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  • Philippines’ Duterte says pointless discussing South China Sea woes at summit 27 Apr 2017 20:52 Arab News MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday it was pointless discussing Beijing’s contentious activities in the South China Sea at this week’s Southeast Asian summit, and no one dared to pressure China anyway. The no-nonsense former …
  • Why China’s millennials are high on ultra-nationalism 27 Apr 2017 20:36 TODAYonline In most societies, millennials tend to be the most liberal-minded, anti-establishment demographic group. But those in China seem to be a conspicuous exception. A large number of those born in the last decade of the 20th century hold increasingly …
  • Earth Day 2017 in China 27 Apr 2017 20:21 4-traders Earth Day Network kicked off its 'Billion Acts of Green' (BAG) campaign again in March to celebrate Earth Day 2017 in China. This campaign was first launched in China last year, and globally in 2011, with more than two billion green acts …
  • The last, toughest mile: China’s new approach to beating poverty 27 Apr 2017 20:09 Economist MOST of Tian Shuang’s relatives are herding goats in the barren hills of Ningxia province, one of the poorest parts of western China. But last year Mr Tian came down to Minning, a small town in the valley, when the local government, as part of an …
  • China set to become world's second-biggest wine market - IWSR 27 Apr 2017 20:06 euronews PARIS (Reuters) – China is set to overtake Britain and France to become the world’s second-largest wine consumer by value behind the United States by 2020 as consumers turn to more middle-range wines, the International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) …
  • Copper, zinc weaker on China worries 27 Apr 2017 19:58 The Sydney Morning Herald Copper and zinc fell, while nickel recovered from a fresh 10-month low, on concern about demand in top metals market China and scepticism about proposed US tax cuts. "We are short on base metals currently. On the fundamental side I think that the …
  • China welcomes US openness to Korea talks 27 Apr 2017 19:50 Cairns Post China has welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a US missile defence system being deployed in South Korea. Separately, Russian President Vladimir Putin and …
  • Thwarted by China’s courts, 'diehard' lawyers ‘fight to the death’ for justice 27 Apr 2017 19:40 The Globe and Mail Little more than an hour after the opening of a retrial against Wilson Wang, two women burst out of the courthouse at the Wuhu City Jinghu District People’s Court. “The court beats people! Come and see, everyone!” they shouted, descending the steps in …
  • Copper, zinc lower on renewed China economic growth worries 27 Apr 2017 19:36 The Age Copper and zinc fell, while nickel recovered from a fresh 10-month low, on concern about demand in top metals market China and scepticism about proposed US tax cuts. "We are short on base metals currently. On the fundamental side I think that the …
  • Report: China detained American on charges of spying for FBI 27 Apr 2017 19:27 United Press International (UPI) April 27 (UPI) -- China detained a U.S. citizen in the fall of 2016 on charges of spying on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but the arrest was not made public until Wednesday. Li Kai, 55, was arrested in Shanghai for espionage, an anonymous …