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Markets continue to fall in China after lending freeze

Jun 24, 2013
The key stock index in Shanghai fell 5.3 percent today. The loss, the worst in 4 years, comes after China’s central bank froze lending between the country's financial institutions last week.
Posted In: China, stock market, banking

Why China's credit crunch is our problem

Jun 21, 2013
China is feeling a credit crunch, after China’s central bank froze lending between China's financial institutions this week.
Posted In: China, credit

Chinese carbon pollution: Buy or sell?

Jun 18, 2013
China launches a new pilot carbon market in the southern city of Shenzhen. Carbon cap and trade schemes have had a hard time getting off the ground in other countries. Can China make it succeed?
Posted In: China, carbon credits, carbon market

Tales from a Shanghai job fair: Why China's college grads, employers mismatched

Jun 17, 2013
The scale of China's higher education system has developed so fast, the country fails to produce graduates who have the right skills for companies operating in China.
Posted In: China, college grads, college graduate

Beijing reacts to allegations the NSA is hacking China

Jun 13, 2013
Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.
Posted In: China, nsa, Edward Snowden, PRISM

The environment comes out ahead from Xi-Obama summit

Jun 10, 2013
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Obama, climate change

Getting to know all about you: Obama and Xi meet

Jun 7, 2013
President Obama is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping today in California. The leaders' first meeting will likely cover topics ranging from North Korea to cybersecurity and trade. Also on the docket? Getting to know each other.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, cybersecurity

Trade spat between China and EU threatens exports of solar panels, wine

Jun 6, 2013
A day after the EU Trade Commission placed anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar panels, the Chinese government has launched an investigation into doing the same on EU wine exports to China.
Posted In: China, Europe, solar, wine

Xi-Obama Summit: The sticking points between the world's two largest economies

Jun 5, 2013
It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.
Posted In: China's Economy, China, Barack Obama

The words missing in China on the anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Jun 4, 2013
Today marks the anniversary of the Chinese government's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.
Posted In: Tiananmen Square, China, Weibo

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