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3 hrs ago | TurkishPress.com

Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market.

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7 hrs ago | Reuters

China Resources chairman sacked amid corruption investigation

A Chinese executive under investigation for suspected corruption has been sacked as chairman of powerful state-owned conglomerate China Resources Holdings Co.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Death Toll In East China Factory Blast Rises To Seven

The death toll from a chemical plant explosion in east China's Jiangsu Province has risen to seven.

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16 hrs ago | Reuters

China releases list of companies planning to list after IPO drought

China's securities regulator on Saturday released draft prospectuses for a small group of companies planning to list, in a move that may soothe investor concerns that the country had put in place a de facto freeze on IPOs.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Telegram

China says 1/5 of its farmland polluted

Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China's government released a yearslong study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.

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Mashable

Internet Freedom Crackdown: China Jails Blogger, Shuts Down Sites

China is stepping up its long-running crackdown on Internet freedom this week, launching a new campaign to purge the web of porn while jailing a blogger for spreading "rumors" online.

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Nerve News

170 dead pigs found in China river

At least 170 dead pigs have been retrieved from a river in China's Qinghai province, authorities said Wednesday.

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Greenwich Citizen

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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National Public Radio

Chinese Trade Group To Mediate Shoe Factory Strike

A Chinese government trade union says it will mediate a labor dispute in which tens of thousands of workers have joined a massive strike against the world's largest shoemaker.

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Sydney Morning Herald

In win for advocates, China will turn bear farm into refuge

Beijing: In what's being described as a major victory against abusive animal practices in China, a government-owned company that has bred bears for traditional medicines has agreed to convert itself into a sanctuary.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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