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Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi

The foreign ministers of developing giants China, India and Russia pledged on Monday to step up cooperation in trade, energy and geopolitical affairs including climate change.

HK activists barred from Macau

For a second day running, Macau has refused entry to Hong Kong activists during Premier Wen Jiabao's visit.

For 30 years the Chinese have only been allowed one child - and now they are only allowed one dog

For the last 30 years they have been banned from having more than one child in their family.Now the residents of Shanghai are facing a new limit over the size of their household - the one-dog policy.

China may be bigger economy than US within two years

Here’s a finding that will have any red-blooded American spluttering into his cornflakes. According to the Conference Board, a highly respected economic research association, China will overtake the US as the world’s biggest economy by 2012, or within two years.

Cameron Risks Spat With Chinese by Wearing Poppy During Visit

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron resisted a request from Chinese officials yesterday to remove the poppy symbol that Britons wear every November in memory of their war dead during his visit to Beijing.

New York Mayor Bloomberg Questions US Inquiry Into China Trade Practices

Criticizing China was a popular campaign tactic for Democrats and Republican candidates alike in many campaigns this year, but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York was quick to leap to China’s defense on Saturday.

Wen Jiabao set for first Macau visit

Dennis Chong The Standard 11/08/2010
Wen Jiabao set for first Macau visit

Premier Wen Jiabao is to visit Macau at the weekend to attend an international business conference and to check around the SAR.

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.

China to launch manned space lab around 2020: report

China said on Wednesday it would launch a space lab to be manned for long stretches within about 10 years, a move it believes would bring it closer to the United States and Russia as powers capable of reaching the moon.

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.

Hong Kong, Guangdong, Macao Hold Tripartite Counter-Terrorism Drill

Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macao Monday held a counter-terrorism and anti-illegal immigration exercise to enhance the tripartite coordinated contingency mechanism.

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 10/21/2010

China Said to Widen Its Embargo of Minerals

KEITH BRADSHER The New York Times 10/20/2010
Cost to bring one of these into China from Hong Kong? $120

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 mainland Chinese customs officials

China Said to Widen Its Embargo of Minerals

China, which has been blocking shipments of crucial minerals to Japan for the last month, has now quietly halted shipments of those materials to the United States and Europe, three industry officials said on Tuesday.

Activists in Hong Kong Campaign for Liu's Release

Tony Henderson InDepthNews 10/18/2010
A plainclothes security person tells a photographer to move away from the gates to a residential compound where Liu Xia, the wife of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, is held under house arrest in Beijing, China on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.

Over one hundred mainland China intellectuals and activists have issued and signed an open letter urging the Beijing government to release Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and to seize this as an opportune moment to embrace democracy peacefully.


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