- Bad News For U.S. Automakers In China: The Chinese Are Closing The Quality Gap
Chinese consumers are dividing American car brands into two categories: winners and losers. For the first time. car buyers feel that some Chinese manufacturers offer products that are competitive with foreign brands, but at a lower price. ...
By Michael J. Dunne. Forbes. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:36:00 GMT.
- Chinese Gen Guo Boxiong sentenced to life for corruption
A retired high-ranking army officer in China is sentenced to life in jail by a military court for taking bribes, state media report.
BBC News. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:18:39 GMT.
- Guo Boxiong, Ex-Top Military Official in China, Gets Life Sentence for Graft
A military court found General Guo guilty of taking “huge” amounts in bribes in return for giving military promotions and transfers.
Chris Buckley. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:10:59 GMT.
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- China Clamps Down on Online News Reporting
Several internet portals were ordered to halt much of their original news reporting, a move that could confine a larger share of China’s journalism to Communist-controlled mouthpieces.
Michael Forsythe. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:51:23 GMT.
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- China Sentences Former Top General to Life in Prison
China's former top general has been sentenced to life in prison on bribery charges, a move that comes as President Xi Jinping attempts to consolidate power and tighten his grip on the world's largest military. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:12:57 -0400.
- Ancient plumbing protects Forbidden City from Beijing floods
Officials at the Forbidden City say an ancient drainage system kept the iconic site safe in the recent Beijing flooding.
BBC News. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:25:44 GMT.
- Africa: Braid New - African Hairstyles Becoming Popular in China
[Focac] Beijing -Unlike her peers in Beijing, hairdresser Ruth Wanu Waweru from Kenya tends not to cut, dye or perm hair.
All Africa. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:20:37 GMT.
- Security, S. China Sea Major Issues at ASEAN
The increasing strength of U.S.-Laos relations was the central focus Monday as U.S. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:53:58 -0400.
- G-20 to use ‘all policy tools’ to boost growth
Brexit impact dominates the G-20 discussions in China, with policymakers focusing on lifting weak global growth. The G-20 also acknowledges that benefits of growth need to be better shared
Hurriyet. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:11:00 +0200.
- Scientists in race to test CRISPR gene-editing technique on cancer
A new gene-editing technique with potential to revolutionize cancer treatment has U.S. and Chinese scientists in a race to test it on humans.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:54:23 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.
For more news and information about China, visit this official
Chinese government website.
For detailed maps of China, visit this
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