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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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    • Europe steadies before Greece summit, China stocks fall again - Reuters July 7, 2015
      ReutersEurope steadies before Greece summit, China stocks fall againReutersLONDON European stock and bond markets steadied on Tuesday before a euro zone leaders summit to discuss the Greek debt crisis while a further fall in Chinese shares reminded investors of other dark clouds on the horizon. Oil recovered some ground ...Greece debt crisis: China is the re
    • China stocks tumble again after premier Li Keqiang fails to mention crisis - The Guardian July 7, 2015
      The GuardianChina stocks tumble again after premier Li Keqiang fails to mention crisisThe GuardianBefore the market opened, Li said in comments on a government website that China had the confidence and ability to deal with challenges faced by its economy, but had nothing to say on the three-week plunge that has knocked around 30% off Chinese ...China Shares
    • China market turmoil: Share freefall continues despite more intervention - ABC Online July 7, 2015
      ABC OnlineChina market turmoil: Share freefall continues despite more interventionABC OnlineChina's futures exchange is limiting the trading volumes of contracts linked to a major index, 57 mutual funds are ploughing more money into stocks and around a quarter of companies listed on the mainland exchanges had gone into trading halts to sit ...Copper hit
    • China and Russia: the world's new superpower axis? - The Guardian July 7, 2015
      The GuardianChina and Russia: the world's new superpower axis?The Guardian“In China, where until recently the official line was 'non-alignment', some prominent scholars have started to make unambiguous calls for a comprehensive strategic alliance with Russia,” Alexander Korolev, at the National University of Singapore's ...and more »
    • As China Intervenes to Prop Up Stocks, Foreigners Head for Exits - Bloomberg July 7, 2015
      BloombergAs China Intervenes to Prop Up Stocks, Foreigners Head for ExitsBloombergForeign investors are selling Shanghai shares at a record pace as China steps up government intervention to combat a stock-market rout that many analysts say was inevitable. Sales of mainland shares through the Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange link ...Hong Kong Shares Take the Plung
    • China economic uncertainty a potential risk for US chipmakers - Reuters July 7, 2015
      ReutersChina economic uncertainty a potential risk for US chipmakersReutersO) could also be vulnerable - 17 percent of the company's overall revenue last fiscal year came from China, and in the most recent quarter it sold more iPhones in the country than in the United States for the first time. But the slowing pace of China's ...and more »
    • South China Sea: David v Goliath as dispute goes to court - BBC News July 6, 2015
      BBC NewsSouth China Sea: David v Goliath as dispute goes to courtBBC NewsBut size is not legal currency when it comes to competing claims in the South China Sea. The five judges in the Court of Arbitration will decide the case of the Philippines versus the People's Republic of China, according to the United Nations ...ICC begins hearing on South China S
    • China, Greece, Iran Upend Oil's World - Wall Street Journal July 6, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina, Greece, Iran Upend Oil's WorldWall Street JournalChina's appetite for oil was the biggest factor keeping prices high over the past decade or so—and it is still forecast by the International Energy Agency to account for 29% of global demand growth this year. So any sign of the wheels coming off its ...US oil prices sink nea
    • Greek crisis is nothing compared to China - CNNMoney July 6, 2015
      CNNMoneyGreek crisis is nothing compared to ChinaCNNMoney"Exuberance for Chinese stocks isn't backed up by fundamentals," said Michael Pento, president and founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, in a report Monday morning. "Instead, it appears markets are being levitated by continued government borrowings ...China is in bubble troubleBusi
    • Beijing issues travel warning after Turkey protests target Chinese - CNN July 6, 2015
      CNNBeijing issues travel warning after Turkey protests target ChineseCNNBeijing (CNN) China's embassy in Turkey has issued a travel warning to its citizens after some tourists were "attacked and harassed" during anti-Chinese protests in Istanbul. The Chinese and Turkish governments are at odds over China's treatment of the ...Chinese tour