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U.K. announces first nuclear power plant in a generation

Oct 21, 2013
Using Chinese and French financing, the U.K. will build its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years. But the decision is not without controversy.
Posted In: nuclear energy, United Kingdom, China, France

China's economy grows faster than expected

Oct 18, 2013
China's GDP is growing as leaders look to make economic reforms.
Posted In: China, China growth, China's Economy

If 'creditworthiness is like virginity,' did the U.S. just lose it?

Oct 17, 2013
America's creditworthiness takes a hit in Asia, even with the debt ceiling raised and the government reopening.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, credit rating, China

Chinese views on U.S. debt drama

Oct 17, 2013
In light of the U.S. debt scare, an editorial in China's state-run Xinhua news service calls for a world that is ‘de-Americanized.’
Posted In: China, xinhua, foreign investment

London to become Chinese currency hub

Oct 15, 2013
There will now be a direct trading link between the British pound and the Chinese renminbi -- and that could be bad for the dollar.
Posted In: China, Britain, currency

While Washington argues over debt ceiling, the world watches

Oct 14, 2013
All eyes around the world are on Democrats and Republicans in Washington, waiting to see if they will come to an agreement over the debt limit.
Posted In: debt ceiling, China, government shutdown 2013

Why China is worried about a potential U.S. default

Oct 9, 2013
If the U.S. fails to raise the debt ceiling in time, we'll default on loans from a whole bunch of lenders. Our two top foreign creditors -- China and Japan -- have both warned the U.S. government to be careful. What’s at stake for them?
Posted In: China, debt ceiling

China's Steve Jobs? Not on this list

Oct 7, 2013
The U.S. dominated Thomson Reuters' list of the world's top 100 innovative companies. China failed to contribute any companies.
Posted In: China, apple, huawei

6 places where buying a Coke hasn't always been easy

Sep 27, 2013
Coke's spread has been far and wide. But some countries have been tougher endeavors for the soda giant.
Posted In: Coca-cola, Vietnam, India, Myanmar, Russia, East Germany, China, North Korea, cuba

Will China's new 'free trade zone' live up to the hype?

Sep 24, 2013
This week, the Chinese government will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in Shanghai.
Posted In: China, free trade zone, FTZ, Shanghai, business, commerce, global trade, foreign business, RMB

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