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# chinese government

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# evergrande
Why is the potential collapse of a Chinese property group causing ructions across the world?
The cash-strapped behemoth has borrowings of $300 billion.
# Hong Kong
Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.
McDonald's sells majority stake in its Chinese restaurants to state-owned company
The deal is part of an international turnaround plan by the Golden Arches as it struggles with sluggish growth in the US.
# Human Rights
Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty
Amnesty International has said that that the government must be clear on concerns about China’s human rights abuses when the country’s Vice President visits Ireland this weekend.
# China
China's latest target for censorship? Its own President Hu Jintao
In a bid to quell fears of an uprising in China, the government censors have removed their president singing a song from the internet.