- Cooperation Agreement With Cosco Will Help Vale Lower Transportation Costs
The signing of this agreement is important for Vale as it would permit the docking of its Valemax ships in China, which until now was not permitted under existing rules. ...
By Trefis Team. Forbes. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:48:00 GMT.
- United Nations General Assembly: Climate Summit Opens as Leaders Attempt to Address Divide Over Warming
President Obama is scheduled to address the climate meeting around 1 p.m. Eastern, and Zhang Gaoli, the vice premier of China, will also speak.
By The New York Times. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:04:21 GMT.
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- Yoshiko Yamaguchi, 94, Actress in Propaganda Films, Dies
Ms. Yamaguchi starred in Japanese propaganda films during the occupation of China in the 1930s and ’40s. After escaping execution after the war, she helped normalize relations between the nations.
By Paul Vitello. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:44:39 GMT.
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- China jails Uighur scholar for life for 'separatism'
A prominent academic from China's mostly-Muslim Uighur minority was jailed for life Sept. 23 for "separatism"
Hurriyet. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:45:00 +0200.
- HK students escalate protest
More than 1,000 Hong Kong students take their pro-democracy march to government offices, as part of a week-long boycott of classes.
BBC News. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:44:16 GMT.
- China noodle shop 'sold opium-laced noodles'
A Chinese noodle shop owner is accused of lacing his wares with poppy-seed to entice more customers.
BBC News. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:21:30 GMT.
- Africa: China's Booming Torture Trade Revealed
[AI London]The flourishing trade, manufacture and export of tools of torture by Chinese companies is fuelling human rights violations across Africa and Asia, new research by Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation reveals.
All Africa. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:29:56 GMT.
- As US Strikes Syria, China Sees Parallels at Home
As U.S. airstrikes began hitting targets of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria, China says it supports international efforts to crack down on terrorism. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:52:25 -0400.
- China Sentences Uyghur Scholar To Life In Prison
A Chinese court has sentenced a scholar and advocate for the Uyghur minority to life in prison after convicting him of separatism.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:53:14 +0000.
- Chinese Uighur Scholar Sentenced to Life in Prison
A Chinese court has convicted a prominent Uighur on separatism charges and sentenced him to life in prison, in a ruling slammed by rights groups as unusually harsh. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:33:51 -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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