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Third Foxconn worker dies

May 23, 2011
An explosion of combustible dust at a Foxconn manufacturing facility has resulted in a third death. The victim was a worker at the Foxconn plant in...
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, iPad, iPhone

Chinese egg and shoe attack possible

May 20, 2011
Weird headline, I know. Weird story too. A Twitter user who claims to be in China has claimed to have thrown an egg and a shoe at Fang Binxing, the...
Posted In: censorship, China, Twitter

Baidu and China sued over censorship

May 19, 2011
Eight democracy activists living in New York filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against both the Chinese search engine Baidu and the Chinese government....
Posted In: baidu, China, Law

U.S. presses China on finance reform

May 10, 2011
China reported today that exports hit a record high last month. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore and Company, explains how this news will impact trade discussions between the U.S. and China today in Washington.
Posted In: China

China's trade surplus surged in April

May 10, 2011
China has reported a trade surplus of $11.4 billion, nearly four times greater than expected. Gareth Leather with the Economist Intelligence Unit says this news could impact U.S. and Chinese trade talks.
Posted In: China

Chinese officials to discuss yuan's appreciation rate

May 9, 2011
Critics say China has manipulated the yuan to sell more products on the global market. But what exactly does that mean?
Posted In: China

Foxconn workers made to sign anti-suicide pledges

May 6, 2011
Foxconn is the huge manufacturing company in China that employs hundreds of thousands of young Chinese workers to assemble just about every...
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, iPad

China's internet to be more tightly controlled. In other news, water to get more wet.

May 5, 2011
China has established a new State Internet Information Office to control what's going on online. In the past, internet control has been part of the...
Posted In: censorship, China, Internet

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sends a letter to China

May 5, 2011
Durbin sent the letter to Baidu - China's big search engine. The Senator is concerned about Baidu's censorship of search results and a possible...
Posted In: baidu, China, Congress, Facebook

The impact of rising prices in China

May 4, 2011
China Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz discusses how China's overheated economy is triggering a troublesome inflationary cycle, and how it might affect the U.S.
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