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The iPhone 6 Coming Soon to China, After Stern Look at Security – New York Times (blog)


Wall Street Journal

The iPhone 6 Coming Soon to China, After Stern Look at Security
New York Times (blog)
“What the ministry tests to give this license has nothing to do with the warnings they included about these holes in security,” said Wang Yanhui, secretary of the China Mobile Alliance, a semiofficial organization that facilitates communication between
China iPhone 6 Sales to Start Oct. 17Wall Street Journal
China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concernsReuters
China cracks down on iPhone 6 smugglingPCWorld
NEWS.com.au -Bloomberg -The Verge
all 546 news articles »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:02 pm

China’s biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989 – Financial Times


TIME

China's biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989
Financial Times
The demonstrations on the streets of Hong Kong present China with its biggest political challenge since the pro-democracy movement was crushed in and around Tiananmen Square in 1989. The parallels between the demonstrations in Hong Kong now and …
China's Crackdown in Hong KongNew York Times
Hong Kong: Democracy Protesters Up Ante on Eve of China's National DayTIME
US Steps Up China Criticism Amid Hong Kong Pro-Democracy ProtestsWall Street Journal
U.S. News & World Report -Washington Post (blog) -National Post
all 6,820 news articles »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:43 pm

Air China is second to get Boeing’s newest, biggest 747 – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Air China is second to get Boeing's newest, biggest 747
USA TODAY
EVERETT, Wash. — Air China became the second airline Monday to take delivery of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental passenger jet, the U.S. jetmaker's newest and biggest version of its iconic jumbo jet. Air China's delivery of the jet comes as sagging
Boeing delivering 747-8 to Air ChinaThe Seattle Times
Air China Receives Its First Boeing 747-8 IntercontinentalAirlines and Destinations

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:19 pm

China’s trade in torture, repression devices is flourishing, report finds – Fox News


Fox News

China's trade in torture, repression devices is flourishing, report finds
Fox News
The report by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation — "China's Trade in Tools of Torture and Repression" — found that China is the only country known to manufacture spiked batons or plastic batons with spiked metal heads, …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:51 pm

China Eases Mortgage Lending Rules – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China Eases Mortgage Lending Rules
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI—China loosened mortgage restrictions in one of its most high-profile efforts yet to prop up the country's housing market, which is becoming a bigger drag on the economy. The People's Bank of China said that purchasers of second homes could …
China Eases Property Restrictions Amid Growth ConcernBloomberg
China takes boldest step yet to lift housing market, economyReuters
China tries to avert property doom with new policiesFT.com (registration) (blog)
Breakingviews -Shanghai Daily (subscription)
all 39 news articles »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:44 pm

For China, Limited Tools to Quell Unrest in Hong Kong – New York Times


New York Times

For China, Limited Tools to Quell Unrest in Hong Kong
New York Times
But as he faces swelling street demonstrations in Hong Kong pressing for more democracy in the territory, the toolbox of President Xi Jinping of China appears remarkably empty of instruments that could lead to palatable long-term solutions for all

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:05 pm

People in China Actually Lined Up for the Xbox One – Kotaku


Kotaku

People in China Actually Lined Up for the Xbox One
Kotaku
One of Microsoft's retail partners organised a midnight launch for eight of its retail outlets across China. Sure, it's not like a midnight release at a GameStop, but Sunning electronics had a store in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Nanjing
Microsoft Launches Xbox One In China TodayForbes
The Xbox One Just Launched in China and It's Super ExpensiveTIME
Microsoft pips Sony to launch Xbox One in ChinaBBC News
CNET -Bloomberg -VentureBeat
all 235 news articles »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:07 am

China Celebrates New Holiday of Martyr’s Day – ABC News


New York Times

China Celebrates New Holiday of Martyr's Day
ABC News
The other two holidays created this year, marking the Japanese surrender and the massacre of civilians by Japanese forces in Nanjing, refer specifically to China's fight against Japanese occupiers and were created during a Chinese government campaign
In Creating 'Martyrs' Day,' China Promotes a Vision of the PastNew York Times
First national Martyrs' Day remembers those who sacrificed for ChinaSouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:22 am

China Scrambles To Censor Social Media – Huffington Post


China Scrambles To Censor Social Media
Huffington Post
BEIJING – Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainland.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 9:03 pm

China President Xi Jinping Faces Stark Choices Over Hong Kong Protests – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China President Xi Jinping Faces Stark Choices Over Hong Kong Protests
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI—Massive democracy rallies in Hong Kong have offered Chinese President Xi Jinping stark choices between concession and crackdown, either of which pose problems for his government—and his own political standing. Throughout the weekend …

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 5:25 pm

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Ai Weiwei, Blenheim Palace, review: ‘what fun’

The first contemporary art exhibition in the rooms and gardens of Blenheim Palace impresses Florence Waters






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:19 pm

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests – watch live

Watch live coverage from Hong Kong’s Admiralty area as pro-democracy protesters continue their rallies, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against Beijing






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:46 am

Luftansa pilots resume strike over retirement benefits

Pilots reopen their strike against Lufthansa as they press to maintain their retirement benefits






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:41 am

How a song from Les Misérables became Hong Kong’s protest anthem

Tens of thousands of protestors calling for democracy in Hong Kong decide that Do You Hear The People Sing? perfectly captures their plight






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:17 am

Is Hong Kong heading towards violence or negotiations?

Can Hong Kong weather the storm of protest?






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:44 am

Hong Kong leader demands immediate end to protests

Pro-democracy protesters repeat their call for chief executive stand down as demonstrations show no sign of ending






Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:18 am

Hong Kong protests spread as 80,000 take to streets

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protestors calmly demonstrate for greater democracy, singing songs and holding candles into the night






Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:00 pm

Hong Kong protests to ‘last for quite a long time’, says region’s leader

Hong Kong could be paralysed by protests for “quite a long time”, said CY Leung, the city’s chief executive, but added that they would not sway Beijing

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:00 pm

Heavy-handed policing ignited Hong Kong protests

A series of bungles by the authorities in Hong Kong ignited the worst protests seen under Chinese rule






Posted on 29 September 2014 | 12:30 pm

Hong Kong protests see Asian stocks fall

How is the pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong impacting stock markets throughout Asia?






Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:29 am