Category Archives: China

Why You’ll Soon Be Paying Rent to the Chinese

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Author: Porter Stansberry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...