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China aims high for economic growth

Mar 5, 2013
China's National People's Congress convenes today as it concludes its once-in-a-decade transition of power. In his final address to the Congress, outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao set an ambitious economic growth target of 7.5 percent.
Posted In: China, Wen Jiabao, GDP

China to get its own FDA

Mar 5, 2013
Public anger over unsafe food and drugs is widespread in China. The country's new leader, Xi Jinping, is setting up an agency equivalent to America's Food and Drug Administration to tackle the problem.
Posted In: China, FDA, food and drink, food safety

Markets reel over Italy election, China housing tax

Mar 4, 2013
From China's new housing tax to the sequester here in the U.S., global markets have a lot of news to digest this morning.
Posted In: sequester, italy, China

Sequestration: How China sees the prospect of U.S. military cuts

Feb 27, 2013
China is a rising military power in the Pacific and the U.S. is partly a counterbalance, but U.S. military sequester spending cuts may turn out to be a mixed blessing for China.
Posted In: China, sequester, military

Mum's the word for U.S. businesses hacked by China

Feb 26, 2013
Experts say China's hacking is motivated by the need to innovate, but many of the U.S. firms that are victims need to reconsider their response to the attacks.
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech

Global Corruption Quiz: Which countries are best and worst?

Feb 25, 2013
When it comes to public sector corruption, which of the BRIC countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, and China -- ranks the best and the worst?
Posted In: corruption, Russia, China, India

China considers carbon tax, will U.S. consumers foot the bill?

Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, carbon tax, Environment

Don't freak out (yet) about 'scary' Chinese cyber attacks

Feb 19, 2013
The New York Times reported that China is sponsoring cyber espionage on the United States. Kim Zetter from Wired talks about whether this should scare us or not.
Posted In: hacking, cybersecurity, China

American death in Singapore raises questions about espionage, foul play

Feb 19, 2013
In a case with possible national security implications for the U.S., an American electronics engineer was found hanged in Singapore last year.
Posted In: China, Tech, Financial Times, huawei

Report alleges Chinese military group behind U.S. hacking

Feb 19, 2013
The American computer security firm Mandiant is releasing a report today that claims cyber attacks in the U.S. are linked to hackers inside a Chinese military group.
Posted In: cybersecurity, China, hacking

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