- Kerry seeks to revive India ties after rift
US Secretary of State John Kerry opened his first meetings with India’s right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China
Hurriyet. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:04:00 +0200.
- Diageo sales hit by China slowdown
Drinks giant Diageo reports a fall in net sales after being hit by a slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
BBC News. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:20:12 GMT.
- SCO Foreign Ministry Officials Convene In Dushanbe
Foreign ministry officials from six member-states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are meeting in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:45:37 +0000.
- Sinosphere Blog: Separating the Flies From the Tigers in Beijing Zoo Corruption Case
The corruption case against a former deputy director of the notoriously grim Beijing Zoo has raised the most unlikely questions.
By Austin Ramzy. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:29:05 GMT.
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- China Poised For Global Leadership? Time To Bury Mao Zedong, The Greatest Mass Murderer In History
Mao Zedong lives on in the new China. The Chinese people should bury him and his legacy.
By Doug Bandow. Forbes. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:11:00 GMT.
- Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit
A gay rights group says a Chinese man is suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.
Miami Herald. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:51 EDT.
- China media: Housing reforms
Reforms to decades-old household registration system welcome, papers say.
BBC News. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:31:36 GMT.
- Uighur Imam, an Ally of China, Murdered Outside Mosque
An imam who was supportive of Beijing's controversial treatment of minority Uighur Muslims was stabbed to death outside the Xingjiang region's largest mosque. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:19:14 -0400.
- China Should Set Lower G.D.P. Growth Target in 2015, the I.M.F. Said
China should set an economic growth target of 6.5 percent to 7 percent for 2015, below its goal for 2014, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:33:52 GMT.
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- Lexus' plans exclude China plant
Lexus has no plans to join the rush of carmakers manufacturing in China because it has to learn to crawl in that market before it runs, a top executive says.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:13:31 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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