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Chinese officials asked to disclose wealth of kids married to foreigners

Chinese officials with children living abroad or married to foreigners including Hong Kong residents have been asked to come clean about the assets held by them.

Hostage taker shot by Chinese police woman! Raw video captured

An undercover policewoman shot and killed a hostage taker when the robber was distracted during a rescue race against the clock. The attempted robber held a woman hostage at knife point.on the street of Guangzhou on the 7th Jul 2010.


Chinese airport closed after fiery UFO is spotted flying over city

A Chinese airport was closed after this mysterious object was spotted in the sky.Arcing over Zhejiang's provincial capital Hangzhou, the UFO appeared to glow with an eerie white light and left a bright trail in its wake.

Mid-Air Dislocation Caused Amusement Park Tragedy

The Wall Street Journal 09.07.2010
Mid-Air Dislocation Caused Amusement Park Tragedy

A new breakthrough in the investigation of last week’s deadly theme park accident in Shenzhen reveals that one of the ride’s four-person compartments broke off from the ride’s axis at high-speed and smashed to the ground before being struck by thr...


China to Extend Resources Tax to Cover Entire Nation

China plans to extend a tax on oil, gas and coal output to the entire nation, stepping up efforts to raise funds for development of poorer inland provinces in a move that will reduce earnings for resource producers.

Kaisa Executive 'Loves' Idea of Selling Yuan Bonds in Hong Kong

Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd., a property developer in China’s Pearl River Delta, is considering selling yuan-denominated bonds to Hong Kong investors seeking to profit from a stronger Chinese currency.


Disney 'may start Shanghai park work in November'

Disney could start building its planned theme park in Shanghai as early as November, a year after Chinese authorities gave the green light for the project, a report said Tuesday.

Chinese police arrest heads of Hong Kong gambling ring

Police in China have arrested the kingpin of a multimillion-US-dollar gambling syndicate that took World Cup football bets from Hong Kong, a radio report said Tuesday.


Chinese search exec's advice to Silicon Valley: To do business in China you must work with the government

The head of China's biggest online success story has some advice for U.S. companies hoping to break into the world's largest Internet market: You'd better hurry, and you'd better be willing to work with the government.

China Jails U.S. Geologist for Eight Years Over State Oil Secrets Charges

A U.S. geologist was sentenced to eight years in prison by a Chinese court after being convicted of violating the state secrets law by selling a database on the country’s oil industry.


Amusement park accident kills 6 in southern China

An accident on a space-themed ride at a southern Chinese amusement park has killed six people and injured 10.

China pushing the envelope on science, and sometimes ethics

John Pomfret The Washington Post 29.06.2010
China pushing the envelope on science, and sometimes ethics

Last year, Zhao Bowen was part of a team that cracked the genetic code of the cucumber. These days, he's probing the genetic basis for human IQ. Zhao is 17. Centuries after it led the world in technological prowess -- think gunpowder, irrigation a...


Another strike in China halts Toyota factory

Toyota Motor Corp. said production at one of its main factories in China remained halted Wednesday because of a strike at a supplier, the latest Chinese labor action to hit a Japanese carmaker in recent weeks.

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One of the most vexing aspects of traveling between mainland China and Hong Kong is the car travel: People in the former drive on the right side of the road; people in the latter drive on the left (a vestige of the British empire). So to quell con...


Guangzhou Auto to list in Hong Kong on Aug 30

China Knowledge Online 22.06.2010
Guangzhou Auto to list in Hong Kong on Aug 30

Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd, China's sixth-biggest carmaker, is expected to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Aug. 30, according to documents posted on HKEx's website on Friday, sources reported.

Toyota Closes China Car Plant as Honda Workers Return

Liza Lin and Yuki Hagiwara BusinessWeek 19.06.2010
Toyota Closes China Car Plant as Honda Workers Return

Toyota Motor Corp. closed a factory in China because of a supplier strike while workers at a Honda Motor Co. affiliate agreed to return to their jobs with a promise of higher pay.


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Small leak at Chinese nuclear plant: HK govt

A nuclear plant in China's southern Guangdong province has recorded a small leak, the Hong Kong government said Tuesday, after the incident was exposed by a US-based radio station.


Honda China Shutdown Continues Amid Supplier Strikes

Honda Motor Co., Japan’s second- largest automaker, said two car factories in China will remain closed today even as production resumed at a supplier after a strike ended.

China court upholds 5-year sentence for activist

Christopher Bodeen The Boston Globe 10.06.2010
China court upholds 5-year sentence for activist

BEIJING—A court upheld a Chinese dissident's five-year sentence for subversion Wednesday after he investigated the deaths of children crushed in their schools during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.



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