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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 Building Base Near Isles Disputed With Japan, Kyodo Says - Bloomberg December 22, 2014
      BloombergChina Building Base Near Isles Disputed With Japan, Kyodo SaysBloombergThe base on the Nanji islands in Zhejiang Province is designed to enhance China's readiness to respond to a potential military crisis and strengthen surveillance over an air defense identification zone it declared in the area in November last year, the ...China sources say m
    • China Opposes Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name N. Korea - New York Times December 22, 2014
      ReutersChina Opposes Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name N. KoreaNew York TimesBEIJING — China told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea, China's foreign ...China condemns cyberattacks
    • China Offers Russia Help With Currency Swap Suggestion - Bloomberg December 22, 2014
      BloombergChina Offers Russia Help With Currency Swap SuggestionBloombergTwo Chinese ministers offered support for Russia as President Vladimir Putin seeks to shore up the ruble without depleting foreign-exchange reserves. China will provide help if needed and is confident Russia can overcome its economic difficulties ...China foreign minister says willing to
    • B&Q owner Kingfisher to sell China stake for £140m - BBC News December 22, 2014
      BBC NewsB&Q owner Kingfisher to sell China stake for £140mBBC NewsHome improvements retailer Kingfisher has agreed to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings. Kingfisher is selling a 70% stake in the business - which has 39 stores and more than 3,000 staff - for £140m. The company had already ...Kingfisher sells B&Q China stake as
    • China Investigates Possible Stock-Price Manipulation - Wall Street Journal December 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Investigates Possible Stock-Price ManipulationWall Street JournalBEIJING—China is investigating possible stock-price manipulation amid the recent run-up in the country's equity market, according to officials with direct knowledge of the matter, a move that serves as a stark reminder of the problems that have long ...China Invest
    • In China, a Rapid Jump to Mobile Advertising - New York Times December 22, 2014
      New York TimesIn China, a Rapid Jump to Mobile AdvertisingNew York TimesAdvertisers increasingly want to be part of Mr. Liu's digital world — and of the other 527 million people in China with smartphones. Next year companies are expected to spend more money on digital advertising than on television campaigns in China.
    • Xi Jinping defends 'one-China' idea in Macau, amid protests - BBC News December 22, 2014
      BBC NewsXi Jinping defends 'one-China' idea in Macau, amid protestsBBC NewsChinese President Xi Jinping has urged Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy during a visit to the former Portuguese colony. Mr Xi was marking the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to China. Like neighbouring Hong Kong, Macau is a ...UPDAT
    • Did The Abe Government Fuel A Rise In Hostile Attitudes Towards China And ... - Forbes December 22, 2014
      Did The Abe Government Fuel A Rise In Hostile Attitudes Towards China And ...ForbesJapanese hostile attitudes towards China and South Korea jumped to an all time high in the eleven months that have followed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine. The number of Japanese with hostile attitudes towards China rose by 2 ...and more »
    • US reportedly asks China to help curb North Korea's cyberattack abilities - Fox News December 21, 2014
      GizmodoUS reportedly asks China to help curb North Korea's cyberattack abilitiesFox NewsThe New York Times reports that the White House requested help from Beijing in recent days, but the Chinese have not responded. However, a senior Obama administration official claimed to the Associated Press that the U.S. and China have shared ...Report: US Wants Chi
    • China Invests in Region Rich in Oil, Coal and Also Strife - New York Times December 21, 2014
      New York TimesChina Invests in Region Rich in Oil, Coal and Also StrifeNew York TimesKARAMAY, China — In a desolate park on the city outskirts here, oil bubbling from the ground fills small pools next to a wooden walkway. By one pool is a statue of a bearded ethnic Uighur man sitting on a donkey, playing a lute. The symbolism is telling.China ramps up energy