Date
21 November 2014

Greater China

  • The United States has gained control of more than six thousand Chinese websites through servers located in that country, a senior mainland internet official said on Thursday. Huang Chengqing, director of the National Computer Network Emergency...
  • Cash weighing over a ton was found at the home of Xu Caihou, former vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, who could face prosecution on bribery, the Phoenix Weekly reported, citing unnamed sources. The bills,...
  • China holds about 91 million barrels of crude in its strategic oil reserves, the Financial Times reported Friday. It’s the first time Beijing has released data on its oil stockpile after President Xi Jinping said last...

World

  • A US congressional advisory committee has criticized Beijing’s framework for Hong Kong’s election for chief executive in 2017, Reuters reported Friday. During the two months protesters have occupied streets in the city against the electoral arrangements laid...
  • Divers have found the wreck of a steamer carrying the remains of 499 Chinese gold miners that sank north of New Zealand in 1902. The sunken SS Ventnor was found 21 kilometers off the Hokianga Harbor after...
  • President Barack Obama has announced the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, bypassing a Republican-controlled Congress by using executive authority. The move eases the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. “Today, our...

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