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News Correspondent — Voice of America
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Voice of America News Correspondent in Beijing. Tweets are mine. ReTweets not an endorsement.

In China, Mixed Signals on Ebola Controls

voanews.com — Chinese authorities Friday worked to clarify their response to the West African Ebola outbreak at a time when governments around the world are trying to determine the best way to prevent the virus from reaching their shores. In China, there has been limited and at times contradictory information about the measures in place to respond to Ebola.

China Beefs Up Ebola Screening at Trade Expo

voanews.com — China is stepping up efforts to detect possible cases of Ebola in the southern province of Guangdong, which has the country's largest African population and where health officials earlier this week announced monitoring of some 43 suspected cases of infection. All have tested negative.

China Stresses Constitution's Role in Building Rule of Law

voanews.com — China's Communist Party leaders have approved a plan to boost rule of law in the world's second largest economy, which highlights the need to abide by the country's constitution, according to a communiqué released at the end of top-level meetings this week. The party also approved the expulsion of several high-ranking officials during the meetings.

China Says 43 Suspected Ebola Carriers Cleared

voanews.com — China has broken its silence on suspected cases of Ebola in the country, reporting that 43 individuals in the southern province of Guangdong recently tested negative for the virus. Chinese media reported the country is stepping up measures to prevent the deadly virus from reaching its shores.

Hong Kong Economic Woes Present Challenge, Opportunity

voanews.com — As protests in Hong Kong push into their second week, it is not just the fight for more representation at the ballot box that has driven protesters to the streets, but also concerns about economic opportunity.

Hong Kong Protests Cloud China’s National Day

voanews.com — As China marked its National Day Wednesday, a defiant gathering of thousands of people in Hong Kong demanding deeper electoral reforms for the port city cast a shadow over Beijing's celebration. At a flag-raising ceremony to mark the holiday in Hong Kong, protesters booed and made a "thumbs down" sign as helicopters flew overhead.

China Muslims Work to Change Perceptions After Knife Attacks

voanews.com — China says it has sentenced three men to death and one woman to life in prison over a deadly knife attack in March that left more than 30 dead and 140 injured. Beijing says Muslim militants from China's restive western region, Xinjiang, carried out the attacks.

Anti-Terror Drills Highlight China’s Push Into Central Asia

voanews.com — China, Russia and several central Asian countries, all members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, or SCO, have just wrapped up a massive round of anti terrorism military drills in Inner Mongolia. The joint exercises follow a year of multiple terrorist attacks inside China, mostly in its restive Xinjiang region that borders central Asia.

Regional Tensions Loom Over China’s APEC Preparations

voanews.com — China hosts top-level meetings of the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC for the first time this November. The meetings follow months of Chinese territorial assertiveness in the region, which has created unease among some of its neighbors. It is unclear just how much can be done to smooth over ties before the meetings begin.

China Investigates Powerful Former Security Chief

voanews.com — The public in China is welcoming the Communist Party's decision to investigate one of the country's once most powerful politicians, former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang. Analysts say the move by President Xi Jinping is not only an effort to win more support for the party, but an essential step to furthering much needed economic reforms and removing those who would stand in the way of change.
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Oct 30, 2014

More #Ebola stats from #China, btwn late Aug & Oct 28 authorities say 26,235 crew from #Ebola zones came 2 #China, 88 w/fever, 0 w/#Ebola

Oct 30, 2014

SAT Cheating Inquiry Delays Scores for South Korea and China nyti.ms/1DyTBNg

Oct 30, 2014

RT @fonstuinstra: Toronto School District Cancels Plans for Confucius Institute - NYTimes.com ow.ly/Dykay

Oct 30, 2014

Recommends? From Chinese reports and interviews we've conducted, clear #China is enforcing home quarrantine #Ebola reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 29, 2014

Anything for APEC! RT @cctvnews #China dispatches air inspection groups in 24 cities to improve #airquality during next month's #APEC mtgs

Oct 28, 2014

#China's much anticipated #ruleoflaw doc has arrived. Sets December 4 as National Constitution Day - some highlights news.163.com/14/1028/18/A9L…

Oct 28, 2014

Japanese Village Grappling With Wartime Sins Comes Under Attack nyti.ms/1wa28pt

Oct 28, 2014

RT @cmphku: Xinhua announces winners of first global journalism awards held by its World Media Summit bit.ly/1zCU6Jz

Oct 28, 2014

As private clubs are popping up around Beijing #China bans them, targeting clubs on park land and historic sites chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-10/…

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