China’s fiscal revenue up 14.7 pct in Q1 China’s fiscal revenue in the first quarter of the year rose 14.7 percent from the same period last year to hit nearly 3 trillion yuan (475.81 billion U.S. dollars), the Ministry of Finance said Friday. China cuts off internet access in bid to exert control As the […]
- On the Agenda But Off Guest List, China Eyes G-7 Summit in Japan - Bloomberg May 24, 2016BloombergOn the Agenda But Off Guest List, China Eyes G-7 Summit in JapanBloombergChina reacted with anger to an April statement by G-7 foreign ministers expressing opposition to any "intimidating, coercive or provocative" actions in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and calling on all parties to act in accordance with ...China's March T
- Can we please stop holding up China's schools as a model for the US? It's ridiculous. - Washington Post May 24, 2016Can we please stop holding up China's schools as a model for the US? It's ridiculous.Washington PostThese events speak to a large problem in China, where access to education is restricted for millions of children. This post explains why this matters here in the United States. It was written by James Harvey, executive director of the National ...
- Is China on a Path to Debt Ruin? - Foreign Policy (blog) May 24, 2016Foreign Policy (blog)Is China on a Path to Debt Ruin?Foreign Policy (blog)In the first quarter of 2016, Chinese debt rose to 237 percent of GDP — a level comparable to that of the U.S. or the Eurozone and yet much larger than that of most developing economies, according to analysis by The Financial Times. Additionally ...Zombie companies are holding China
- 5000-year-old Beer Brewery Found in China - Haaretz May 24, 2016Haaretz5000-year-old Beer Brewery Found in ChinaHaaretzHowever, the finds in Mijiaya indicate that barley reached ancient China about a thousand years earlier than previously thought. Barley may have been used to make beer long before it became a staple food, postulates the study, published in Proceedings ...5000-Year-Old Beer-Brewing Operation Uncovered in
- Don't start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms embargo lifted - Washington Post May 24, 2016Washington PostDon't start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms embargo liftedWashington PostBEIJING — China warned President Obama on Tuesday not to spark a fire in Asia after he announced the lifting of a long-standing embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam. Obama unveiled the historic step on Monday during his first visit to Vietnam
- My time as a fake boyfriend to China's 'leftover women' - Aljazeera.com May 24, 2016Aljazeera.comMy time as a fake boyfriend to China's 'leftover women'Aljazeera.comBeijing, China - Celia stood in the corner of the room, removing her shoes and putting on her slippers. We were about to meet her parents. She was anxious. So was I. I had been starting to regret coming to the city of Harbin, in northeastern China ...
- China Pouring Billions Into Majority Tibetan Ganzi Prefecture - NBCNews.com May 24, 2016NBCNews.comChina Pouring Billions Into Majority Tibetan Ganzi PrefectureNBCNews.comKANGDING, China — One of the world's most remote regions is in the midst of a multi-billion dollar overhaul. After decades of subduing unrest, China is betting that cold, hard cash will pacify restive Tibetans within its borders. Beijing aims to spend ...and more »
- China's Richest Man Just Picked a Fight With Disneyland - Fortune May 24, 2016FortuneChina's Richest Man Just Picked a Fight With DisneylandFortuneOver the weekend, China's richest man, Dalian Wanda Group founder Wang Jianlin, took to the state airwaves to pick a public fight with Disney. His target was Disney's biggest one-time investment in China so far, the $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland ...Billionaire vows to crus
- China's Middle Class Vents Over Growing List of Grievances - Wall Street Journal May 24, 2016Wall Street JournalChina's Middle Class Vents Over Growing List of GrievancesWall Street JournalBEIJING—The death here of a 29-year-old man in police custody—a new father and graduate of a prestigious Chinese university—has exposed increasing anxieties in the country's growing middle class, already shaken by a decelerating economy and a ...and more
- China's internet propaganda is more subtle and sophisticated than it ever has been - Quartz May 24, 2016QuartzChina's internet propaganda is more subtle and sophisticated than it ever has beenQuartzChinese government propaganda is often pretty heavy-handed. State media insist that economic growth will be L-shaped, for example, but do not bother to say what that means. A string of bizarre English-language music videos demand praise for China's ...and