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In China, paying others to sweep ancestors' tombs

Apr 5, 2011
Today is the annual tomb-sweeping holiday in China, when, traditionally, people clean family tombs. But some Chinese are paying others to do the job.
Posted In: China

Google getting edged out of China

Mar 30, 2011
Google search was yanked out of China a year ago. Recently, Chinese users have been seeing slowed Gmail service (which Google claims is the result...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, google maps, government, maps, privacy, search, world

Google tests fate in China after multiple shutdowns

Mar 30, 2011
Analysts expect Google Maps is the next application to be banned in China, following a block of the search engine and its e-mail service by the government.
Posted In: China

Survey: China's economic power concerns developed nations

Mar 28, 2011
The BBC's Rebecca Singer explains the latest finds from a survey conducted by the BBC, measuring public concern over China's economic power.
Posted In: China

MID-DAY UPDATE: Production gap widens in Japan, Op-ed calls attention to budget woes

Mar 24, 2011
Here are some of today's headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Portugal's prime minister stepped down after rival ...
Posted In: budget, budget crisis, budget cuts, China, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, gas prices, Goldman Sachs, IMAX, jobless, manufacturing, mid-day update, Portugal, prime minister, production, Toyota, Unemployment

That's a Whole Lot of Renminbi!

Mar 23, 2011
If you happened to keep an eye on the currency markets, you may have noticed that it's been a banner week for China's renminbi. The Chinese...
Posted In: China, currency, david brancaccio, dumping dollar, economy 4.0, renminbi, yuan

Blocking Gmail? We didn't do it, says China

Mar 22, 2011
Yesterday, we talked about Google's Gmail service going down in China. Google reported it at the same time as they pointed out that everything...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, privacy, security, world

Google says Gmail is being blocked in China

Mar 21, 2011
Chinese Gmail users are experiencing significant delays if not flat out inaccessibility lately and Google says it's coming from the government. T...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, government, privacy, security, Web Culture

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