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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... Xi Jinping's formal election as president 1. China Daily Hopes are running high for the coming decade, as Xi Jinping has made a stir with his refreshing no-nonsense style … His ... for people to swim in five years from now. (Beijing)   2. The Guardian It has been a long time since China has had a presentable first lady. But marriage to the folk singer Peng Liyuan has imbued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1192540/how-they-see-it
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's currency swap deal with Switzerland is just plain dumb

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp China's currency swap deal with Swiss is just plain dumb Switzerland stepped closer to becoming an offshore yuan hub yesterday after it signed a bilateral currency swap agreement with the People's Bank of China... The SNB [Swiss National Bank] also obtained a yuan investment quota, with which it could invest part of its foreign exchange reserves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559951/chinas-currency-swap-deal-switzerland-just-plain-dumb
  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing, says Chinese envoy

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 12:37pm

    ... Reuters in Seoul Ambassador to Seoul says North Korean leader could come to China ‘sometime in the future’ North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could go to China on his first foreign trip since ... died suddenly in 2011. China is North Korea’s closest ally and main benefactor. “I think that a visit from Kim Jong-un might materialise sometime in the future,” Chinese Ambassador Qiu Guohong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594527/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-may-visit-beijing-says-chinese-envoy
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Uncovering the secrets of Mount Paektu on the China, North Korea border

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang Its location on the border between China and North Korea means little is known about a volcano responsible for one of history's biggest eruptions Uncovering the secrets of Paektu More than 1,000 years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584579/uncovering-secrets-mount-paektu-china-north-korea-border
  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    American held in South Korea after trying to swim across Han River to rival North

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... manning a nearby guard post. The latest incident carries echoes of the case of another American, Evan Hunziker, who swam across the Yalu River from China to North Korea in 1996. Naked ... who was apparently trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said. "A male American citizen was arrested last night while attempting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594818/american-held-south-korea-after-trying-swim-across-han-river-rival-north
  6. News - China - RELIGION

    Christian missionaries ‘forced out’ in droves as China cracks down on North Korea border city

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 02:00pm by Reuters

    ... and harassment China is cracking down on Christian charity groups near its border with North Korea, missionaries and aid groups say, with hundreds of members of the community forced to leave the country ... Korean missionaries working in China, largely near the North Korean border, have been forced out, most by having their visas refused, said Simon Suh, a Christian pastor who runs an orphanage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572017/christian-missionaries-forced-out-droves-china-cracks-down-n-korea-border
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... phones that are often used to make international calls from areas in North Korea within range of Chinese cell towers along the border with China. ... Reuters in Seoul State tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists In a move to limit access to the internet, North Korea allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583109/north-korea-tightens-grip-phone-sim-cards-used-tourists
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese wrestler-politician ready to rumble in North Korea- but will Kim Jong-un attend?

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... "Antonio" Inoki kicked off his brand of sports diplomacy in North Korea yesterday ahead of an unusual two-day event featuring martial artists from around the world. Inoki, 71, an opposition member ... and Pyongyang. He met with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam yesterday, hours before the first night of the "International Pro Wrestling Festival" was to kick off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582031/japanese-wrestler-politician-ready-rumble-north-korea-will-kim-attend
  9. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    South-North Water Diversion project not cause of Hubei and Henan droughts, say officials

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 01:32pm by Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com

    ... to the north, he said. China is pushing ahead with the project, expected to cost more than 500 billion yuan (HK$620 billion), which is the world’s largest water-distribution scheme. The eastern route ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Driest summer since 1961 is to blame, not project's central canal, which has yet to start full operations sending water to arid north, says Yangtse River ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580527/south-north-water-diversion-project-not-cause-hubei-and-henan-droughts
  10. News - Asia - WRESTLING

    Japanese lawmaker in effort to 'build peace' with pro-wrestling extravaganza in North Korea

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:14am by KYODO

    ... Brazil, China, France and the United States, is expected to attract some 40,000 spectators. Following the removal of the sanctions, which included travel restrictions to and from North Korea, ... Kyodo in Pyongyang A Japanese parliamentarian arrived in North Korea on Thursday with more than 20 pro-wrestlers to stage a rare combat sports extravaganza this weekend, saying that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581650/japanese-lawmaker-effort-build-peace-pro-wrestling-extravaganza-north

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