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China: World Vision China Responds to Destructive Southern China Floods (Aug 1)
Source: World Vision
Country: China
1 AUGUST 2014, CHINA --- World Vision responds to the immediate needs of those affected by the rain-triggered regions across southern China since June. In July alone, approximately 22 million people were affected across 9 provinces (Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Sichuan) resulting to an economic loss at a total of RMB30 billion (USD5 billion). Recent typhoons have intensified the situation, and more are expected in the coming months due to a strong El Nino affect. Last week, World Vision China assessment teams carried out initial assessment in Hunan and Guizhou, two of the worst hit provinces. Hygiene kits and child-friendly kits were distributed to some of the affected families during the assessment visits. World Vision China will to continue advance its assessment efforts into Guangxi and Jiangxi provinces. "In the worst-hit counties of Hunan and Guizhou provinces, many houses were washed away, with nume...


Grand Central: Plosser Puts “Considerable Time” In Play for Fed Rate Hike Plans - Wall Street Journal (blog) (Aug 1)

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Grand Central: Plosser Puts “Considerable Time” In Play for Fed Rate Hike Plans
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Yuan Rising as China Economy Shows Signs of Improvement. China's currency is set for a third monthly rally against the dollar, rebounding from an unprecedented tumble earlier in the year, with traders saying it is primed for further gains amid signs the ...

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China factory activity jump to multi-month highs in July - Zee News (Aug 1)

Zee News

China factory activity jump to multi-month highs in July
Zee News
Beijing: China`s factories posted their strongest growth in at least 1-1/2 years in July as new orders surged to multi-month highs, two surveys showed on Friday, cementing bets that the economy is re-gaining momentum after a spate of stimulus measures.

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China, Asian factory growth gathers pace; Europe falters - Business Standard (Aug 1)

Business Standard

China, Asian factory growth gathers pace; Europe falters
Business Standard
A reading above 50 separates growth from contraction. While the China PMI suggests Beijing's stimulus measures were gaining traction in the world's second largest economy, the lull in euro zone factories and firms' inability to increase prices underscored ...

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Asia stocks dip on Dow drop, China data cuts loss - Valley morning Star (Aug 1)

Asia stocks dip on Dow drop, China data cuts loss
Valley morning Star
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets dipped on Friday following a big sell-off on Wall Street but losses were limited by optimistic reports on China's economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.6 percent to ...

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World: Price Watch July 2014 Prices (Aug 1)
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network
Country: Afghanistan, Argentina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tajikistan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Sudan
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Key Messages In West Africa, large producers and traders increased sales of last year’s remaining stocks with the onset or progression of rains throughout the region. Prices were stable or declining with the exception of deficit areas of Niger and Chad. Record-high rice and wheat imports from international markets reinforced food availability in Senegal and Mauritania. In East Africa, sorghum prices increased more quickly than usual due to constrained trade flows during the lean season in northern and eastern South Sudan, southern Somalia...


China PMIs jump to multi-month highs in July, add to view economy is steadying (Aug 1)
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factories posted their strongest growth in at least 1-1/2 years in July as new orders surged to multi-month highs, two surveys showed on Friday, cementing bets that the economy is re-gaining momentum after a spate of stimulus measures. Now that looser monetary policy is having its intended effect, some analysts questioned the need for more economic ...


China court hears first gay conversion case (Jul 31)
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A Beijing court on Thursday heard a landmark case on “gay conversion” treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse's uniform knelt over a patient, wielding a giant needle.


2 killed and 1 injured in northeast China shootings (Jul 31)
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Police in northeastern China said two people were killed and one injured Thursday in a pair of apparently related shooting incidents.


China should set less ambitious 2015 growth target, refrain from stimulus: IMF (Jul 31)
China should set an economic growth target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015 and refrain from stimulus measures unless the economy threatens to slow sharply from that level, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. Most of its directors hold that view, though some feel that an even-lower growth target is appropriate, the IMF said in the conclusion of its annual Article IV economic consultation ...


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Re-uploaded Peak Oil: Chris Martenson on Boom and Bust - RT
Re-uploaded Peak Oil: Chris Martenson on Boom and Bust - RT
Erin Ade talks to Chris Martenson about what he has learned since the Great Financial Crisis and what worries him looking into the future. 16 July 2014.
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