In today’s NTD China News, French President Francoise Hollande has met with Chinese leaders in Beijing, signing trade deals, including an $8 billion agreement to purchase Airbus jets.
The Chinese regime has slammed Philippines’ proposal for a UN ruling for disputed islands in the South China Sea.
China’s bird flu has spread to southeastern Fujian Province, with a man aged in his 60’s admitted to hospital this week with coughs and a fever.
Three counties hardest hit by Saturday’s Ya’an City earthquake claim they have sustained estimated economic losses of 169 billion yuan. According to the 21st Century Business Herald this amount is 21 times more than the counties’ combined GDP for 2012.
Chen Guangcheng’s family back in Shandong Province have reported intensified harassment by authorities, after the blind legal activist testified in front of the US Congress.
Tibetans-in-exile have called on the Chinese regime to release the 11th Panchen Lama. The successor to the Dalai Lama turned 24 years old on April 25, but he has been held captive by Chinese authorities since he was 6 years old.
Chinese media is reporting that Django Unchained may get a new premier in China. Chinese authorities abruptly pulled the movie on the first premier date on April 11, citing “technical difficulties.” Sony Pictures says it is not aware of a new release date.
Billionaire and philanthropist David Koch says Shen Yun Performing Arts was “inspirational”, after seeing a performance by the classical Chinese dance company at the David H. Koch theater in New York.
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