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Foreigners in China get new taxes, benefits

Jun 2, 2011
Foreigners working in China face new taxes in exchange for social security and health care benefits, but they may never reap those benefits.
Posted In: China

Day Four: A space-age ride through the Industrial Revolution

Jun 2, 2011
A four-hour trip turns into an hour-and-a-half ride as passengers bullet through China's countryside at 210 mph.
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Day Three: Shanghai is built

Jun 1, 2011
All the cranes are gone. There are no new skyscrapers going up. One of the centers of Chinese capitalism isn't building anymore.
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Day Two: Signs of change in China

May 31, 2011
A lot has changed since Marketplace visited China for a special two-week broadcast in 2006. Host Kai Ryssdal offers some observations from his visit this time around.
Posted In: China

Excerpt: It's summer in China, kind of

May 31, 2011
Kai Ryssdal and team check in from China with an audio excerpt from day one of their two-week reporting trip. The topic: Weather.
Posted In: China

China's stock market advances after 8 straight losing days

May 31, 2011
The Shanghai Composite is looking up today with a 1 percent gain, but investors are now concerned China's interest rates may be on the rise again.
Posted In: China

Day One: Remembering and revisiting China

May 30, 2011
This week, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and a small team return to China -- retracing the steps they took nearly five years ago on a similar trip -- to see what has changed.
Posted In: China

Chinese prisoners forced to play video games

May 27, 2011
That's the claim that a former prisoner made to the London newspaper The Guardian. He said that prisoners were forced by prison guards to play...
Posted In: China, prison, video games

Ballmer goes to China, blasts China

May 27, 2011
The Microsoft CEO was in Beijing for the opening of a Microsoft R&D facility. He used the occasion to complain that Microsoft is seeing only...
Posted In: a clock!, ballmer, China, Microsoft

Foxconn closes Chengdu facility

May 24, 2011
Not something that I love talking about because it seems so crass but the explosion at Foxconn's Chengdu factory in China looks to have a big...
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, Hp, iPad, iPad 2

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