- Xinjiang, Tense Chinese Region, Adopts Strict Internet Controls
The regulations punish people for spreading “false information” in the far western region, which has grappled with ethnic violence.
Edward Wong. New York Times. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:26:19 GMT.
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- Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group
A man has self-immolated in protest against China's presence in Tibet while calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, a rights group said Saturday, the first Tibetan to set themselves on fire since March. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:18:41 -0500.
- Are democracy's days numbered in Hong Kong?
The push is on to strengthen Chinese control of this former colony. The red flags are flying, the loudspeakers are at full volume.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST.
- 'War on law'
John Sudworth speaks to the families of rights lawyers detained in China's "War on Law" crackdown.
BBC News. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:50:06 GMT.
- Wives of detained Chinese rights lawyers demand answers
The wives of three detained rights Chinese lawyers are demanding answers from authorities.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:39:17 GMT.
- AAHP: Dubious Campaign Against Imported Chinese Hardwood Plywood Returns
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2016 -- Despite back to back losses dealt by the International Trade Commission and a federal appeals court, The Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood (CFTHP) has filed another petition with the U.S. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:41:00 EST.
- A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Qianhai Reinsurance Co., Ltd.
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” to Qianhai Reinsurance Co., Ltd. (QHR) (China). ... ...
Business Wire. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:00:00 UTC.
- South Korea Embarks on Period of Uncertainty With Leader’s Impeachment
A slowing economy, a growing nuclear threat from North Korea and a more assertive China are some of the challenges facing the country.
Choe Sang-hun. New York Times. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:38:08 GMT.
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- Chinese Investments in US Hotels Accelerates With HNA Group's 25% Stake in Hilton Worldwide
As China’s outbound travelers continue to set new records the world over, its corporations and private investors are buying up overseas hotel companies in an effort to diversify their investments and to capture and serve this market. ...
By Ed Fuller, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500.
- China Fails to Block UN Meeting on North Korea Rights
The U.N. Security Council discussed the situation of human rights in North Korea on Friday, despite efforts by China to block it. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:05:47 -0500.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2007, China's estimated population was 1,351,852,000.
For more news and information about China, visit this official
Chinese government website.
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