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Current Events in China: August 11

Chinese police ‘admit’ Gu Kailai cover-up: official Four Chinese police officers on Friday admitted in court to covering up the killing of a British businessman to protect the wife of a senior politician charged with his murder, an official said.  Read more China export growth slows to 1% China’s trade and domestic demand have weakened […]

China Current Events: July 27

Gu Kailai poisoned Neil Heywood ‘after he threatened her son’ The wife of one of China’s most senior political leaders has been charged with murdering the British businessman Neil Heywood over his alleged threat to her son’s “personal security”, state media announced yesterday.  Read more China develops attack copter, denies piracy allegations China today confirmed […]

China Current Events: June 27

Bo Xilai denies knowledge of how Neil Heywood died in China The disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has told government investigators he has no knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of British businessman Neil Heywood, The Daily Telegraph understands.  Read more Cover up, Shanghai metro tells women An appeal by the Shanghai subway […]

Current Events in China: June 21

China denies military drill with Russia, Syria, Iran China on Wednesday said there was no truth to an Iranian media report about a joint military drill involving China, Russia, Syria and Iran.  Read more Russia jails two men for giving China nuke secrets Russia has jailed two university professors for passing top secret information on […]

China Current Events: June 20

Neil Heywood scandal widens to Cambodia as Patrick Devillers arrested The investigation into the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood took another twist after it emerged that the former business partner of his alleged killer had been arrested in Cambodia.  Read more China dissatisfied over Vietnam’s island patrols: spokesman A spokesman for China’s Foreign […]

China Current Events: May 24

Human Rights Watch condemns mainland’s ‘X-Men’ para-police Human Rights Watch on Wednesday condemned a Chinese “para-police” force nicknamed “X-Men” by the local media, accusing it of rampant brutality and illegal detentions for even minor offences.  Read more Technology Reaches Remote Tibetan Corners, Fanning Unrest The young Buddhist monk, his voice hushed and nervous, was discussing […]

Current Events in China: May 7

Newspaper ‘apologizes’ for criticizing US in Chen Guangcheng affair A prominent Chinese newspaper has posted a cryptic apology on its microblog account, supposedly for publishing a scathing article criticizing the American government’s handling of the Chen Guangcheng affair, and appearing to suggest that it may have been pressured into writing the editorial by the Chinese […]

China Current Events: April 29

Neil Heywood: new details emerge of British business dealings of Chinese woman suspected of murder The death of Neil Heywood has come under fresh scrutiny after a Sunday Telegraph investigation unearthed details of the British business dealings of the Chinese woman suspected of his murder.  Read more Dissident Chen Guangcheng ‘chased by undercover Chinese agents’ […]

China Current Events: April 27

Chinese army to safeguard national marine rights China’s armed forces will work closely with fishery and maritime supervision agencies to jointly safeguard national marine rights and interests, a Defense Ministry spokesman said here Thursday.  Read more Chinese farmer builds wind-powered car A 55-year-old man in China built himself a wind-powered car using 10,000 Yuan (S$2,000). […]

Current Events in China: April 25

China, South Sudan vow to promote ties Chinese President Hu Jintao held talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing, agreeing to expand cooperation and advance friendly ties.  Read more Bo Xilai’s wife ‘was in the room when Neil Heywood was poisoned’ Bo Xilai’s’s wife Gu Kailai, accused of murdering […]

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      The Malay Mail OnlineEuropean Stocks Drop as Treasuries Gain; Copper ReboundsBloombergEuropean stocks dropped and a gauge of emerging-market shares headed for a three-month low as government bonds rose. The Australian dollar strengthened as a China factory gauge unexpectedly advanced. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index dropped 0.9 ...European Stocks Drop as Bonds Ga
    • China Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism Case - New York Times September 23, 2014
      BBC NewsChina Court Sentences Uighur Scholar to Life in Separatism CaseNew York TimesALTAY, China — A university professor who has become the most visible symbol of peaceful resistance by ethnic Uighurs to Chinese policies was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of separatism by court officials in the ...China jails prominent Uigh
    • Sale of a Landmark Skyscraper Puts Spain on the Map of Chinese Investors - New York Times September 23, 2014
      New York TimesSale of a Landmark Skyscraper Puts Spain on the Map of Chinese InvestorsNew York TimesMADRID — In June, one of China's richest men, Wang Jianlin, bought a landmark office tower in Madrid that had stood empty for years. The Franco-era building, Spain's tallest skyscraper when it opened in 1953, had become a symbol of the Spanish real .
    • Amnesty Blasts China's Torture Tool Industry - ABC News September 23, 2014
      ABC NewsAmnesty Blasts China's Torture Tool IndustryABC NewsChinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International ...Chinese firms exporting tools of tortur
    • Amid Border Stand-Off With China, Army Chief Postpones Visit to Bhutan - NDTV September 23, 2014
      NDTVAmid Border Stand-Off With China, Army Chief Postpones Visit to BhutanNDTVNew Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag has postponed a four-day official trip to Bhutan which was to begin from today, in the wake of the stand-off with the Chinese troops at the border. The Army has deployed about 2000 soldiers at Chumur in South ...As China pushes, Indian tro
    • China's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worry - CNBC September 23, 2014
      CNBCChina's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worryCNBCChina's manufacturing activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September on strong orders, a private survey showed on Tuesday, but the optimism was offset by factory employment which slumped to a five-and-a-half year low. The HSBC flash manufacturing ...Euro data hits stocks, China reading s
    • Wall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil Lower - New York Times September 23, 2014
      Chron.comWall Street Retreats, as China's Weakening Growth Pulls Shares and Oil LowerNew York TimesWorries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks on Monday. Investors are nervous about China after a run of soft economic data that suggested growth there ...Sn
    • China-Indonesia Territorial Dispute: Chinese South China Sea Occupation Is A ... - International Business Times September 22, 2014
      International Business TimesChina-Indonesia Territorial Dispute: Chinese South China Sea Occupation Is A ...International Business TimesIndonesia's caution follows faceoffs between China and several Southeast Asian nations involving military ships, fishing boats and oil rigs in disputed waters. “This becomes complicated as there are conflicts between fe
    • How Do Alibaba's IPO and China's New Nationalism Fit Together? - Huffington Post September 22, 2014
      BBC NewsHow Do Alibaba's IPO and China's New Nationalism Fit Together?Huffington PostChina's e-commerce leader, Alibaba, celebrated its landmark U.S. $21.8 billion listing in New York on Friday -- the largest IPO in American history -- on the same day that British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) was hit by a record fine of ...China
    • iPhone 6s being sold for insane amounts of money in China - Washington Post (blog) September 22, 2014
      WantChinaTimesiPhone 6s being sold for insane amounts of money in ChinaWashington Post (blog)BEIJING -- For those complaining about the price of a new iPhone, try buying one in China. Delayed by governmental red tape, the iPhone 6 is selling for as much as 10 times the U.S. price in a thriving black market that's popped up in a matter of days.China