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China raises interest rates again

Dec 27, 2010
To China now, where the government raised interest rates again over the weekend. It's the second hike in just over two months as the Chinese government attempts to curb inflation there. So what does the move mean for us?
Posted In: China

US rare earth mine to reopen

Dec 27, 2010
A huge pit in the Mojave Desert holds the largest collection of rare earth minerals outside of China. It was shut down years ago due to...
Posted In: a stitch in time is worth two in the bush, China, manufacturing, minerals, world

Can Facebook succeed in China?

Dec 24, 2010
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has before expressed his interest in bringing the social network to China, but he does face some obstacles. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: China, Internet

China sees the Eurozone as a major investment market

Dec 23, 2010
A senior Chinese official said he sees the Eurozone as a major market for investment. Could Chinese investment solve Europe's economic woes? Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: China

Zuckerberg goes to China

Dec 20, 2010
Facebook is blocked in China but Zuckerberg was there to meet with the top brass at Baidu, the search engine of choice/availability for Chinese...
Posted In: baidu, China, Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world, zuckerberg

MIDDAY UPDATE: Housing numbers, foreign trade

Dec 16, 2010
Today we heard some mixed news about the housing market. The number of new homes being built rose in November. Meanwhile, RealtyTrac said...
Posted In: China, Europe, foreclosures, homes, Housing, India, Japan, mid-day update

Question Beijing's Numbers? So Does Beijing.

Dec 7, 2010
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang(photo courtesy Chinatoday.com) As a reporter in China, you're presented with a lot of numbers. A routine...
Posted In: China, rob schmitz

Alternative Indicator: Green GDP

Dec 3, 2010
The Green Gross Domestic Product is an economic growth index that quantifies and calculates the environmental consequences of that growth....
Posted In: alternative indicator, China, GDP, green gross domestic product, new numbers

MIDDAY UPDATE: Groupon and the Fed

Dec 1, 2010
All eyes were on Google today and the Internet mega-corp deliberates on buying the up-and-coming Groupon. In a move that can only be seen as...
Posted In: Banks, Cancun, China, Federal Reserve, Google, groupon, Ireland, Japan, Kyoto, mid-day update, Portugal

China was behind Google attacks, say Wikileaks leaks

Nov 29, 2010
251,287 US diplomatic cables were leaked in the latest round of Wikileaks documents and some of them point to China's politburo as being behind...
Posted In: China, Google, Law, privacy, wikileaks, world

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