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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.

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.

China Censors Web Posts Following Xinjiang Unrest Rumors

voanews.com — China's Internet minders are scrubbing social networks for references about a heavily populated county in the south of the country's volatile and remote region of Xinjiang, following reports of a major outbreak of unrest.

Knife Attack Kills Dozens in China's Xinjiang

voanews.com — China says dozens are dead following an attack by a mob armed with knives in restive Xinjiang province, the latest in a series of attacks in the region. The official Xinhua news agency says the mob staged attacks in two towns Monday, killing both Han and Uighur residents.
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Oct 22, 2014

RT @SCMP_News: Hong Kong officials become the butt of online jokes after Occupy crisis talks f.sc.mp/t2Hkc92 pic.twitter.com/nEQepdErJq

Oct 22, 2014

#Russia to deploy underwater robots to protect oil and gas assets in Artic, Interfax says no robot sharks though interfax.com/newsinf.asp?id…

Oct 22, 2014

Xinhua: Guangdong official says since 8/23 8,672 people entered province from #Ebola areas & 5,437 released from medical observation

Oct 21, 2014

#China suddenly annnounces this... RT 43 people suspected of Ebola infection tested negtive in S China's Guangdong xhne.ws/SDM0A

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Carmen_NgKaMan: #OccupyHK: row of helmets w/ words & drawings on them. One quotes from pop song 年少無知 (Courtesy of friend) #MongKok http…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @panphil: RT @wang_maya: HK's gov use of "universal suffrage" is similar to China's "rule of law"--aimed at confusing concepts.

Oct 20, 2014

#China Donates Aid in Fight Against #Ebola, while Billionaires, Companies Urged to Pitch in too voanews.com/content/china-…

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