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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's war on terror becomes all-out attack on Islam in Xinjiang - Washington Post September 20, 2014
      Modesto BeeChina's war on terror becomes all-out attack on Islam in XinjiangWashington PostSHACHE COUNTY, China – The month of Ramadan should have been a time of fasting, charity and prayer in China's Muslim west. But here, in many of the towns and villages of southern Xinjiang, it was a time of fear, repression, and violence. China's ...Terro
    • China Fines GlaxoSmithKline Nearly $500 Million in Bribery Case - New York Times September 20, 2014
      New York TimesChina Fines GlaxoSmithKline Nearly $500 Million in Bribery CaseNew York TimesHONG KONG — Global multinationals have invested billions of dollars in China over the last decade, with the prospect of selling to 1.4 billion people. But the promise of China's growth is increasingly offset by the dangers of being caught up in the ...GlaxoSmithKl
    • What Is Alibaba? China's E-Commerce Giant Explained - International Business Times September 19, 2014
      International Business TimesWhat Is Alibaba? China's E-Commerce Giant ExplainedInternational Business TimesThe company Ma founded is China's, and by some measures, the world's largest e-commerce company. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company handles 80% of China's e-commerce, with transactions on its sites totaling $248 billio
    • In China, where the iPhone 6 isn't officially available, they're selling for $2400 - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com September 19, 2014
      ReutersIn China, where the iPhone 6 isn't officially available, they're selling for $2400The Oregonian - OregonLive.comThat creates an opportunity for Liu, who promises two-day delivery of a 16-gigabyte iPhone 6 for 8,000 yuan ($1,303) -- almost double the price on Apple's Hong Kong website. "It's going to be a while before the new i
    • The U.S. Wants to Contain Russia But Cooperate With China - Huffington Post September 19, 2014
      The U.S. Wants to Contain Russia But Cooperate With ChinaHuffington PostWhen it comes to expanding investment and trade, U.S. economic gaming with China in the Asia-Pacific has also felt the constraints of the less-than-inspiring economy at home. Under such circumstances, the large-scale geopolitical rivalry with Russia in ...and more »
    • Web-retail titan Alibaba took over China. Could America's web be next? - Washington Post September 19, 2014
      ForbesWeb-retail titan Alibaba took over China. Could America's web be next?Washington PostAlibaba Group, the Chinese Web juggernaut that has become the world's biggest online retailer, will sell its first shares to the public Friday in one of the most lucrative debuts in stock market history. Though little known in the United States, the ...Tops i
    • iPhone 6 delay in China triggers black market sales - CNET September 19, 2014
      ReutersiPhone 6 delay in China triggers black market salesCNETIn one example, an enterprising seller in China who was able to score an iPhone supply was touting two-day delivery of a 16GB iPhone 6 for 8,000 yuan ($1,303). That's almost twice as much as the price of the phone sold via Apple's Hong Kong website.Opportunists cash in on delayed iPhone
    • China unveils world's largest supercollider - Aljazeera.com September 19, 2014
      Aljazeera.comChina unveils world's largest supercolliderAljazeera.comBeijing, China - Chinese scientists are racing to complete plans for a supergiant particle collider that, when built, will dwarf every other accelerator on the planet. The underground particle-smashing ring aims to be at least twice the size of the ...and more »
    • FIPA agreement with China: What's really in it for Canada? - CBC.ca September 19, 2014
      VICE NewsFIPA agreement with China: What's really in it for Canada?CBC.caThe secrecy shrouding the much-delayed Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China makes it hard for experts, let alone average Canadians, to figure out what benefits this country will see from the deal. While reporting on ...Canada's Secretive Trea
    • India Presses China to Resolve Border Dispute - Wall Street Journal September 18, 2014
      Wall Street JournalIndia Presses China to Resolve Border DisputeWall Street JournalNEW DELHI—India's prime minister pressed China's president for a speedy resolution of boundary disputes as hundreds of Indian and Chinese forces faced off in the Himalayas, overshadowing a summit meeting aimed at deepening economic ties.India, China Quietly Struggle