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2 Charts That Put the Chinese Pollution Crisis in Perspective – The Atlantic


NPR (blog)

2 Charts That Put the Chinese Pollution Crisis in Perspective
The Atlantic
I've written over the years, and still believe, that environmental sustainability in all forms is China's biggest emergency, in every sense: for its people, for its government, for its effect on the world. And yes, I understand that the same is true
China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is ContaminatedNPR (blog)
Report: One fifth of China's soil contaminatedBBC News
China's soil pollution: It's much worse than you thinkFortune (blog)
Quartz -Wall Street Journal -The Guardian
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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:57 pm

China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station – Los Angeles Times


China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station
Los Angeles Times
BEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140. Reporters leaped into action, …

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:02 pm

Seven killed in China-Vietnam border shootout – ABC Online


IBNLive

Seven killed in China-Vietnam border shootout
ABC Online
A deadly gun battle along the China-Vietnam border has left seven people dead, including five Chinese migrants and two Vietnamese border guards. According to local officials, a shootout erupted when Vietnamese border guards tried to turn back a group
7 Die in Shooting at China-Vietnam BorderABC News
7 dead in shooting at Vietnam-China borderXinhua
Seven killed in shooting on China border: VietnamDAWN.com

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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:08 am

Lewis Hamilton takes stunning pole for Mercedes in China – Radio 1


Radio 1

Lewis Hamilton takes stunning pole for Mercedes in China
Radio 1
Lewis Hamilton takes stunning pole for Mercedes in China. By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer. Lewis Hamilton took his third pole position in four races this season with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton was more
Formula One: Hamilton storms to British record 34th pole in China GP qualifyingStraits Times
Qualifying – Hamilton takes dominant wet-weather pole in China 19 Apr 2014Formula 1
Lewis Hamilton slips and slides his way to pole in ChinaIrish Times (blog)
Irish Independent
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Posted on 19 April 2014 | 8:35 am

Himalayan obstacles – The Economist (blog)


Himalayan obstacles
The Economist (blog)
ODDLY, for a democratic country in the midst of an election, India this week held its sixth “strategic dialogue” with China. The talks in Beijing, between the two countries' most senior diplomats, at least show how keen their foreign ministries are

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:59 pm

Building the dream – The Economist


Building the dream
The Economist
SOME HISTORIANS BELIEVE that Marco Polo never went to China. But even if the 13th-century Venetian merchant did not lay eyes on the coastal city of Hangzhou himself, he certainly reflected the awe it inspired in other foreign traders when he described

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:53 am

‘Leftover Women’ Blamed For China’s Surplus Of Unmarried Men – NPR


'Leftover Women' Blamed For China's Surplus Of Unmarried Men
NPR
It's about the resurgence of social and economic discrimination against women in China. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: In China there's …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 10:26 am

Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a Webcam and a Voice – New York Times


Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a Webcam and a Voice
New York Times
ZIGONG, China — Dolled up with makeup and a blond wig, the pretty young Chinese woman sat at home in her bedroom on a quiet Sunday evening and began singing karaoke. A large microphone and three webcams clipped to a desktop monitor streamed …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 1:38 am

Malaysia airliner search points up China’s technology gap – Los Angeles Times


Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap
Los Angeles Times
BEIJING — In June 2012, China reveled in a major scientific achievement: The nation's first manned deep-sea submersible, the Jiaolong, had dived more than 4.3 miles into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. The feat, state-run media said, put

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:59 pm

For China and Japan, the Economic Challenges Ahead Are Similar – New York Times


The Guardian

For China and Japan, the Economic Challenges Ahead Are Similar
New York Times
HONG KONG — Japan and China do not always see eye to eye on politics. But when it comes to economic policy, Tokyo and Beijing have remarkably similar goals: Both want to push through far-reaching changes in their economies in the face of mounting …
China has far bigger challenges than a slowing economyFortune (blog)
China first-quarter GDP at 18-month low, to cut reserve ratio for small banksReuters
Don't Be Fooled by China's Robust GrowthTIME
The Guardian -CNNMoney -BBC News
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:48 pm

China news, all the latest and breaking Chinese news

China on course to become ‘world’s most Christian nation’ within 15 years

The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America






Posted on 19 April 2014 | 1:00 pm

Xi Jinping ‘using purge of Chinese officials to fill key positions with allies’

China’s president using purge of senior officials to fill key positions with progressive officials, sources say






Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:40 pm

Tiananmen exile dies as 25th anniversary nears

The most senior Chinese official to be exiled after the Tiananmen protests of 1989 has died as the 25th anniversary approaches






Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:22 am

Chinese zoo installs TV to help depressed panda

After her companion was moved away, Sijia the panda became lonely and depressed so zoo staff have provided her with her own television set






Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:00 pm

Walmart tells Beijing to improve food labelling rules

Retailer in surprise push to make producers more accountable after paying $9.8m in fines






Posted on 14 April 2014 | 8:11 pm

Chinese protesters ambush anti-corruption team at luxury hotel

Hundreds of disgruntled citizens flock to exclusive 602-room hotel in central China after finding out that an elite team of anti-corruption investigators from Beijing was staying there






Posted on 14 April 2014 | 1:26 pm

Tiananmen 25 years on: the ‘event’ that no one dares remember

As the rest of the world remembers the Tiananmen Square massacre, China forbids its citizens from mentioning the atrocity






Posted on 13 April 2014 | 6:00 am

The French comic with the stand-up routine in Chinese – a language he doesn’t understand

A French comedian’s one-man show in Mandarin becomes a surprise hit – even though he doesn’t understand his own jokes






Posted on 12 April 2014 | 5:41 pm

Malaysia Airlines MH370: unmanned submarine to be sent on search

As black box battery winds down, authorities say they are to send in subs to identify ‘ping’ in Indian Ocean






Posted on 11 April 2014 | 3:44 pm

Panic after Chinese city declares tap water toxic

Residents of provincial capital in west China flock to supermarkets to stock up on mineral water after government admits water supply contaminated by potentially deadly toxic chemical






Posted on 11 April 2014 | 12:16 pm