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March 05, 2008

China

Today's China News

China announces big rise in military spending, amid US tensions
AFP -
BEIJING (AFP) — China said Tuesday its defence spending would jump 17.6 percent this year but insisted the rise was moderate, amid a flare-up in tensions ...
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China believes athletes can abide by IOC regulations
China Daily - China
BEIJING -- China believes that athletes from various countries for the Beijing Olympic Games can abide by relevant regulations on propaganda activities made ...
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Stacks on China plate
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
"Steel consumption is expected to continue growing most rapidly in China," ABARE forecaster Rohan Kendall said. "China is projected to account for around 80 ...
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China denies US computer hacking agenda
CNN International - USA
BEIJING, China (CNN) -- China rejected a US report concluding that the Chinese military is secretly increasing spending to break into US military computer ...
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China raises hackles with hike in military budget
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
CHINA says it will increase military spending by nearly 18 per cent this year, raising tensions with the US and its close regional allies. ...
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China welcomes visit by Australian PM
Xinhua - China
BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is welcome to visit China as early as possible, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang. ...
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China's largest bank buys stake in South African lender
AFP -
SHANGHAI (AFP) — The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the nation's largest lender, said Tuesday it completed the acquisition of a 20 percent ...
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China's grip on data flow sparks trade tiff
Globe and Mail - Canada
BEIJING, TORONTO -- Companies like Bloomberg LP, Thomson Corp. and Reuters Group PLC have for years been salivating over China, where demand for financial ...
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China vows better control over quality of exports
Reuters - USA
BEIJING, March 4 (Reuters) - China will step up efforts to stop sub-standard goods from reaching export markets, a senior official said on Tuesday, ...
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China Dismisses US Military Report
The Associated Press -
BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday dismissed as "Cold War" thinking a Pentagon report that says it is developing the ability to limit or prevent the use of ...
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China's largest bank buys stake in South African lender
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the nation's largest lender, said Tuesday it completed the acquisition of a 20 percent stake in South Africa's Standard Bank for 5.5 billion US dollars.
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Wet your whistle: Upcoming Beijing wine events, China trade shows
 By admin
March 26, 6:30 PM, Aria (China World), RMB1200 Riedel wine tasting dinner, by ASC, with company CEO Maximilian Riedel; 4 wines; participants take home 4 Riedel glasses; RSVP by contacting Helen Lu (ASC) at 6418-1598, x226 ...
Grape Wall of China - http://www.grapewallofchina.com

China Carbon Neutral
 By haydn
I have a high opinion of China’s ability to negotiate the diplomatic and environmental hurdles ahead - I met with Robert Lai from The China Cyber Recreation District a few months back and what impressed me about him most was the sense ...
What Will You See Next? - http://www.mediangler.com

Is US Financing China’s Military Build Up?
 By Old-Man
But what about China? If you have been breathing air and can see & hear, you have heard dozens of reports over the past two years or so about US imports from China, all of which were reports of dangerous products. ...
American Citizens News Network - http://acnn.wordpress.com

China says military budget to rise 17.6 percent in 2008
China announced Tuesday its defence spending would rise 17.6 percent this year but insisted the increase was moderate, after the United States expressed concerns about Beijing's expanding military power.
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