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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 - 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... in a car, and I refused to go in, screaming. Luckily the family I stayed with came looking for me at the police station," she recalled. Reports from China say North Korean women are often sold ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tales of horror at North Korean film festival Businessman Jung Gwang-il was part of North Korea's elite. The Chinese-born Korean graduated from a military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580205/north-korea-human-rights-film-festival-offers-tales-horror-heroism
  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Four container shipping lines team up to serve North East Asia-Oceania

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by JING YANG

    ... that will carry cargoes between North East Asia and Oceania, in a move to further share costs as the industry continues to be affected by oversupply. Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL), Shanghai-based China Shipping Container Lines, Singapore's Pacific International Lines (PIL), and France's CMA CGM are running a service departing from Shanghai to North East ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1580706/four-container-shipping-lines-team-serve-north-east-asia-oceania
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sakaiminato, Japan The mayor of the Japanese port city of Sakaiminato said his brief visit to North Korea was aimed at exploring the potential of a North Korean port as a trading channel for China. Sakaiminato Mayor Katsuji Nakamura made a day trip to North Korea from China on Thursday to take a look at the facilities of Rajin port in the Rason special economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580162/japanese-mayor-makes-rare-visit-north-korea-scout-new-trading-post
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    North Korean outreach to Southeast Asia part of regional balancing act

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... tour, analysts said, was the latest effort by North Korea to relax the country's international isolation and reduce reliance on its biggest ally, China. "North Korea faces the same ... with the execution of Jang Song-thaek, who was North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle and a key intermediary between the two neighbours, in December. Under President Xi Jinping, China has been slightly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575074/north-korean-outreach-southeast-asia-part-regional-balancing-act

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