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China Current Events: June 30

Plane hijacking foiled in restive western China Passengers and crew foiled a hijacking attempt by six people on a plane in China’s restive far-western Xinjiang region Friday, a regional airline and state media said.  Read more Shanghai ‘face-eater’ tries to chew off woman’s face According to local Chinese press, an intoxicated bus driver in Wenzhou […]

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 […]

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 […]

China Current Events: June 19

Chinese spacecraft docks with module A Chinese spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with an orbiting module Monday, another first for the country as it strives to match American and Russian exploits in space.  Read more Chinese bank ‘owner’ highlights audacious mainland fraud In a China awash with fake iPhones, pirated DVDs and knockoff Louis Vuitton […]

China Current Events: June 12

China urges Japan to stop making new troubles over Diaoyu Islands China on Monday urged Japan to stop causing new troubles over the Diaoyu Islands as reports say dozens of Japanese including several lawmakers had landed on the islands.  Read more Firepower bristles in South China Sea as rivalries harden In the early years of […]

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    • China factory collapse: Six dead and 49 rescued - BBC News July 4, 2015
      BBC NewsChina factory collapse: Six dead and 49 rescuedBBC NewsA shoe factory has collapsed in eastern China, killing six workers, according to Chinese state media. More than 50 people were working in the factory in the city of Wenling, in Zhejiang province, when it collapsed at around 16:00 local time (08:00 GMT ...and more »
    • China Moves to Stabilize Stock Markets; Initial Offerings Halted - New York Times July 4, 2015
      BloombergChina Moves to Stabilize Stock Markets; Initial Offerings HaltedNew York TimesHONG KONG — Struggling to respond to precipitous declines on China's stock markets over the last three weeks, the country's biggest brokerage firms unveiled a government-endorsed plan on Saturday to buy shares starting on Monday, while both of the ...China Freeze
    • Report Suggests U.S vs. China-Russia War Possible - ValueWalk July 4, 2015
      Report Suggests U.S vs. China-Russia War PossibleValueWalkA recent report produced by military top brass in the United States suggests that Russia and China are the biggest threats to the security of the nation. A gloomy report, released Wednesday by General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...
    • Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade - Yahoo News July 4, 2015
      Yahoo NewsTaiwan stands up to China with World War II military paradeYahoo NewsTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial ...Taiwan stands up to China with
    • Philippines expects to win South China Sea case: Official - Channel News Asia July 4, 2015
      Channel News AsiaPhilippines expects to win South China Sea case: OfficialChannel News AsiaMANILA: The Philippines expects a United Nations (UN) tribunal to rule in its favour in an increasingly fraught dispute with China over territories in the South China Sea, a presidential spokeswoman said Saturday (Jul 4). Manila will argue its position ...China Close t
    • Japan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bank - Yahoo News July 4, 2015
      Yahoo NewsJapan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bankYahoo NewsTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Saturday it would extend around $6 billion in development aid to Mekong region countries, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender seen as encroaching on the regional clout of Tokyo and ally Washington.China and Japan Are Get
    • Blackstone Group Hires Zhang Liping as China Chairman - Wall Street Journal July 4, 2015
      Wall Street JournalBlackstone Group Hires Zhang Liping as China ChairmanWall Street JournalMr. Zhang, who served as co-chief executive of Greater China at Credit Suisse, will become a senior managing director and chairman of Greater China at Blackstone, the private-equity firm said in a statement. He will manage senior relationships for ...UPDATE 2-MOVES-Bla
    • South Korean navy officer arrested on charges of spying for China - The Guardian July 4, 2015
      The GuardianSouth Korean navy officer arrested on charges of spying for ChinaThe GuardianA lieutenant commander assigned to the Defense Security Command faces charges that he handed over classified information to a suspected Chinese agent while studying in China from 2009 to 2012. He allegedly passed military materials to a university ...South Korean Navy Of
    • Panic wipes £2tn off Chinese shares - The Guardian July 3, 2015
      The GuardianPanic wipes £2tn off Chinese sharesThe GuardianThe China Securities Regulatory Commission, the market watchdog, said it would launch an investigation into suspected stock market manipulation, without giving details of how long the probe would take or which organisations were under suspicion.Troubling Lessons in China's Crumbling Stock Market
    • World Bank Deletes Critical Passage on China - Wall Street Journal July 3, 2015
      Wall Street JournalWorld Bank Deletes Critical Passage on ChinaWall Street JournalA World Bank spokeswoman in Beijing said Friday that she didn't know if the removal came in response to pressure from China. She said officials from the bank's Washington headquarters asked that the section be deleted. China's finance and foreign ...World Bank de