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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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    • Rise in HIV Among China's Youth Draws Attention for World AIDS Day - New York Times November 30, 2015
      New York TimesRise in HIV Among China's Youth Draws Attention for World AIDS DayNew York TimesAs China prepares to observe World AIDS Day, health officials and researchers are raising alarms over an increase in new infections among high school and college students. Most are young men who have had unprotected sex with other men, Wu Zunyou, ...and more »
    • Q&A: Chinese yuan set to join IMF currency basket - The Guardian November 30, 2015
      The GuardianQ&A: Chinese yuan set to join IMF currency basketThe GuardianGetting the yuan in the SDR basket will be a big achievement for the Chinese government, agrees Professor Kamel Mellahi at Warwick Business School. He sees the likely move as a vote of confidence in the economic and financial reforms underway in China ...IMF's yuan inclusion si
    • Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin - Reuters November 30, 2015
      ReutersSmog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks beginReutersChina's capital Beijing maintained an "orange" pollution alert, the second-highest level, on Monday, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors. The choking pollution was caused by the ...Northern China is suf
    • Obama meets with China's president as climate summit begins - Washington Post November 30, 2015
      Washington PostObama meets with China's president as climate summit beginsWashington PostPARIS — President Obama kicked off his day at the Paris climate summit with a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, hailing the two nations for their work on climate change but urging greater Chinese cooperation on cyber-crime and “maritime ...Obama, China
    • Can China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution? - CNN November 30, 2015
      CNNCan China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution?CNNOn Monday, the air quality reading (AQI) at one of the city's own monitoring stations stood at nearly 1,000, the worst in the country, according to China's own Ministry of Environmental Protection. According to United Nations guidelines, a reading of ...China Chokes on Smog as
    • Beijing aims to refill medicine chest with 'Made in China' drugs - Reuters November 30, 2015
      ReutersBeijing aims to refill medicine chest with 'Made in China' drugsReutersGiven the 10 years or more it typically takes to bring a new medicine to market, original "Made in China" treatments won't arrive overnight, but multinationals are already encountering more competition from local generic drugs that look set for a ...and mor
    • Exchange of Spies With China Is Positive Sign, Taiwan Says - New York Times November 30, 2015
      ReutersExchange of Spies With China Is Positive Sign, Taiwan SaysNew York TimesMr. Chen said the exchange was a concrete sign of the positive relations across the Taiwan Strait. President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan met with President Xi Jinping of China in Singapore on Nov. 7, the first-ever meeting between the leaders of the two sides.Taiwan Says It Has Swapped
    • The Findings of China's Climate Change Report - New York Times November 30, 2015
      New York TimesThe Findings of China's Climate Change ReportNew York TimesAhead of climate change negotiations in Paris, the Chinese government has released its latest scientific assessment of how global warming has affected and is likely to affect China. The 900-page “Third National Climate Change Assessment Report” is the ...China Releases New Report o
    • China's about-face on climate change - BBC News November 30, 2015
      BBC NewsChina's about-face on climate changeBBC NewsWith a hard pledge on peaking carbon emissions and with ever more ambitious targets on installing renewables, China has become one of the countries to watch at this week's Paris conference. The Qinghai Tibet plateau is the heart and lungs of Asia. Here ...and more »
    • Chinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber Scenarios - New York Times November 29, 2015
      New York TimesChinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber ScenariosNew York TimesBEIJING — Rising seas besieging China's economically vital coastal zones. Mighty feats of infrastructure, like the Three Gorges Dam and railway in Tibet, strained by turbulent rainfall and the melting of frozen earth. And on the Himalayan frontiers ...and more »