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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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    • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing - USA TODAY April 20, 2014
      Indian ExpressAutomakers unveil China-focused models in BeijingUSA TODAYBEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry. Automakers are looking to China's biggest auto show this ...GM to battle VW in China wit […]
    • "China's Warren Buffett" Has Just Sold Off His China Assets - Forbes April 20, 2014
      "China's Warren Buffett" Has Just Sold Off His China AssetsForbesHe started as a salesman of plastic flowers and bought big in the wake of riots in Hong Kong at the time of China's Cultural Revolution, snapping up bargains. He was also an early investor in Mainland China, jumping in before it became fashionable.and more » […]
    • Investigating Family's Wealth, China's Leader Signals a Change - New York Times April 20, 2014
      NDTVInvestigating Family's Wealth, China's Leader Signals a ChangeNew York TimesHONG KONG — His son landed contracts to sell equipment to state oil fields and thousands of filling stations across China. His son's mother-in-law held stakes in pipelines and natural gas pumps from Sichuan Province in the west to the southern isle of ...Severing a […]
    • Lewis Hamilton eases to victory in China GP for Mercedes - BBC Sport April 20, 2014
      BBC SportLewis Hamilton eases to victory in China GP for MercedesBBC SportLewis Hamilton took a dominant victory in the Chinese Grand Prix to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career. Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg took second, fighting back to beat Ferrari's Fernando Alonso after a poor start ...Lewis Hamilton wins […]
    • Tesla to Start Model S Sales to China's Elusive Motorists - Bloomberg April 20, 2014
      Tesla to Start Model S Sales to China's Elusive MotoristsBloombergTesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) is poised to begin deliveries of the Model S sedan in China as Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tests the reluctance of consumers in the world's largest auto market to buy electric cars. The billionaire chairman, who's in ...and more » […]
    • Manufacturing Gains in U.S. as China Stalls: Global Economy - Bloomberg April 20, 2014
      Manufacturing Gains in U.S. as China Stalls: Global EconomyBloombergIn the euro zone, a report may indicate factories are growing at a steady pace in April, while similar figures out of China will probably signal factories in the world's second-biggest economy are pulling back, though not as severely as in March ...and more » […]
    • Fiat and Chrysler to build Jeep models in China - USA TODAY April 19, 2014
      Fiat and Chrysler to build Jeep models in ChinaUSA TODAYROME (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China […]
    • Deadly Clash Reported on Border of China and Vietnam - New York Times April 19, 2014
      IBNLiveDeadly Clash Reported on Border of China and VietnamNew York TimesBEIJING — Five Chinese civilians and two Vietnamese border guards died Friday during a clash between Vietnamese border guards and Chinese citizens who were trying to enter Vietnam illegally, according to official Vietnamese news reports on Friday and ...Seven killed in China-Vietnam bor […]
    • 2 Charts That Put the Chinese Pollution Crisis in Perspective - The Atlantic April 19, 2014
      The Atlantic2 Charts That Put the Chinese Pollution Crisis in PerspectiveThe AtlanticI've written over the years, and still believe, that environmental sustainability in all forms is China's biggest emergency, in every sense: for its people, for its government, for its effect on the world. And yes, I understand that the same is true ...Report: One […]
    • China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station - Los Angeles Times April 19, 2014
      China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway stationLos Angeles TimesBEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140. Reporters leaped into action, ...and more » […]