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China’s future growth – The Economist


Reuters

China's future growth
The Economist
THE announcement this week that China's economy had grown by 7.3% in the third quarter year-on-year was widely seen as marking the country's “new normal” of slower growth. It was well below the roughly 10% pace China had averaged from 1980 until …
China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets.New York Times
Asia economic growth to languish as China slows: pollReuters
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth SlowdownThe Diplomat
gulfnews.com
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:53 pm

Height discrimination – The Economist


The Economist

Height discrimination
The Economist
WHEN two security guards in Dalian in north-east China got their first month's pay packet earlier this year, they questioned why each received different amounts for identical work. The company responded that one man was 5cm (two inches) taller than his …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:52 pm

China’s Submarines Add Nuclear-Strike Capability, Altering Strategic Balance – Wall Street Journal


China's Submarines Add Nuclear-Strike Capability, Altering Strategic Balance
Wall Street Journal
One Sunday morning last December, China's defense ministry summoned military attachés from several embassies to its monolithic Beijing headquarters. To the foreigners' surprise, the Chinese said that one of their nuclear-powered submarines would soon …

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:37 pm

China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International … – New York Times


ABC News

China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International
New York Times
The 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 Asian BankABC News
Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in AsiaReuters
China launches new World Bank rivalRT
The Diplomat -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:16 pm

Gold Demand in India, China on the Rise – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Gold Demand in India, China on the Rise
Wall Street Journal
Appetite for physical gold in India and China has rebounded in recent days, with low prices boosting demand during India's Diwali festival, the country's biggest gold-buying occasion of the year. Demand surrounding this year's Diwali festival, which

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

China Vows to Strengthen Judicial System – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China Vows to Strengthen Judicial System
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—China's Communist Party vowed to address public frustration with the country's legal system by making it more independent and professional, even as leaders reasserted their dominance over the courts. A statement on legal reforms released …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:21 am

China Launches Experimental Moon Orbiter – ABC News


ABC News

China Launches Experimental Moon Orbiter
ABC News
The eight-day program is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a Chinese spacecraft land on the moon, retrieve samples and return to Earth. That would make burgeoning space power China only the third country after the United States and Russia
To the moon and back: Lunar mission to test China's space programCNN
China's eight-day mission to fly around the moon and back to Earth blasts offDaily Mail
China launches flyby mission to the moonCBS News
NASASpaceflight.com -Yahoo News
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:53 am

Asia Pacific|UN Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in … – New York Times


The Guardian

Asia Pacific|UN Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in
New York Times
HONG KONG — The United Nations Human Rights Committee urged China on Thursday to allow elections in Hong Kong without restrictions on who can run as a candidate. The move appeared likely to draw strong criticism from Beijing, where officials …
China furious after Kenny G appears to back Hong Kong protestersThe Guardian
Hong Kong: Kenny G Assures China He Has No Opinion on ProtestsTIME
Jazz musician Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visitCNN
CBS News -National Post -Reuters
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:32 am

Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook – New York Times (blog)


Forbes

Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook
New York Times (blog)
Facebook's social network is almost completely blocked in China, but maybe Mark Zuckerberg hopes to charm his way past the government's censors — by speaking to them in their own language. On Wednesday, Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, …
Mark Zuckerberg Knows Chinese, But It's A Long Road To Export FacebookForbes
Zuckerberg's Chinese speech gets mixed reviewsBBC News
Zuckerberg stuns Beijing crowd with 30 minute Q&A session in ChineseRT (blog)
Los Angeles Times -TIME -Business Insider
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:23 am

China Moves to Reinforce Rule of Law, With Caveats – New York Times


New York Times

China Moves to Reinforce Rule of Law, With Caveats
New York Times
BEIJING — Communist Party leaders, seeking to address widespread dissatisfaction with China's politicized and corrupt judiciary, endorsed a raft of legal changes on Thursday to foster a more predictable legal system while keeping the courts under the
4 Things We Learned from China's 4th PlenumThe Diplomat
China media back anti-corruption driveBBC News
Why China Will Move Slowly — Very Slowly — on Legal ReformWall Street Journal (blog)
Charlotte Observer -Telegraph.co.uk -Washington Post
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:53 pm

China news, all the latest and breaking Chinese news

China arrests 81-year-old writer critical of Communist Party

Writer Tie Liu has been formally charged with “provocation”, as key political meeting in Beijing on rule of law concludes






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:30 pm

How good really is Mark Zuckerberg’s Mandarin?

Malcolm Moore, who has struggled with the language for seven years in Beijing, explains how well the Facebook founder did






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:00 am

The uncomfortable truth about executions

After a leaked report revealed China executes three times more people than the world combined, here are the facts about capital punishment across the globe






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:03 pm

Masked gang attacks Hong Kong newspaper with soy sauce

Knife-wielding assailants drench Hong Kong pro-democracy newspapers in soy sauce in early morning attack






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:46 pm

Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit

Jazz musician with huge following in China distances himself from Hong Kong pro-democracy protest after Beijing signals disapproval






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:06 pm

Woman spends a week in KFC to get over her break up

A Chinese woman has spent a week in a branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken as a way of getting over the end of her relationship






Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:27 pm

Hong Kong protesters march on Government House as public support rises

A new poll shows that 62 per cent of Hong Kong’s youth back the pro-democracy campaign






Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:16 pm

Nuclear weapons, disease and inequality: What poses the greatest threat to humanity?

Some 48,000 people in 44 countries list their greatest fears for the human race in Pew Global survey






Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:24 pm

Husband factor: Why women in China are afraid to discuss the Hong Kong protests

This week, a new generation of educated women took a leading role in talks between Hong Kong leaders and pro-democracy protestors. But, in mainland China, the situation couldn’t be more different – with women retreating into traditional roles, says Yuan Ren






Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:15 am

What countries have pledged to fight Ebola… and how much they’ve paid into the fund

The Telegraph examines UN figures to reveal how much money the global community has given to the fight against Ebola






Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:15 am