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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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    • US Stocks Slightly Higher Despite Poor China Trade Data - Wall Street Journal October 13, 2015
      Wall Street JournalUS Stocks Slightly Higher Despite Poor China Trade DataWall Street JournalU.S. stocks drifted higher on Tuesday as investors looked past the latest evidence that China's economy is slowing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 27 points, or 0.2%, to 17159, after falling as much as 97 points earlier. The S&P 500 added 0.1%,
    • How China's military buildup threatens the US - CNBC October 13, 2015
      CNBCHow China's military buildup threatens the USCNBCAs China continues to pour billions into its massive military buildup, a pressing concern is its territorial ambitions in the South China Sea. Within the next two weeks the Pentagon is expected to send U.S. Navy warships to the area that will steam ...US Tells Asian Allies That Navy Will Patrol Near I
    • A Land China Loves and Hates - International New York Times October 13, 2015
      International New York TimesA Land China Loves and HatesInternational New York TimesHONG KONG — On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, a major Chinese television network broadcast a documentary that investigated how Chinese people viewed not only those pivotal events but America itself. One man, referring to the slaughter ...and more »
    • Dow futures fall 100 points after weak China trade data - CNBC October 13, 2015
      CNBCDow futures fall 100 points after weak China trade dataCNBCU.S. stock index futures ticked lower on Tuesday, following European and Asian shares downwards, after weak trade data added to concerns about slowing growth in China. Dow Jones industrial average futures were off more than 100 points, while futures ...Wall St. recovers but China concerns weighRe
    • Europe lower on China concerns; SABMiller pops 9% - CNBC October 13, 2015
      BloombergEurope lower on China concerns; SABMiller pops 9%CNBCEuropean stocks extended losses on Tuesday as the shine slipped from Asian markets on the back of concerning China data. The pan-European STOXX 600 was 1.3 percent lower at the start of trade.Europe Stocks Fall as China Data Reignite Global Growth ConcernBloombergAsian shares hit by weak China tra
    • China cabin crew 'industry ritual' sparks online outrage - BBC News October 13, 2015
      BBC NewsChina cabin crew 'industry ritual' sparks online outrageBBC NewsPhotos of female cabin crew lying in the overhead luggage compartments on board a Chinese airline have gone viral on social media. The images, which were uploaded on the popular chat app WeChat, have been called bullying by netizens. The post said ...A hazing ritual forced Chin
    • Top China paper says US, Russia playing Cold War game in Syria - Reuters October 13, 2015
      ReutersTop China paper says US, Russia playing Cold War game in SyriaReutersBEIJING China's top newspaper on Tuesday accused both the United States and Russia of replaying their Cold War rivalry by engaging in military action in Syria, saying they needed to realize that era is over and should instead push for peace talks.China says Russia, US must avoid
    • China imports collapse in September, exports remain weak - CNBC October 13, 2015
      CNBCChina imports collapse in September, exports remain weakCNBCChina's trade slump extended into September, with imports collapsing and exports remaining feeble, underscoring the fragile state of the world's number two economy. Dollar-denominated imports plunged by a worse-than-expected 20.4 percent in September ...China Growth in Focus as Exports
    • Asian Shares Fall After China Trade Data - Wall Street Journal October 13, 2015
      Wall Street JournalAsian Shares Fall After China Trade DataWall Street JournalMost Asian markets fell Tuesday after Chinese trade data offered the latest sign of slowing demand both at home and abroad. Japan's Nikkei Stock Average fell 1.1%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.6% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed 0.6% lower.China Imports S
    • Asian shares fall after China imports fuel growth woes - CNBC October 12, 2015
      CNBCAsian shares fall after China imports fuel growth woesCNBCAsian shares outside China slid deeper into the red on Tuesday, with resources names leading losses after latest trade figures rekindled concerns over demand from the world's second-biggest economy. Commodity currencies also took a hit, with the ...Markets Fall In Possible Over Reaction To Ch