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Current Events in China: July 20

China reprimands Russia for alleged attack on Chinese fishing boats Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping on Thursday expressed strong dissatisfaction with Russia over an alleged attack on a Chinese fishing vessel, which has left a fisherman missing.  Read more China pledges US$20 bil. credit to African nations Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday pledged […]

China Current Events: July 18

China’s GDP Hit Tells Story of Hubris Run Amok The lesson from recent economic data and policy moves in Asia (MXAP) is this: Hubris still has its costs. In recent years, Asia believed its own press a little too much. The way it steered around the financial crisis of 2008, the dizzying stock gains, the […]

Current Events in China: June 21

China denies military drill with Russia, Syria, Iran China on Wednesday said there was no truth to an Iranian media report about a joint military drill involving China, Russia, Syria and Iran.  Read more Russia jails two men for giving China nuke secrets Russia has jailed two university professors for passing top secret information on […]

China Current Events: June 8

Global markets rally on news of China rate cuts World shares rallied to their highest in more than a week and the euro gained on Thursday after China surprisingly cut interest rates to shore up sluggish economic growth, fueling hopes other major central banks may follow suit.  Read more Crucial new details of exchange that […]

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: April 29

Neil Heywood: new details emerge of British business dealings of Chinese woman suspected of murder The death of Neil Heywood has come under fresh scrutiny after a Sunday Telegraph investigation unearthed details of the British business dealings of the Chinese woman suspected of his murder.  Read more Dissident Chen Guangcheng ‘chased by undercover Chinese agents’ […]

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    • China Housing Cooling Even As Developers See Double Digit Gains - Forbes April 19, 2015
      ForbesChina Housing Cooling Even As Developers See Double Digit GainsForbesInvestors play close attention to real estate because not only does it impact labor and commodity imports like iron ore, it is closely tied to the fortunes of China banks. Bankruptcies from real estate developers would put stress on mid-sized lenders ...China March home prices fall, B
    • China Not Trying to Chill Red-Hot Stock Market, Says Regulator - Wall Street Journal April 19, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Not Trying to Chill Red-Hot Stock Market, Says RegulatorWall Street JournalSHANGHAI—China's securities regulator moved to allay fears that it intends to kill a breathtaking rally in the country's stock market, just one day after it warned small investors about trading risks and expanded the use of a mechanism that bets ...a
    • China makes big cut in bank reserve requirement to fight slowdown - Reuters April 19, 2015
      ReutersChina makes big cut in bank reserve requirement to fight slowdownReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank on Sunday cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves, the second industry-wide cut in two months, adding more liquidity to the world's second-biggest economy to help spur bank lending and combat ...China Moves to Stim
    • China Cracks Down on the 'Sport for Millionaires' - New York Times April 19, 2015
      New York TimesChina Cracks Down on the 'Sport for Millionaires'New York TimesHONG KONG — President Xi Jinping's crackdown on vice and corruption in China has gone after drugs, gambling, prostitution, ill-gotten wealth and overflowing banquet tables. Now it has turned to a less obvious target: golf. In a flurry of recent ...China's Crackdo
    • Car babes banned? China wants eyes on cars not models at auto show - CNN April 19, 2015
      CNNCar babes banned? China wants eyes on cars not models at auto showCNNThis year MG, once known for its sleek sports cars and now owned by Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp, enters the fray with its first SUV, the GS, while Ford will give two new luxury SUVs their China market debut -- the Lincoln MKX and Lincoln ...and more »
    • The wedding photos that captivated China - BBC News April 18, 2015
      BBC NewsThe wedding photos that captivated ChinaBBC NewsChina's relationship with its Tibetan minority has at times been troubled, so here's a moment worth noting: a Tibetan couple's wedding photos, showing scenes of both modern and traditional living, captivated millions of Chinese social media users. The ...and more »
    • New Zealand Plotted Hack on China With NSA - The Intercept - First Look Media April 18, 2015
      The Intercept - First Look MediaNew Zealand Plotted Hack on China With NSAThe Intercept - First Look MediaNew Zealand spies teamed with National Security Agency hackers to break into a data link in the country's largest city, Auckland, as part of a secret plan to eavesdrop on Chinese diplomats, documents reveal. The covert operation, reported Saturday b
    • S-400 Strengthens China's Hand in the Skies - DefenseNews.com April 18, 2015
      DefenseNews.comS-400 Strengthens China's Hand in the SkiesDefenseNews.comTAIPEI — A deal between Russia and China for procurement of the new S-400 air defense system will serve as a force multiplier for Beijing in its quest to dominate the skies along its borders, experts said. The 400-kilometer-range system will, for the ...
    • Ford Unveils New Taurus Sedan for Chinese Market - Wall Street Journal April 18, 2015
      Wall Street JournalFord Unveils New Taurus Sedan for Chinese MarketWall Street JournalFord's first-quarter sales in China grew 9% compared with a year earlier to 296,825 vehicles—strong numbers in other markets but well below Ford's previous double-digit growth rates in China. March sales rose only 1% to 104,842 vehicles. Other auto ...Taurus revam
    • China Rethinks Its Car-Sales Model - Wall Street Journal April 18, 2015
      Wall Street JournalChina Rethinks Its Car-Sales ModelWall Street JournalIt poses a growing challenge for global auto makers' profit in China, where long-reliable sales gains are threatened by flagging economic growth, intensifying competition and municipalities capping licenses to reduce road congestion. Last month, the ...and more »