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China to create largest mega city in the world with 42 million people

Malcolm Moore, Peter Foster Telegraph 01/27/2011
China to create largest mega city in the world with 42 million people

China is planning to create the world's biggest mega city by merging nine cities to create a metropolis twice the size of Wales with a population of 42 million.

SJM's Ho takes legal action against family-lawyer

A lawyer acting on behalf of Macau gambling magnate Stanley Ho on Thursday said he had filed a court claim against his children to recover his assets, adding a new twist to the ongoing feud over the casino empire.

China's J-20 stealth fighter pictured at Chengu airbase, Sichaun province, this month

A Chinese stealth fighter jet that could pose a significant threat to American air superiority may borrow from US technology, it has been claimed.

Customs officers in Hong Kong and Macau have jointly smashed a syndicate which has been selling counterfeit goods on the Internet.

China got stealth tech from Russia: US lawmaker

China got the technology for its first stealth fighter jet from Russia, a senior US lawmaker said Tuesday, one week after the airplane apparently made its maiden flight.

Hu Jintao set for lavish White House reception on US visit

The White House is to throw a lavish reception for the Chinese leader, Hu Jintao, on Wednesday in an effort to patch up relations after a difficult year dominated by tensions over currency rates, jobs, North Korea and other international issues.

Hu Highlights Need for U.S.-China Cooperation, Questions Dollar

ANDREW BROWNE The Wall Street Journal 01/17/2011
Hu Highlights Need for U.S.-China Cooperation, Questions Dollar

Chinese President Hu Jintao emphasized the need for cooperation with the U.S. in areas from new energy to space ahead of his visit to Washington this week, but he called the present U.S. dollar-dominated currency system a "product of the past" and highlighted moves to turn the yuan into a global currency.

Chinese vice president urges HK business group to contribute to regional development

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged the Hong Kong-based Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) to increase support for the local government and further contribute to regional economic development.

Bank of China allows U.S. customers to trade yuan

Yahoo! News Philippines 01/12/2011

China spurns strategic security talks with U.S.

Bill Gertz Washington Times 01/11/2011
Bank of China allows U.S. customers to trade yuan

State-owned Bank of China Ltd has opened trading in the yuan currency to U.S. customers, according to a posting on the bank's website dated December 2010.

China spurns strategic security talks with U.S.

China's defense minister on Monday rebuffed an offer from Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to hold strategic nuclear talks, saying military dialogue will be limited to counterpiracy, counterterrorism and peacekeeping cooperation.

China plans $1.3bn 'seven-star hotel'

Breitbart.com 01/08/2011

Hong Kong mom goes missing in Taiwan

The Standard 01/07/2011
China plans $1.3bn 'seven-star hotel'

Beijing authorities plan to build a "seven-star hotel" modelled after Dubai's Burj Khalifa -- the world's tallest building -- in a $1.3 billion joint project with Saudi Arabia.

A Hong Kong woman has disappeared after leaving her daughter towards the end of a Taiwan tour.

China may build high-speed rail in California

TIM SHEEHAN The Sacramento Bee 01/07/2011
Siberian Tiger Kills Bus Driver in China

A rare Siberian tiger attacked and killed a tour bus driver in northern China while the man's horrified passengers watched, Chinese media reported.

China may build high-speed rail in California

In the 19th century, laborers from China helped build railroads spanning California and linking the U.S. coasts. In the 21st century, the Chinese may be back -- not for backbreaking labor, but with financial and technological muscle.

AT&T added 50 percent more China clients in 2010

AT&T (T.N) has increased the number of clients it has in the Greater China region by about 50 percent in the past year, a senior executive said on Thursday, and is now looking to target privately run Chinese companies.

China's Missile and Stealth Fighter Advances Draw U.S. Attention

Advances in Chinese military technology, including a new anti-ship ballistic missile and possibly a radar-evading fighter plane, are drawing scrutiny from Pentagon officials days before Defense Secretary Robert Gates is due to meet with his counterpart in Beijing.

China backs Spain to emerge from crisis: Beijing

The Sydney Morning Herald 01/04/2011
China backs Spain to emerge from crisis: Beijing

China is confident Spain will recover from its economic crisis and Beijing will buy Spanish public debt despite market fears of an Irish-style bailout, a top Chinese official said Monday.

Beijing Residents Rush to Register Cars to Meet Quota System

Residents in Beijing, the city ranked as having the world’s worst traffic, rushed to apply for new vehicle licenses under a quota system started Jan. 1 as China’s government seeks to ease the congestion.

Rice noodles prompt latest China food scare

Large amounts of rice noodles made with rotten grain and potentially carcinogenic additives are being sold in south China, state press said Friday, in the country's latest food safety scare.


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