Russia, North Korea, China: Your Wednesday
New York TimesRussia, North Korea, China: Your Wednesday BriefingNew York TimesThe messaging app was the last of Facebook's major products that still worked in China. It appears to have fallen victim to an online crackdown fed by a perfect storm of politically sensitive news, important events and a new cybersecurity law that went ...and more »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 1:06 pm
The developer of a 'China City' in rural New
USA TODAYThe developer of a 'China City' in rural New York emerges as a major Trump donorUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Sherry Li, a Long Island businesswoman who once proposed a sprawling Chinese Disneyland in the Catskill Mountains, is far from a prominent figure in national politics. But she and a business associate have just emerged as some of the ...and more »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 12:45 pm
Chinese internet censors crack down on ...
CNN InternationalChinese internet censors crack down on ... Winnie the PoohCNN InternationalOn Sina Weibo, often called China's Twitter, an attempted search for "Winnie the Pooh and Xi Jinping" in both Chinese and English will prompt a message that reads: "In accordance with relevant laws and regulations, results are not displayed." Up to ...Winnie the Pooh is now banned in China for resembling President Xi JinpingThe VergePrez Memes Are FlatteringTMZ.comChina bans Winnie the Pooh over internet jokes comparing him to President Xi JinpingABC OnlineUs Weeklyall 51 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 12:32 pm
An Audi commercial in China compared women
Washington PostAn Audi commercial in China compared women to used cars. It didn't go well.Washington PostAn Audi commercial that aired in theaters and online in China is drawing ire for comparing women to used cars — another bump in the road for the German automaker, which once enjoyed nearly limitless growth in the country. The advertisement opens in a ...and more »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 9:08 am
China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online
New York TimesChina Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online ClampdownNew York TimesSHANGHAI — The last of Facebook's major products that still worked in China was disrupted by the government on Tuesday, as Beijing broadly tightened its controls over the internet. The product, WhatsApp, a messaging app used across the globe, was ...WhatsApp messages are being blocked in ChinaThe VergeChina users report WhatsApp disruption amid censorship fearsABC NewsWhatsApp Becomes the Latest Victim of China's New Era of Internet CensorshipGizmodoTelegraph.co.uk -Bloomberg -Engadgetall 40 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 9:07 am
China clings to strong yuan despite export
As China's export engine sputters, it is avoiding the seemingly simple fix of letting its managed currency drift lower to improve competitiveness, constrained by the threat of faster capital withdrawal as its economy slows. The yuan has struck record highs this year against the euro , the Indonesian rupiah, and the Australian dollar, a surge that coincided with a shock 15 percent fall in Chinese ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:00 pm
China tells Europe not to ignore its new
China's top diplomat in Brussels warned the European Union on Tuesday not to disregard changes to global trade rules set to favour Beijing and which European companies fear will open the bloc to a flood of cheap Chinese goods. World trading powers including Europe are in a bind over how to interpret a World Trade Organization protocol that treats China as a more market-based economy from late ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 9:38 am
World should fear China's actions in
China's efforts to stake its claim to most of the South China Sea should spark fear around the world, with military conflict possible, Philippine President Benigno Aquino told AFP on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview, Aquino also warned that China's increasingly assertive actions raised the spectre of other nations having access cut to vital international shipping lanes and rich fishing grounds ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:45 am
China's economy to grow 6.8% in 2015:
China must carry out promised reforms and rebalance its economy to stem financial risks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday, as it pointed to slowing growth over the next two years. "For China, the main risk is failure to implement the reform agenda to address financial risks, rebalance the economy, and tap new sources of growth," the Washington-based Fund said in its latest ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:25 am
China bank lending rose in March: central
China's bank lending rose in March from the previous month, the central bank said Tuesday, though broader credit growth declined as the world's second-largest economy expands at its slowest pace in nearly a quarter of a century. Domestic banks extended new loans of 1.18 trillion yuan ($190 billion), the People's Bank of China (PBoC) said in a statement, up from 1.02 trillion yuan in February ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:14 am
Investors take a second look at EM as China
Emerging markets (EM) have faced the brunt of this summer's selloff, topped by volatile swings in Chinese stocks this week, meaning for many investors the region as a whole is more or less off limits. But a growing number are now arguing that the supposed ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:39 am
China Oil Giants Eschew Global Jobs Purge as
China’s biggest oil companies say they’ll cut costs, but not employees. As the collapse in crude prices curbs profits and prompts a wave of layoffs in the energy industry from Schlumberger Ltd. to Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Chinese state energy giants say ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:38 am
Scott Walker Is Circling The Drain: Experts
Experts are calling Gov. Scott Walker’s messaging on China “childish” and “harmful”. In an effort to compete with Donald Trump’s surprising surge in the Republican presidential primary, Governor Scott Walker (R-WI), whose foreign policy gaffes ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:33 am
Trailing Trump, Rubio, Walker look for tough
Washington (CNN)Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent Friday in South Carolina with the hopes that laying out a tough plan for China and radical Islam would win back some of the oxygen front-runner Donald Trump has sucked from ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:22 am
The CEO of China's fake Goldman Sachs isn't
When it comes to Chinese knockoffs, the sky's the limit. Counterfeiters have already produced millions of fake handbags, along with knockoff iPhones, Apple Watches and even realistic-looking fake Apple and IKEA retail outlets. But now there's a new high ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:31 pm
China's struggle to measure economy clouds
After China reported quarterly economic growth of 7.7 percent this week — far above anemic U.S. and European performance — global markets reacted by falling, wiping billions of dollars off stock prices.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 3:34 am
China criticizes US force strengthening in
In its latest account of national defense efforts, China said Tuesday that the United States is destabilizing the Asia-Pacific region by strengthening its military alliances and sending more ships, planes, and troops to the area.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 10:27 pm
China and Iceland sign free trade agreement
China and Iceland signed a free trade agreement Monday, offering hope to the small North Atlantic country for its recession-battered economy and giving Beijing a leg up in its drive for expanded influence in the Arctic.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 3:04 am
Chinese talent show captivates Taiwanese
A Chinese singing competition that has captivated television viewers in Taiwan is raising concerns about China's cultural influence on the island.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 11:56 pm
China's economic growth slows in first
China's economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the first three months of the year, fueling concern about the strength of its shaky recovery.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 7:14 pm