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China to Encourage More Yuan Listings in Hong Kong

FIONA LAW The Wall Street Journal 01/17/2012
China to Encourage More Yuan Listings in Hong Kong

Chinese securities regulators plan to encourage more mainland companies to seek yuan-denominated listings in Hong Kong, with further revisions to rules governing listings outside the mainland, a senior official said.

Thousands of workers protest at Sanyo's China plant

Thousands of Chinese workers protesting over compensation and job security at a Sanyo Electric Co Ltd plant clashed with police in southern Shenzhen, media said on Monday, the latest outbreak of labor unrest in China's manufacturing hub.

Fastest-Aging Society Greets Re-elected Ma

Chinmei Sung Bloomberg.com 01/17/2012

China denounces 'Hong Konger' trend

Andrew Higgins The Washington Post 01/12/2012
Fastest-Aging Society Greets Re-elected Ma

Ma Ying-jeou’ssecond term as president of Taiwan, secured in an election win three days ago, may be one of the island’s last opportunities to address the consequences of something unmentioned on the campaign trail: the world’s fastest-aging society.

China denounces 'Hong Konger' trend

Fifteen years after taking back Hong Kong amid a blaze of fireworks and patriotic fervor, China is battling what it sees as a subversive challenge: an academic survey showing that many in this former British colony identify little with China.

US Navy preps for Chinese power grab on shipping

Rowan Scarborough The Washington Times 01/12/2012
US Navy preps for Chinese power grab on shipping

The Navy’s top officer detailed Tuesday the strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to “limit access in the region.”

Hundreds Threaten Suicide At Foxconn Plant In China

Some 300 Chinese Foxconn employees who manufacture X-box 360 machines said they would throw themselves from their Wuhan, China, plant if demands for lost wages were not met.

Bird flu death that killed man in China not a strain that is spread human to human

The strain of H5H1 bird flu that killed a Chinese man cannot spread among people, a health agency said Monday, appealing for calm after the country's first reported case of the disease in humans in 18 months.

Violent Clashes Reported in China Over Mosque Demolition

Hundreds of Muslims in a northwestern China village trying to prevent the demolition of their mosque clashed with police, causing several deaths, Hong Kong media and residents said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong Stocks Decline as Wen Warns of ’Difficult’ Conditions for China

Hong Kong stocks (HSI) fell as Premier Wen Jiabao said China faces “relatively difficult” business conditions, tempering gains by exporters on better-than- estimated economic data from the U.S. and Germany.

China villagers threaten to march on government offices

Protesting villagers in southern China said they will march on government offices this week unless the body of a local leader is released and four villagers in police custody are freed.

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