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Chris Buckley

Chris Buckley

    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Major Japanese firms have shut factories in China and urged expatriate workers on Monday to stay indoors ahead of what could be more angry protests...
    China's Xi Jinping sets the tone for his leadership
    China's Xi Jinping sets the tone for his leadership
    A Communist "princeling" fond of small town America and Hollywood war dramas, and brusque critic of Western pressure with a daughter at Harvard,...
    China breaks out tear gas to disperse Tibet protesters
    China breaks out tear gas to disperse Tibet protesters
    Chinese security forces have fired tear gas to break up a protest by Tibetans in the southwest province of Sichuan, the latest flare-up of volatile...
    China's Wen says jobs a priority despite economic headwinds
    China's Wen says jobs a priority despite economic headwinds
    China will make job creation a more urgent priority in the face of slowed economic growth and weakened exports, Premier Wen Jiabao said in comments...
    China seeks to tame the microblog tiger
    China seeks to tame the microblog tiger
    Mao Zedong famously said a single spark could start a revolutionary prairie fire. That fear is now driving his Communist Party successors to...
    China's media rein in criticism over train crash
    China's media rein in criticism over train crash
    China's media are curbing combative reporting of a high-speed train disaster after what observers said were orders from the ruling Communist...
    Unhappy rural migrants threaten China stability
    Unhappy rural migrants threaten China stability
    China's millions of rural workers will become a serious threat to stability unless they are better treated in their new urban homes, a top state...
    Google shouldn't point fingers, says Chinese paper
    Google shouldn't point fingers, says Chinese paper
    Google has become a "political tool" vilifying the Chinese government, an official Beijing newspaper said on Monday, warning that the United States...
    China rights lawyer Li missing, wife pleas for information
    China rights lawyer Li missing, wife pleas for information
    One of China's most prominent human rights lawyers, Li Fangping, remains missing three days after he called his wife to say he was being led away...
    Detained Chinese artist 'suspected' of economic crimes
    Detained Chinese artist 'suspected' of economic crimes
    Chinese police said prominent artist and rights activist Ai Weiwei is under investigation "for suspected economic crimes", the official Xinhua news...
    China concerned about US-Korea military drill
    China concerned about US-Korea military drill
    China expressed concern on Thursday about South Korea's planned joint military exercise with the United States, and a foreign ministry spokeperson...
    China says it's world's top greenhouse gas emitter
    China says it's world's top greenhouse gas emitter
    China acknowledged on Tuesday it is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases stoking global warming, confirming what scientists have said...