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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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    • Shanghai shares open down 1.56% ahead of final Caixin PMI - CNBC September 1, 2015
      CNBCShanghai shares open down 1.56% ahead of final Caixin PMICNBCAsian stocks declined early Tuesday, following a negative lead from Wall Street and as investors digested the slew of economic data out of China. China's official manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) edged down to 49.7 in August from 50 in ...Fresh factory data confirms slow
    • Asian shares nervous ahead of China data - Reuters September 1, 2015
      ReutersAsian shares nervous ahead of China dataReutersChina's official factory sector activity likely shrank at its fasted pace in three years in August, according to a Reuters poll of economists. Similar surveys on service sector activity will also be released in the early morning. MSCI's broadest index ...China's Stocks Cap Biggest Selloff S
    • The Real Global Threat Of China's Eroding Economic Credibility Is At Home - Forbes August 31, 2015
      Slate Magazine (blog)The Real Global Threat Of China's Eroding Economic Credibility Is At HomeForbesChina's 'economic miracle' over the past 35 years has been the envy of many other emerging market countries; indeed, of some advanced countries too. Yet in just over a period of a few weeks, global economic officials are deeply concerned ab
    • Large Blast Reported in Chinese City - Wall Street Journal August 31, 2015
      9news.com.auLarge Blast Reported in Chinese CityWall Street JournalA large blast ripped through a chemical-focused industrial zone in a northeastern Chinese city late Monday, according to official media, less than a month after a chemical explosion killed more than 150 people and raised concerns about industrial ...Explosion reportedly rocks second chemical
    • Will Australia's property market suffer with China crackdown? - The Australian Financial Review August 31, 2015
      The Australian Financial ReviewWill Australia's property market suffer with China crackdown?The Australian Financial ReviewA survey conducted by the Financial Times suggesting that almost half of high net worth individuals on mainland China plan to invest more than 30 per cent of their assets overseas. Just under two-thirds of those surveyed said they p
    • Japan plans largest ever defence budget to counter China's reach - The Guardian August 31, 2015
      The GuardianJapan plans largest ever defence budget to counter China's reachThe GuardianThe increases since then reflect its growing anxiety about China's expanding naval reach. The rise is also in line with Japan's more assertive defence policy under the conservative prime minister, Shinzo Abe, as he seeks to check Chinese influence and ...Ja
    • China pins market plunge on financial journalist, airs 'confession' - Washington Post August 31, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina pins market plunge on financial journalist, airs 'confession'Washington PostWhat's roiling China's stock market? A journalist, apparently. Wang Xiaolu, a reporter for a respected Chinese business magazine, "confessed" to causing chaos and panic in the markets, state media reported Sunday. In footage broa
    • China Punishes Nearly 200 Over 'Rumors' About Stocks, Blasts and Parade - New York Times August 31, 2015
      NBCNews.comChina Punishes Nearly 200 Over 'Rumors' About Stocks, Blasts and ParadeNew York TimesThe so-called rumors were related to China's continuing stock market uncertainty, the recent industrial explosions in Tianjin and the military parade scheduled for Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the ministry
    • ​China's sale of US debt: Safety valve or cause for concern? - CBS News August 31, 2015
      Bloomberg View​China's sale of US debt: Safety valve or cause for concern?CBS NewsBloomberg News reports that China is selling billions of dollars of its massive inventory of U.S. Treasuries to raise dollars to buy back and stabilize the country's own currency. The move comes amid a sharp decline in Chinese stocks in recent months ...China Has Lots
    • US developing sanctions against China over cyberthefts - Washington Post August 31, 2015
      FortuneUS developing sanctions against China over cybertheftsWashington PostThe Obama administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government's cybertheft of valuable U.S. trade secrets. The U.S. government has not yet ...White House mulls sanctioning C