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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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    • 'Made in China' Now Being Made in Africa - Daily Beast August 23, 2014
      Quartz'Made in China' Now Being Made in AfricaDaily BeastHe operates his import-export business on the Eastern coast of China, where there is plenty of space for a man with his drive and skills to prosper. Already fairly successful, he recently set his sights beyond his country's borders. “There's been much ...West Africa's Ebola out
    • US accuses China fighter of reckless mid-air intercept - BBC News August 23, 2014
      BBC NewsUS accuses China fighter of reckless mid-air interceptBBC NewsA Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon has said. Spokesman John Kirby said that the US had protested to the Chinese military over the mid-air intercept ...US slams China over spy plane
    • Trust-busting in China - The Economist August 23, 2014
      The EconomistTrust-busting in ChinaThe EconomistIN RECENT weeks, Chinese authorities appear to have been singling out foreigners in bars around Beijing, harassing them for allegedly breaking the country's narcotics laws, conducting spot inspections of their bodily fluids and reportedly busting them ...and more »
    • China's Pollution Crisis Inspires An Unsettling Art Exhibit - NPR (blog) August 23, 2014
      NPR (blog)China's Pollution Crisis Inspires An Unsettling Art ExhibitNPR (blog)When 16,000 dead pigs floated down a river in Shanghai last year, it inspired a lot of questions about China's environmental conditions and a lot of disgust. Now, those pigs have helped inspire an arresting exhibit at Shanghai's contemporary art museum ...and more »
    • Chinese and American GDP forecasts - The Economist (blog) August 23, 2014
      Chinese and American GDP forecastsThe Economist (blog)LESS than two centuries ago, China was far and away the world's biggest economy. It accounted for more than 30% of global GDP in 1820, according to estimates by Angus Maddison, a late economist. Its share dwindled in the 19th century as the industrial ...Corruption Crackdown Slowing Down China's
    • America, Take Notice: China's Five Military Game Changers - The National Interest Online August 22, 2014
      The National Interest OnlineAmerica, Take Notice: China's Five Military Game ChangersThe National Interest OnlineFor decades, China has played catch-up with the world's most advanced military powers. Starting from a very low technological base, and without the benefit of access to foreign technology markets, the defense base of the People's Re
    • Measuring China's Resilient Economy - Businessweek August 22, 2014
      BusinessweekMeasuring China's Resilient EconomyBusinessweekAre China's economic juices flowing like baijiu at a banquet or coagulating like the remnants of yesterday's hotpot? Official data are often distrusted. A growing database of alternative indicators—ranging from same-store sales at Kentucky Fried ...
    • iPhone 6 Apparently Confirmed By China Telecom - Forbes August 22, 2014
      ValueWalkiPhone 6 Apparently Confirmed By China TelecomForbesIn the post, captured here by Sina News, the Chinese carrier said that the upcoming phone would be available unlocked and will support a variety of networks, including two kinds of LTE networks, WCDMA, CDMA2000, GSM, and CDMA1X. Selling unlocked ...Unlocked iPhone 6 Coming To China Telecom [REPORT]
    • Chinese Gadgets Signal New Era of Innovation - Wall Street Journal August 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChinese Gadgets Signal New Era of InnovationWall Street JournalIn laboratories and startups across China, tinkerers with big dreams are pushing what many in the industry see as a potential new wave of Chinese innovation. They see smart gadgets—wearables and other devices that connect to the Internet or interact ...and more »
    • China's Top Graft Buster, Wang Qishan, Probing Thousands - Wall Street Journal August 22, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina's Top Graft Buster, Wang Qishan, Probing ThousandsWall Street JournalNANCHANG, China—When Wang Qishan, China's top graft-buster, dispatched a dozen investigators to this south China river town last summer, his message was clear: The investigators should inspire "shock and awe" among local officials, according to a