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Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks China to Explain Censorship – New York Times


New York Times

Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks China to Explain Censorship
New York Times
BEIJING — When Li Nanyang flew here from Hong Kong two years ago, she brought something eagerly anticipated by many Chinese historians and thinkers: several dozen copies of her father's memoir. In it, Li Rui, a 98-year-old retired Communist Party …

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 9:00 am

China to provide 110 fighter jets to Pakistan – Economic Times


The Express Tribune

China to provide 110 fighter jets to Pakistan
Economic Times
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will acquire 110 latest JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from China as the two countries forge closer economic and defence cooperation following President Xi Jinping's visit here earlier this week, a media report said today. Radio
China to deliver 50 more JF-17 Thunder jets to PakistanThe Express Tribune
China to deliver 50 JF-17 jets to PakistanHindustan Times
Pakistan to get 110 fighter jets from ChinaIndia Today
The Nation
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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 8:08 am

Philippines, China trade accusations over sea threats – Yahoo News


The National Interest Online (blog)

Philippines, China trade accusations over sea threats
Yahoo News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of artificial islands, but China reiterated its claim on the …
A Big Deal: China Reveals Its South China Sea StrategyThe National Interest Online (blog)
China takes steps to control South China SeaAl Jazeera America

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 2:02 am

Mother of Wanting Qu, Gregor Robertson’s girlfriend, arrested in China – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Mother of Wanting Qu, Gregor Robertson's girlfriend, arrested in China
CBC.ca
The mother of Vancouver-based pop star Wanting Qu has been arrested on corruption charges in China. Qu is the girlfriend of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, who said Friday that the situation was "very tough." "Obviously it's a personal issue for her
Wanting Qu's mother reportedly arrested in China on corruption chargesVancouver Sun
Wanting Qu's Mother Arrested In ChinaHuffington Post Canada
Mother of Vancouver Mayor's girlfriend arrested in ChinaCTV News
National Post -The Globe and Mail -Straight.com
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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 1:37 am

Cheaper Robots, Fewer Workers – New York Times


New York Times

Cheaper Robots, Fewer Workers
New York Times
Waves of migrant workers from the countryside filled China's factories for the last three decades and helped make the nation the world's largest manufacturer. But many companies now find themselves struggling to hire enough workers. And for the scarce …

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 5:40 pm

China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea’s Nukes – TIME


TIME

China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's Nukes
TIME
Reporting published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal suggests that China may be worried—or more worried than normal—about North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Citing “people briefed on the matter,” the paper reported that Chinese experts …
China says seeks to boost trade with isolated North KoreaChannel News Asia

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 2:48 pm

China, in Suspending Woman’s Death Sentence, Acknowledges Domestic Abuse – New York Times


New York Times

China, in Suspending Woman's Death Sentence, Acknowledges Domestic Abuse
New York Times
BEIJING — In an acknowledgment of the problem of domestic abuse in China, a court on Friday suspended the death sentence of a battered woman who had killed her husband, a case that drew international attention and a petition from hundreds of Chinese …
Domestic violence victim in China wins death sentence reprieveThe Guardian
China court gives reprieve to death row abuse victimBBC News
China court grants death sentence reprieve to abuse victimReuters
ABC News
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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 12:51 pm

China’s President to Meet With Head of Taiwan’s Governing Party Next Month – New York Times


New York Times

China's President to Meet With Head of Taiwan's Governing Party Next Month
New York Times
HONG KONG — President Xi Jinping of China, who is also general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, will meet next month with the chairman of Taiwan's governing party in Beijing, both sides said on Friday, in what would be the first meeting of
Taiwan Ruling Party Chief to Meet Xi JinpingWall Street Journal
Chairman of Taiwan's Ruling Nationalists to Visit ChinaABC News
Taiwan-China Relations On Course To Slip Into Neutral Next YearForbes
Reuters
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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 12:04 pm

What a send-off: China’s funeral strippers told to cover up – CNN


CNN

What a send-off: China's funeral strippers told to cover up
CNN
In rural China, hiring exotic dancers to perform at wakes is an increasingly common practice, but is now the latest focus of the country's crackdown on vice. Strippers are invited to perform at funerals, often at great expense, to attract more mourners
China to citizens: Stop hiring strippers for funeralsWashington Post (blog)
China: Funeral strippers in authorities' sightsBBC News
China's Latest Target: Funeral StrippersNPR (blog)
MarketWatch
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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 5:27 am

Mercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing Claims – New York Times


New York Times

Mercedes-Benz to Pay Fine in China to Settle Price-Fixing Claims
New York Times
HONG KONG — Chinese antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Mercedes-Benz 350 million renminbi, accusing the company of fixing prices on luxury cars and some spare parts. The penalty is just the latest for a foreign carmaker in China, the world's
China fines Daimler's Mercedes-Benz for price-fixingBBC News
China fines Mercedes $57 million in price-fixing probeYahoo News

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Posted on 23 April 2015 | 10:43 pm

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Chinese woman who killed her abusive husband give a death sentence reprieve

The move to give Li Yann a two-year reprieve is welcomed by human rights activistswho hope it will be a “landmark” verdict for similar cases







Posted on 24 April 2015 | 12:48 pm

Chinese president takes ‘first’ selfie

Xi Jinping, China’s president, shows a softer side to the cameras by posing for what is reputedly his first selfie







Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:43 am

China outlaws ‘obscene’ striptease funerals

Officials from Beijing’s Ministry of Culture say organisers of such events will be “severely punished”







Posted on 24 April 2015 | 7:16 am

China tracks ‘corrupt’ fugitives to Britain

China’s feared anti-corruption unit identifies three fugitives it has tracked to the UK in a “wanted list” containing the names of 100 global targets







Posted on 23 April 2015 | 11:12 am

Chinese entrepreneur buys BMW with small change

Employees at a Chinese car dealership spend six hours counting bundles of cash weighing 220lb







Posted on 23 April 2015 | 8:05 am

Britain’s response to Hong Kong democracy protests offended all sides

Analysis: Ministers voiced just enough support for Hong Kong’s democracy movement to alienate China, but not enough to win credit for defending British values.







Posted on 22 April 2015 | 5:27 pm

Three-year-old ‘pushed mother to death’ in China

Chinese toddler suspected of pushing his mother down a lift shaft as she searched for the keys to their home







Posted on 22 April 2015 | 12:11 pm

China smashes £1.3m harmful ‘heavy metal’ condom ring

Police in Shanghai say millions of fake and contaminated condoms were being sold in cities across China







Posted on 22 April 2015 | 12:02 pm

Hong Kong activists threaten new protests against ‘fake democracy’

On a day dubbed “Hong Kong’s D-Day”, officials in the former British colony unveil rigid blueprint for 2017 leadership election







Posted on 22 April 2015 | 8:43 am

Chinese school installs ‘anti-suicide’ barriers before dreaded exam

In just over a month around 9 million teenagers will sit the “gaokao”, China’s notoriously tough university entrance exam







Posted on 21 April 2015 | 9:49 am