- China Opens Corruption Inquiry Into Sinopec President
The move means Wang Tianpu will almost certainly be removed from his job soon and purged from the Communist Party after being accused of corruption.
Edward Wong. International Herald Tribune. Mon,27 Apr 2015 16:18:00 GMT.
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- Chinese probe Sinopec president Wang
A senior executive at state energy firm China Sinopec Group is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations".
BBC News. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:23:07 GMT.
- China overtakes France in vineyards
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
BBC News. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:25:55 GMT.
- White House to Use New Obama China During Abe Dinner
A hue of blue inspired by the waters of Hawaii is a prominent feature of the Obama state china service being unveiled by the White House. President Barack Obama is a Hawaii native who returns every Christmas for vacation. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:35:40 -0400.
- Goldman Bets On Returns From China Solar Power; Partner's Shares Climb 16%
Looking for potentially low risk investment ideas in China?
By Russell Flannery. Forbes. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:29:00 GMT.
- Sinosphere Blog: Keeping Count: Corrupt Chinese Officials and Their Mistresses
Though not a criminal offense in China, adultery is a violation of Communist Party rules. Here is a look at six former officials who were brought down on corruption charges and have been accused of having mistresses.
Edward Wong and Mia Li. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:32:29 GMT.
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- Africa: Xi Raises Three-Point Proposal On Carrying Forward Bandung Spirit
[Focac] Jakarta -Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged Asian and African nations to carry forward the Bandung Spirit and work together to promote the building of a community of common destiny for all mankind.
All Africa. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:31:23 GMT.
- Malaysian Leader Seeks ‘Peaceful Solution’ to ASEAN Disputes with China
Leaders from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), meeting in Malaysia, have called for a peaceful settlement of competing territorial claims in the South China Sea. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:27:17 -0400.
- China's cheap car strategy for the U.S.
Wu Song, boss of China's Guangzhou Automobile, says his cars need to be 30 percent cheaper than rivals to make it in America. If everything goes his way, GAC will test his pricing strategy with the U.S. launch of its GS4 crossover in 2017.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Mother of Vancouver mayor's pop star girlfriend arrested in China
The mother of Vancouver-based pop star Wanting Qu has been arrested on corruption charges in China.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:27:27 EDT.
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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Chinese government website.
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