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China News Summary: January 2009

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 includes:

* Social unrest may grow
* Jimmy Carter urges Obama: openness key to relations with China
* Global Ministries' Connie Wieck, an Amity teacher, receives provincial award for teaching excellence
* Taiwan to lift ban that restricts mainland university student enrolment
* Charter '08 challenges one-party rule ... 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, 114K) Portable Document Format PDF (5 pp, 81K)

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Date posted: Jan 23, 2009