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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.
Posted In: China

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.
Posted In: China, Internet

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

China hopes to prevent protests by blocking search terms

Feb 24, 2011
As the unrest continues in Libya, Bahrain, and Yemen, the Chinese government has scaled up its control of the Internet to prevent protests in China. The government has called on search engines to block search terms related to the unrest in the Middle East, as Rob Schmitz reports.
Posted In: China, Internet

MID-DAY UPDATE: U.S. reviews Middle East arms deals, China moves to discourage protests

Feb 23, 2011
As the unrest in the Middle East continues to escalate today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration has launched a...
Posted In: censor, China, defense contractors, Internet, mid-day update, middle east, North Africa, turmoil, unrest, Wall Street Journal

China moves to squelch potential protests

Feb 23, 2011
As political unrest continues to grow in North Africa, the Chinese government has started to censor information online and detain activists in hopes of avoiding potential protests in China. Rob Schmitz reports that while experts think unrest will not spread to China, an upheaval would be catastrophic for the global economy.
Posted In: China, Internet

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