- Turkish civil society against brutality in ‘East Turkestan’
Leading Turkish civil society organizations have voiced their concerns over the violation of fundamental human rights in China’s northwestern Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
Hurriyet. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:51:00 +0200.
- Why COACH, Michael Kors, Apple, GM and New Balance are Succeeding in China
COACH, Michael Kors, Apple and New Balance, as well as brands like GM and Rebecca Minkoff are all succeeding in China and with the Chinese Global Consumer Demographic.
By Michael Zakkour. Forbes. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:18:00 GMT.
- DealBook: Caught Backsliding, Standard Chartered Is Fined $300 Million
Standard Chartered will also be prevented from processing payments in dollars for “high-risk retail business clients” in Hong Kong, with the bank’s monitor determining which clients are “high risk.”
By Ben Protess and Chad Bray. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:04:05 GMT.
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- Africa: Chinese Investors' Enthusiasm Toward Africa Undiminished Despite Ebola Outbreak
[Focac]Lagos -Nigeria, a magical land that raises the biggest population in Africa and boasts the continent's biggest economy, is like a magnet that keeps attracting Chinese investors.
All Africa. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:40:03 GMT.
- Sinosphere Blog: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages
With a “bullet screen,” moviegoers’ comments are projected on screen while a film is playing so that at any given time, a scene may be overlaid with multiple text messages.
By Amy Qin. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:15:35 GMT.
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- German sentenced to death in China over killings
Germany says a German man has been sentenced to death in China after being convicted on two counts of premeditated killing.
Miami Herald. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:04 EDT.
- Explosion traps China coal miners
Two workers have died and 25 others remain trapped underground after an explosion in a Chinese coal mine, state media reports.
BBC News. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:36:35 GMT.
- China fines 12 Japan car parts firms
China levies a record fine totalling 1.24bn yuan ($202m; £121m) on twelve Japanese car parts companies for price-fixing.
BBC News. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:59:19 GMT.
- Uzbek, Chinese Presidents Hold Talks, Sign Deals
Uzbek President Islam Karimov concludes a two-day visit to China on August 20 following talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:57:43 +0000.
- China levies record $200 million in fines on 12 Japan suppliers
China has fined 12 Japanese suppliers a record $200 million for alleged price fixing amid one of the broadest investigations since the nation's antitrust law came into effect six years ago.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:11:02 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.
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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