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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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    • Mickey Who? China's Richest Man Opens Theme Park With Warning for Disney - TIME May 30, 2016
      TIMEMickey Who? China's Richest Man Opens Theme Park With Warning for DisneyTIMEThe gates of China's newest theme park were flung open Saturday — the first salvo in billionaire property magnet Wang Jianlin's campaign to unseat Disney as the undisputed king of the world's entertainment industry. The Wanda Cultural Tourism City ...Mickey Mo
    • China Expat Entrepreneur: Chris Trees' Three-Wheeler Dream - Forbes May 30, 2016
      ForbesChina Expat Entrepreneur: Chris Trees' Three-Wheeler DreamForbesBritish entrepreneur Chris Trees begins an interview by recalling how a conversation several years ago with a potential investor in his tricycle business didn't go well. “I made a presentation of the tricycle and all of the logical reasons why it ...
    • Can Sustainable Technology Save China? - Forbes May 30, 2016
      ForbesCan Sustainable Technology Save China?ForbesWith the size of economic, social and environmental challenges growing at a scale and scope that can shatter limits set by global governments, Mother Nature and society, technology will become the gauge by which we analyze resource levels, measure ...
    • China Fixes Yuan at More Than Five-Year Low Against Dollar - Wall Street Journal May 30, 2016
      Wall Street JournalChina Fixes Yuan at More Than Five-Year Low Against DollarWall Street JournalChina's central bank set the daily yuan-fixing at its weakest level against the dollar in more than five years on Monday, after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen boosted the strength of the U.S. currency. The People's Bank ...
    • Show Us the Money, China - Bloomberg May 30, 2016
      BloombergShow Us the Money, ChinaBloombergThere was a moment earlier this year when China Inc. appeared to be single-handedly keeping M&A bankers in their Maseratis and Patek Philippes. Chinese companies have announced $128.5 billion of proposed, pending or completed outbound deals in ...and more »
    • Though Largely Unknown, Trump Finds Fans in China - ABC News May 30, 2016
      Though Largely Unknown, Trump Finds Fans in ChinaABC NewsChina features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, he's only now emerging as a public figure, ...and more »
    • The antidote to China's debt addiction could make things worse - Business Insider May 30, 2016
      Business InsiderThe antidote to China's debt addiction could make things worseBusiness InsiderChina is hooked on debt, and the policymakers' idea of treating the addiction could make things worse. Chinese officials said two months ago they will make it easier for commercial banks to swap problem loans in overindebted companies for stock, in a ...an
    • Wanda Opens First China Theme Park as It Takes Aim at Disney - Bloomberg May 29, 2016
      BloombergWanda Opens First China Theme Park as It Takes Aim at DisneyBloombergBillionaire Wang Jianlin Saturday officially unveiled Dalian Wanda Group Co.'s Wanda City, the first of the company's 15 planned theme park and entertainment projects in China that it hopes will help it unseat Walt Disney Co. as the world's largest ...and more »
    • China To Send Nuclear-Armed Submarines To Pacific To Counter US, Beijing Claims - Forbes May 29, 2016
      ForbesChina To Send Nuclear-Armed Submarines To Pacific To Counter US, Beijing ClaimsForbesJust as most Americans settle in for a nice three-day Memorial Day weekend, news broke that China is planning to send submarines armed with nuclear missiles to the Pacific Ocean for the first time. The U.K.-based Guardian newspaper, citing Chinese ...China's Nucle
    • South China Sea fears grow before tribunal rules on disputed islands - The Guardian May 29, 2016
      The GuardianSouth China Sea fears grow before tribunal rules on disputed islandsThe GuardianWestern officials say they fear China will react to the ruling of the international tribunal for the law of the sea, which is expected to side with the Philippines, by raising the stakes in the busy trade route, expanding its land reclamation and ...US military moves