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China Current Events: June 26

Husband of Chinese woman forced to have abortion ‘disappears’ A father whose seven month-old unborn daughter was forcibly aborted by Chinese officials has gone into hiding after his family were branded as “national traitors” for speaking to the foreign media.  Read more China has forced refugees back to Myanmar conflict zone Chinese authorities have forced […]

Current Events in China: June 25

Chinese ship ‘accidentally rams’ Philippines boat The Philippines alleged on Sunday that a Chinese vessel accidentally rammed a local fishing boat north of a disputed South China Sea shoal, killing one and leaving four others missing.  Read more SW China quake leaves at least four dead, over 100 injured At least two people died and […]

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 20

Neil Heywood scandal widens to Cambodia as Patrick Devillers arrested The investigation into the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood took another twist after it emerged that the former business partner of his alleged killer had been arrested in Cambodia.  Read more China dissatisfied over Vietnam’s island patrols: spokesman A spokesman for China’s Foreign […]

Current Events in China: June 18

China astronauts complete successful space docking Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module on Monday, the latest milestone in China’s ambitious campaign to build a space station.  Read more China one-child policy leads to forced abortions, mothers’ deaths Uneven enforcement of China’s decades-old one-child policy enrages the public. Sometimes family […]

China Current Events: June 16

China launches spaceship with first female astronaut China launched Saturday Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with the country’s first female astronaut aboard.  Shenzhou-9, atop an upgraded Long March-2F carrier rocket, blast off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China at 6:37 p.m. Saturday.  Read more China’s biggest milk maker recalls baby formula China’s biggest milk producer […]

Current Events in China: May 30

Migrant workers go on rampage in China after death About 1,000 migrant workers went on the rampage in a city in eastern China on Tuesday, smashing up cars and protesting in front of a government building after a worker was apparently killed by his employer, state media said.  Read more Algal bloom kills millions of […]

China Current Events: May 24

Human Rights Watch condemns mainland’s ‘X-Men’ para-police Human Rights Watch on Wednesday condemned a Chinese “para-police” force nicknamed “X-Men” by the local media, accusing it of rampant brutality and illegal detentions for even minor offences.  Read more Technology Reaches Remote Tibetan Corners, Fanning Unrest The young Buddhist monk, his voice hushed and nervous, was discussing […]

China Current Events: May 4

Chen Guangcheng: I want a seat on Hillary Clinton’s plane out of China The United States is under intense pressure to help the leading Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng flee China after he pleaded to be allowed to leave Beijing on Hillary Clinton’s plane.  Read more Romney calls US treatment of Chen Guangcheng ‘dark day for […]

Current Events in China: May 2

9 still trapped in flooded SW China colliery Nine miners were still trapped in the flooded colliery in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, as continuous rainfall has hampered the rescue efforts, local authorities said Tuesday.  Read more Details of Chinese activist’s escape Chen Guangcheng’s blindness was a help and a hindrance as he made his way […]

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    • China stocks hit hard, rest of world shrugs - Reuters November 27, 2015
      ReutersChina stocks hit hard, rest of world shrugsReutersSpot yuan CNY=CFXS was changing hands at 6.3952, 56 pips weaker than the previous close and about 0.04 percent away from People's Bank of China's midpoint rate of 6.3915. "It's uncertain if the Chinese government is keen to show the market influence ...China stocks tumble most since
    • Citing Political Reasons, Miss Canada Denied Entry to China - Newsweek November 27, 2015
      NewsweekCiting Political Reasons, Miss Canada Denied Entry to ChinaNewsweekAnastasia Lin, recently coronated as Miss Canada, was denied a visa and access to the island of Hainan, in China, for the opening ceremony of the Miss World contest. The snub especially hit home, given that the Chinese-born Lin is a fervent human ...China barred a human rights activis
    • China plunges, and it may get worse - CNBC November 27, 2015
      CNBCChina plunges, and it may get worseCNBCThe Shanghai composite closed down 5.5 percent, the worst day since the turmoil in August, on news regulators have launched probes into several brokerage firms and Chinese industrial companies' profits fell 4.6 percent in October. This is on top of a ...
    • China stocks tumble as government probes more big brokers - CNNMoney November 27, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina stocks tumble as government probes more big brokersCNNMoneyStocks slid after Citic Securities, China's largest brokerage, and Guosen Securities confirmed that they're being investigated by the China Securities Regulatory Commission, according to exchange filings. Shares of both brokerages sank 10%, the maximum ...China's Black Fr
    • Chinese executives keep going missing - CNNMoney November 27, 2015
      CNNMoneyChinese executives keep going missingCNNMoneyLocal media reports suggest that Yim is being detained in connection with the investigation of a senior government official -- Yao Gang, vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the country's stock market regulator. Yao was general ...Chinese Stocks Plunge 5.5%, Their Biggest Singl
    • China seeks own navy facility in Djibouti - Financial Times November 27, 2015
      Financial TimesChina seeks own navy facility in DjiboutiFinancial TimesThe “support facility”, which would be a step up from current “access points” used by the Chinese navy to take on supplies during anti-piracy patrols, appears to signal a more permanent military presence on the continent, where more than 2,000 Chinese ...China Retools Its Military With a
    • Miss World Canada 'barred from China flight' - BBC News November 27, 2015
      BBC NewsMiss World Canada 'barred from China flight'BBC NewsCanada's Miss World contender has said she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant. Chinese-born Anastasia Lin, 25, says she did not receive an invitation to attend the event, which meant she ...China Bars Anastasia Lin, Mis
    • China jails rights activist for 6 years - Al Jazeera America November 27, 2015
      Al Jazeera AmericaChina jails rights activist for 6 yearsAl Jazeera AmericaA prominent Chinese rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom, Guo Feixiong, was sentenced to six years imprisonment on Friday by a court in southern China, amid a continuing crackdown on human rights advocates across the country, his ...China democracy activist Guo Feix
    • China's Xi says to shake up military structure in reform push - CNBC November 27, 2015
      CNBCChina's Xi says to shake up military structure in reform pushCNBCChina will shake up its military by establishing a joint operational command structure by 2020 and rejig existing military regions as part of overall reforms, President Xi Jinping said in a comments reported on Thursday. In a lengthy speech carried by ...China Unveils Biggest Army Over
    • Top 10 China Dependent Countries - Forbes November 27, 2015
      Top 10 China Dependent CountriesForbesChina's economy is slowing down. Surprise surprise. Investors are basically discounting government reported growth rates by at least 100 basis points, which puts China's GDP growth this year at around 6%. As it slows further next year, countries that ...and more »