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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 - NORTH KOREA

    China to host Japan-North Korea abduction talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 11:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Japanese and North Korean officials will meet in China next week for an update on the North's probe into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. North Korea agreed in July to reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped in the 1970s and 1980s to help train spies, prompting Japan to ease some sanctions on the North ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600089/china-host-japan-north-korea-abduction-talks
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'I dig fields for 8 hours a day’: US man jailed in North Korea describes hard labour

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:58pm

    ... to win the release of imprisoned American Aijalon Gomes, who had been sentenced to eight years of hard labour for crossing illegally into the North from China. ... recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labour says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his health hasn't deteriorated. Under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600262/prison-life-eight-hours-work-day-us-man-begins-north-korea-sentence
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tests Beijing with hijack of another Chinese fishing boat

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:28am by Reuters

    ... was seized by North Koreans on September 12 while fishing in the Yellow Sea between China and the Korean peninsula, the government-run Beijing News reported. The owner of the boat told the newspaper ... Reuters in Beijing Hijack and ransom of another fishing vessel to test Beijing's patience North Korea detained a Chinese fishing boat and demanded a fine for its release, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598996/north-korea-tests-beijing-hijack-another-chinese-fishing-boat
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Why some Americans are strangely drawn to enter North Korea

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... reportedly been drinking with a friend in 1996 when he decided to swim naked across the Yalu River between China and the North. Hunziker, who was released after about three months, had drug, alcohol ... of hard labour for crossing illegally into the North from China. It was unclear what led Gomes, who had been teaching English in South Korea, to cross. But he may have been emulating Park, said Jo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1596862/why-some-americans-are-strangely-drawn-enter-north-korea
  9. 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
  10. 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

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