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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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    • US Treasury Blasts China Over Yuan - Wall Street Journal April 15, 2014
      The West AustralianUS Treasury Blasts China Over YuanWall Street JournalThe Obama administration blasted China for its recent currency moves, saying the decline in the yuan was "unprecedented" and calling on Beijing to disclose its intervention in currency markets more regularly. The U.S. Treasury Department, in its ...China Urged by U.S. to Allow […]
    • China's Actions in Hunt for Jet Are Seen as Hurting as Much as Helping - New York Times April 15, 2014
      China's Actions in Hunt for Jet Are Seen as Hurting as Much as HelpingNew York TimesKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — When a Chinese government vessel took the world by surprise this month with its announcement that it had detected underwater signals that might have come from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, China suddenly looked ... […]
    • The Fragile Middle: China's migrant workers test urbanisation drive - Financial Times April 15, 2014
      The Fragile Middle: China's migrant workers test urbanisation driveFinancial TimesXu Bo has worked in a construction gang in Beijing for four years, helping build the city apartments and skyscrapers that symbolise China's urban transformation. But when asked if he plans to settle permanently in the Chinese capital, his response is ...and more » […]
    • Malaysia Airlines Plane Search Process Shows China on Sidelines - Wall Street Journal April 15, 2014
      The Malay Mail OnlineMalaysia Airlines Plane Search Process Shows China on SidelinesWall Street JournalSHANGHAI—When civil aviation experts from around Asia huddled in January to study how they might coordinate search-and-rescue following an ocean plane crash, China's government sent word that it lacked a response program but didn't dispatch anyone […]
    • China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists - The Guardian April 15, 2014
      The GuardianChina's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientistsThe GuardianChina's air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific Ocean and altering weather patterns in North America, according to scientists in the US. A team from Texas, California and Washington state has found that pollution from Asia, much o […]
    • Massive China shoe factory strike rolls on as offer falls flat - Reuters April 15, 2014
      BBC NewsMassive China shoe factory strike rolls on as offer falls flatReutersLi Qiang, a labor expert with China Labor Watch, a U.S.-based labor NGO, said the social insurance problem was longstanding and one which workers were no longer willing to tolerate, given improved legal and rights awareness. "This is a costly lesson to ...China's Yue Yuen […]
    • Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown - CNBC.com April 15, 2014
      CNBC.comBitcoin defies talk of China crackdownCNBC.comChinese media had reported that April 15 was a possible deadline set by the People's Bank of China (PBoC) for Chinese banks to freeze the accounts of bitcoin exchanges. Chinese bitcoin companies BTC Trade and Huobi.com backed those reports last ...BitBeat: Bitcoin's Status in China Not So Black- […]
    • China Military Aims To Build Up Space Defences - Sky News April 15, 2014
      Space.comChina Military Aims To Build Up Space DefencesSky NewsChina's President has called for improvements to the country's space and air defence capabilities amid what state media says is a response to the increasing militarisation of space by the US and other rivals. Visiting air force headquarters in Beijing ...China stresses need for stabilit […]
    • China GDP Gauge Seen Showing Deeper Slowdown - Bloomberg April 15, 2014
      BloombergChina GDP Gauge Seen Showing Deeper SlowdownBloombergChina's loss of economic momentum in the first quarter was deeper than the most widely-cited data will show, according to analyst forecasts for a gauge that's gaining increasing recognition. Gross domestic product grew a seasonally adjusted 1.5 percent ...What To Watch For In China' […]
    • Housing Trouble Grows in China - Wall Street Journal April 15, 2014
      Wall Street JournalHousing Trouble Grows in ChinaWall Street JournalTim Franco for The Wall Street Journal. CHANGZHOU, China— Wu Xuesong, a professor in this city on the Yangtze, says he doubled his money on an apartment he bought as an investment some years back and is ahead on a second. Buy a third? Forget it.China Property Collapse Has BegunForbesChina Ho […]