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Hundreds riot in southwestern China, dozens injured

A mass riot in southwestern China left dozens injured after angry villagers took to the streets in protest against a road construction project, Hong Kong media reported Thursday.

World's biggest census begins in China

As part of the country's sixth national census, which began on Monday, 100,000 census takers are knocking on doors in Beijing. They have 10 days to complete their task.


China Pledges to Maintain Prosperity and Stability in Hong Kong, Macao

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee proposed guidelines for formulating a key plan for China's development in the next five years, underlying maintaining long-term prosperity and stability in Hong Kong and Macao.

Dollar printing feeding China inflation: minister

Rampant issuance of dollars by the United States is saddling China with "imported inflation", Chinese commerce minister Chen Deming was quoted as saying by state media on Wednesday.


China paper slams US after WikiLeaks claims

China's state media on Monday said the revelations in Iraq war documents published by WikiLeaks has tarnished the credibility of the United States as a protector of human rights.

Typhoon Megi lands in southeast China, 270,000 evacuated

Hundreds of thousands of residents have been evacuated as Megi, the 13th typhoon to hit China this year, made landfall in Zhangzhou City in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.


China Evacuates 150000 People as Typhoon Nears

Chinese authorities have evacuated more than 150,000 people from the country's southeastern coast as one of the strongest typhoons in years approaches the region.

Have an iPad? China Customs Says Pony Up

Loretta Chao The Wall Street Journal 21.10.2010
Have an iPad? China Customs Says Pony Up

Bad news for mischievous China residents hoping to shorten their wait or get a deal on iPhones or iPads in Hong Kong: According to a report in today’s South China Morning Post, people carrying the devices in from Hong Kong can no longer sneak by m...


Southern China braces for super typhoon [PHOTO/VIDEO]

Residents scrambled to stockpile food and authorities ordered ships to remain docked as southern China geared up Wednesday for a super typhoon after it killed 15 people and wiped out crops in the northern Philippines.

China warns US against making yuan dispute a 'scapegoat' for a flagging economy

China has again warned the US not to use the dispute over the value of the Chinese currency, the yuan, as a “scapegoat” for its high unemployment and flagging growth prospects.


Beijing summit discusses mainland financial products with HK

To discuss the development of financial derivative products and structured products in China, over 300 regulators and market players from Hong Kong and mainland gathered in Beijing for the Treasury Markets Summit 2010 on Friday.

Police release Chinese author after online storm

Ben Blanchard, Jonathan Thatcher Reuters 02.10.2010
Police release Chinese author after online storm

Police in southern China have released on bail the author of a popular Internet novel they deemed pornographic, state media said, following an on-line uproar about official abuse of power.


China rich make "generous" gifts at Gates and Buffett dinner

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett received some "very generous" gifts during a dinner in Beijing with a small group of ultra-rich Chinese to promote charity, saying on Thursday that the event had exceeded expectations.

Jailed Billionaire Huang Loses Boardroom Battle for China's Gome

Debra Mao and Wendy Leung Bloomberg.com 29.09.2010
Jailed Billionaire Huang Loses Boardroom Battle for China's Gome

Jailed billionaire Huang Guangyu, fighting for control of the electronics retailer he founded, failed to win investor support for his proposals to oust its chairman and install his sister and lawyer as directors.


Shanghai is sexiest China city: survey

Shanghai has just been granted a new title - sexiest city in China. A survey that sought to gauge the sex appeal of Chinese cities has put Shanghai on top, thanks to the city's metropolitan style and prosperous economy that people around the count...

Foreign retailers: if you can't beat China, join it

Alexandra Stevenson Financial Times 15.09.2010
Foreign retailers: if you can't beat China, join it

Shanghai Tang’s Sir David Tang just turned the heat up a notch or two. On Wednesday the Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, warned an audience of CEOs in London that Chinese companies are taking over the world.


China's GOME: jailed founder's offer is 'bizarre'

Chinese appliance giant GOME on Tuesday described as "bizarre" its jailed founder's offer to sell hundreds of stores to the chain, and disputed his claim to control over the well-known brand.

Chinese president encourages HK tycoon to contribute more to national modernization

Chinese President Hu Jintao Monday encouraged Hong Kong's richest man to play a greater role in the country's reform and opening up as well as modernization.


China approves controversial Hong Kong election reforms

China's top lawmaking body Saturday approved controversial electoral reforms for Hong Kong, the city's government-run radio station said.

Worst traffic jam ever? Gridlock spans 60 miles in China; Motorists play card games and chess to pass time

A traffic jam stretching more than 60 miles in China has entered its ninth day with no end in sight, state media reported.



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