- China To Send Nuke Armed Submarines To Pacific To Counter U.S., Beijing Claims
Just as most Americans settle in for a nice three-day Memorial Day weekend, news broke that China is planning to send submarines armed with nuclear missiles in the Pacific Ocean for the first time. ...
By Tim Daiss. Forbes. Sun, 29 May 2016 16:08:00 GMT.
- If the Liberal party is a 'movement,' what will Justin Trudeau do with it?
The Liberal party is one of the oldest and most hallowed political institutions in Canada, an entity storied not only for its leaders and legislative achievements, but for its machinations and shadowy movers. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 29 May 2016 10:38:11 EDT.
- China firm sorry over race-row advert
A Chinese firm apologises over a now notorious advert in which a black man is stuffed into a washing machine and emerges a light-skinned Asian.
BBC News. Sun, 29 May 2016 05:55:55 GMT.
- China Promoting Tourism for Disputed Paracel Islands
Some tropical islands in the South China Sea, where China is building military installations, are being advertised as sites for weddings or diving.
Jane Perlez and Yufan Huang. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 28 May 2016 15:44:35 GMT.
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- Chinese theme park 'to take on Disney'
China's richest man opens a huge entertainment complex in the city of Nanchang to compete with Disney, which is launching its own theme park next month.
BBC News. Sat, 28 May 2016 15:30:44 GMT.
- Political Motives Seen in Beijing's Warning on 'Himalayan Viagra'
In high-alpine meadows of the Tibetan Plateau, early May is an auspicious time to prostrate oneself on the loamy, reclining slopes and dig around for desiccated remnants of a medicinally hallowed caterpillar fungus. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 May 2016 23:31:42 -0400.
- From Taipei, a Feast for the Eyes for a Time Before Instagram
A 19th-century jade-like stone resembling braised pork belly will be among Chinese treasures at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco starting June 17.
Jori Finkel. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:24:40 GMT.
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- Outrage over racist Chinese detergent ad
A Chinese detergent commercial showing a black man stuffed into a washing machine and transformed into a fair-skinned Asian has provoked outrage, although more so overseas that at home, where it was greeted with apparent acceptance
Hurriyet. Fri, 27 May 2016 18:31:00 +0200.
- Africa: Chinese Businesses Facilitating Africa's Digital Transformation
[Focac] Huawei, Chinese telecom company, jointly tested Africa's first 4.5G network with MTC, the biggest telecom operator of Namibia, in Windhoek, capital city of Namibia, recently. ...
All Africa. Fri, 27 May 2016 12:47:21 GMT.
- Chinese Americans Heart Trump
In the crowd at the Trump rally in Anaheim, California, members of this group are impossible to miss. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 May 2016 04:01:49 -0400.
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.
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