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China continued last week to use its economic power and deep pockets to buy influence around the globe.  Xinhua reported that China has almost 360 investment projects in Cambodia at present, with a total amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) of 1.43 billion U.S. dollars as of 2011. China agreed to increase investments in Cambodia’s […]

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    • With US factory and Boston transit deal, inroad for Chinese rail firm - CNBC September 4, 2015
      CNBCWith US factory and Boston transit deal, inroad for Chinese rail firmCNBCChina's biggest rail manufacturing company is setting its sights on the United States, breaking ground on Thursday for a $60 million plant in Springfield, Mass., that will assemble new cars for Boston's subway system. The company, the China Railway ...and more »
    • China has created a monster it can't control - Sydney Morning Herald September 3, 2015
      Sydney Morning HeraldChina has created a monster it can't controlSydney Morning HeraldWhen in trouble, shoot the messenger. This time-honoured approach to dealing with unwelcome news was much in evidence in China this week when nearly 200 people were rounded up and criminally charged with spreading "false" rumours about the stock ...and more »
    • US to hit China hackers before Xi's Washington visit - CNBC September 3, 2015
      CNBCUS to hit China hackers before Xi's Washington visitCNBCThe Obama administration has for months been preparing a raft of sanctions to respond to mounting commercial espionage from China. Three US officials said the sanctions would probably be unveiled next week, just weeks before Chinese President Xi ...and more »
    • Will China Invade Alaska, Canada? Will Russia? - Observer September 3, 2015
      ObserverWill China Invade Alaska, Canada? Will Russia?ObserverBecause the Chinese have been studying the cycles. From generational theorists William Strauss and Neil Howe, they have learned that political/cultural cycles last only 65 years, and then they collapse, cycles first observed by Taoist monks and Roman ...
    • China's Parade Puts US Navy on Notice - DefenseNews.com September 3, 2015
      China's Parade Puts US Navy on NoticeDefenseNews.comTAIPEI — China showcased its growing capability to deny the US Navy access to the maritime domain of both the East China Sea and South China Sea during a celebratory parade Thursday commemorating the 70th anniversary of its victory over imperialist ...and more »
    • Here's how Uber is fighting its rival in China - Fortune September 3, 2015
      FortuneHere's how Uber is fighting its rival in ChinaFortuneCheng Wei, CEO of rival company Didi Kuaidi, told the Wall Street Journal that Kalanick's message during that meeting was: “They had conquered the whole world and would also conquer China.” Cheng said that although Uber had an advantage by entering ...Inside Uber's Fight With Its Chin
    • China Puts On Huge Parade For World War II Anniversary - Huffington Post September 3, 2015
      Huffington PostChina Puts On Huge Parade For World War II AnniversaryHuffington PostBEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) -- President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most ...China marks Japan WWII
    • Jack Lew: We're going to hold China accountable - CNBC September 3, 2015
      CNBCJack Lew: We're going to hold China accountableCNBCTreasury Secretary Jack Lew, in an exclusive interview with CNBC, diplomatically but firmly criticized China's handling of its currency devaluation. He also said the recent trading turmoil isn't a major concern at this point, but "I keep my eye on the ...and more »
    • China poses threat to global growth, IMF warns - BBC News September 3, 2015
      BBC NewsChina poses threat to global growth, IMF warnsBBC NewsSlower growth in China and continuing stock market uncertainty pose a threat to global economic growth, the International Monetary Fund has warned. China's slowdown appears to have bigger repercussions for other countries than had been expected, the ...IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Thr
    • Five ways India can benefit from China's slowdown - Quartz September 3, 2015
      CNBCFive ways India can benefit from China's slowdownQuartzWith the recent stock market crash, it is clear that China is in the middle of a crisis—and there is no easy way out. As the second largest economy in the world that primarily relies on global demand to drive its growth, China's slowdown will have ...Market meltdown? Don't just blame C