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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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    • End of one-child policy means mayhem in China's IVF sector - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCEnd of one-child policy means mayhem in China's IVF sectorCNBCThe Nanfang clinic in China's southern Guangdong province says it offers Chinese patients seeking in-vitro fertilization (IVF) the chance to choose the gender of their child, avoid stringent approval checks and snarling queues. It has to advertise this ...China struggles with IVF dem
    • China's Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World Currency - New York Times December 1, 2015
      New York TimesChina's Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World CurrencyNew York TimesHONG KONG — The Chinese renminbi was anointed as one of the world's elite currencies on Monday, a milestone decision by the International Monetary Fund that underscores the country's rising financial and economic heft.The IMF's decision on the yuan is
    • China's Manufacturing PMI Weakens to Lowest in Three Years - Bloomberg December 1, 2015
      BloombergChina's Manufacturing PMI Weakens to Lowest in Three YearsBloombergChina's manufacturing conditions slipped to the weakest level in more than three years as sluggishness in the nation's old growth drivers add to risks facing the government's growth target. The official purchasing managers index fell to 49.6 in ...and more »
    • JP Morgan Hired Friends, Family of Leaders at 75% of Major Chinese Firms It ... - Wall Street Journal December 1, 2015
      Wall Street JournalJP Morgan Hired Friends, Family of Leaders at 75% of Major Chinese Firms It ...Wall Street JournalIt lists 222 candidates hired by the bank under a program known internally as “Sons and Daughters” and names the people who referred them—making it the most detailed accounting yet of the overlap between the program and the bank's busines
    • India's economy outpaces China; RBI seen holding rates - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCIndia's economy outpaces China; RBI seen holding ratesCNBCIndia's economic growth picked up in July-September, outpacing China on improving domestic demand and manufacturing activity, and the acceleration could persuade the country's central bank to keep interest rates unchanged at its Tuesday meeting.China's Rebalancing TimetableSeek
    • Shanghai Composite down as PMI data disappoint - CNBC December 1, 2015
      CNBCShanghai Composite down as PMI data disappointCNBCChinese markets opened in the red after investor sentiment took a hit from private and official November PMI surveys. Elsewhere, Asian markets saw a bounce back on Tuesday despite a lower finish on Wall Street overnight, as investors eye key data due ...China Manufacturing Reports Point to Difficulty in M
    • Can Nigeria replicate China's economic transformation? - BBC News November 30, 2015
      BBC NewsCan Nigeria replicate China's economic transformation?BBC NewsChina emerged from chaos 35 years ago to become perhaps the largest economy in the world. The BBC's Martin Patience - who has just moved from Beijing to Lagos - asks if Nigeria can do the same. Swapping Asia's giant for Africa's powerhouse can be a ...and more »
    • China's Xi to Make Rare Stop-off in Zimbabwe on Route for Africa Summit - Wall Street Journal November 30, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina's Xi to Make Rare Stop-off in Zimbabwe on Route for Africa SummitWall Street JournalChina is expected to pledge more investment and development aid in Africa as President Xi Jinping embarks a five-day trip to the continent this week, beginning with a visit to Zimbabwe. Mr. Xi's Zimbabwe visit on Tuesday—the first trip by a
    • China Chokes on Smog as World Leaders Talk Climate Change - November 30, 2015
      NBCNews.comChina Chokes on Smog as World Leaders Talk Climate ChangeNBCNews.comBAODING, China — As Chinese President Xi Jinping joined world leaders for the U.N. climate change summit, millions in his homeland were choking on the most severe air pollution of the year. The air-quality index soared past 700 — well above the ...Putting China's coal consump
    • Can China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution? - CNN November 30, 2015
      CNNCan China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution?CNNOn Monday, the air quality reading (AQI) at one of the city's own monitoring stations stood at nearly 1,000, the worst in the country, according to China's own Ministry of Environmental Protection. According to United Nations guidelines, a reading of ...and more »