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China opposes military intervention in Syria

August 29, 2013

Syria is at the flashpoint of a potential military crisis, after reports surfaced alleging that the nation's government had used chemical weapons to attack more than 1,000 of its own citizens. Read Article »


China refusing to meet with Japan to at G20 over territorial dispute

August 27, 2013

China and Japan have had an on-and-off contentious relationship for many years. Read Article »


China reels from heat wave

August 5, 2013

Beginning in July, much of China found itself in the grip of a massive heat wave - one worse than many regions of the country have ever experienced. Read Article »


China experiences massive stock market decline

July 31, 2013

China has been viewed as one of the most economically accomplished Asian nations for much of the past decade. Read Article »


China indicts former politician on corruption charges

July 25, 2013

In August 2012, the political career of Bo Xilai, then the chief of the Communist Party in the Chinese region of Chongqing, came to a shocking end. Read Article »


Corruption discovered in Chinese pharmaceutical industry

July 23, 2013

The pharmaceutical industry is among one of the world's largest and most lucrative sectors. Read Article »


Chinese trading experiencing reduced growth

July 10, 2013

Throughout much of the past decade, China has received a great deal of attention for the incredibly fast pace of its economic growth. Read Article »


Hong Kong handover anniversary prompts citizen protests

July 1, 2013

July 1 marks the date that the United Kingdom handed over sovereignty of Hong Kong, China back to the Chinese government, and is the inspiration behind an annual parade through the city's streets to celebrate the occasion. Read Article »


Chinese federal bank injects funds after interest rate spike

June 20, 2013

China currently stands as the world's second-largest economy, having experienced substantial rates of growth over the past decade. Read Article »


China makes final preparations for manned space flight

June 10, 2013

Historically, China has not earned as much attention for its space program as the United States or Russia. Read Article »


Chinese president visits Mexico, economic tension between nations highlighted

June 4, 2013

China's economy has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few decades. Read Article »


India and China work to resolve border dispute

May 21, 2013

The Chinese Premier has started his first trip abroad in India. Read Article »


China will help oversee the development of Arctic energy resources

May 16, 2013

China is one of several nations to have been granted permanent observer status on the Arctic Council.  Read Article »


Hong Kong's high court rules that transsexuals can marry

May 13, 2013

Hong Kong's highest court has ruled that post-operative transsexuals can marry. Read Article »


Chinese export numbers arouse skepticism among international observers

May 8, 2013

China's stronger than expected trade numbers have made some analysts more nervous than pleased. Read Article »


Chinese consumers slow to adopt electric vehicle technology

May 6, 2013

Despite some of the worst air pollution in the world in many of the nationals' metro areas and a strong push from the central government, electrics cars are not catching on in China. Read Article »


China and Brazil reach deal on currency exchange

March 26, 2013

Multiple news sources are reporting that China and Brazil have agreed to trade in their own currencies up to $30 billion per year. Read Article »


Top Chinese universities no longer require English

March 18, 2013

Top Chinese universities will no longer require students to pass an English entrance exam this year.  Read Article »


'One City, Nine Towns' transplants the West into China

March 13, 2013

With the demand for Western-style housing high in China, the "One City, Nine Towns" initiative brings European influences into Shanghai.  Read Article »


Suzann Pettersen becomes World Ladies Golf Champion

March 11, 2013

Suzann Pettersen wins Mission Hills World Ladies Championship Individual Strokeplay in Haikou, Hainan, China. Read Article »


China blames U.S. for hacking attacks

February 28, 2013

It is no secret that hacking into governmental programs has become an issue, and now China is blaming someone for it. Read Article »


Retired Chinese doctors asked to treat people in rural areas

February 26, 2013

Doctors in China are being asked to come out of retirement in order to help those in rural parts of the country. Read Article »


China's one-child policy will stay in effect

January 16, 2013

There has been some speculation recentlythat China's one-child policy would become less strict,allowingChinese residents to have more than one child per family. Read Article »


Chinese protesters fight against censorship at liberal newspaper

January 8, 2013

Many protesters gathered in front of a liberal Chinese newspaper's headquarters in which they were supporting the fight against censorship, according to NBC News. Read Article »


Chinese put forth new legislation: Adult children have to visit aging parents

December 31, 2012

The adult children in China now are required to visit their aging parents - or they could get sued by them, according to The Associated Press. Read Article »


China continues to crack down on 'Doomsday fanatics'

December 18, 2012

Some people around the world are considering this Friday, December 21, 2012, as the date in which the world will end. Read Article »


China to surpass U.S. economy by 2030, report shows

December 11, 2012

A new report issued by the National Intelligence Council revealed a series of prognostications about what people can expect from the world in the coming decades, and the 140-page report said China's economy will surpass the United States by 2030, according to NBC News. Read Article »


Chinese education officials canned after speculation of stealing from lunch program

December 3, 2012

Five Chinese education officials were fired this week after there was a lot of speculation surrounding what children were being fed from a national lunch program. Read Article »


Chinese communist paper fails to realize a fake article by the Onion

November 27, 2012

The Chinese Communist Party's official paper, The People's Daily, did not pick up on the fact that the Onion was running a fake article, calling Kim Jong Un its "Sexiest Man Alive," according to the Los Angeles Times. Read Article »


Chinese police arrest 73 for manufacturing fake designer bags

November 20, 2012

Chinese police recently arrested 73 people for manufacturing and exporting fake brand name purses such as Hermes, Louis Vuitton and Coach, according to Reuters. Read Article »


Report shows majority Chinese women exposed to secondhand smoke

November 6, 2012

A recent report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) found that almost two-thirds of women who are of reproductive age in China are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke at home. Read Article »


Chinese considering getting rid of "one child" policy

October 31, 2012

The unpopular "one-child" policy in China, which only allows families of some provinces to have one child, may be phasing out. Read Article »


Chinese women taught to smile using chopsticks

October 30, 2012

The traditional Chinese adage explains that a women of beauty does not show her teeth while she is smiling, but it seems as though this may no longer be the case. Read Article »


Huge seizure of ivory found in Hong Kong

October 24, 2012

This past Saturday, authorities in Hong Kong intercepted and seized one of the largest shipments of illegal ivory in history, according to the International Herald Tribune. Read Article »


China's Mo Yan earns Nobel literature prize

October 11, 2012

It was recently announced that China's Mo Yan is the winner of the 2012 Nobel prize for literature for his various works that combine folk tales, history and living in China, according to Reuters. Read Article »


Fight causes China manufacturing company to shut down

September 24, 2012

China's Apple iPhones creator, Foxconn, was forced to suspend production after a massive fight erupted, and eventually involved approximately 2,000 employees and injured 40, according to MSNBC. Read Article »


Chinese tightrope walkers break record

September 18, 2012

Three tightrope walkers in China were looking to make their way into the record book, and they succeeded. Read Article »


China's Yangtze River runs red

September 10, 2012

Residents of Chongqing, a southwestern city in China, were the first to notice something a bit different about the Yangtze River, the longest in the country. Read Article »


China to help out Cambodia with soft loans

September 4, 2012

China has recently announced it will give more than $500 million in grants and soft loans to Cambodia to thank them for maintaining a good relationship between Beijing and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to Reuters. Read Article »


China's pet care market expected to boom

August 30, 2012

As a result of the growing wealth among people in China, the pet care market is expected to be one of the many industries to reap the benefits. Read Article »


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