- VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines plane vanishes
A search is under way in waters between Malaysia and Vietnam after a Malaysia Airlines plane vanished on a flight to Beijing, with 239 people on board.
BBC News. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 10:59:04 GMT.
- Vietnam Navy Official: Missing Malaysia Airliner Crashed into South China Sea
Vietnamese authorities say the last detected signal from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing was above an area about 240 kilometers off the coast of Vietnam's southwestern Tho Chu island. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:41:58 -0500.
- China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard
Search teams across Southeast Asia using ships and planes scoured the seas between Malaysia and Vietnam on Saturday looking for traces of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens with 239 people on board.
Miami Herald. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:23 EST.
- China driving Europe's carmakers
European carmakers court drivers in the Far East.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:08:45 GMT.
- Gold Market To Reassess Following Jobs Report; Look To Chinese Data
(Kitco News) - Gold may reassess its views on the U.S. economy next week as it digests a higher-than-expected nonfarm payrolls report.
By Kitco News. Forbes. Fri, 7 Mar 2014 19:37:00 GMT.
- World’s oldest cheese found in mummies
The astonishingly well-preserved cheese was buried beneath China’s Taklamakan Desert some 3,600 years ago and was affixed to the chests and necks of mummies
Hurriyet. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:39:00 +0200.
- Africa: Is China Wavering in Africa?
[ThinkAfricaPress]Chinese companies and banks were once seen as bold and fearless as they invested in countries Western investors deemed too risky. But this may now be changing.
All Africa. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:54:25 GMT.
- Ford awards Mulally $13.8 million in stock for 2013 performance
Ford awarded CEO Alan Mulally $13.8 million in stock for the automaker's performance last year when its profits grew in North America and sales picked up speed in China.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:08:14 EST. Subscription required.
- Chinese Media Defend Military Budget Hike, as Others Express Concern
Chinese state media are defending the double-digit increase in defense spending announced this week by Beijing, saying concerns over China's growing military strength are unnecessary. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 06:36:33 -0500.
- 2 men guilty in sale of trade secrets to China
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal jury found two men guilty Wednesday of economic espionage involving the theft and sale of a U.S. company's technology to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
U. S. News & World Report. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:19:26 GMT.
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
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