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China ‘guru’ promoting group sex faces arrest Police are looking for China’s leading Tantra guru, Qin Mingyuan, after they closed down three of his meditation centers for allegedly encouraging group sex and wife swapping.   Read more Chinese, Russian warships gather for joint drill Chinese and Russian warships gathered at the eastern Chinese harbor of Qingdao […]

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    • Chen Ziming, Dissident in China, Is Dead at 62 - New York Times October 25, 2014
      New York TimesChen Ziming, Dissident in China, Is Dead at 62New York TimesChen Ziming, a Chinese dissident and democracy advocate who was accused by the government of fomenting the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 and spent more than a decade in prison and under house arrest, died on Tuesday in Beijing. He was 62.and more »
    • Make in India vs. Make in China - The Hindu October 25, 2014
      The HinduMake in India vs. Make in ChinaThe HinduLast Tuesday, Tata Motor's Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) opened its first plant in Changshu, China. The luxury car-maker's $1.78-billion Make-in-China push has come a little over a month after Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry confessed to be greatly ...Saving India from the 'Made in China' onslau
    • Kenny G Explains His Run-In With China's Communist Party - The Atlantic October 25, 2014
      The AtlanticKenny G Explains His Run-In With China's Communist PartyThe AtlanticThe Chinese government was not amused. Hua Chunying, spokeswoman for the country's foreign ministry, issued a statement that said: “Kenny G's musical works are widely popular in China, but China's position on the illegal Occupy Central activities is ...Asia Pa
    • Alibaba could give Hollywood studios new pipeline into China - Los Angeles Times October 25, 2014
      Alibaba could give Hollywood studios new pipeline into ChinaLos Angeles TimesHe's the richest man in China, and he's coming to Hollywood. Jack Ma, who founded Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group, will be in town next week to visit the lots of major studios, including 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Entertainment and ...and more »
    • Weak Yen Pressures Japanese Firms Operating in China - Wall Street Journal October 25, 2014
      Weak Yen Pressures Japanese Firms Operating in ChinaWall Street JournalTOKYO—The yen's sharp decline against the yuan is clobbering some Japanese companies operating in China, forcing them to rethink their businesses there. The companies affected are those that pay wages and operating costs in yuan but earn revenue in ...and more »
    • 16 Killed in Northwest China Coal Mine Collapse - ABC News October 25, 2014
      ABC News16 Killed in Northwest China Coal Mine CollapseABC NewsA coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand. Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster, which ...16 dead in China coal mine collapseIrish Inde
    • Deal Set on China-Led Infrastructure Bank - New York Times October 24, 2014
      ABC NewsDeal Set on China-Led Infrastructure BankNew York TimesThe bank, proposed a year ago by President Xi Jinping of China, is to offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped countries across Asia. China, which has promised to contribute much of the initial $50 billion in capital, sees it as a ...China, 20 Other Countries Initiate New Asi
    • China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets. - New York Times October 24, 2014
      Telegraph.co.ukChina Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets.New York TimesThere has been plenty of discussion lately about signs that China's economy is slowing down, focused on details of a possible housing bubble and vast sums of bad loans that the country will have to reckon with. But put aside the challenges China faces ...China's future growt
    • China's Submarines Add Nuclear-Strike Capability, Altering Strategic Balance - Wall Street Journal October 24, 2014
      International Business TimesChina's Submarines Add Nuclear-Strike Capability, Altering Strategic BalanceWall Street JournalChina's raise is inevitable and how we are going to deal with it is a new frontier for America whether there will be a democrat or republican administration in 2017. We used to be a capitalist-driven industrialization nation an
    • To the moon and back: Lunar mission tests China's space program - CNN October 24, 2014
      CNNTo the moon and back: Lunar mission tests China's space programCNNThe unmanned spacecraft was launched by a Long March 3C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan, western China, state media said. It is China's first lunar module capable of returning to Earth and the mission's main technical ...China Launches Experimental