- Africa: Confucius Institute Contributes to Malagasy Youth Education, Employment
[Focac] Antananarivo -The Confucius Institute in Madagascar on Friday graduated 55 students in Chinese language and culture in the country's capital Antananarivo.
All Africa. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:36:32 GMT.
- Chinese embassy blast: Car bomb attack in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
A car driven by a suicide bomber explodes after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:35:15 GMT.
- American Is Facing Spy Trial in China, and Husband Seeks Obama’s Help
Phan Phan-Gillis, a Houston businesswoman, was detained last year on allegations dating back 20 years. President Obama is being urged to bring up the case.
Chris Buckley. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:28:55 GMT.
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- Suicide Bomber Attacks Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz authorities say a suicide car bomber attacked China's embassy in the capital, Bishkek, killing himself and wounding three embassy employees. ...
Radio Liberty. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:54:00 +0000.
- Antony Jay, a Machiavelli Scholar and a Creator of ‘Yes Minister,’ Dies at 86
A writer and producer who, drawing parallels between kings and business leaders, highlighted the machinations of government.
William Grimes. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 02:34:28 GMT.
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- The 5 Least Friendly Business Practices In Taiwan
Taiwan's service sector happens to make up about two thirds of GDP, so it makes sense that two successive governments have talked of promoting its sub-elements. But the service sector faces these five persistent customer relations issues.
By Ralph Jennings. Forbes. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 02:00:00 GMT.
- Suicide Bombing Wounds Three at Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan
A suicide bomber crashed a car into a gate at the Chinese embassy in the capital of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday in an attack that injured three people. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:50:14 -0400.
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lands in China for first official visit
More than four decades after his father first began paving the way in the 1970s, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in China early Tuesday to begin his first official visit there, with both countries keen to forge ever-stronger economic ties.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:23:29 EDT.
- Police snare ‘China’s Jack the Ripper’: Reports
Police believe they have captured a serial killer dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims, state-run media reported on Aug. 29, nearly three decades after the first murder
Hurriyet. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:03:00 +0200.
- China's Zhongwang enters U.S. auto aluminum market with $2.3 billion deal for Aleris
Zhongwang USA, backed by Chinese aluminum magnate Liu Zhongtian, is buying U.S. aluminum company Aleris in a bet by the billionaire that the nascent U.S. automotive aluminum sector will be the industry's next big growth market.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:52:57 EST. Subscription required.
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.
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