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China News Summary: November 2008

by Diane Allen

The China News Summary is compiled monthly by the United Methodist China Program, Room 1335, General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115.

Now online, this month's summary explores Beijing Olympic culture:

* Major land reform gives choices to peasants
* Fifty percent of China's toy factories close since January 2008
* China Christian Council remains open to dialogue with non-registered groups
* High level talks between Beijing and Taipei resume
* Hongkong academic: Kaifeng Jews "a hoax" .... and more!

The China News Summary is prepared by Diane Allen, a GBGM missionary serving as China Program Associate to the United Methodist China Program. Her Advance Special number is # 10163Z.

Monthly China News Summary

This newsletter is available in two formats:
Word Icon Word (5 pp, 119K) Portable Document Format PDF (5 pp, 83K)

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Date posted: Nov 19, 2008