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China Current Events: April 14

Increasing migration requires better family planning in China China’s family planning service, which has effectively implemented the one-child policy over three decades, is facing challenges from the increasing migrant population, said a senior family planning official in Beijing Friday. China pulls out 1 ship but no end to sea standoff China withdrew one of three […]

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    • Uber's expansion in China has been near-flawless—except it may be too late - Quartz December 17, 2014
      ReutersUber's expansion in China has been near-flawless—except it may be too lateQuartzBaidu, China's dominant search engine, today confirmed a strategic investment in Uber, the US-based on-demand car app that launched in China earlier this year. In addition to an undisclosed financial investment, Uber will be promoted on Baidu's maps ...Uber
    • Slowdown in China Bruises Economy in Latin America - New York Times December 17, 2014
      New York TimesSlowdown in China Bruises Economy in Latin AmericaNew York TimesFor policy makers gathered here last week for the International Monetary Fund's conference on challenges to Latin America's prosperity, there seemed to be no more clear and present danger than China's slowdown. “The commodity boom allowed ...and more »
    • Asia Isn't Ready for a China Crash - Bloomberg View December 17, 2014
      Bloomberg ViewAsia Isn't Ready for a China CrashBloomberg ViewAs China's first full year of rebalancing draws to close, how has President Xi Jinping done? Reasonably well, it seems. Growth appears to be moderating gently, stocks continue to soar and most economists still foresee a soft landing rather than ...Asia needs to prepare for a possible Chi
    • China Raises Estimate of Size of Economy - ABC News December 17, 2014
      BBC NewsChina Raises Estimate of Size of EconomyABC NewsChina on Tuesday raised its official estimate of last year's gross domestic product, possibly moving closer to passing the United States as the biggest economy. There was no indication the change would affect official policy. But higher output might ...Is China's economy really the largest in
    • US slaps hefty duties on solar goods from China, Taiwan - Reuters December 17, 2014
      ReutersUS slaps hefty duties on solar goods from China, TaiwanReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan, in a decision that could inflame trade tensions between the two countries. Anti-dumping duties for Chinese goods were set as ...US Imposes Steep Tariffs on Chinese Sola
    • US says has not received notice of China approving Viptera corn - Chicago Tribune December 16, 2014
      BloombergUS says has not received notice of China approving Viptera cornChicago TribuneGlobal grain handlers Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] and Archer Daniels Midland, along with dozens of U.S. farmers, have sued Syngenta over MIR 162. They claim the seedmaker misled the farm industry about the timeline for approval from China, a major buyer.China Said to Signal Lift
    • China Is Building a New Silk Road to Europe, And It's Leaving America Behind - Mother Jones December 16, 2014
      Mother JonesChina Is Building a New Silk Road to Europe, And It's Leaving America BehindMother JonesOn that day, in the city of Yiwu in China's Zhejiang province, 300 kilometers south of Shanghai, the first train carrying 82 containers of export goods weighing more than 1,000 tons left a massive warehouse complex heading for Madrid. It arrived on .
    • China, Russia, India, and Mexico launder as much money as the next 141 ... - Washington Post (blog) December 16, 2014
      China, Russia, India, and Mexico launder as much money as the next 141 ...Washington Post (blog)Everybody's heard about the economic growth of China, India, Mexico and Russia (well, at least, until recently). But it turns out that success has come with a big asterisk: These countries now are the biggest source of illegal money in the world ...and more »
    • China Ignores Deadline In South China Sea Arbitration Case, Dismisses Claims ... - International Business Times December 16, 2014
      International Business TimesChina Ignores Deadline In South China Sea Arbitration Case, Dismisses Claims ...International Business TimesChina has ignored a deadline given by an international court to make its official territorial claims in the hotly disputed South China Sea to counter the claims made by the Philippines. China's government allowed the de
    • ​'Human microwave': China's controversial ray gun inflicts unbearable pain - RT December 16, 2014
      RT​'Human microwave': China's controversial ray gun inflicts unbearable painRTChina has presented Poly WB-1, a non-lethal ray gun that can be used for crowd dispersal, by making its targets feel like their skin is on fire. The US version of the weapon was shelved due to practical difficulties and the potential public backlash ...and more »