China News Broadcast, May 9, 2013: Solar Panel Duties, Chinese Inventions
In today’s NTD China News, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing.
Katrina Lentos Swett, Chairman of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, has called on Taiwan’s government to help ensure religious freedom by allowing independent media like NTD to freely broadcast there.
Chinese director Zhang Yimou is being investigated for possibly having seven children. The Chinese regime has a strict one-child policy, but the implementation can be arbitrary depending on the people involved.
The European Union has approved punitive duties on cheap solar panels imported from China.
China has reported a growth in exports for April compared to a year ago, but the accuracy of the data is being questioned.
Chinese people are launching petitions on a website set up by the White House, after more than 140,000 people signed a petition urging the Obama administration to deport a woman suspected of poisoning her college roommate 19 years ago.
A man in southwestern China managed to escape from his home with a rope, after heavy rainstorms flooded the area, trapping him inside.
“Breathing Bicycle” that filters air for the cyclist and homemade prosthetic arms are just some of the innovative concoctions by Chinese inventors.