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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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    • Exclusive: US & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - US official - Reuters February 10, 2016
      ReutersExclusive: US & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - US officialReutersThe patrols would likely be in the Indian Ocean where the Indian navy is a major player as well as the South China Sea, the official told Reuters in New Delhi on condition of anonymity. The official gave no details on the scale of the proposed patrols.Disputes Over
    • China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua - Reuters February 10, 2016
      ReutersChina confirms first case of Zika virus: XinhuaReutersBEIJING/HONG KONG China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The virus, which is causing international alarm after spreading through much of the ...China's first Zika virus case confirmed,
    • Stuart Robert told Defence Department about 2014 China visit after returning to Australia - ABC Online February 10, 2016
      ABC OnlineStuart Robert told Defence Department about 2014 China visit after returning to AustraliaABC OnlineTurnbull Government minister Stuart Robert waited until after he returned to Australia to inform departmental chiefs of a controversial trip to China, Senate estimates has heard. Mr Robert was assistant defence minister when he visited China in 2014.R
    • Outflows from China top $110bn in January - Financial Times February 10, 2016
      Financial TimesOutflows from China top $110bn in JanuaryFinancial TimesSurging capital outflows from China have become a source of growing concern around the world and left Beijing scrambling to support its currency. Recently-released data showed the country's foreign exchange reserves falling to their lowest level in ...China likely saw US$113b in capi
    • China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single Day - Hollywood Reporter February 9, 2016
      Hollywood ReporterChina Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single DayHollywood ReporterChinese moviegoers turned out in record force Monday as the country celebrated the Year of the Monkey. Total box office on the day hit $100.5 million (660 million yuan), a 78 percent increase over the single-day record set during China's
    • China's renminbi bears should beware - Financial Times February 9, 2016
      Financial TimesChina's renminbi bears should bewareFinancial TimesThe People's Bank of China announced over the weekend that its foreign exchange reserves fell by $99.5bn to $3.23tn in January. Ignore the fact that this was actually less bad than feared, and the counterargument that the figure was manipulated (since ...China's exchange rate tr
    • $365694500000: US Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record in 2015 - CNSNews.com February 9, 2016
      CNSNews.com$365694500000: US Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record in 2015CNSNews.comIn 2014, for example, the U.S. ran a $28.077 billion surplus in services traded with China, according to BEA. That caused the overall 2014 U.S. goods-and-services trade deficit with China—which was $315.116 billion—to be less than the 2014 ...and more »
    • Will China Take Kim Jong Un's Insult Lying Down? - Newsweek February 9, 2016
      NewsweekWill China Take Kim Jong Un's Insult Lying Down?Newsweek02_09_Kim_Insult North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting in Pyongyang in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on February 4. North Korea's refusal to abide by Chinese entreaties not to launch a rocket is ...US urges China to increase sa
    • Players Find Path to China Can Be a Golden One - International New York Times February 9, 2016
      International New York TimesPlayers Find Path to China Can Be a Golden OneInternational New York TimesAfter Alex Teixeira's move to Liverpool fell through, and the Brazilian was sold days later for $55 million to the Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, the former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson said in a Liverpool newspaper that Teixeira “must .
    • China's message to dissenters: Flee if you dare - USA TODAY February 9, 2016
      USA TODAYChina's message to dissenters: Flee if you dareUSA TODAYFlee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland. That's the message China's government is sending to citizens who dare to ...Hong Kong's busines