Category Archives: China

Why You’ll Soon Be Paying Rent to the Chinese

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Author: Porter Stansberry

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Today, I want to talk about something easy and basic, something that every American should understand. When you borrow money, you eventually have to pay it back – plus interest. That’s all you need to know to understand the financial crisis and the terrible consequences we face if we don’t...

Killer Hornets Terrorize China

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Author: South China Post

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A spate of hornet attacks in southern Shaanxi province has resulted in 28 deaths and hundreds of injuries, a local newspaper reported. Most of those affected are in remote rural areas of the cities of Ankang, Hanzhong and Shangluo, the province’s Chinese Business reported on Thursday. The thumb-sized hornets, known...

Chinese Scientists Create Killer Hybrid Flu Virus In Lab

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Author: Steve Connor

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Senior scientists have criticised the “appalling irresponsibility” of researchers in China who have deliberately created new strains of influenza virus in a veterinary laboratory. They warned there is a danger that the new viral strains created by mixing bird-flu virus with human influenza could escape from the laboratory to cause...

If You Think China’s Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

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Author: Dina Spector

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The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards. Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby factories, and sometimes, dumping by local residents. This March, more...

China ‘Airpocalypse’: Air Pollution Kills Over a Million People Each Year Read

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Author: Ashik Siddique

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The "airpocalypse" in China has become so severe in recent years, with outdoor air pollution levels 25 times higher than what is deemed safe in the United States, that its annual death toll is over one million. A new summary of Chinese data from the massive 2010 Global Burden of Disease...

What Does the Unbelievably Bad Air Quality in Beijing Do to the Human Body?

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Author: Joseph Stromberg

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Beijing’s terrible air quality is currently in the news, and for good reason: The level of pollution present in the air there is unprecedented for a heavily populated area, and several times worse than what any U.S. resident has likely ever experienced. The New York Times recently reported on the air quality problems...

Chinese Army Unit Is Seen as Tied to Hacking Against U.S.

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Author: David E. Sanger

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On the outskirts of Shanghai, in a run-down neighborhood dominated by a 12-story white office tower, sits a People’s Liberation Army base for China’s growing corps of cyberwarriors. The building off Datong Road, surrounded by restaurants, massage parlors and a wine importer, is the headquarters of P.L.A. Unit 61398. A growing...

Child Labour Uncovered in Apple’s Supply Chain

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Author: Juliette Garside

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Apple has discovered multiple cases of child labour in its supply chain, including one Chinese company that employed 74 children under the age of 16, in the latest controversy over the technology giant's manufacturing methods. An internal audit found a flipside to the western consumer's insatiable thirst for innovative and competitively priced gadgets....

Does China Plan To Establish “China Cities” And “Special Economic Zones” All Over America?

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Author: Michael

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What in the world is China up to? Over the past several years, the Chinese government and large Chinese corporations (which are often at least partially owned by the government) have been systematically buying up businesses, homes, farmland, real estate, infrastructure and natural resources all over America. In some cases,...

China’s Army of Little Emperors

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Author: Steve Connor

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They were known as China’s “little emperors” – the offspring of one-child families born after the country’s draconian family planning policy was introduced in 1979. They became the “spoilt generation” of teenagers who didn’t experience the joys and heartache of sibling rivalry or share and share alike – at least...

China to Influence Emerging Economies More Than US

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Author: Press TV

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China will have a bigger influence than the U.S. or Europe over the economies of developing nations as the world’s largest exporter increases its contribution to global growth, according to HSBC. “We are moving away from a U.S.- or Europe-led world to a world led by China,” Stephen King, HSBC’s...

China Telecoms Giant Could Be Cyber-Security Risk to Britain

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Author: James Cusick

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Britain could face a damaging multibillion-pound trade war with China and see the roll-out of economically vital 4G mobile internet services derailed if an intelligence report, due to land on David Cameron's desk within the next two weeks, finds that the UK operations of the Chinese communications giant Huawei represents...

What Does the Middle-Class of China Look Like

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Author: Andrew Puhanic

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Since the introduction of Special Economic Zones in China, the living standards and quality of life of China’s poor has risen exponentially. THE development of China’s middle-class has arisen unnoticed and without any real investigation. The middle-class of most western countries form the majority, in China, this is not the...

Google Earth Finds More Strange Patterns in the Chinese Desert

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Author: Physics arXiv Blog

Google Earth has a history of revealing strange objects in the deserts of China. ast year, various websites reported the discovery of giant kilometre-sized concentric circles of military objects including jets in the Gobi desert. Analysts think these may be missile target zones. Others websites reported the discovery of mysterious...