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China Explosion carried out by Islamic Militants

China Explosion carried out by Islamic Militants
An explosion and knife attack in China’s Xinjiang province was carried out by Islamic militants. The President has vowed to uproot these restive elements from the country.
Read more May 1 2014, 6:07am CDT

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China eyes trade route deal with Mongolia during Xi visit

Source: Asia One

BEIJING - China expects to sign agreements to give landlocked and resource-rich Mongolia easier access to Chinese territory for its exports when President Xi Jinping visits the country this week, a senior diplomat said on Monday.Mongolia, nervous about over-dependence on its enormous neighbour, had once favoured a more circuitous and expensive northerly rail route via Russia that would connect its ...
Full article at: Asia One 3 days ago, 5:05am CDT

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Pope reaches out to China

Source: Asia One

SEOUL  - Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years.Before a Mass on Monday at Seoul's Myeongdong Cathedral, Francis prayed with a small number of "comfort women", who were forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese ...
Full article at: Asia One 3 days ago, 4:32am CDT

China's president heads cybersecurity body

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a...
Read more Feb 27 2014, 11:01pm CST

China's war on corruption drives money away to Australia

Source: Asia One

More wealthy Chinese are moving their money out of China to invest in Australia's property market as a corruption crackdown in the world's second-largest economy gathers momentum, according to property consultants and lawyers.They said their clients have told them they have legitimate funds to invest but were concerned about being caught up in an investigation that could include dozens of associates of the main target.David Green-Morgan, glo ...
Full article at: Asia One 3 days ago, 8:33pm CDT

Chinese Officials Dump Luxury Homes

Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Wall Street Journal: "China's corruption crackdown has already taken a bite out of the hospitality sector in China with its ban on lavish banquets and is now starting to make waves in another corner of the economy, as officials afraid of government scrutiny are dumping apartments." "The dumping of properties is the latest iteration of fear that has spread through the Chinese gover ...
Full article at: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire 3 days ago, 4:34pm CDT

Pope says Church not out to "conquer" Asia

Source: Channel News Asia

HAEMI, South Korea: Pope Francis reached out to China on the penultimate day of his visit to South Korea on Sunday (Aug 17), urging a closer dialogue and insisting that Catholics did not view Asia with the mentality of "conquerors."In a speech to Catholic bishops from 22 Asian countries, the Pope stressed the need to adopt a "creative" Catholicism that reflects the region's diversity and that listens with "empathy ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 4 days ago, 5:32am CDT

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China fishes for growth with world's largest aquarium

Source: Channel News Asia

HENGQIN ISLAND: A giant 63-metre blue whale shark statue towers over the world's largest aquarium, on a Chinese island being promoted as a testing ground for reforms aimed at encouraging domestic consumption as the driver of economic growth.Hengqin island is just across the Pearl River from Shenzhen, the boom town on the border with Hong Kong that was designated a Special Economic Zone 35 years ago. ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 4 days ago, 3:11am CDT

Pope tells Asia's communist nations not to fear Christians

Source: Asia One

HAEMI, South Korea - Pope Francis, in remarks clearly intended for communist-ruled countries such as China, North Korea and Vietnam, said on Sunday that Asian governments should not fear Christians as they did not want to"come as conquerors" but be integral parts of local cultures.Francis made his comments, some of them unscripted, in an address to about 70 bishops from 35 Asian countries gathered in the town of Haeme, ...
Full article at: Asia One 4 days ago, 2:46am CDT

China Bans Usage of Military License Plates

China Bans Usgae of Military License Plates
The numbers of flashy cars with military license plates have the authorities in China all riled up. They are taking the appropriate anti-corruption measures to counter this ostentatious display of conspicuous consumption. The communist government does not want to ruin its image of a classless society and so banned the use of military license plates.
Read more Apr 29 2013, 5:54am CDT


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