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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

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

The future of the global car market

Jan 16, 2012
What would the world's roads look like if countries like China and India caught up with the United States?
Posted In: car, China, energy

Taiwanese re-elect President Ma Ying-jeou

Jan 15, 2012
Voters in Taiwan re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday. Ma pursues a conciliatory policy toward China, which has welcomed his victory.
Posted In: China, Taiwan, elections

Apple store egged in China after iPhone 4S release delay

Jan 13, 2012
Does the chaos surrounding today's release mean that Apple is underestimating its popularity in China?
Posted In: China, iphone 4S, apple

4S riots

Jan 13, 2012
For a phone? Really?
Posted In: iphone 4S, China

Apple's iPhone 4S release postponed in China

Jan 13, 2012
Stores in Beijing and Shanghai were supposed to release the Apple iPhone 4S today, but crowds swelled to unmanageable levels.
Posted In: China, apple, iphone 4S

Chinese laborers take drastic measures for a raise

Jan 11, 2012
Workers at a Foxconn factory that makes iPhones all threatened to jump from the top of the building if they didn't get a raise. But these aren't the only workers protesting work conditions and pay in the country.
Posted In: China, minimum wage, Foxconn

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