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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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    • Alibaba vows to fight fakes - and China's government - USA TODAY January 29, 2015
      USA TODAYAlibaba vows to fight fakes - and China's governmentUSA TODAYBEIJING — Billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma, who practices China's traditional martial art tai chi, has delivered fighting talk this week as his Internet giant, Alibaba, boldly moves to counter strong criticism by the Chinese government of its ...Tiger Fight: China and Alibaba Fac
    • Pentagon Pauses New Exchanges With China - Wall Street Journal January 29, 2015
      Wall Street JournalPentagon Pauses New Exchanges With ChinaWall Street JournalThe Pentagon put on hold an effort to expand defense ties with China, saying it wouldn't agree to a major new military exchange until the two countries can agree on rules for airborne encounters between their warplanes. The delay, which doesn't affect ...Chinese DM scorns
    • China's super-rich communist Buddhists - BBC News January 29, 2015
      BBC NewsChina's super-rich communist BuddhistsBBC NewsCould China be bringing Tibetan Buddhism in from the cold? There are new signs that while a crackdown on Tibetan nationalism continues, the atheist state may be softening its position towards the religion - and even the Dalai Lama. That a former senior ...and more »
    • Here is why India will keep growing faster than China - Economic Times January 29, 2015
      Here is why India will keep growing faster than ChinaEconomic TimesNEW YORK: The economic growth race between India and China started in the late 1940s, around the time India gained independence and adopted democracy and China turned to communism. Given the sheer size of their populations, each has the ...and more »
    • UPDATE 4-Shanghai, Hong Kong shares fall as China to launch new probe into ... - Reuters January 29, 2015
      Bloomberg ViewUPDATE 4-Shanghai, Hong Kong shares fall as China to launch new probe into ...ReutersSHANGHAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - China's stock regulator is launching a fresh probe into brokerages which are lending money to investors to speculate on stocks, amid concerns that the country's share markets are becoming over-leveraged and vulnerable to a
    • US would welcome Japan air patrols in South China Sea - Reuters January 29, 2015
      Los Angeles TimesUS would welcome Japan air patrols in South China SeaReutersExtending surveillance flights into the South China Sea would almost certainly increase tension between the world's second- and third-largest economies. "I think allies, partners and friends in the region will look to the Japanese more and more as a ...China's man-mad
    • Samsung losing battle of the big phones in China - USA TODAY January 29, 2015
      The Detroit NewsSamsung losing battle of the big phones in ChinaUSA TODAYSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. The South Korean company said Thursday its profit sank last quarter, with an improvement in ...Samsung sales down in China, i
    • It Is Time To Stand Up To China - Forbes January 28, 2015
      It Is Time To Stand Up To ChinaForbesIn 2001 America opened free trade with China and they were accepted into the World Trade Organization. Open free trade with China was supposed to help move China closer to democracy and freedom. President Clinton said “If you believe in a future of ...
    • China Continues To Push The (Fake) Envelope - NPR (blog) January 28, 2015
      NPR (blog)China Continues To Push The (Fake) EnvelopeNPR (blog)Nobody does fake like China. In 2011, a fake Apple store popped up in the southwestern city of Kunming. It looked so authentic, even some employees thought it was real. This year, three farmers in central China set up a fake local government. This ...and more »
    • New Rules in China Upset Western Tech Companies - New York Times January 28, 2015
      New York TimesNew Rules in China Upset Western Tech CompaniesNew York TimesHONG KONG — The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment to Chinese banks to turn over secret source code, submit to invasive audits and build so-called back doors into hardware and software ...US Business Groups Ask China to Post