Dandong

Type: City
Name: Dandong
Country: China
Latitude: 40.130001
Longitude: 124.400002
population: 631,973
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

600-ton jade discovered to challenge 'King of Jade'

A 600-ton monomer jade was discovered in Northwest China to challenge the world's biggest jade record, chinanews.com reported on Thursday.The jade is a monomer tremolite jade, measuring 8 meters in diameter, 4 meters in height and 3 meters in width. Its ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Monomer, Dandong, China
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

American man caught trying to swim into North Korea

There's a fine line between crazy and adventurous, and this guy's on it.The Korea Herald reports that a U.S. citizen was caught trying to cross the Han River between South and North Korea at around 11:55 pm Tuesday. The American, apparently in early his ... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: The absurdities faced by North Korean refugees in China

Dandong, China – It’s the middle of the day, and a local woman, Mei, swings open the rusty gate at the bank of the Yalu River and sits at the edge of the water washing her basket of clothes. The barbed wire fence that runs through the gate shudders a ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

N.Korea Struggles with Nascent Market Economy

A struggle is underway in North Korea between supporters of the free market and those who back a more planned development scheme, according to an expert in Dandong, China.The same thing happened in China in the mid-1980s as it attempted to embrace ca ... [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Leader may cancel China tour over couple’s arrest

@*@ SingleChinese secret police arrested Keven and Julia Garratt in August for allegedly stealing defence secrets. A former Canadian embassy advisor thinks they are 'innocent victims' of a spat between China and Canada over spying.Photo Credit: hand out ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: China, Canada, Arrests, Dandong
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

Canada ratifies China investment pact

Canada has ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way for a possible visit to China by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.International ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa threatens to snub Beijing over Garratt couple’s arrest

The Canadian government has threatened to have the prime minister back out of a high-profile meeting with the Chinese leadership if Beijing does not release a couple it accuses of stealing state secrets.At the same time, the family of the detained couple, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian couple detained in China wait to see if diplomacy is at work

Canada's Kevin Garratt (2nd R), his wife Julia Dawn Garatt (2nd L) and his children Peter and Hannah, pose for a family picture in Dandong, in this undated handout provided to Reuters by Kevin's son Simeon Garatt.Credits: REUTERS/Simeon Garatt/Handout ... [Published Sun News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Detained Canadian Couple Accused of Spying

Global Times, a Communist Party mouthpiece, has published an infographic listing Canadian citizens Kevin and Julia Garratt as spies in disguise . The Garratts, who ran a coffee shop in Dandong and organized humanitarian aid trips to North Korea, were ... [Published China Digital Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese media outlines Canadians' alleged spying technique

PETER AND JULIA DAWN GARRATTCredits: REUTERS/Simeon Garatt/Handout via Reuters Chinese state media has detailed how it believes two Canadians who have been identified as spies worked in the country - as "ordinary citizens" collecting military and national ... [Published Sun News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers in move to tackle espionage threat

Chinese lawmakers are considering renaming the National Security Law, which may be amended with more provisions to combat espionage.A bill submitted for a first reading at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Canadian couple's family hire lawyer

The son of a Canadian couple detained in China on charges of espionage said the family had hired a lawyer in Beijing because the Canadian government had not been able to help the family visit or communicate with his father, a Christian aid worker.Kevin ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 14 2014]

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But other experts have a different take. Lee Jong-rim at Yanbian University said, "North Korean academics probably have to say that to sound loyal to the regime. When I meet them, I talk to them about the path China has taken."
...In order to thoroughly implement the "Notice of the National DevelopmentNational Development and Reform Commission to further resolve the tariffs conflict" , the State has decided to, on premises of maintaining the constant level of the sales price, make appropriate adjustment to the level of the coal-fired...
"Almost everyone who's looked at it (says) it's the best (such agreement) anybody's negotiated with China and is likely to be the template for some other negotiations" he said
"We remain committed to opening new markets around the world for Canadian companies, including in the fast-growing Asian-Pacific region" Mr. Fast said in a statement

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Research and Markets: China Man-Made Fibers (Ce... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 9 hours ago]
China United Network Communications : Around China [Published 4 Traders - Sep 20 2014]
600-ton jade discovered to challenge 'King of J... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 19 2014]
Trending: Rent out girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6 [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 19 2014]
Comment: The absurdities faced by North Korean ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 18 2014]
American man caught trying to swim into North K... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Global Ion-exchange Resin Industry Report 2014 [Published CW Atlanta - Sep 16 2014]
N.Korea Struggles with Nascent Market Economy [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 16 2014]
Leader may cancel China tour over couple’s arrest [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 15 2014]
ADJUSTMENT OF ON-GRID TARIFFS [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
Canada ratifies China investment pact [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Sep 13 2014]
Ottawa threatens to snub Beijing over Garratt c... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 13 2014]
UPDATE 1-Canada ratifies China deal, may help s... [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
Canada Ratifies Investment Deal With China [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Global Resin Industry: Ion-Exchange, Hydrogenat... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
Global Ion-exchange Resin Industry Report 2014 [Published Individual.com - Sep 12 2014]
Foreign Funding of Think Tanks Is Corrupting Ou... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 09 2014]
Arctic Shipping and China’s Shipping Firms:Stra... [Published Shangai Institutes For International Studies - Sep 07 2014]
Canadian couple detained in China wait to see i... [Published Sun News - Sep 02 2014]
Detained Canadian Couple Accused of Spying [Published China Digital Times - Aug 30 2014]
Chinese media outlines Canadians' alleged spyin... [Published Sun News - Aug 28 2014]
Canadian couple detained in China were spies di... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 28 2014]
Global Bird Scarer Industry Report 2014 [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
Lawmakers in move to tackle espionage threat [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 25 2014]
China broadens crackdown on foreign missionaries [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 25 2014]
North Korean tanks at Chinese border no big dea... [Published Want China Times - Aug 21 2014]
Religious freedom 'violated' in China: Andrew B... [Published CBC - Aug 21 2014]
North Korea sends some of its best tanks to Chi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
Foreign spy hoodoo aims to chill internet discu... [Published Want China Times - Aug 20 2014]
Quakes and fire, drought and water [Published Saipan Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
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North Korea sends some of its best tanks to Chi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
TOKYO — North Korea has transferred one of its newest and most modern armoured units to the border with China, in the latest indication of the depth of the rift between the two erstwhile allies. An estimated 80 tanks of the 12th Corps of the North Korean ...
Kelly McParland: Detention of Canadian couple h... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 08 2014]
One of the more ludicrous moments in the history of James Bond films occurred when the producers found themselves filming You Only Live Twice, in which the super-spy was supposed to be smuggled onto a remote Japanese island disguised as a Japanese pearl ...
Canadian couple accused of spying in China frus... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
Two days after their arrest in China on suspicion of stealing state secrets, a Canadian couple was able to tell their children Wednesday that they were’t under any physical duress, but remained confused and upset about the allegations. It was the first ...
Canadian parents’ detention in China on suspici... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 05 2014]
TORONTO — A Canadian couple detained in China on suspicion of stealing state secrets about the country’s military owned a coffee shop and was never in a position to have access to Chinese state information, the couple’s son said Tuesday. Simeon Garratt ...
China arrests Canadian couple who run coffee sh... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 05 2014]
BEIJING — Chinese authorities are investigating two Canadians citizens on suspicion of stealing state secrets about China’s military and national defence research, state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said in a one-paragraph report late ...
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