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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
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China to let market play 'decisive' role

China to let market play 'decisive' role

BEIJING, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- China's Communist Party Central Committee, led by a new leadership, acknowledged the market's "decisive role" in shaping the country's economic future.

Deeper reforms expected at Chinese Communist Party plenary session

BEIJING, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Deeper economic reforms and opening up that President Xi Jinping has been promising will be the focus at the upcoming key meeting of China's top leadership.
Higher court agrees to hear Bo Xilai appeal

Higher court agrees to hear Bo Xilai appeal

BEIJING, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A Chinese provincial court said it will hear the appeal of a former high-level Chinese Communist Party official convicted of corruption last month.

Former high-level Chinese official to appeal corruption conviction

BEIJING, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A former high-level Chinese Communist Party official says he will appeal his corruption and abuse of power convictions.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
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Xi Jinping heads China's new leadership

Xi Jinping heads China's new leadership

BEIJING, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Xi Jinping, 59, who heads China's new leadership team, will be aided by the Communist Party's amended constitution highlighting reform and opening up.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 24, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012.
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Cuba moves closer to market economy

HAVANA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- As seismic shifts go, Cuba's embrace of a socialist-coated market economy is going ahead in full stream as if it was the most natural thing for its authoritarian government to do in between Communist Party conferences and populist pep talkathons.

Widow of China's Deng Xiaoping cremated

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Zhou Lin, the widow of the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, was cremated Monday in a Beijing ceremony, the Chinese Communist Party announced.

Mourners pay tribute to Zhuo Lin

BEIJING, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Zhuo Lin, widow of the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping has died at 93, officials said.

Memoir reveals Chinese leader's dissent

BEIJING, May 14 (UPI) -- The former head of the Chinese Communist Party, in a memoir set to be published, says the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre was avoidable.

Analysis: China's crisis-handling problem

HONG KONG, March 7 (UPI) -- China is not prepared to handle a large-scale external crisis -- particularly in the Taiwan Strait -- it can be concluded after assessing the nation's hardware, including ammunition supplies and fuel reserves, as well as the quality of its military personnel.
ANDREI CHANG

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008.
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Interview: Lee Kuan Yew -- Part 1

SINGAPORE, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- UPI Editor at Large Arnaud de Borchgrave interviewed Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Feb. 2. The following is the text of the interview.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008.
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Chinese, Japanese leaders play ball

BEIJING, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- China's premier and Japan's prime minister played baseball Saturday, providing another sign of their countries' increasingly friendly relations.

Analysis: Behind the Kitty Hawk spat

HONG KONG, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Ever since former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui put forward his two-state theory in 1996 -- implying that Taiwan and China were separate states -- the U.S. aircraft carrier battle group has quickly made an appearance in Hong Kong whenever tensions arose in the Taiwan Strait.
ANDREI CHANG

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 9, 2007.
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Defense Focus: Israel's fence -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Flying by helicopter along the entire northern half of Israel’s security barrier sealing off most of the West Bank to lock out Palestinian suicide bombers brings home clearly a simple truth almost never mentioned in the U.S. and European media -- the security barrier is a fence, not a wall.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
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