China Current Events

Chinese News Site Updated Daily

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 […]

  • RSS China Current Events

    • China Is About to Launch Its Space Program Into High Gear - VICE News April 29, 2016
      VICE NewsChina Is About to Launch Its Space Program Into High GearVICE NewsThe Chinese government has been making bold announcements about the future of its space program — space stations, Mars rovers, Moon landings, the whole shebang. And in addition to being of note space-wise, the country's plans have some pretty ...China aims for manned moon landing
    • Nations must resist China's maritime flexing, Australian think-tank says - Chicago Tribune April 29, 2016
      CNBCNations must resist China's maritime flexing, Australian think-tank saysChicago TribuneThe professionalism displayed by China's navy in some of the world's most contested seas is masking an underlying challenge to the existing order in the East China Sea and South China Sea that must be resisted, according to a report by an Australian ...C
    • China denies US aircraft carrier Hong Kong port visit - CNN April 29, 2016
      CNNChina denies US aircraft carrier Hong Kong port visitCNNThe port access denial comes just two weeks after Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited the Stennis while the carrier was operating in the South China Sea. The area is at the center of heightened tensions between the United States and China, with ...China Refuses Hong Kong Port Call to US Aircraft Car
    • China's Economy Will Overtake The US In 2018 - Forbes April 29, 2016
      ForbesChina's Economy Will Overtake The US In 2018ForbesEach country measures economic growth by its gross domestic product or GDP. Negative or positive GDP indicates whether the economy is contracting or expanding. When you combine the total economic output of each country, the result is global GDP.China's New Tax Regime to Spur Service EconomyWal
    • US Steel Says China Is Using Cyber Stealth To Steal Its Secrets - NPR April 29, 2016
      NPRUS Steel Says China Is Using Cyber Stealth To Steal Its SecretsNPRThis week, U.S. Steel Corp. filed a trade complaint with the ITC, starting off with a traditional pricing complaint: "The Chinese industry has formed a cartel that sets purchase and sale prices, and controls production and export volumes to target ...China's Baosteel Group says US
    • Why Apple's China problem is likely to get much, much worse - CNBC April 29, 2016
      CNBCWhy Apple's China problem is likely to get much, much worseCNBCAnalysts from UBS and Goldman Sachs have published recent reports discussing China's potential power to thwart Apple's growth, and Eurasia Group founder Ian Bremmer said earlier this week that China is very likely to limit Apple's access to the country ...and more »
    • Australia Is Blocking China From Buying 1% of Its Landmass - Fortune April 29, 2016
      FortuneAustralia Is Blocking China From Buying 1% of Its LandmassFortuneChina's appetite for industrial commodities resulted in a 20-year boom in Australia, making it one of its Australia's biggest trading partners. Yet there are concerns in Australia about China's human rights and governance record, as well as the lack of ...Australia to bloc
    • Apple's Relationship with China's 'Dictatorship' Worries Icahn - Fortune April 29, 2016
      FortuneApple's Relationship with China's 'Dictatorship' Worries IcahnFortuneFew thought to question it until this month, when news surfaced that Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies services had been suspended in China just six months after opening, due to new regulations pressuring Western content. The regulator said to ...Carl Ic
    • China Campaigns Against 'Western Values' - TIME April 29, 2016
      TIMEChina Campaigns Against 'Western Values'TIMEA Japanese child exemplifies honesty. A Russian one acts as a great friend. These character lessons, in a textbook produced by China's official academic publisher, have catalyzed an online controversy about whether state schoolbooks glorify foreigners ...China Promotes Vigilance at Home With Nati
    • Russia, China warn US over perceived Asia meddling - CBS News April 29, 2016
      CBS NewsRussia, China warn US over perceived Asia meddlingCBS NewsBEIJING -- Denouncing what they see as outside interference in the South China Sea and Korean Peninsula, the foreign ministers of Russia and China voiced mutual support Friday as they seek to counter the influence of Washington and its allies ...China, Russia renew concerns over US-South Korea