China News

Guardian | Oct 08, 2011

America's relationship with China is critical to its future, and that's why I'm backing Jon Huntsman for president in 2012I wouldn't be exaggerating if I said that the most important issue in the 2012 presidential election is not in America but half a world away – in China. American voters would be remiss if they don't look to the far east when thinking about whom they will support in the upcoming presidential campaign. That is why I'm supporting Governor Jon Huntsman for president.For those concerned about the economy, China is one of the America's largest trading partners and also owns a...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 08, 2011

CHINA is heading into a new Mao-inspired epoch of socialism and nationalism, says the founder of China's most powerful leftist internet platform.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 08, 2011

China is heading into a new Mao-inspired epoch of socialism and nationalism, says the founder of China's powerful internet platform.

Foxnews | Oct 08, 2011

Three major road accidents in China killed 56 people on the last day of a weeklong holiday, including 35 people who died when a bus collided with a car on a northern expressway, state media reported Saturday.

BBC | Oct 08, 2011

The Dalai Lama criticises China after failing to get a South African visa to celebrate the birthday of Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Voice of Russia | Oct 08, 2011

Japan has grounded all its American-made F15 fighter jets after one of them lost a fuel tank and a rocket during a training mission over Honshu Island. There was no damage or casualties in the incident. The entire fleet was also grounded back in July after an F15 jet crashed into the South China Sea.

Voice of Russia | Oct 08, 2011

Thirty-five people were killed and 18 others injured when a bus collided with a car in the port city of Tianjin in north-eastern China. The official Xinhua News Agency cited a Tianjin traffic official as saying the bus was speeding and that many passengers were thrown out of the vehicle when it hit the car and rolled over.

Voice of Russia | Oct 08, 2011

The currency debate for China to depreciate the RMB has been a hot topic in the past few years, especially as the United States and Europe face high unemployment and financial disaster. Yesterday the Senate forwarded a bill that would make China stop currency manipulation.

BBC | Oct 08, 2011

At least 56 people are killed in a series of road collisions in China including 35 mainly young people travelling on a bus.

Guardian | Oct 08, 2011

Car and bus collision among multiple fatal crashes as students head back to school at end of one-week national holidayAt least 35 people have been killed in a bus crash in northern China, state media has reported.The coach, which overturned on impact with a car, was carrying 55 passengers, most of them college students on their way back to school after a seven-day national holiday, reports said.

Voice of Russia | Oct 07, 2011

The Chinese spy mania is spreading to an increasing number of countries worldwide. The US is urging its allies to step up efforts against Beijing’s economic espionage. Germany continues to accuse China of being the world’s major cyber threat and stealing industrial secrets.

New York Times | Oct 07, 2011

A Tibetan advocacy group says seven Tibetans have now set themselves on fire this year to protest China’s Tibet policies.

New York Times | Oct 07, 2011

Three prominent human rights groups called on China to release the imprisoned dissident writer Liu Xiaobo, who won the Nobel Peace Prize a year ago, and to end the house arrest of his wife, Liu Xia.

Guardian | Oct 07, 2011

Fate of second man unknown as self-immolation death rate in Sichuan province rises to seven in two and a half yearsTwo more young men, believed to be former monks, have set fire to themselves in the latest self-immolations in a troubled Tibetan area of western China, exiles and campaign groups have said.Choepel, 19, and Khayang, 18, are thought to be from the Kirti monastery in Aba, Sichuan province, known as Ngaba to Tibetans. Choepel is believed to have died at the scene while the condition and whereabouts of Khayang are unknown, Free Tibet said.The public security bureau in Aba denied...

Guardian | Oct 07, 2011

South African archbishop employs witty understatement from the pulpit to remind government controversy is far from overHis anger may not have dimmed, but Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, was determined not to let it dominate celebrations on his 80th birthday.The South African government's failure to grant an entry visa to the Dalai Lama has cast a pall over Tutu's birthday week, with the archbishop denouncing the governing African National Congress (ANC) as worse than the apartheid regime, and warning that he would pray for its defeat.But during a service to honour his...

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