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Crowdsourced 'Danger Maps' reveal contamination in China

Aug 20, 2013
With the financial help of Internet company Alibaba, Liu Chunlei has been crowdsourcing so-called 'Danger Maps' to make pollution information publicly available.
Posted In: China, pollution, alibaba

JPMorgan probed over hiring practices in China

Aug 19, 2013
The SEC is looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of powerful Chinese leaders in an effort to win business.
Posted In: China, JPMorgan

Will China's plan to remake Tibet as a tax haven work?

Aug 19, 2013
When you think of Tibet, you probably don't think of private equity. Nonetheless, some investment companies are moving there, lured by big tax breaks.
Posted In: China, Tibet, tax cuts

Chinese zoo caught for disguising dog as lion

Aug 15, 2013
The "African lion" was caught...barking.
Posted In: zoo, China

New law in China gives new meaning to 'required reading'

Aug 12, 2013
New research shows Chinese people are reading books at a low rate -- less than half as many as Americans. Policy makers there are reportedly considering new legislation to change that.
Posted In: China, Books, reading

Chinese ship first to sail through Arctic on Northeastern Passage

Aug 12, 2013
Melting arctic ice has opened a new global trade route.
Posted In: shipping, Arctic, China

China's economy isn't slowing down yet

Aug 8, 2013
A slow and steady recovery? Good economic news from China.
Posted In: China's Economy, China

China fines companies for baby formula price fixing

Aug 7, 2013
Baby formula companies are in the hot seat in China again.
Posted In: China, price fixing

'Homeless for a month': U.S. interns in China learn to reset expectations

Aug 2, 2013
With more American college students heading to China for their summer internships, they're learning that just because it's the world's second largest economy doesn't mean that it's the most developed one. How one group of students got stuck working at a Chinese amusement park.
Posted In: China, internship

How accurate are Apple's critics? Latest report on Apple's supply chain raises questions

Jul 30, 2013
Critics are starting to question some details in a report released Monday by the New York-based China Labor Watch, which targeted Chinese factory conditions of Apple supplier Pegatron.
Posted In: China, apple, manufacturing

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