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China News Summary: April 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:

  • Hangzhou Youth Fellowship tops 1,000 members
  • South Africa refuses Dalai Lama entrance
  • Chinese and US ships in standoff
  • China concerned about its investments in US Treasury bonds
  • Outspoken Cardinal Zen, Hongkong, retires ... 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, 131K) Portable Document Format PDF (5 pp, 81K)

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Date posted: Apr 24, 2009