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Twitter has censor to selectively block tweets

Jan 27, 2012
The social media company says the technology will help individual countries block tweets that might go against local laws.
Posted In: Twitter, China

Apple's China supply chain exposed

Jan 26, 2012
The New York Times' Charles Duhigg discusses the harsh working conditions at Apple's manufacturers in China, and what can be done to enact change.
Posted In: apple, China, manufacturing

In Western China, Tibetans stage protests

Jan 26, 2012
Protests in largely Tibetan areas of Western China turn violent as frustration over Chinese policies grows. Tibetans want more say.
Posted In: China, Tibet, protest

How Apple is missing out in China

Jan 25, 2012
Apple reported strong earnings in part thanks to its growing market in China. But could they be doing more for their customers there?
Posted In: China, apple, iPhone

China's forecast for the year of the dragon

Jan 20, 2012
Growth is slowing, inflation is still high and there's a leadership change in store for China in 2012.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Politics

China's housing slowdown threatens economic growth

Jan 19, 2012
Concerned over the runaway growth of its housing market, China imposed new laws to slow speculation. But trying to curb a potential housing bubble may hurt the country's high growth.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

With growth, China population becomes more urban

Jan 17, 2012
China's economy grew 8.9 percent last quarter, in part thanks to the movement of millions of people from the countryside for better paying jobs in cities. For the first time, the number of urban dwellers there has officially topped the rural population.
Posted In: China, population, growth

Apple discloses suppliers... kinda

Jan 17, 2012
First time Apple releases this kind of support
Posted In: apple, Foxconn, China

Cowboy boots, made in Mexico (by the Chinese)

Jan 17, 2012
Chinese companies buying up factories in Mexico: one example of how skilled manufacturing is changing.
Posted In: China, Mexico, manufacturing

China's high GDP growth hard to compare to U.S.

Jan 17, 2012
China said today that its economy grew 9.2 percent last year, while our economy was growing at rate of less than 2 percent for most of last year.
Posted In: China, GDP, growth

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