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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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    • Voting in China, a Distant Dream - New York Times July 12, 2014
      Voting in China, a Distant DreamNew York TimesEvery March, however, almost 3,000 National People's Congress delegates and more than 2,000 Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegates gather in Beijing. The government claims that, as participants in the political process, they ... […]
    • China national charged in hacking plot to steal US military data - BBC News July 12, 2014
      BBC NewsChina national charged in hacking plot to steal US military dataBBC NewsUS authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of Boeing and other firms with large defence contracts. Su Bin, who was arrested in Canada last month, is accused of working with two other suspects to steal data ...Chinese hackers allegedly […]
    • Japan Vows 'Firm' Response Should China Disrupt Order in Contested Waters - Wall Street Journal July 12, 2014
      ChinatopixJapan Vows 'Firm' Response Should China Disrupt Order in Contested WatersWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Japan's defense minister said Friday that Tokyo would "respond firmly" if China "disrupts the order" in waters contested by the two countries, taking a tough line as his country loosens long-standing restrictions […]
    • Conference in Washington slams Beijing's aggression in South China Sea - euronews July 12, 2014
      euronewsConference in Washington slams Beijing's aggression in South China SeaeuronewsHe accused China of “gluttonous, naked aggression” in its drive to control territory and resources in the South China Sea and called on the government to be more direct and aggressive when dealing with China, echoing the point of view of the White House.China friendles […]
    • China Labels iPhone a Security Threat - Wall Street Journal July 11, 2014
      Wall Street JournalChina Labels iPhone a Security ThreatWall Street JournalIn its national noon broadcast, state-run China Central Television criticized the "frequent locations" function in Apple's iOS 7 mobile operating system, which records time and location for the owner's movements. The report quoted researchers who said ...China targ […]
    • China's war on Ramadan sees Muslim students forced to break fast - Washington Post (blog) July 11, 2014
      USA TODAYChina's war on Ramadan sees Muslim students forced to break fastWashington Post (blog)Chinese authorities in the restive far western region of Xinjiang have been forcing Muslim students at universities to eat during the daytime, violating their fast during the holy month of Ramadan. That's according to a BBC report, citing three Muslims .. […]
    • China's Central Bank Investigates Report of a Bank's Money Laundering - New York Times July 11, 2014
      New York TimesChina's Central Bank Investigates Report of a Bank's Money LaunderingNew York TimesBEIJING — China's central bank is investigating a report by state television that a major Chinese bank is helping clients transfer large amounts of money overseas in a program that violates currency controls, Xinhua, the state-run news agency, said […]
    • World View: Australia Joins Japan, Vietnam, Philippines in Opposing China - Breitbart News July 11, 2014
      Breitbart NewsWorld View: Australia Joins Japan, Vietnam, Philippines in Opposing ChinaBreitbart NewsJapan, Vietnam and the Philippines have been forming an alliance against China, as China has been moving to annex other countries' territories in the South and East China Seas. Relations between Vietnam and China have become particularly hostile since .. […]
    • US Stepping Up Scrutiny of China's Military Moves - TIME July 10, 2014
      USA TODAYUS Stepping Up Scrutiny of China's Military MovesTIMEThat was hard to square with the headline atop a story in Thursday's Financial Times newspaper: Pentagon plans new tactics to deter China in South China Sea. U.S. officials say increased air and sea patrols in the region should be expected as part of ...Hoping to Project Power, China Fin […]
    • Kerry Assures China That the US Can Have Many Allies in Asia - New York Times July 10, 2014
      Voice of AmericaKerry Assures China That the US Can Have Many Allies in AsiaNew York TimesBEIJING — Seeking to put the best face on a difficult relationship with Beijing, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the United States and China could find ways to manage their differences and had more in common than not. Neither side ...China-US Talks Cruc […]