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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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    • US Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial Islands - ABC News February 9, 2016
      The DiplomatUS Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial IslandsABC NewsThe U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper implied that China was militarizing ...80 Percent of Zero:
    • China rule change clears path to equity index inclusion - Financial Times February 9, 2016
      Financial TimesChina rule change clears path to equity index inclusionFinancial TimesChina may not be everyone's dream investment destination at the moment, but Beijing may possibly have found a way to pretty much force a phalanx of foreign investors to pour money into the country. The State Administration of Foreign Exchange last week ...and more »
    • Star Wars: Commander is a big hit in China with 1M users in four days - VentureBeat February 9, 2016
      VentureBeatStar Wars: Commander is a big hit in China with 1M users in four daysVentureBeatLicensed from Disney, CMGE (China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group) tailored this Clash of Clans-like strategy game for the Chinese market and promoted on the many app stores in that country. That's consistent with a trend of Western developers ...
    • China lands on LaSalle Street - Chicago Tribune February 9, 2016
      Chicago TribuneChina lands on LaSalle StreetChicago TribuneThe Chicago Stock Exchange, which was founded more than a century ago, is being bought by an investor group led by a Chinese company. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year, but first needs approval from the U.S. Securities and ...and more »
    • China's exchange rate trap - The Guardian February 9, 2016
      The GuardianChina's exchange rate trapThe GuardianWhat, then, is China's least bad option? The authorities could continue with their current strategy of pegging the renminbi to a basket of foreign currencies, and push ahead with their agenda of restructuring and rebalancing the economy. But convincing ...Should we worry about China's economy?B
    • China Has Biggest Ever Day At Box Office - Variety February 9, 2016
      VarietyChina Has Biggest Ever Day At Box OfficeVarietyChina recorded its biggest ever day of theatrical takings on Monday, the first day of the Chinese New Year. Gross takings amounted to RMB660 million ($100.5 million) according to the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid
    • Players Find Path to China Can Be a Golden One - International New York Times February 9, 2016
      International New York TimesPlayers Find Path to China Can Be a Golden OneInternational New York TimesAfter Alex Teixeira's move to Liverpool fell through, and the Brazilian was sold days later for $55 million to the Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, the former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson said in a Liverpool newspaper that Teixeira “must .
    • Q. and A.: Yan Xuetong Urges China to Adopt a More Assertive Foreign Policy - New York Times February 9, 2016
      New York TimesQ. and A.: Yan Xuetong Urges China to Adopt a More Assertive Foreign PolicyNew York TimesYan Xuetong, the director of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing, argues for a more assertive foreign policy for China in his latest book, “The Transition of World Power: Political Leadership and Strategic ...
    • Happy Chinese New Year 2016! How London will celebrate Year of the Monkey on Sunday - Telegraph.co.uk February 9, 2016
      Telegraph.co.ukHappy Chinese New Year 2016! How London will celebrate Year of the Monkey on SundayTelegraph.co.ukAnd I do like dim sum at the Royal China on Queensway, Bayswater (020 7221 2535; rcguk.co.uk), partly because of the workmanlike servicing of huge circular tables full of Chinese families, business people and locals, and partly because they do gre
    • China's message to dissenters: Flee if you dare - USA TODAY February 9, 2016
      USA TODAYChina's message to dissenters: Flee if you dareUSA TODAYFlee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland. That's the message China's government is sending to citizens who dare to ...and more »