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04-27 China dissident 'in US embassy' Beijing
C. 08-19 Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder China
D. 11-14 Xi heads new Chinese leadership Beijing

Summary.     Click for More > Rights activist Chen arrives in U.S. China sends first female astronaut to space Strong typhoon lashes Hong Kong Standard Chartered shares tumble Gu Kailai's murder trial begins Japanese land on disputed island Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder   A court suspended the death sentence of Gu Kailai, the wife of a disgraced party leader, after finding her guilty of murder in the death of a British businessman China's quake death toll rises HK backs down on patriot classes Chinese ships patrol disputed islands   Six Chinese maritime surveillance ships entered waters around a group of islands at the center of a heated territorial dispute between Tokyo... China protests hit Japanese trade Foxconn shuts plant after brawl Bo scandal policeman Wang jailed China Communist Party ousts Bo Xilau Hong Kong boat collision kills 36 Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel Cambodia's ex-King Sihanouk dies New York Times blocked over Wen Jiabao Hu Jintao opens Chinese congress   Xi heads new Chinese leadership   Xi Jinping has been confirmed as the man chosen to lead China for the next decade as his elevation to the top of China's ruling Communist Pa... China opens longest bullet route   China has officially opened the world's longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guang...
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  China's Xi defends rights record   China's leader-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, has defended his country's human rights record, at a State Department lunch China dissident 'in US embassy'


January 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jan.13  Scuffles halt China iPhone sales
Jan.16  Chinese economy slows at year end


February 2012 ... more > Top ^
Feb.5  Beijing defends Syria veto at UN
Feb.13  China vice-president in US visit
Feb.14  


March 2012 ... more > Top ^
Mar.13  China faces rare earth trade case
Mar.24  Leung wins Hong Kong's election


April 2012 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6  Arrests over kidney sold for iPad
Apr.10  China politician's wife in 'murder' case
Apr.27  
  Chen Guangcheng is in the US embassy in Beijing following his dramatic escape from house arrest, fellow activist Hu Jia has told the BBC
 Chen - who is blind - had scaled a high wall and was driven hundreds of kilometres to Beijing


May 2012 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Escape overshadows US-China talks May.2 Chinese activist wants to go to U.S. May.12  'No China war footing' over shoal May.15  Chen tells U.S. lawmakers of reprisals May.19   Rights activist Chen arrives in U.S.  Chen Guangcheng is bringing an end to a diplomatic firestorm that erupted after he escaped from house arrest and complains in YouTube about ... May.25  China hits back on U.S. human rights May.27 Two men 'self-immolate in Lhasa'

June 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4 China arrests Tiananmen activists
Jun.7 China cuts rates as growth slows Jun.16   China sends first female astronaut to space   China made history Saturday when it launched Shenzhou-9 sending Liu Yang, the nation's first female astronaut in space Jun.30 Hong Kong marks 15 years since handover

July 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1 Apple 'settles China iPad case'
Jul.5 China 'smashes' trafficking gangs Jul.18 China pledges credit for Africa Jul.23  Heaviest rain in 60 years kills dozens     Strong typhoon lashes Hong Kong  Typhoon Vicente is leaving scores injured, hundreds of trees felled and many flights cancelled or delayed Jul.26 Wife of controversial Bo Xilai charged with murder Jul.27  China doubles Beijing flood death toll Jul.28 China's Yi Siling wins London Games' first gold Jul.30 China swimming star denies doping  Australia in record drugs seizure

August 2012 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1 Chen seeks US pressure on China
Aug.3 Back-to-back typhoons hit China Aug.5  Zambians kill China mine manager Aug.6   Standard Chartered shares tumble  Shares of Standard Chartered bank have tumbled despite the bank denying allegations that it illegally 'schemed' with Iran to launder money Aug.8  China inflation at a 30-month low   Gu Kailai's murder trial begins   The wife of former high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai has gone on trial charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood Aug.9 Scandalous China murder trial ends Police on trial for Gu 'cover-up' Aug.10  9 on trial over teen's sale of kidney for iPad and iPhone Gu Kailai admits to poisoning businessman Aug.13 China hosts aide to Syria's Assad Aug.14  China's 'most wanted' killed by police Aug.16  Date set for Gu Kailai verdict  Japan to deport island activists Aug.18  Defiant Japanese head for islands   Japanese land on disputed island Map of Senkaku islands Japan  Boats carrying dozens of Japanese nationalists activists have moored off a group of disputed islands, amid a bitter sovereignty row with China Aug.19  Anti-Japan protests across China   Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder
  A court suspended the death sentence of Gu Kailai, the wife of a disgraced party leader, after finding her guilty of murder in the death of a British businessman
 The sentence is likely be commuted to life imprisonment, if she doesn't commit any crimes during the two-year reprieve
Aug.20 Disgraced China politician's wife jailed
Aug.22 Chemical weapons 'excuse for US' Aug.25  China 'gangsters' deported from Angola  China bus crash leaves 36 dead Aug.28  Japan and North Korea renew talks Aug.29 Death toll rises in China coal mine blast Aug.30  China activist Wang Xiaoning free

September 2012 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  China manufacturing dips further Sep.4  Clinton meets Hu amid sea tension Sep.7  At least 64 dead as 4 quakes hit southwestern China   China's quake death toll rises   At least 80 people are now known to have died in a series of earthquakes in south-western China, as rescuers struggle to reach remote areas Sep.8   HK backs down on patriot classes  The Hong Kong government has backed down over plans to make schoolchildren take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests  Hong Kong to vote amid rising anti-China feeling Sep.9  China trade data raises fear of economic slowdown Sep.10  Absent Chinese VP prompts rumours  HK pan-democrats keep veto power Sep.13   Chinese ships patrol disputed islands
Map of Senkaku Japan
  Six Chinese maritime surveillance ships entered waters around a group of islands at the center of a heated territorial dispute between Tokyo and Beijing
Sep.14  Vice-President Xi Jinping in public appearance Sep.15  Japan urges China to stop attacks Sep.16   China protests hit Japanese trade
  Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has suspended some of its operations in China after anti-Japan protesters attacked two of its factories Sep.17  US in new trade spat with China  Bo Xilai scandal: Wang Lijun trial 'starts'  Bo scandal: Wang trial resumes Sep.18  China's Xi Jinping meets Panetta Sep.23   Foxconn shuts plant after brawl   Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has shut a plant in northern China, after a fight broke out among workers injuring...   Bo scandal policeman Wang jailed   The ex-police chief at the heart of China's biggest political scandal in years has been sentenced to 15 years in jail Sep.25  China's first carrier goes into service  'Severe' mood at Japan-China talks Sep.27  Doubts raised over Heywood death  China hits out over islands at UN Sep.28   China Communist Party ousts Bo Xilau
  The politician, who fell from grace amid a scandal, has been expelled from the Communist Party and relieved of his duties, is to face criminal charges China discipline warning over Bo

October 2012 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  German tourists among 6 killed in bus crash     Hong Kong boat collision kills 36
  One of the boats was carrying more than 120 people to a fireworks display when it half-sank following Monday night's collision near Lamma Island Oct.2  China firm sues Obama over farms Oct.3  Hong Kong mourns collision dead Oct.4  Landslide in China buries 18 students Oct.5  iPhone 5 workers strike in China  Bodies found after landslide buries Chinese school Oct.7  World Bank lowers China forecast  US security warning on China firms Oct.8  Flu strain, not SARS, behind health scare Oct.10 Forced evictions rising in China
 Lenovo 'ousts HP as top PC maker' Oct.11     Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel   The Swedish Academy praised his work which 'with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary' Oct.14   Cambodia's ex-King Sihanouk dies  Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk - a revered figure in his country - has died of a heart attack aged 89 Oct.17  China growth pace slows to 7.4% Oct.18  China telecoms firm 'not spying on US'  China to conduct naval exercises Oct.22  Leftists oppose Bo Xilai removal Oct.25 China parliament expels Bo Xilai   New York Times blocked over Wen Jiabao  The New York Times' website is being blocked inside China after it published an investigation into wealth accumulated by relatives of Chinese... Oct.28  China halts project amid protests

November 2012 ... more > Top ^
Nov.5  China hack 'targeted' Coca-Cola Nov.7     Hu Jintao opens Chinese congress
  Chinese President Hu Jintao has opened a Communist Party congress that begins a once-in-a-decade power transfer with a stark warning on corruption Nov.8  4 Tibetans set themselves on fire Nov.13 China's party congress wraps up
Nov.14     Xi heads new Chinese leadership
  Xi Jinping has been confirmed as the man chosen to lead China for the next decade as his elevation to the top of China's ruling Communist Party.    He led the new Politburo Standing Committee out onto the stage at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi replaces Hu Jintao. He ...
Nov.21  'Fat Duck' chefs die in Hong Kong crash Nov.24 China lands J-15 jet on Liaoning aircraft carrier
Nov.30  Death over China 'sex slave' case

December 2012 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2  China challenged by HIV/AIDS epidemic Dec.8  Anti-China protests in Vietnam Dec.13  Japan scrambles fighter jets over disputed islands Dec.14  Knife attack at school wounds 22 children Dec.16 Election: LDP's Shinzo Abe vows tough China line
Dec.18  World Bank raises China forecast Dec.21  'Banquet ban' for China military Dec.24  China school bus crash kills 11 children Dec.25   China opens longest bullet route Map of Guangzhou China
  China has officially opened the world's longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guangzhou
Dec.28 China tightens rules on internet


Chinese ships patrol disputed islands Map of Senkaku Japan




China, 2012 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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May.12  'No China war footing' over shoal
Aug.28  Japan and North Korea renew talks
Sep.13
  Six Chinese maritime surveillance ships entered waters around a group of islands at the center of a heated territorial dispute between Tokyo and Beijing
Sep.18  China's Xi Jinping meets Panetta Sep.25  China's first carrier goes into service Oct.18  China to conduct naval exercises Nov.24 China lands J-15 jet on Liaoning aircraft carrier Dec.13  Japan scrambles fighter jets over disputed islands Dec.21  'Banquet ban' for China military



China, 2012 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2012 Jul.23  Heaviest rain in 60 years kills dozens Jul.23   Strong typhoon lashes Hong Kong  Typhoon Vicente is leaving scores injured, hundreds of trees felled and many flights cancelled or delayed Jul.27  China doubles Beijing flood death toll Aug.3 Back-to-back typhoons hit China
Aug.25  China bus crash leaves 36 dead Aug.29 Death toll rises in China coal mine blast Sep.7  At least 64 dead as 4 quakes hit southwestern China Sep.7 China's quake death toll rises   At least 80 people are now known to have died in a series of earthquakes in south-western China, as rescuers struggle to reach remote areas Oct.1  German tourists among 6 killed in bus crash Oct.1   Hong Kong boat collision kills 36
  One of the boats was carrying more than 120 people to a fireworks display when it half-sank following Monday night's collision near Lamma Island Oct.3  Hong Kong mourns collision dead Oct.4  Landslide in China buries 18 students Oct.5  Bodies found after landslide buries Chinese school Oct.8  Flu strain, not SARS, behind health scare Nov.21  'Fat Duck' chefs die in Hong Kong crash Dec.2  China challenged by HIV/AIDS epidemic Dec.24  China school bus crash kills 11 children



China, 2012 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2012 Jul.28 China's Yi Siling wins London Games' first gold
Jul.30 China swimming star denies doping



China, 2012 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2012 Jan.13  Scuffles halt China iPhone sales Jan.16  Chinese economy slows at year end Mar.13  China faces rare earth trade case Jun.7 China cuts rates as growth slows
Jul.1 Apple 'settles China iPad case' Jul.18 China pledges credit for Africa Aug.5  Zambians kill China mine manager Aug.6 Standard Chartered shares tumble  Shares of Standard Chartered bank have tumbled despite the bank denying allegations that it illegally 'schemed' with Iran to launder money Aug.8  China inflation at a 30-month low Aug.10  9 on trial over teen's sale of kidney for iPad and iPhone Sep.2  China manufacturing dips further Sep.9  China trade data raises fear of economic slowdown Sep.16 China protests hit Japanese trade  Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has suspended some of its operations in China after anti-Japan protesters attacked two of its factories Sep.17  US in new trade spat with China Sep.23 Foxconn shuts plant after brawl   Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has shut a plant in northern China, after a fight broke out among workers injuring... Oct.2  China firm sues Obama over farms Oct.5  iPhone 5 workers strike in China Oct.7  World Bank lowers China forecast Oct.7  US security warning on China firms Oct.10 Forced evictions rising in China Oct.10  Lenovo 'ousts HP as top PC maker' Oct.11   Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel   The Swedish Academy praised his work which 'with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary' Oct.17  China growth pace slows to 7.4% Oct.18  China telecoms firm 'not spying on US' Oct.28  China halts project amid protests Dec.18  World Bank raises China forecast Dec.25 China opens longest bullet route Map of Guangzhou China
  China has officially opened the world's longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guangzhou
Dec.28 China tightens rules on internet



China, 2012 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2012 Apr.6  Arrests over kidney sold for iPad Apr.10  China politician's wife in 'murder' case Jun.4 China arrests Tiananmen activists
Jul.5 China 'smashes' trafficking gangs Jul.26 Wife of controversial Bo Xilai charged with murder Jul.30  Australia in record drugs seizure Aug.5  Zambians kill China mine manager Aug.8 Gu Kailai's murder trial begins   The wife of former high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai has gone on trial charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood Aug.9 Scandalous China murder trial ends Aug.9 Police on trial for Gu 'cover-up' Aug.10  9 on trial over teen's sale of kidney for iPad and iPhone Aug.10 Gu Kailai admits to poisoning businessman Aug.14  China's 'most wanted' killed by police Aug.16  Date set for Gu Kailai verdict Aug.19 Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder
  A court suspended the death sentence of Gu Kailai, the wife of a disgraced party leader, after finding her guilty of murder in the death of a British businessman
 The sentence is likely be commuted to life imprisonment, if she doesn't commit any crimes during the two-year reprieve
Aug.20 Disgraced China politician's wife jailed
Aug.25  China 'gangsters' deported from Angola Aug.30  China activist Wang Xiaoning free Sep.17  Bo Xilai scandal: Wang Lijun trial 'starts' Sep.17  Bo scandal: Wang trial resumes Sep.23 Foxconn shuts plant after brawl   Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has shut a plant in northern China, after a fight broke out among workers injuring... Sep.23 Bo scandal policeman Wang jailed   The ex-police chief at the heart of China's biggest political scandal in years has been sentenced to 15 years in jail Sep.27  Doubts raised over Heywood death Oct.18  China telecoms firm 'not spying on US' Nov.5  China hack 'targeted' Coca-Cola Nov.30  Death over China 'sex slave' case Dec.14  Knife attack at school wounds 22 children



China, 2012 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2012 Feb.5  Beijing defends Syria veto at UN Feb.13  China vice-president in US visit Feb.14   China's Xi defends rights record   China's leader-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, has defended his country's human rights record, at a State Department lunch Mar.24  Leung wins Hong Kong's election Apr.10  China politician's wife in 'murder' case Apr.27 China dissident 'in US embassy'
  Chen Guangcheng is in the US embassy in Beijing following his dramatic escape from house arrest, fellow activist Hu Jia has told the BBC
 Chen - who is blind - had scaled a high wall and was driven hundreds of kilometres to Beijing
May.1  Escape overshadows US-China talks May.2 Chinese activist wants to go to U.S.
May.15  Chen tells U.S. lawmakers of reprisals May.19 Rights activist Chen arrives in U.S.  Chen Guangcheng is bringing an end to a diplomatic firestorm that erupted after he escaped from house arrest and complains in YouTube about ... May.25  China hits back on U.S. human rights May.27 Two men 'self-immolate in Lhasa' Jun.4 China arrests Tiananmen activists Jun.7 China cuts rates as growth slows Jun.16 China sends first female astronaut to space   China made history Saturday when it launched Shenzhou-9 sending Liu Yang, the nation's first female astronaut in space Jun.30 Hong Kong marks 15 years since handover Jul.18 China pledges credit for Africa Jul.26 Wife of controversial Bo Xilai charged with murder Aug.1 Chen seeks US pressure on China Aug.13 China hosts aide to Syria's Assad Aug.16  Japan to deport island activists Aug.18  Defiant Japanese head for islands Aug.18 Japanese land on disputed island Map of Senkaku islands Japan  Boats carrying dozens of Japanese nationalists activists have moored off a group of disputed islands, amid a bitter sovereignty row with China Aug.19  Anti-Japan protests across China Aug.22 Chemical weapons 'excuse for US' Aug.28  Japan and North Korea renew talks Aug.30  China activist Wang Xiaoning free Sep.4  Clinton meets Hu amid sea tension Sep.8 HK backs down on patriot classes  The Hong Kong government has backed down over plans to make schoolchildren take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests Sep.8  Hong Kong to vote amid rising anti-China feeling Sep.10  Absent Chinese VP prompts rumours Sep.10  HK pan-democrats keep veto power Sep.14  Vice-President Xi Jinping in public appearance Sep.15  Japan urges China to stop attacks Sep.16 China protests hit Japanese trade  Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has suspended some of its operations in China after anti-Japan protesters attacked two of its factories Sep.17  US in new trade spat with China Sep.17  Bo Xilai scandal: Wang Lijun trial 'starts' Sep.18  China's Xi Jinping meets Panetta Sep.23 Bo scandal policeman Wang jailed   The ex-police chief at the heart of China's biggest political scandal in years has been sentenced to 15 years in jail Sep.25  'Severe' mood at Japan-China talks Sep.27  China hits out over islands at UN Sep.28 China Communist Party ousts Bo Xilau   The politician, who fell from grace amid a scandal, has been expelled from the Communist Party and relieved of his duties, is to face criminal charges Sep.28 China discipline warning over Bo Oct.2  China firm sues Obama over farms Oct.3  Hong Kong mourns collision dead Oct.7  US security warning on China firms Oct.10 Forced evictions rising in China Oct.14 Cambodia's ex-King Sihanouk dies  Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk - a revered figure in his country - has died of a heart attack aged 89 Oct.22  Leftists oppose Bo Xilai removal Oct.25 China parliament expels Bo Xilai Oct.25 New York Times blocked over Wen Jiabao  The New York Times' website is being blocked inside China after it published an investigation into wealth accumulated by relatives of Chinese... Oct.28  China halts project amid protests Nov.7   Hu Jintao opens Chinese congress  Chinese President Hu Jintao has opened a Communist Party congress that begins a once-in-a-decade power transfer with a stark warning on corruption Nov.8  4 Tibetans set themselves on fire Nov.13 China's party congress wraps up Nov.14   Xi heads new Chinese leadership
  Xi Jinping has been confirmed as the man chosen to lead China for the next decade as his elevation to the top of China's ruling Communist Party.    He led the new Politburo Standing Committee out onto the stage at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi replaces Hu Jintao. He ...
Dec.8  Anti-China protests in Vietnam Dec.16 Election: LDP's Shinzo Abe vows tough China line
Dec.21  'Banquet ban' for China military Dec.28 China tightens rules on internet