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China building ‘great wall of sand’ in contested waters, US official says – Fox News


Fox News

China building 'great wall of sand' in contested waters, US official says
Fox News
China's land reclamation process in contested waters of the South China Sea, where it is apparently building a “great wall of sand,” is raising concerns over the country's intentions, a top U.S. official said Tuesday. At a speech in Australia, U.S
US Navy alarmed at Beijing's 'Great Wall of Sand' in South China SeaWashington Post
China building 'great wall of sand'BBC News
US Admiral sounds the alarm at China's intentions in South China SeaSydney Morning Herald
NavyTimes.com -Daily Mail -The Independent
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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 11:58 am

Iron Ore’s 10-Year Low Not Slowing China Production Push – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Iron Ore's 10-Year Low Not Slowing China Production Push
Bloomberg
By most measures, iron ore producers should be curtailing output to boost prices at this point. Instead, the biggest producers — Vale SA, Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. — are sticking to their guns to protect market share. And China is
Australia's Delusional Miners Keep The Faith In ChinaForbes

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 8:48 am

Chinese Taxi-Hailing App’s Valuation Soars to $8.75 Billion – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Chinese Taxi-Hailing App's Valuation Soars to $8.75 Billion
Wall Street Journal
HONG KONG—U.S. hedge funds are jumping on board China's dominant taxi-hailing app business, putting an $8.75 billion valuation on the Chinese startup. Coatue Management LLC is leading a consortium of investors buying about $600 million of shares …

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 6:15 am

Pakistan Seeks to Give Access to Chinese Route to Europe – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Pakistan Seeks to Give Access to Chinese Route to Europe
Bloomberg
The 3,000-kilometer economic corridor will start in China's western region of Xinjiang and run to Gwadar, a Chinese-funded port on the Arabian Sea, seen here. Photographer: Behram Baloch/AFP via Getty Images …
Pakistan aims to be China's newest superhighway to EuropeTHE BUSINESS TIMES

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 5:55 am

Weak demand hits China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen – Reuters


Reuters

Weak demand hits China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen
Reuters
Three separate surveys showed Chinese companies shed jobs last month as they struggled with soft demand and deflationary pressures, suggesting that economic growth may have slipped below 7 percent in the first quarter of 2015, which would be the …
Better looking PMIs belie a weak Chinese economyCNBC
China Manufacturing Rebounds in MarchWall Street Journal
Surveys Show China Manufacturing Weak in MarchNew York Times
BBC News
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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 5:24 am

What Yemen’s crisis reveals about China’s growing global power – Washington Post (blog)


New York Times (blog)

What Yemen's crisis reveals about China's growing global power
Washington Post (blog)
On Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported that more than 500 Chinese nationals who were evacuated from Yemen had arrived safely in the city of Djibouti. The evacuees had been picked up by a Chinese fleet Sunday and Monday, fleeing an increasingly …
Sinosphere | Yemen Evacuation Shows Chinese Navy's Growing RoleNew York Times (blog)
China Evacuates Citizens From YemenWall Street Journal
China evacuates 571 from Yemen, suspends anti-piracy patrolsYahoo News
ABC News -Reuters
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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 9:50 pm

China banking checkmate? – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

China banking checkmate?
Aljazeera.com
The list is growing ever longer of countries eager to sign up to a new China-led investment bank. Beijing set Tuesday as the deadline for those wishing to become a founding member of what's called the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The UK, India …
Japan, Sticking With US, Says It Won't Join China-Led BankNew York Times
China says Taiwan welcome to join AIIB with appropriate nameReuters
Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By WashingtonNPR (blog)
Wall Street Journal -The Globe and Mail -Financial Times
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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 9:11 pm

China to Begin Deposit Insurance in May – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China to Begin Deposit Insurance in May
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—By moving to insure bank deposits at home, China's leadership has its eyes abroad. China on Tuesday detailed a plan to launch a deposit-insurance system in May, a long-awaited move that is aimed at better disciplining its lenders and their …
China is about to make its boldest financial reform in yearsQuartz
China Introducing Program to Insure Bank DepositsNew York Times
China bank deposit insurance could tilt competitive landscapeReuters
Financial Times -South China Morning Post (subscription) -WantChinaTimes
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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 1:24 pm

U.S. allies rush to join China’s new bank as deadline looms – Washington Times


Washington Times

U.S. allies rush to join China's new bank as deadline looms
Washington Times
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Monday, March 30, 2015. Lew said he pressed Chinese leaders Monday over proposed … more >.
Treasury Secretary Lew Criticizes China for Delaying Plans to Open Up EconomyWall Street Journal
Jack Lew: China's currency is not ready for prime timeCNNMoney
Jack Lew to discuss China technology policy, urges market reformsReuters
Al Jazeera America (blog) -Reuters UK
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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:52 am

Rhodes Scholarships Expanding to Include Chinese Students – New York Times


New York Times

Rhodes Scholarships Expanding to Include Chinese Students
New York Times
The move into China, announced Monday, is the first step in what the program expects to be its biggest expansion since it made women eligible in the 1970s. It is meant to cultivate a more diverse crop of young people the program hopes will become

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:59 am

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Israel applies to become founding member of China development bank

Tel Aviv bids to join 40 countries in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in a move likely to widen rupture with the US







Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:00 pm

China building a ‘Great Wall of Sand’ in South China Sea is ‘provocative’

Beijing’s creation of artificial islands in the South China Sea could lead to “confrontation”, US navy commander warns







Posted on 1 April 2015 | 12:38 pm

US entrepreneur vows to rid China of ‘farcical’ western names

Lindsay Jernigan hopes to liberate young Chinese from bizarre adopted names including Lady Gaga, Twinkle, Pussy, Elvis – and Washing Liquid







Posted on 31 March 2015 | 1:24 pm

Meet the Chinese villagers protesting for weeks against local Communist Party leader

Since January, residents of Tianmu village have been taking to the streets to demand the removal of their local leader, Mu Xiangyou







Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:45 am

‘UK schools advance Chinese propaganda,’ activists say

Primary and secondary schools are advancing Chinese “propaganda” without proper scrutiny, campaign groups have claimed







Posted on 30 March 2015 | 5:00 am

US isolated as Australia and Russia join China’s development bank

Countries add to list of names signing up after Washington rebuked UK earlier this month







Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:40 pm

It’s time for the world to adjust to China’s global ambition

It may have become fashionable to talk down China’s prospects, but the pace of its expansion remains astonishing







Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:45 pm

‘There’s nowhere to run,’ China tells corrupt officials

Corrupt officials are being snatched from airports, train stations, hotels and even at home, Chinese newspaper reveals







Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:08 pm

Women’s World Chess Championship starts under a cloud as Hou Yifan stays away

World champion Hou Yifan is in Hawaii while former champion Anna Ushenina is eliminating for missing the second round as the competition







Posted on 26 March 2015 | 9:11 am

Author throws spotlight on China’s ‘hidden Holocaust’

Yan Lianke writer says his latest novel is an attempt to rescue the memory of an event Beijing has tried to airbrush from history







Posted on 25 March 2015 | 9:29 pm