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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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    • China Open 2015: Daily Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More - Bleacher Report April 24, 2015
      Bleacher ReportChina Open 2015: Daily Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and MoreBleacher ReportAlexander Levy returned to the China Open looking to defend the crown he won here 12 months ago. But the Frenchman has to master some unfamiliar surroundings if he's to make it back-to-back triumphs, with the event moved from Genzon to the Tomson ...Three tied
    • Why US Investors May Owe China Taxes - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalWhy US Investors May Owe China TaxesWall Street JournalWill U.S. investors in funds holding Chinese stocks owe a 10% tax to China on their capital gains—without an offset for losing trades? There isn't one answer to this key tax question for investors who want to tap into China's growth. Recent ...and more »
    • China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's Nukes - TIME April 24, 2015
      TIMEChina Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's NukesTIMEReporting published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal suggests that China may be worried—or more worried than normal—about North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Citing “people briefed on the matter,” the paper reported that Chinese experts ...China's Nuclear WarningWall Street
    • China says employment resilient despite slower economic growth - Reuters April 24, 2015
      ReutersChina says employment resilient despite slower economic growthReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday that urban employment held up in the first quarter even as economic growth slowed to a 6-year low, but the labor ministry warned that authorities cannot be "blindly optimistic" as the pace of job creation is ...China says unemploymen
    • China Manufacturing Gauge Falls to One-Year Low - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Manufacturing Gauge Falls to One-Year LowWall Street JournalAn initial gauge of China's factory activity showed further weakness in April, slumping to a one-year low and defying government efforts to support the economy. The weak reading in the HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index suggested that ...China Apri
    • What a send-off: China's funeral strippers told to cover up - CNN International April 24, 2015
      CNN InternationalWhat a send-off: China's funeral strippers told to cover upCNN InternationalIn rural China, hiring exotic dancers to perform at wakes is an increasingly common practice, but is now the latest focus of the country's crackdown on vice. Strippers are invited to perform at funerals, often at great expense, to attract more mourners ...C
    • Debt Builds in China Stock Rally - Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
      Wall Street JournalDebt Builds in China Stock RallyWall Street JournalConcern is growing over a surge in bets by mom-and-pop investors using cash borrowed from brokers to pile into, and fuel, China's booming stock market. Margin lending has more than tripled in the past year to a record 1.7 trillion yuan ($274.6 billion ...China's Stocks Drop From
    • Mercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing Claims - New York Times April 23, 2015
      New York TimesMercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing ClaimsNew York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Mercedes-Benz 350 million renminbi, accusing the company of fixing prices on luxury cars and some spare parts. The penalty is just the latest for a foreign carmaker in China, the world's ...China Fines Me
    • The China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown? - Forbes April 23, 2015
      ForbesThe China Syndrome: Is China Headed For A Financial Meltdown?ForbesIn the 1979 movie The China Syndrome, Jack Lemmon plays Jack Godell, a supervisor at a nuclear power plant. The facility experienced “unusual vibrations” and Jack was concerned about a potential meltdown. Today, many believe that China – a country ...and more »
    • Can Indian elephant take on Chinese dragon? 'Not in the next 20 years' - CNN April 23, 2015
      CNNCan Indian elephant take on Chinese dragon? 'Not in the next 20 years'CNNWhile Modi's India is out to put its economy on the fast track, China's economy is slowing after over 25 years of breakneck growth. President Xi is managing the slowdown with efforts to boost domestic spending, while cracking down hard on corruption.PM Narendra Mo