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Current Events in China: June 7

Top China dissident from Tiananmen democracy protests found dead Leading Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, jailed for more than 22 years after the 1989 Tiananmen democracy protests, died in strange circumstances in central China on Wednesday, his family and rights groups said.  Read more Claims of tear gas, blasts as 12 kids hurt in raid on [...]

China Current Events: May 31

Apple’s efforts fail to end gruelling conditions at Foxconn factories Abuses continue at electronics assembly firm with staff working up to 80 hours’ overtime a month, says Hong Kong rights group.  Read more Chinese foreign investment boom to continue: official Chinese companies’ overseas investment will continue booming and is expected to total 500 billion U.S. [...]

China Current Events: April 28

Workers protest at Foxconn plant in China Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Foxconn, Apple Inc’s main manufacturer, threatened to jump off the roof of a building in a protest over wages just a month after the two firms announced a landmark agreement on improving working conditions.  Read more Blind Chinese lawyer escapes from [...]

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    • McDonald's Japan Calls Foul on Chinese Chicken - Wall Street Journal July 26, 2014
      Wall Street JournalMcDonald's Japan Calls Foul on Chinese ChickenWall Street Journal(Japan) Ltd. said Friday it has decided to stop selling all chicken products produced in China after reports earlier this week that a Chinese food supplier may have shipped expired meat. "We made this decision as worries are growing over McDonald's ...McDonald […]
    • China denounces British parliament's inquiry into Hong Kong affairs - Reuters Africa July 26, 2014
      QuartzChina denounces British parliament's inquiry into Hong Kong affairsReuters AfricaSHANGHAI (Reuters) - China denounced the launch of a British parliamentary inquiry into the affairs of Hong Kong that has begun 30 years after the two countries agreed on the return of the financial hub to Beijing. Earlier this week, British parliament ...This week th […]
    • Solar Industry Is Rebalanced by US Pressure on China - New York Times July 26, 2014
      New York TimesSolar Industry Is Rebalanced by US Pressure on ChinaNew York TimesEven as regulators continue to wrestle with the protracted trade conflict with China over solar panels, the case has already started to reshape the industry, lifting manufacturers based outside China while also raising prices of panels for developers ...UPDATE 2-US sets anti-dump […]
    • Russia finds friend in China as world focuses on blame for Ukraine crash - MiamiHerald.com July 25, 2014
      MiamiHerald.comRussia finds friend in China as world focuses on blame for Ukraine crashMiamiHerald.comBEIJING -- Russian President Vladimir Putin may feel increasingly isolated after the downing last week of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, but on the world stage he knows he has at least one reliable friend: China's leader, Xi Jinping. Putin and Xi have .. […]
    • River Mysteriously Turns Red - ABC News July 25, 2014
      Slate Magazine (blog)River Mysteriously Turns RedABC NewsA waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday morning. Within an hour, the entire river turned crimson. Residents also said a ...A Chinese River Just Turned 'As Crimson As Blood […]
    • Chinese Christians fight back as government tears down crosses - Fox News July 25, 2014
      Fox NewsChinese Christians fight back as government tears down crossesFox NewsIn this photo taken July 15, 2014, Pastor Tao Chongyin, left, speaks with church member Fan Liang'an in front of the Wuxi Christian Church with the words "Church of Jesus" in red, in Longwan, Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Across ... […]
    • Inflatable Giant Golden Toad Sparks Internet Crackdown in China - NBCNews.com July 25, 2014
      NBCNews.comInflatable Giant Golden Toad Sparks Internet Crackdown in ChinaNBCNews.comBEIJING - The 77-foot-tall golden inflatable toad was supposed to inspire enthusiasm for traditional Chinese art. But no sooner had the replica amphibian been seen floating on a lake in a Beijing park than it prompted a wave of subversive humor online.China: Bans inflatable […]
    • Turning Ethiopia Into China's China - Businessweek July 25, 2014
      BusinessweekTurning Ethiopia Into China's ChinaBusinessweekEthiopian workers walking through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa in June chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. The company's president, just arrived from China, spotted them through the window, sprang up ...and more » […]
    • Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly - USA TODAY July 25, 2014
      USA TODAYReport: China to declare Qualcomm a monopolyUSA TODAYBEIJING — Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday. Regulators have completed an investigation of Qualcomm, the China Daily ...Qualcomm Profit Rises; Company Notes 'Challe […]
    • China's Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption for Years - New York Times July 25, 2014
      New York TimesChina's Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption for YearsNew York TimesHONG KONG — Under pressure to reduce smog and greenhouse gas emissions, the Chinese government is considering a mandatory cap on coal use, the main source of carbon pollution from fossil fuels. But it would be an adjustable ceiling that would allow ...China and As […]