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Current Events in China: July 5

Chinese ships patrol disputed waterway A combat-ready Chinese patrol reached reefs and islands in the center of the Spratly archipelago on Tuesday and immediately began to assert China’s sovereignty over the disputed area in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).  Read more China’s controversial Three Gorges dam completed Final turbine of £38bn mega-dam, whose […]

China Current Events: June 13

Chinese police bust trafficking scheme, arresting 23 for smuggling guns from US Chinese police on Tuesday announced the arrests of 23 people as part of a joint U.S.-Chinese investigation into a gun trafficking ring that smuggled dozens of firearms into the country.  Read more ‘Crouching Tiger’ actress denies paid sex with Bo China’s roaring sex […]

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 […]

Current Events in China: June 11

China’s growth flags in May ahead of rate cut China’s inflation, industrial output and retail sales all flagged in May for a second straight month of sluggish growth that galvanized policymakers last week into taking their boldest action yet to combat a sharpening slowdown.  Read more More terracotta warriors discovered in NW China Archeologists unearthed […]

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 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 […]

China Current Events: April 10

  Fake police academy exposed in China A fake police academy in China has been exposed in a bizarre sting operation that involved undercover authentic female officers disguised as schoolgirls.   Bo Xilai’s wife questioned over the murder in China of Neil Heywood The wife of the former high-flying Communist Party chief Bo Xilai is […]

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    • Can China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency? - Newsweek February 11, 2016
      NewsweekCan China Cope With the Stampede From Its Currency?NewsweekLast summer, U.S. lawmakers were condemning China for pushing down its currency, arguing that it was still “terribly undervalued.” But those days may be long gone. Chinese and foreigners alike have been stampeding out of the Chinese currency, the RMB, ...Report: China's Currency Will Dim
    • Ten Reasons China Failed: From Basic Gangsterism to Parasitic Engagements - Observer February 11, 2016
      ObserverTen Reasons China Failed: From Basic Gangsterism to Parasitic EngagementsObserverNot withstanding China's epochal accomplishment in lifting over 300 million people out of poverty while building a world-leading economy, their future appears murky. What went wrong with China's economy? Inquiring minds want to know. Here is a top ten ...
    • Does This Century Still Belong To China? - Forbes February 11, 2016
      ForbesDoes This Century Still Belong To China?ForbesNo, this is not China in 2016, but the United States in 1916, at a time of rapid growth of this former collection of European colonies, just over 50 years past the end of a punishing civil war. What was to become the American Century had begun, and ...
    • China Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next Year - MIT Technology Review February 11, 2016
      MIT Technology ReviewChina Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next YearMIT Technology ReviewChina Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next Year. Two high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors under construction in Shandong will make up the first commercial-scale plant of its type in the world. by Richard Martin; February 11, 2016.and more »
    • This is what's choking the Chinese economy - CNBC February 11, 2016
      CNBCThis is what's choking the Chinese economyCNBCIt's one of nearly 300 cities in China that badly failed air-quality standard measurements in 2015, according to data collected by Greenpeace. And the effects are devastating: More than 1.6 million people per year die in China from breathing toxic air ...and more »
    • Probe Targeting China's Statistic Head Sparks Concern - Voice of America February 11, 2016
      Voice of AmericaProbe Targeting China's Statistic Head Sparks ConcernVoice of AmericaInternational research organizations have long questioned China's GDP figures, saying they are deflated during years of boom, and inflated when there is a marked slowdown as is happening now. Some economists say China's economic growth may be one ...and more »
    • China warns on South China Sea as US, India consider patrols - Reuters February 11, 2016
      ReutersChina warns on South China Sea as US, India consider patrolsReuters"Countries from outside the area must stop pushing forward the militarization of the South China Sea, cease endangering the sovereignty and national security of littoral countries in the name of 'freedom of navigation' and harming the peace and ...US and India consider j
    • North Korea Isn't Going to Stop Provoking Its Ally China Anytime Soon - TIME February 11, 2016
      TIMENorth Korea Isn't Going to Stop Provoking Its Ally China Anytime SoonTIMEYet if Shining Star was intended to be used against the U.S. and its regional allies like Japan, its launch also represented a hostile act toward North Korea's chief and only ally, China. Beijing had dispatched veteran diplomat Wu Dawei on Feb. 2 to ...Let's dispense
    • Bass: China bank crisis 5X worse than subprime - CNBC February 11, 2016
      CNBCBass: China bank crisis 5X worse than subprimeCNBCA Chinese credit crisis would see the country's banks rack up losses 400 percent larger than the hit U.S. banks took during the subprime mortgage crisis, storied hedge fund manager Kyle Bass has warned in a letter to investors. "Similar to the U.S ...China's coming crash could dwarf the gre
    • China Injects a Heavy Dose of Ideology Into New Year's Eve Gala - New York Times February 10, 2016
      New York TimesChina Injects a Heavy Dose of Ideology Into New Year's Eve GalaNew York TimesThey had just been featured in “The General and the Soldier,” a 14-minute skit in the annual Lunar New Year's Eve TV gala broadcast across China on Sunday to mark the start of the Year of the Monkey. CCTV, the state broadcaster, said about a billion ...Watch