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Fathering seven children in a one-child society: Famous director's kids spark big debate in China

May 13, 2013
China's most celebrated movie director and choreographer of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, Zhang Yimou faces $26 million in fines after state media reported he has fathered at least seven children with up to four women. The scandal has sparked a debate about the inequities between China's rich and poor.
Posted In: China, China's Politics, China's Society

How old is 'too old' to lead a tech company?

May 10, 2013
The founder of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is resigning at the age of 48. Why? He says he's too old for the job.
Posted In: alibaba, e-commerce, China, online retail

Pentagon slams Chinese hacking, leases Chinese satellite

May 7, 2013
More contractors getting into the cybersecurity business, creating more targets for Chinese hackers.
Posted In: China, cybersecurity, hacking

China reacts to U.S. accusations of cyber spying

May 7, 2013
The Chinese government reacts to accusations from the Obama administration that China's government is cyber-spying on U.S. government computer systems.
Posted In: China, cybersecurity, Obama

Navigating China's perilous health care system along the Street of Eternal Happiness

May 6, 2013
China’s government has spent more than $125 billion on securing coverage for 95 percent of the country, but big problems remain. China remains a place where out-of-pocket costs can equal a year’s salary and where underpaid doctors expect a bribe before they perform surgery on you.
Posted In: China, senior citizen, health care

A whole different 'Iron Man' for the Chinese market

May 1, 2013
Disney is releasing two distinct versions of "Iron Man 3" this week: The international version and the Chinese version. How is Hollywood tailoring movies for the growing Chinese audience?
Posted In: Entertainment, film, China

Has Facebook saturation finally set in?

Apr 30, 2013
Social networks are growing in China, but are they still on the up and up in the U.S.?
Posted In: Facebook, China, social media

Does the U.S. benefit from Japan-China tensions?

Apr 24, 2013
Tensions are on the rise this week between China and Japan after Chinese naval ships confronted Japanese fishing boats in the waters surrounding some disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Posted In: Japan, China

Why a private equity tycoon is funding a scholarship in China

Apr 22, 2013
Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is spearheading a $300 million scholarship fund for top students from the U.S., Europe, and Latin America to spend a year in China. With philanthropy, comes influence.
Posted In: China, Education, Tsinghua University

Chinese refashion Italy's textile industry

Apr 22, 2013
Chinese manufacturers have moved to Italy and set up garment factories. They excel at making garments fast and cheaply, but some Italian manufacturers are unhappy with their presence.
Posted In: italy, fashion, China

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