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KICK THE CHICKEN, KOWTOW TO THE MONKEY: Forget about North Korea and The Interview: For decades Hol…

KICK THE CHICKEN, KOWTOW TO THE MONKEY: Forget about North Korea and The Interview: For decades Hollywood has been censoring its own output to protect access to the Chinese market. It’s no mystery why Washington plays down Beijing’s cyber-transgressions in this realm. The Obama administration’s “pivot to Asia” strategy depends on “pragmatic cooperation,” as the […]

China's Getting Faster at Producing its J-20 Stealth Fighter Prototypes

The first prototype for China’s J-20 stealth fighter appeared in blurry photos in December 2010. Almost exactly four years later, the sixth J-20 has taken flight, just three weeks after the fifth.Beijing is building J-20s at an accelerating rate. Show More Summary

China begins construction on massive new Beijing airport

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Construction on a massive new international passenger airport in Beijing began Friday, state media reported, as booming demand for travel to and from China stretches the capacity of existing facilities. Beijing’s current international airport is the world’s second busiest, but also one...

China's Antitrust Regulator Says Qualcomm Case To Be Settled Soon

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government said on Friday that it will soon settle its antitrust investigation of U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's anti-monopolyShow More Summary

Armani holds party and ‘Gone With The Bullets’ private screenings in Beijing

To celebrate the successful cooperation of Giorgio Armani and Jiang Wen in movie ‘Gone with the Bullets’, on December 19 Armani held a celebration party and private screenings in Beijing. Read the rest of the story at: Armani holds party and ‘Gone With The Bullets’ private screenings in Beijing

China's Christmas Present To The World: Beijing Eases Again, Sets Non-Bank Deposit Reserve To Zero

Four years ago, on Christmas Day in 2010, China shocked the world when, unexpectedly, hiked its lending and deposits rates by 0.25% in order to battle inflation - only its second such hike in the prior 3 years. Since then things forShow More Summary

In Chinese Characters, Designers Seek to Marry Text and Image

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

BEIJING — Senior designers from the Dutch design agency LAVA Céline Lamée and Johan Nijhoff explored the origins of visual communication by designing a new set of symbols.

Chinese university bans Christmas, calls it 'kitsch'

BEIJING (Reuters) - A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a "kitsch" foreign celebration unbefitting of the country's own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday. Show More Summary

Chinese university bans Christmas, calls it 'kitsch'

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

BEIJING (Reuters) - A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a "kitsch" foreign celebration unbefitting of the country's own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday. Show More Summary

Picture China: Ice Swimming, Xi Meets Al-Sisi, White Tigers

The day's China news in pictures: Ice swimmers get in the holiday spirit, President Xi Jinping meets Egypt's leader in Beijing, rare cats emerge from quarantine in Chongqing.

Jackie Chan Expresses Shame Over Son's Drug Charges

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan said he feels shame for his son, who has been indicted by Beijing prosecutors on a drug charge and could be jailed for up to three years. The remarks, reported Wednesday by China's...Show More Summary

China Unveils Fresh Support For Outbound Investment

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will simplify currency rules and step up credit support for firms investing overseas, the cabinet said on Wednesday, It was the latest move by the government to tackle excess factory capacity at home and help local firms grow globally. Show More Summary

Picture China: Xi Meets Al-Sisi, White Tigers, Taiwan Warship

The day's China news in pictures: President Xi Jinping meets Egypt's leader in Beijing, rare cats emerge from quarantine in Chongqing, Taiwan unveils its first domestically-produced missile corvette and more.

Dark Times For China’s Shadow-Banking Boom

Following years of explosive growth, China’s shadow-banking industry is experiencing a sharp slowdown after Beijing tightened its grip on the sector.

Silhouettes Made of Knife’s Cutout by Li Hongbo

Beijing contemporary artist Li Hongbo created a series of original works composed of silhouettes cut from the blade cutlery. Related PostsAwesomeness of News Silhouettes From The Month Of JanuarySilhouette From The Photographer Navid MughalCharming Silhouettes in News From Every Corner of The WorldAwesome Art on Dusty Cars

Amy Adams Gets Booted from ‘Today,’ Kim Dickens To Star in ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff + More of Today’s First Dibs

Kris and Kendall Jenner have mother-daughter time on set for Love magazine, Jackie Chan's son arrested in Beijing, and more in First Dibs.

China: Lines blur between nuclear and conventional warfighting

China recently tested its WU-14 hypersonic device, marking its third flight test this year. These tests have elicited analysis for their impact on Beijing's military capabilities, including their potential to break through missile defences. Chinese...Show More Summary

Beijing's South China Sea objective is clear: To extend control

Within China's bureaucratic system, sometimes it is in an agency's interest to compete with others, rather than coordinate, in order to advance its own bureaucratic power and receive more funding. Linda Jakobson's recent Lowy Report, China's Unpredictable Maritime Security Actors, highlights this phenomenon between maritime agencies. Show More Summary

Alibaba Spent $161 Million Fighting Fakes Since 2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's largest e-commerce company, spent over 1 billion yuan ($160.7 million) combating fake goods and for improving customer protection from the beginning of 2013 to the end of November, the firm said Tuesday. Show More Summary

Beijing determined to advance sovereignty claims in South China Sea

While bureaucratic competition among numerous maritime actors is likely a factor that is contributing to tension and uncertainty in the South China Sea, as Linda Jakobson argues in her report China's Unpredictable Maritime Security Actors, it is probably not the biggest source of instability. Show More Summary

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