The Chinese central government today announced regulations that would gut Hong Kong’s evolution to real democratic election of the city’s chief executive. In essence, Beijing imposed rules that would ensure that only it’s hand-picked candidates would be allowed to run for the city’s top government post. 392 more words
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Redmond Giant Microsoft will soon get a Chinese competitor in its OS business from this year end. As per the latest reports revealed by Xinhua, China is planning to launch its first home grown operating system by October 2014 to wean the country from the foreign OSes like Windows. 263 more words
DHARAMSHALA, August 21: Chinese authorities have released two Tibetans from prison on completion of their sentences.
Dhamchoe Tsultrim, 42, was among several Tibetans who were arrested for their alleged involvement in self-immolation protest by Dhamchoe Sangpo on February 17, 2012. 166 more words
An Australian legislator and mining magnate has delivered a scathing tirade against Chinese investment in Australia, calling the Chinese government “bastards” who want to usurp control of the nation. 745 more words
By Yun Sun
Since reports about the cancellation of a proposed US$20 billion railway line connecting China’s southern Yunnan province with Myanmar’s Rakhine western coast emerged in late July, conflicting accounts about the 1,200 kilometer project’s status have raised new questions about the neighboring countries’ commercial relations. 1,184 more words