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4S riots

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

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

Skyscrapers: Why bigger isn’t always better

Jan 11, 2012
A report out links building skyscrapers with economic crashes. China, please take note.
Posted In: skyscraper, economic crash, China, New York City

Germany contracts, China looms

Jan 11, 2012
News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?
Posted In: Germany, spain, China, global economy

Geithner asks China for help with sanctions on Iran

Jan 10, 2012
The U.S. treasury secretary wants China to impose sanctions, but may find the Chinese -- big buyers of Iranian oil -- in no hurry to make up their minds.
Posted In: Iran, China, Oil

China's trade surplus narrows

Jan 10, 2012
Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Posted In: China, import export

Mr. Geithner goes to Asia as tension with Iran grows

Jan 9, 2012
Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
Posted In: China, Japan, Iran, sanctions, Oil

China cracks down on popular TV shows

Jan 6, 2012
On the orders of the government, Chinese television has had to replace popular shows similar to "American Idol" with more morally uplifting fare.
Posted In: tv, chinese popular culture, China

Chinese company to invest in U.S. oil drilling

Jan 4, 2012
Sinopec will spend billions of dollars on a partnership to drill for natural gas in Ohio. The company is hoping to gain the needed expertise to grow the fracking industry in China.
Posted In: fracking, Oil, China

China announces plans for space program

Dec 30, 2011
China has unveiled plans for space exploration over the next five years. The country says it'll launch space laboratories, manned spaceships, and an eventual goal of building a space station and putting a man on the moon.
Posted In: China's Economy, China, space program

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