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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.

China Seeks to Calm Tech Firm Fears Over Anti-Terrorism Law

voanews.com — China has responded to criticisms raised by U.S. President Barack Obama about regulations that could impact high-tech firms. The spokeswoman for China's top legislative body says that companies doing business here have nothing to fear from a new anti-terror law that is under review.

Answers Elude Families of MH370 Passengers

voanews.com — For the families on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an airline official's statement nearly one year ago that the plane had lost contact with air traffic control at 2:40 a.m. is the only thing that remains confirmed.

Answers Elude Families of MH370 Passengers

voanews.com — For the families on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an airline official's statement nearly one year ago that the plane had lost contact with air traffic control at 2:40 AM is the only thing that remains confirmed. William Ide reports.

Smog Documentary Goes Viral in China

voanews.com — A documentary by a former state media investigative journalist about the dangerous health impact of China's smog has gone viral on the Chinese Internet, just days before the country hosts top level meetings in Beijing.

Clarity Over North Myanmar Fighting Lost in Fog of Conflict

voanews.com — Since early February, ongoing fighting in northern Myanmar near the Chinese border has forced as many as 100,000 people to flee. Myanmar's army is fighting ethnic Chinese rebels, led by 84-year-old outlaw leader Peng Jiasheng. But getting a clear picture of rebel motivations and developments on the ground remains difficult.

Myanmar Rebel Leader Denies Receiving Chinese Help

voanews.com — Ongoing fighting between rebel fighters and Myanmar's army on the Chinese border has dislocated tens of thousands of people and raised tensions between the two countries. But on Wednesday the leader of the rebels denied rumors that he has received help from Chinese citizens or mercenaries. Authorities are trying to play down the tensions.

Myanmar Border Conflict Tests China

voanews.com — As fighting continues in northern Myanmar, along China's southern border, the government in Beijing is grappling with a flood of refugees, as well as questions about how Chinese authorities should respond to the conflict.

Q&A: Who is Peng Jiasheng?

voanews.com — Yun Sun is an East Asia Fellow at the Washington D.C.-based Stimson Center, a research group in the U.S. capital. She spoke with VOA's Bill Ide about the rebel leader who is at the heart of an armed insurgency on the Myanmar-China border. Ide: Who is Peng Jiasheng?

Thousands Fleeing Myanmar Fighting Cross Into China

voanews.com — Intense fighting between rebels and Myanmar's army has forced thousands of people to flee across the border into China's southern province Yunnan to seek shelter and safety. The conflict is raising concern here in China as officials repeatedly call for a cease-fire.

China Expands Corruption Probe of State-Owned Firms

voanews.com — China's party-led, graft-busting body said it will soon begin inspections at 26 state-owned companies that are involved in a wide range of lucrative businesses from telecommunications to energy, a move analysts said could lead to the fall of more high-ranking officials.
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Mar 04, 2015

RT @williamnee: RFA:Local gov uses Chinese People's Armed Police 2 block aid relief to Kokang refugees.RFA独家:中国武警封锁救援通道难民断粮 果敢孕妇失救死亡 rfa.org/mandarin/yatai…

Mar 04, 2015

Survey: For foreign correspondents in China, getting a press card still ‘a privilege rather than a professional right poynter.org/news/mediawire…

Mar 02, 2015

Activists in Taiwan: Japan has built wharf and lighthouse on #Senkaku Islands, threaten to land, "we have jet skis" japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/03/0…

Mar 02, 2015

RT @CDT: Translation: People’s Daily Interview With Chai Jing ow.ly/2VnQE1

Mar 02, 2015

Only In China: Why A Smog Documentary Sends Chinese Stocks Soaring To Trading Limit onforb.es/1E9GjtX via @forbes

Mar 02, 2015

RT @XHNews: #China says stance on #HK constitutional reform remains "clear and consistent"; says regional chief executive should love country, HK

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