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Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be named ambassador to China

Mar 8, 2011
President Obama is expected to nominate Locke to represent the U.S. in Beijing. Locke would be the first Chinese-American to serve in the post, and has worked on trade with China before.
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China plans "more money for the masses"

Mar 7, 2011
As unrest continues in the North Africa and the Middle East, China hopes to prevent similar protests with a new five-year plan to fight inflation and low wages. Rob Schmitz explains.
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China to track cell phone users

Mar 4, 2011
The government of China says it will track the movements of 17 million citizens in Beijing. The government says they're doing it in hopes of...
Posted In: business, Cellphones, China, gadgets, government, world

China's U.S. debt holdings jumps to $1.160 trillion

Mar 1, 2011
The U.S. Treasury Department has revised China's holdings of U.S. debt to $1.16 trillion. As Nancy Marshall Genzer explains, that is considerably more than previously report.
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U.S. puts Chinese search engine on "notorious" list

Mar 1, 2011
The U.S. Trade Representative's office released a list Monday of "notorious markets" for counterfeit goods. At the top, China's search engine Baidu...
Posted In: China, Congress, government, Law, security, world

How China keeps protest news off the Internet

Feb 28, 2011
You can go online and learn about protests in Africa and the Middle East, the so-called Jasmine Revolution. Videos, news, blogs, tweets, you can see it all. Because you don't live in China.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Academy Awards, Groupon, Walmart, and gas prices

Feb 28, 2011
The Brits were the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. British film "The King's Speech...
Posted In: academy awards, China, gas prices, groupon, mid-day update, Russia, Walmart

Groupon launches China service

Feb 28, 2011
The daily deal site Groupon has been interested in expanding into China for months. And finally, Groupon has opened its Chinese affiliate, Gaopeng.com. The site will initially cover Beijing and Shanghai but the company hopes to grow to cover more of China's 160 cities.
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Groupon expands into China

Feb 28, 2011
Groupon has opened a site called GaoPeng.com in China, bringing their approach to the group buying model to China (and the Chinese market) for the...
Posted In: business, China, groupon, Web Culture, world

LinkedIn blocked in China

Feb 25, 2011
Really, China? Blocking the most square and businesslike social networking site in the world? The official social networking site of everyone's dad...
Posted In: China, government, linkedin, policy, privacy, search, social media, world

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