin America since thousands of laborers perished building railways through the forbidding jungles of Brazil more than a century ago. China has sought to build a “dry ...
    • Vietnamese journalist jailed on charge of spying for China - The Guardian October 3, 2015
      Vietnamese journalist jailed on charge of spying for ChinaThe GuardianA Vietnamese journalist was found guilty of spying for China on Wednesday (30 September) and sentenced to a six-year jail term by a Hanoi court after a three-hour trial, his lawyer told Reuters. Ha Huy Hoang, who had worked for a government-run ...and more »