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U.S. envoy to hold talks in Beijing amid N. Korea's charm offensive

U.S. envoy to hold talks in Beijing amid N. Korea's charm offensive BEIJING, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) — The U.S. special envoy for North Korea was set to hold talks with senior Chinese officials on Monday to discuss their policy toward the North as Pyongyang pushes Seoul to cancel annual military drills with Washington. Full News […]

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Beijing announces emergency measures amid fog of pollution

Beijing announces emergency measures amid fog of pollution (CNN) — With its skies regularly shrouded by a filthy film of gray smog, bringing chaos to the transportation network and forcing millions to seek refuge behind surgical masks, Beijing has been forced to take more extreme action. Officials in China's … Full News here – Read […]

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Outspoken investor Wang Gongquan detained by police amid widening crackdown

Outspoken investor Wang Gongquan detained by police amid widening crackdown Wang Gongquan, a prominent Chinese venture capitalist and close friend of arrested rights activist Xu Zhiyong, has been detained by police on Friday at his home in Beijing. More than 20 policemen confronted the 52-year old venture capitalist at his … Full News here – […]

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Japan tourist visits to Beijing halved amid tensions

Japan tourist visits to Beijing halved amid tensions A man takes a souvenir photo for a family on a lotus-shaped man-made island near the water lily planted on a lake at Zizhuyuan Park, known as Purple Bamboo Park in Beijing, China on Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013. China says the number of Japanese tourists … Full News […]

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China promotes breast-feeding amid tainted milk

China promotes breast-feeding amid tainted milk BEIJING — With her 1-day-old son propped against her in a hospital bed nursing, Qi Wenjuan says she has no desire to feed her child with infant formula. "I don't trust baby formula," the first-time mother said, lying in the maternity ward of Beijing's … Full News here – […]

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China greets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Beijing amid drive for Middle

China greets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Beijing amid drive for Middle … Evron's view was echoed by Middle East expert Li Weijian of the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Studies, who said the region was far too important for China to ignore, particularly in light of Beijing's increased economic and political clout elsewhere in … […]

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Shanghai bishop funeral held amid successor crisis

Shanghai bishop funeral held amid successor crisis BEIJING — Funeral services were held Thursday for Shanghai Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian, while the whereabouts of his anointed successor remained unclear amid a struggle for control between the Vatican and the ruling Communist Party. Jin died Saturday … Full News here – Read more on The San […]

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Shanghai bishop funeral held amid successor crisis

Shanghai bishop funeral held amid successor crisis BEIJING — Funeral services were held Thursday for Shanghai Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian, while the whereabouts of his anointed successor remained unclear amid a struggle for control between the Vatican and the ruling Communist Party. Jin died Saturday … Full News here – Read more on SunHerald.com

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Beijing to build more carriers amid sea rows

Beijing to build more carriers amid sea rows Future aircraft carriers will carry more fighter jets than the Liaoning, Rear Adm. Song Xue told foreign military attaches Tuesday in Beijing, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Liaoning carrier was built around a Soviet-era hull and … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing land prices soar amid criticism

Beijing land prices soar amid criticism (Financial Times) — Land prices have soared at recent auctions in Beijing in a sign that the Chinese property market is heating up again despite a long campaign by the government to cool it down. A large parcel of land in Tongzhou, a Beijing suburb … Full News here […]

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Amid Calls For Reform, China Waits For New Leaders

Amid Calls For Reform, China Waits For New Leaders The slogan "Long Live the Great Communist Party of China" is emblazoned on the wall outside the Beijing compound where the country's leaders live and work. But now that party is under pressure to change as it prepares for a once-in-a-decade transition … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong to vote amid discontent over China influence

Hong Kong to vote amid discontent over China influence Discontent is a test for Beijing-backed leader ahead of elections. * Anger over China-linked polices could impact Sunday poll. By James Pomfret and Tan Ee Lyn. HONG KONG, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Friday … Full News […]

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Japan Leader Sends Letter to Beijing Amid Tension

Japan Leader Sends Letter to Beijing Amid Tension Japan's prime minister sent a senior diplomat to Beijing on Tuesday with a letter for Chinese President Hu Jintao in an apparent attempt to ease tensions between the two Asian giants over a territorial dispute. The trip by Parliamentary Senior Vice … Full News here – Read […]

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US defense sec'y to visit China soon amid disputes

US defense sec'y to visit China soon amid disputes BEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will make his first visit to China as Pentagon chief in a couple of weeks at a time when the nations are increasingly at odds over how Beijing should resolve its territorial disputes. Chinese Defense … Full News here […]

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Japan leader sends letter to Beijing amid tension

Japan leader sends letter to Beijing amid tension Gemba on Tuesday demanded an investigation into an incident in which a man in Beijing ripped the Japanese flag off of a car carrying the country's ambassador to China. JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN … Full News here – Read more […]

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