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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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    • China growth fears crush oil and commodities - USA TODAY July 27, 2015
      USA TODAYChina growth fears crush oil and commoditiesUSA TODAYOil prices continued their steep slide Monday, with a barrel of U.S.-produced crude hitting a 52-week low of $47.20 a barrel as investors reacted to the biggest one-day stock selloff in China since 2007 and worries about an oil glut gained steam amid ...Oil hits four-month low on China stocks rout
    • China's market meddling could do more harm than good - CNNMoney July 27, 2015
      CNNMoneyChina's market meddling could do more harm than goodCNNMoneyWhen the bottom fell out of China's stock market last month, the government in Beijing used every trick in the book to stop its dramatic slide. Until Monday, when the Shanghai Composite lost 8.5%, the intervention appeared to have worked. Investors ...China's stock market cras
    • What's fueling the frenzy in China stocks? - CNBC July 27, 2015
      CNBCWhat's fueling the frenzy in China stocks?CNBCAnd the stock-market slide in China, the world's second biggest economy, had ripple effects across the globe. Major stock markets in Europe shed 1 percent, while U.S. stock futures turned lower suggesting Wall Street shares were set to join the global ...China's economy is getting sick. Will it
    • Yanis Varoufakis defends secret plan for parallel Greek payment system - live ... - The Guardian July 27, 2015
      The GuardianYanis Varoufakis defends secret plan for parallel Greek payment system - live ...The Guardian... and rallied to a lifetime high of 7103 points in late April this year. But the Footsie has fallen over 8% since, pulled down by the Greek crisis, speculation of a US interest rate rise, fears that China's economy is slowing, and the drop in ...an
    • Chinese mother saves son seconds before falling to death inside escalator - CNN July 27, 2015
      CNNChinese mother saves son seconds before falling to death inside escalatorCNNTwo other mall employees try to drag the trapped woman out -- but within a few seconds she disappears through the hole, into the escalator shaft. Despite a four-hour rescue operation at the upscale AZG Mall in central China, firefighters declared the ...China woman dies after fall
    • Monster Hunt movie sets China box office record - BBC News July 27, 2015
      BBC NewsMonster Hunt movie sets China box office recordBBC NewsFantasy comedy Monster Hunt has become the highest-grossing domestic film in China, state media said. Xinhua state news agency said that as of Sunday afternoon the film had earned 1.317bn yuan ($212m, £137m) since it opened on 16 July. The previous ...See the trailer for Monster Hunt, China'
    • China eyes new cruise link to disputed South China Sea islands - Reuters July 27, 2015
      China eyes new cruise link to disputed South China Sea islandsReutersBEIJING Chinese authorities plan to start a second cruise ship link to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday, in a move that may irk Vietnam, which also claims the islets. China began cruises on the Coconut ...and more »
    • China's “new normal” is shifting the country's economic center of gravity - Quartz July 27, 2015
      China's “new normal” is shifting the country's economic center of gravityQuartzBut fundamental changes in China's economy—both planned and unplanned—mean that companies marketing their goods in China, or looking for opportune manufacturing bases, are going to have a harder time finding their ideal city in which to set up and ...
    • China Uses 'Picking Quarrels' Charge to Cast a Wider Net Online - New York Times July 27, 2015
      New York TimesChina Uses 'Picking Quarrels' Charge to Cast a Wider Net OnlineNew York TimesDUNHUANG, China — An oil-field worker in this Gobi Desert town posted poetry online memorializing the victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. An artist in Shanghai uploaded satirical photographs of his wincing visage superimposed on a portrait of ...and mo
    • Taiwan president rues lack of progress with China - BBC News July 26, 2015
      BBC NewsTaiwan president rues lack of progress with ChinaBBC NewsThe president of Taiwan has said that political progress in mainland China is unstable. Speaking in a rare interview with the BBC, Ma Ying-jeou said he was disappointed that despite improvements in the economic relationship during his two terms as ...and more »