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1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

China sentences activists for urging officials to disclose assets, says lawyer

Four New Citizens' Movement activists sentenced by Beijing court for 'gathering a crowd to disturb public order' after they called on officials to reveal their assets China sentenced four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years on Friday for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer said, the latest convictions in a crackdown on ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | AlertNet

Chinese police shoot man dead at checkpoint in Xinjiang

Police in China's far-western region of Xinjiang have shot dead a man who drove through a security checkpoint, the local government said on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the troubled area with a large Muslim population.

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10 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

China's Failed Porn-Killing Hashtag

The Chinese government's latest effort to bring the country's social web under control appears to be backfiring.

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14 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-China Resources chairman under investigation by anti-graft body

The chairman of state-owned China Resources Holdings Co. Ltd., a holding company for a group of energy, land and consumer businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong, is under investigation, China's top anti-corruption body said on Thursday.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

China Says Man Attacked Checkpoint in Xinjiang

China says police killed a youth who attacked a checkpoint in the restive northwestern Xinjiang region, contradicting allegations he was gunned down after running a red light.

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22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

China factories face new challenge as growth slows

Factories that had thrived by using cheap migrant labor to churn out inexpensive clothing, electronics and toys for export now face changing government priorities as a growth engine based on investment and trade loses its momentum after more than a decade of double-digit expansion.

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Yesterday | Sunherald.com

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 16, 2014, members of the Israeli and foreigner's group tour, that is organized by IPCRI, an Israeli Palestinian group promoting co-existence, visit the grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Yesterday | The Guardian

Chinese auto brands losing ground to aggressive global rivals

China's automakers are the underdogs heading into next week's Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.

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Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chinese auto brands limp into Beijing show

In this photo taken Wednesday April 16, 2014, vehicles are parked outside a factory of SGMW, a joint venture between Chinese carmakers and General Motors in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Abbas denounces Hebron terror attack to delegation of Israeli legislators

Israeli delegation of lawmakers meets with Abbas in Ramallah; Horowitz says Abbas denounced all terror including attack on Baruch Mizrachi in Hebron and that he would participate in investigation to bring perpetrators to justice.

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The Economist

Urbanisation: Where China's future will happen

For the world's sake, and its own, China needs to change the way it builds and runs its cities "A GREAT city", said Benjamin Disraeli, "a is the type of some great idea.

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MarketWatch

Nike, Adidas warily eye latest round of labor protests in China

A labor protest that began recently in the manufacturing city of Dongguan at a factory operated by Yue Yuen Industrial, which makes shoes for brands including Nike, Adidas , is raising worries that production in a key cog of the global sneaker supply-chain may be disrupted.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopian was wins Best Airline of the Year Award in China - Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:45

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is won the Best Airline of the Year Award at MICE Magazine's 7th Annual Award Ceremony held in Beijing, China on April 11, 2014.

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Tri-cityherald.com

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines 370 wait in a room after walking out to protest the difficulties of communicating with Malaysian officials through video conferencing in Beijing, China, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Sydney Morning Herald

China faces wave of company defaults

Chinese companies that have lent money to other companies are facing a potential wave of defaults, with several listed firms already reporting missed loan repayments.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

China, B.C. sign agreement to enhance trade/investment links

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by B.C. Minister of International Trade Teresa Wat and Liu Fei, Consul-General of the People's Republic of China in Vancouver.

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China, Russia seek stronger ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Beijing on Tuesday.

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The New Zealand Herald

China Business: Fonterra shake up in China

Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings has centralised control of the company's Chinese farming hubs into a new standalone business unit to make faster progress growing its milk pools in China.

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Scientific American

130 Asian Black Bears Held in China for Bile Extraction Are Set to Be Rescued

An animal welfare group said on Tuesday it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition.

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Manufacturing.net

Sneaker Factory Workers Strike In China

Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world's largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and Adidas, are striking in a dispute over benefits.

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