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The Cyber Cold War is on

Jun 16, 2011
There have been lots of hacks these last few weeks - lots of hacks into the security networks of military contractors like Lockheed Martin Corp and...
Posted In: China, hacking, security

Russia works to strike gas deal with China

Jun 16, 2011
This week, Russia is hosting the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. China's President Hu Jintao is attending this year's forum in hopes of announcing a new gas deal between China and Russia.
Posted In: China, Russia

In China, inflation causes discontent

Jun 15, 2011
Rising food and gas prices in China are making millions of Chinese unhappy. The government is taking steps to prevent further unrest.
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US questioned China over attack

Jun 15, 2011
In April, the US-based website Change.org launched an online petition regarding China's imprisonment of artist and dissident Ai Weiwei. Soon after...
Posted In: China, hacking, security, state department

Chinese inflation hits a three-year high

Jun 14, 2011
Inflation in China soared in May to its highest level in 34 months. Prices grew 5.5 percent from a year ago.
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Could China's efforts to cool the economy be working too well?

Jun 13, 2011
The Chinese communist government is intentionally trying to slow down the world's second-largest economy. But some are now worried that the slow down is coming too fast. Michael Pettis, economist at Peking University in Beijing, explains.
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Audio Postcard: China's best economic indicator -- the people

Jun 10, 2011
The best way to find out how China works -- really works -- is to get out and about, as Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal came to find out on a Chongqing city bus.
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Why China's real estate market is booming

Jun 10, 2011
In China, homes are being built like they're going out of style -- and people are buying. From Shanghai, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal discusses what's going on with China's real estate market and whether it's heading towards a bubble.
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Day Twelve: Notes on the way home

Jun 10, 2011
At the end of Marketplace's two week trip to China, host Kai Ryssdal reflects on how the country has changed since our first visit five years ago and why we decided to come back.
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Chinese school defies rigid exam-focused education

Jun 9, 2011
In most Chinese high schools, outdated rote learning is the norm. But one school in Beijing is promoting creativity and independent thinking.
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