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Current Events in China: July 5

Chinese ships patrol disputed waterway A combat-ready Chinese patrol reached reefs and islands in the center of the Spratly archipelago on Tuesday and immediately began to assert China’s sovereignty over the disputed area in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).  Read more China’s controversial Three Gorges dam completed Final turbine of £38bn mega-dam, whose […]

China Current Events: April 19

The shabby Bournemouth ‘love nest’ where murdered British businessman met his powerful Chinese ‘mistress’ (and she’s now accused of killing him) This is the shabby seaside flat where a British businessmen murdered in China conducted an affair with the woman who is chief suspect in his death, it is claimed.  Read more Bo Guagua in […]

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    • White House unveils blue-trimmed Barack Obama state china - U.S. News & World Report April 27, 2015
      Architectural Digest (blog)White House unveils blue-trimmed Barack Obama state chinaU.S. News & World ReportWASHINGTON (AP) — A hue of blue inspired by the waters of Hawaii is a prominent feature of the Obama state china service being unveiled by the White House. President Barack Obama is a Hawaii native who returns every Christmas for vacation. Michelle
    • US, Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role - Reuters April 27, 2015
      Los Angeles TimesUS, Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese roleReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan and the United States unveiled new guidelines for defense cooperation on Monday, reflecting Japan's willingness to take on a more robust international role at a time of growing Chinese power and rising concerns about ...Japan's Shinzo
    • China plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40: state media - Reuters April 27, 2015
      ReutersChina plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40: state mediaReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China will likely cut the number of its central government-owned conglomerates to 40 through a series of mergers, as Beijing pushes forward a plan to overhaul the country's underperforming state sector, state media reported on Monday.China's Sto
    • China maritime tensions dominate Southeast Asia summit - Reuters April 27, 2015
      ReutersChina maritime tensions dominate Southeast Asia summitReutersA statement to be issued after the closing ceremony later on Monday will say that reclamations have "eroded trust and confidence and may undermine peace, security and stability in the South China Sea", according to a draft seen by Reuters. "We ...Malaysia Urges Peaceful Soluti
    • China Rushes Aid to Nepal After Deadly Earthquake; Taiwan Is Turned Away - TIME April 27, 2015
      TIMEChina Rushes Aid to Nepal After Deadly Earthquake; Taiwan Is Turned AwayTIMEChina this weekend rushed a 62-person team to Nepal to help with the ongoing search rescue operation after Saturday's 7.9-magnitude earthquake. They landed in Kathmandu early Sunday and set to work immediately, according to Chinese state media.Jockeying for good will: China
    • Nepal Has Powerful Friends in High Places: India and China - Bloomberg April 27, 2015
      BloombergNepal Has Powerful Friends in High Places: India and ChinaBloombergAfter the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that flattened parts of the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu on Saturday and unleashed avalanches on Mount Everest, India and China barely missed a beat. Within hours of the disaster, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...and more »
    • Chinese Persecution of Christians Reaches Highest Level in a Decade - Washington Free Beacon April 27, 2015
      Washington Free BeaconChinese Persecution of Christians Reaches Highest Level in a DecadeWashington Free BeaconChristians and followers of other religions in China suffered the worst abuses in a decade last year as part of a state-sponsored crackdown on dissent, according to a Christian human rights group. The organization China Aid said the persecution of .
    • Qualcomm Launches Unit to Help Chinese Smartphone Makers Sell Overseas - Wall Street Journal April 27, 2015
      Wall Street JournalQualcomm Launches Unit to Help Chinese Smartphone Makers Sell OverseasWall Street JournalThe move is part of the U.S. chip maker's efforts to prove itself a valuable partner in China at a time when Beijing is trying to reduce its reliance on foreign makers of chips and other technology. Qualcomm draws about half of its revenue from ..
    • China is building a Great Wall of Trees to fight climate change and the ... - Quartz April 27, 2015
      QuartzChina is building a Great Wall of Trees to fight climate change and the ...QuartzReforestation efforts in China, combined with regrowth on abandoned farmland in Russia, have helped offset 81% of the loss in above-ground biomass carbon lost to tropical deforestation since 2003, according to a new study in the academic journal Nature ...and more »
    • China: the economic behemoth gives Australian mining a glimmer of hope - The Guardian April 27, 2015
      The GuardianChina: the economic behemoth gives Australian mining a glimmer of hopeThe GuardianThis provided a brief moment of light for the mining sector as hopes grew that Chinese economic growth might stabilise. But it is also worth remembering that, while China will not again grow as fast as it did in the past decade, the size of its economy ...China cban