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People's Daily | Oct 28, 2011

HANGZHOU, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- China has been carrying out clean energy projects in more than ten African countries to help the continent -- believed one of the largest victims of climate change by some experts -- tackle the multiple effects it brings, a foreign affairs official said.

In order to improve African countries' abilities to adapt to climate change, China has been actively implementing 100 clean energy projects including solar power, biogas and small hydropower projects in Africa, s ...

Voice of Russia | Oct 28, 2011

A fragmented Europe has no chance of survival on the world markets if it has to compete with newly industrialized countries such as Brazil, India, China and Mexico according to statements made on Friday by German Chancellor Angela Merkel who was speaking in Deggendorf during the tenth meeting of representatives of the Federal Industrial Association of small and medium businesses.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 28, 2011

Samantha Stosur has charged into the semi-finals at the WTA Championships in Turkey with a 6-1 6-0 pummelling of China's Li Na.

BBC | Oct 28, 2011

Why China is ready to help EU bailout

Voice of Russia | Oct 28, 2011

China will invest 100 billion dollars in the Eurozone stabilization fund. According to the UK’s daily The Financial Times, Beijing has made its effort conditional on reliable security guarantees for its money. According to the paper, China would like to peg part of its investment to the Yuan, to safeguard it against currency rate fluctuations.

Christian Science Monitor | Oct 28, 2011

Although China, the world's largest creditor, has bought European bonds in the past, experts doubts that it will invest in a new investment vehicle meant to alleviate the Europe debt crisis.

Guardian | Oct 28, 2011

No one injured in blast in remote region where many ethnic Tibetans resent Chinese presenceA Chinese government building in a remote part of Tibet has been bombed, according to an overseas radio service. The blast left no injuries but adds to tensions after a number of people set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule.Radio Free Asia, based in Washington, said the blast struck a township government building on Wednesday in Changdu."In the early dawn hours of 26 October there was an explosion in a local government building," the radio service said on its website, citing an unnamed...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 28, 2011

Hong Kong clothing chain Giordano has joined the anti-mulesing campaign against Australian wool being spearheaded by US animal activists.

BBC | Oct 28, 2011

The head of the eurozone's bailout fund begins attempts to persuade China to invest in the scheme to help rescue member countries facing debt crises.

People's Daily | Oct 28, 2011

BEIJING - China's economic slowdown will result in more acquisition opportunities for foreign investors, Blackstone Group executives said.

But the world's largest private equity (PE) company will shun China's real estate market for the time being because property prices have risen too high.

"Blackstone will be much more enthusiastic in a softer economic environment," Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of the Blackstone Group, said in Beijing on Thursday. The Chinese ...

People's Daily | Oct 28, 2011

Growth of China's consumer prices will continue to cool after slowing from this year's peak in July, the nation's top economic planner said Thursday.

Peng Sen, a deputy chief of the National Development and Reform Commission, said the country's consumer prices have stabilized and were "generally controllable."

However, he said maintaining price stability would not be easy as price increases of farm produce and resources were inevitable.

Peng said the government should seek to keep consu ...

People's Daily | Oct 28, 2011

BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature will vote on the draft decisions on amending the military service law, the resident identity card law and a bill on strengthening anti-terrorism efforts at the end of its bimonthly session on Saturday.

The decision was made at a meeting of the chairman and vice chairpersons of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, on Thursday. The meeting was presided over by Chairman Wu Bangguo.

The dra ...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 27, 2011

Syrian security forces have killed eight people, including two children, as China urged President Bashar al-Assad to accelerate promised reforms.

Guardian | Oct 27, 2011

China welcomes the eurozone debt deal but declines to reveal what role it will play in the bailoutChina has welcomed news of the debt deal but offered little hint of what role it might play, with an early warning that emerging economies should not be regarded as Europe's "Good Samaritans".French president Nicolas Sarkozy telephoned his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, on Thursday to promote the agreement and discuss the upcoming G20 summit. Klaus Regling, head of the European Financial Stability Facility – the bailout fund – will try to sell the plan to leaders in Beijing on Friday.Foreign...

New York Times | Oct 27, 2011

The struggle for Huaxiang World Famous Garden, a gated community near the capital, is not like most of the redevelopment battles that each year lead to forced evictions in China.