- Africa: How U.S. Aid Has Changed in the Wake of China's Growing Influence
[The Conversation Africa] The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being diminished. ...
All Africa. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:05:06 GMT.
- Questions over China investment agreement
Nicola Sturgeon says no deals will be done with a Chinese consortium if legitimate concerns about the firms involved are uncovered.
BBC News. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:10:51 GMT.
- China Threatens To Challenge U.S. Tariffs In WTO
Steel Wars: China's Ministry of Commerce said on April 30 that it's considering dragging the U.S. to the WTO over tariffs.
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:26:00 GMT.
- China Blocks US Navy Ships' Access to Hong Kong Port
China has denied a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier access to a port in Hong Kong. The Pentagon said Friday the USS Stennis and its accompanying vessels were refused entry into the port. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:22:32 -0400.
- China deal and police control room probe
Questions over the £10bn deal with China and an investigation into a police control room's call handling are two of the stories on Scotland's front pages.
BBC News. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:44:03 GMT.
- Former US Employee Admits Selling Nuclear Secrets to China
A former U.S. government employee has pleaded guilty to traveling to China to provide the Chinese government with restricted information about nuclear technology, court records unsealed Friday show. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:38:46 -0400.
- China Blocks U.S. Navy Flotilla’s Visit to Hong Kong
The rare refusal to allow entry into the port comes as the United States challenges the Chinese government’s claims in the South China Sea.
Michael S. Schmidt and Michael Forsythe. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:24:59 GMT.
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- Sinosphere: Chinese Appear Underwhelmed by Under Armour Knockoff
A flashy rollout by Uncle Martian, with its nearly identical logo of the American sports manufacturer, has been met by skepticism on the Internet in China.
Michael Forsythe. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:58:37 GMT.
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- Lavrov, Wang Criticize Talk Of U.S. Missile-Defense System In Korea
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi have criticized suspected U.S. ...
Radio Liberty. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:34:55 +0000.
- China, Russia urge US to drop Korea missile defence proposal
China and Russia urged the United States on April 29 not to install a new anti-missile system in South Korea, after Washington said it was in talks with Seoul in the wake of nuclear arms and missile tests by North Korea
Hurriyet. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:57:00 +0200.
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.
For detailed maps of China, visit this
China maps website.
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