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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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    • China Building Base Near Isles Disputed With Japan, Kyodo Says - Bloomberg December 22, 2014
      BloombergChina Building Base Near Isles Disputed With Japan, Kyodo SaysBloombergThe base on the Nanji islands in Zhejiang Province is designed to enhance China's readiness to respond to a potential military crisis and strengthen surveillance over an air defense identification zone it declared in the area in November last year, the ...China sources say m
    • China Opposes Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name N. Korea - New York Times December 22, 2014
      ReutersChina Opposes Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name N. KoreaNew York TimesBEIJING — China told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea, China's foreign ...China condemns cyberattacks
    • China Offers Russia Help With Currency Swap Suggestion - Bloomberg December 22, 2014
      BloombergChina Offers Russia Help With Currency Swap SuggestionBloombergTwo Chinese ministers offered support for Russia as President Vladimir Putin seeks to shore up the ruble without depleting foreign-exchange reserves. China will provide help if needed and is confident Russia can overcome its economic difficulties ...China foreign minister says willing to
    • B&Q owner Kingfisher to sell China stake for £140m - BBC News December 22, 2014
      BBC NewsB&Q owner Kingfisher to sell China stake for £140mBBC NewsHome improvements retailer Kingfisher has agreed to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings. Kingfisher is selling a 70% stake in the business - which has 39 stores and more than 3,000 staff - for £140m. The company had already ...Kingfisher sells B&Q China stake as
    • China Investigates Possible Stock-Price Manipulation - Wall Street Journal December 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Investigates Possible Stock-Price ManipulationWall Street JournalBEIJING—China is investigating possible stock-price manipulation amid the recent run-up in the country's equity market, according to officials with direct knowledge of the matter, a move that serves as a stark reminder of the problems that have long ...China Invest
    • In China, a Rapid Jump to Mobile Advertising - New York Times December 22, 2014
      New York TimesIn China, a Rapid Jump to Mobile AdvertisingNew York TimesAdvertisers increasingly want to be part of Mr. Liu's digital world — and of the other 527 million people in China with smartphones. Next year companies are expected to spend more money on digital advertising than on television campaigns in China.
    • Xi Jinping defends 'one-China' idea in Macau, amid protests - BBC News December 22, 2014
      BBC NewsXi Jinping defends 'one-China' idea in Macau, amid protestsBBC NewsChinese President Xi Jinping has urged Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy during a visit to the former Portuguese colony. Mr Xi was marking the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to China. Like neighbouring Hong Kong, Macau is a ...UPDAT
    • Did The Abe Government Fuel A Rise In Hostile Attitudes Towards China And ... - Forbes December 22, 2014
      Did The Abe Government Fuel A Rise In Hostile Attitudes Towards China And ...ForbesJapanese hostile attitudes towards China and South Korea jumped to an all time high in the eleven months that have followed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine. The number of Japanese with hostile attitudes towards China rose by 2 ...and more »
    • US reportedly asks China to help curb North Korea's cyberattack abilities - Fox News December 21, 2014
      GizmodoUS reportedly asks China to help curb North Korea's cyberattack abilitiesFox NewsThe New York Times reports that the White House requested help from Beijing in recent days, but the Chinese have not responded. However, a senior Obama administration official claimed to the Associated Press that the U.S. and China have shared ...Report: US Wants Chi
    • China Invests in Region Rich in Oil, Coal and Also Strife - New York Times December 21, 2014
      New York TimesChina Invests in Region Rich in Oil, Coal and Also StrifeNew York TimesKARAMAY, China — In a desolate park on the city outskirts here, oil bubbling from the ground fills small pools next to a wooden walkway. By one pool is a statue of a bearded ethnic Uighur man sitting on a donkey, playing a lute. The symbolism is telling.China ramps up energy