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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 Criticizes U.S., Philippine War Games in South China Sea - Bloomberg April 21, 2015
      BloombergChina Criticizes U.S., Philippine War Games in South China SeaBloombergWar games in the South China Sea between the Philippines and its allies are inappropriate and run counter to efforts to ease tensions in the waters, China's state-run Global Times said in an editorial. The comments come as more than 11,000 soldiers ...Philippines Shows Photo
    • Foreign Companies at Risk From Proposed Chinese Law - Wall Street Journal April 20, 2015
      Wall Street JournalForeign Companies at Risk From Proposed Chinese LawWall Street JournalMajor foreign companies and several Chinese Internet companies with U.S. stock-exchange listings are using a corporate structure in China in a way that may be rendered illegal under a proposed law. The Wall Street Journal, working with Dow Jones Risk ...and more »
    • Shares gain on China stimulus; Greece worries weigh on euro - Reuters April 20, 2015
      ReutersShares gain on China stimulus; Greece worries weigh on euroReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Equity markets rebounded on Monday after China took steps to stimulate its economy and Wall Street also rose on corporate earnings, while the euro weakened further on worries about Greece. The Chinese central bank on Sunday ...Tech Shares Lead U.S. Stocks Rebound; E
    • Wall Street rallies on China stimulus ahead of tech earnings - Reuters April 20, 2015
      ReutersWall Street rallies on China stimulus ahead of tech earningsReuters(Reuters) - Wall Street ended sharply higher on Monday after China moved to stimulate its slowing economy while investors bought up technology stocks on cautious optimism on upcoming earnings reports. In the second industry-wide cut in two months, ...Stocks close higher on China stimul
    • China Frees Up $200 Billion for Lending to Stimulate Economy - New York Times April 20, 2015
      New York TimesChina Frees Up $200 Billion for Lending to Stimulate EconomyNew York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese policy makers are dealing with a financial conundrum. Overall economic growth is slipping, which argues for looser monetary policy. But the risk is that any new money is diverted to the country's frothy stock markets. Against this ...Even $200 bil
    • Chinese Property Developer Kaisa Defaults on Debt - New York Times April 20, 2015
      New York TimesChinese Property Developer Kaisa Defaults on DebtNew York TimesThe troubled Chinese property developer Kaisa Group has defaulted on its overseas debt, a situation that could make Western investors more wary of the country's real estate market. Once a darling of global money managers, the developer, with its trail ...Kaisa Defaults on Dolla
    • China and Pakistan launch economic corridor plan worth $46 billion - Reuters April 20, 2015
      ReutersChina and Pakistan launch economic corridor plan worth $46 billionReutersChina's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan to oversee the signing of agreements aimed at establishing a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor between Pakistan's southern Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea and China's western Xinjiang region. The plan ...China invests
    • Will the US say yes to a 'Made in China' car? - CNN April 20, 2015
      CNNWill the US say yes to a 'Made in China' car?CNNCEO Håkan Samuelsson said Volvo planned to sell 1,500 Chinese-made S60 Inscription sedans in 2015 and 5,000 annually in subsequent years. For many U.S. consumers, China is still more closely linked with cheap clothing and electronics than luxury ...Shanghai motor show drives home China's claim
    • China really wants a rising stock market - Fortune April 20, 2015
      FortuneChina really wants a rising stock marketFortuneThe big reserve cut in China over the weekend—a 1 percentage point reduction in banks' reserve-requirement ratio, the largest such reduction since 2008—seemed to be about pumping more lending into an economy which struggled through the first quarter ...China Stocks Drop on Record Turnover as Margin C
    • IBM Venture With China Stirs Concerns - New York Times April 20, 2015
      New York TimesIBM Venture With China Stirs ConcernsNew York TimesHONG KONG — Shen Changxiang, who once supervised the cybersecurity of China's strategic missile arsenal and spearheaded computer security research for the navy, has warned of the perils of his country's reliance on American technology.and more »