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The Chinese Internet's detour to... Wyoming?

Jan 22, 2014
Seventy-five percent of Chinese Internet traffic took a day trip to Cheyenne, Wyo.
Posted In: China

Chinese workers fight Wal-Mart for better wages

Jan 22, 2014
Wal-Mart’s been in hot water lately with the National Labor Relations Board. But Wal-Mart’s labor problems don’t stop there. Wal-Mart employees in China are filing lawsuits against the company for similar problems.
Posted In: China, Wal-Mart

Rising demand for oil: 'Growth is easy when you've been in the pits'

Jan 21, 2014
American thirst for oil rises faster than expected, as the nation recovers from recession and chemical makers seize on less expensive domestic supplies.
Posted In: big oil, China

American pollution: Made in China

Jan 21, 2014
There's a hidden cost to buying goods manufactured in China -- pollution in western North America.
Posted In: China, China's Environment, China's Economy, air pollution

China GDP lowest since 1999

Jan 20, 2014
China's fast growing economy is slowing down.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

China rolls out plan to clean its air - will it work?

Jan 9, 2014
China has some of the worst smog in the world – impacting the lives of more than a billion people as well as the bottom line for the world’s second biggest economy.
Posted In: China, air pollution, coal

Shanghai residents can finally get their hands on a PS4

Jan 7, 2014
After 14 years, China is lifting its ban on foreign video game consoles in its Shanghai free trade zone.
Posted In: China, video games, Shanghai

On paper, China's trade surpasses U.S. - but let's get real

Jan 7, 2014
The Chinese media is reporting the value of China’s global trade has overtaken the United States to become the world’s largest trading economy. It’s another milestone for China. But if you take a good look behind the numbers, the claim begins to fall apart.
Posted In: China, trade

China tells party officials to stop smoking in public

Jan 3, 2014
For decades, sharing cigarettes has been common practice for China’s government officials. But president Xi Jinping is cracking down on smoking to revamp the party’s image.
Posted In: China, smoking, cigarettes

"A communist party casino" - Despite the lift of IPO ban in China, investors remain unhappy

Jan 2, 2014
China has announced it will lift a one-year ban on new stock listings in the new year. The market for initial public offerings was frozen by China’s government in late 2012 in attempts to reform a trading system deemed too risky. Traders in Shanghai aren't encouraged.
Posted In: China, IPO

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