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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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    • Lawyer Who Represented Churches in China Is Missing - New York Times August 28, 2015
      The GuardianLawyer Who Represented Churches in China Is MissingNew York TimesThe lawyer, Zhang Kai, is based in Beijing but went missing on Tuesday night in Wenzhou, a coastal city in eastern China where Christians have opposed a government program to demolish church crosses, Yang Xingquan, a colleague of Mr. Zhang's at the ...China arrests Christians w
    • Asia stocks extend recovery as China gains soothe nerves - CNBC August 28, 2015
      Asia stocks extend recovery as China gains soothe nervesCNBCAsian stocks extended their recovery into the final trading day of the week as investors cheered a second day of gains in Chinese and U.S. markets. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite spiked 2 percent on Friday, building on a 5.4 percent gain in the ...and more »
    • How Brazil's China-Driven Commodities Boom Went Bust - Wall Street Journal August 28, 2015
      Wall Street JournalHow Brazil's China-Driven Commodities Boom Went BustWall Street JournalSÃO PAULO—Not long ago, Brazil stood as the leading example of how a developing nation could rise toward global prominence on the force of a China-driven commodity boom. As its economy surged, Brazil stormed the world stage—hosting a World Cup, ...and more »
    • China's market missteps are tripping up others - Los Angeles Times August 28, 2015
      Los Angeles TimesChina's market missteps are tripping up othersLos Angeles TimesYet as Washington bickered, obfuscated and delayed, Beijing decisively injected $586 billion into China's economy, ultimately turning the country into an engine of global growth. Observers commended its distinctive political model — a hybrid of ...How much do we really
    • Can China's One-Child Policy Enforcers Transform Rural Education? - Huffington Post August 27, 2015
      Huffington PostCan China's One-Child Policy Enforcers Transform Rural Education?Huffington PostBut if you want a glimpse into China's economic future, tear yourself away from the stock tickers and take a look at Heigouhe (“Black Ditch River”) Village. It's here in this forgotten corner of central China that a team of researchers from Stanford
    • China's 'QT' is the real global economic threat - CNBC August 27, 2015
      CNBCChina's 'QT' is the real global economic threatCNBCInvestors have been agonizing over how big a threat China poses to the global economy, but they may be looking in the wrong place. China's stock market has tumbled following stratospheric gains that peaked in June, while economic data indicate that the ...Deutsche Bank: It's Chin
    • Xi just changed the rules of the game in China - and that makes things scarier ... - Business Insider August 27, 2015
      Business InsiderXi just changed the rules of the game in China - and that makes things scarier ...Business InsiderThe news has set the country abuzz, and not because yet another powerful figure in China has been taken down. Liao runs a publication that has shown nothing but loyalty to the government. George Chen, managing editor of the Hong Kong publication
    • German Car Makers Shift Gears as China Slows - Wall Street Journal August 27, 2015
      Wall Street JournalGerman Car Makers Shift Gears as China SlowsWall Street JournalBut China's slowing economy, a government crackdown on corruption, restrictions on car ownership to improve urban air quality and currency devaluation that has made imported premium cars more expensive are putting the brakes on new-car sales and ...and more »
    • China Falters, and the Global Economy Is Forced to Adapt - New York Times August 27, 2015
      New York TimesChina Falters, and the Global Economy Is Forced to AdaptNew York TimesChina's rapid growth over the last decade reshaped the world economy, creating a powerful driver of corporate strategies, financial markets and geopolitical decisions. China seemed to have a one-way trajectory, momentum that would provide a steady ...The politics behind
    • Tianjin blasts: China accuses 11 officials of negligence over chemical site - CNN August 27, 2015
      Yahoo NewsTianjin blasts: China accuses 11 officials of negligence over chemical siteCNNHong Kong (CNN) Chinese prosecutors are accusing 11 officials in the Chinese port of Tianjin of negligence over the deadly blasts that erupted from a chemical warehouse there this month. The huge, fiery explosions killed at least 145 people, according ...China arrests 12