China News

Guardian | Dec 02, 2011

The role of the BRIC countries has been critical in forging a 'new global partnership' at the aid effectiveness forum in South Korea. We'll have to wait to see what this means for the world's poorSome international conferences are immediate failures, but none are immediate successes. It will take weeks, months and ultimately years before the impact of the last few days at the Busan forum on aid effectiveness will be known, and it is impossible to find two people with the same...

Guardian | Dec 02, 2011

Edinburgh zoo's new residents may make great PR, but the cost of hosting these symbolic creatures can outweigh the benefits"The pandas are coming!" announced Edinburgh zoo's press office. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) finally has a date set for the long-awaited arrival of a pair of giant pandas. When the FedEx Panda Express touches down in Edinburgh on Sunday, Tian Tian and Yang...

Foxnews | Dec 02, 2011

New research suggests that China's iconic Terracotta Warriors, long thought to be the guardians of its first emperor in the afterlife, may not be quite what they seem.

Foxnews | Dec 02, 2011

China's commerce minister says his government wants to convert some of its huge holdings of U.S. government debt into investment in American roads and railways.

Voice of Russia | Dec 02, 2011

China will not give its foreign exchange reserves to bail out Europe, deputy Foreign Minister Fu Ying told reporters. However, this doesn’t mean that the country refuses to support Europe which is its largest export market.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 02, 2011

Given the incendiary moniker 'the China killer' by the more sensationalist press, India's newest nuclear-capable missile will be its most powerful yet, and an unmistakable signal to its neighbours.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 02, 2011

NEW DELHI: Given the incendiary moniker ''the China killer'' by the more sensationalist press, India's newest nuclear-capable missile will be its most powerful yet - and an unmistakable signal to its neighbours.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 02, 2011

Rory McIlroy and Alvaro Quiros retain a one-stroke lead at the co-sanctioned Hong Kong Open golf tournament at seven under par.

BBC | Dec 02, 2011

A Hong Kong court orders a property tycoon to pay his wife more than $150m in one of the territory's biggest divorce payouts.

BBC | Dec 02, 2011

Is China's economy suddenly looking vulnerable?

BBC | Dec 02, 2011

Countries most vulnerable to climate impacts ask for talks on a new climate deal to begin now, putting them on a collision course with China and India.

BBC | Dec 02, 2011

Yahoo up on talk of takeover bid by China's Alibaba Group

New York Times | Dec 02, 2011

The heroine of Myanmar’s democratic opposition, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, also called on other countries, including China, to back its nascent reforms.

Guardian | Dec 02, 2011

Former Buddhist monk is the 12th Tibetan this year to resort to self-immolation in protest against Chinese ruleA former Buddhist monk has set himself on fire, becoming the 12th Tibetan this year to resort to self-immolation in protest at Chinese rule, according to an overseas advocacy group.Tenzin Phuntsog set himself ablaze in the Changdu prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. It is the first time this has happened in the Himalayan plateau, according to the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet, which cited exiled Tibetan sources.The monk survived and is in hospital, the...

People's Daily | Dec 02, 2011

China should make its policies more targeted, flexible and forward-looking to cope with a global economic crisis which may be worse than that in 2008, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said yesterday.

"Factors that destabilize the global economy are on the rise with major powerhouses threatened with a sharp economic slowdown," Zhu said in Beijing at a forum organized by the China Chamber of International Commerce.

"It poses a big challenge for China to sustain its (economic) growth," Zhu ...

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