TeaLeafNation uses China's dominant search engine Baidu's search history to finish half-written questions about different provinces in China. They plot the stereotypes onto an interesting map about China. For example, Beijing was associated with “smog” and Xinjiang was considered as “being chaotic”. The piece has also explained the stereotypes about different provinces in...
China tries to feed a fifth of the world's population on a seventh of its available land—and not the world’s most fertile, Beijing often complains. So not speed up use of genetically modified food?
Beijing has recently voiced it’s concern in regard to a volley of North Korean missiles that passed China Expresses Concern Over North Korean Rocket’s Near Miss With Airliner - -
John Allen Gay Colum Lynch, Foreign Policy’s astute United Nations reporter, spies a gap between Beijing and Moscow on the latter’s invasion of Ukraine. “An unassuming, mid-level Chinese diplomat” announced China’s support for the new...Show More Summary
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Beijing is working to “defuse debt risks" as a solar company appears set to be the first to default in the country's $1.4 trillion corporate bond market. Heard on the Street columnists Alex Frangos, Abheek Bhattacharya and Aaron Back debate whether Beijing is doing enough to prevent the debt problem from becoming a crisis.
The fire at Victoria, Australia's Hazelwood coal mine has burned for nearly a month now and blanketed the nearby town of South Morwell in pollution. The post Australian Town’s Air Pollution As Bad As Beijing’s Due To Coal Mine Fire appeared first on ThinkProgress.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to regulate booming online financial services firms to curb the risks they pose to the wider financial sector, the former president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Yang Kaisheng, said on Thursday.
Construction is set to start later this year on a $2-billion Universal Studios theme park in Beijing, according to published reports.
At the Frankfurt Motor Show last year, Lexus rolled out a concept crossover called the LF-NX. It then brought it back, with a new paint job and a turbocharged engine, at the Tokyo Motor Show a few months later. We got another glimpse a couple of months after that during a presentation from Jim Lentz. Show More Summary
By Doug Young: Everyone is getting quite excited these last 2 days about word that Beijing will soon launch a major new sell-down of its stake in many of China's largest state-owned enterprises (SOEs), in a bid to breath new life into these bureaucratic behemoths. Show More Summary
China’s annual military budget figure always generates controversy. Beijing says that its spending is a fraction of U.S. defense spending, and represents a smaller proportion of GDP and overall state expenditures
Lexus is working on a new compact crossover to rival the likes of the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 as well as the upcoming Lincoln MKC and Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class. To be called the NX, the vehicle was previewed in concept form at auto shows in Frankfurt and Tokyo last year, and now Lexus has confirmed that the NX will be revealed in production trim at the...
China announced its biggest rise in military spending in three years on Wednesday, a strong signal from President Xi Jinping that Beijing is not about to back away from its growing assertiveness in Asia, especially in disputed waters.The...Show More Summary
It looks like Universal Studios got jealous of Disneyland hogging the China limelight, so they decided to build Universal Studios attraction in Beijing. We can't wait for the finless Jaws' ride and the "Jurassic don't know how to Park" (screw you, I'm half-Chinese). [ more › ]
Beijing's metro was approved in 1965 and had a first line of 24km, primarily motivated by military considerations. It was the first line in China and opened on 1 October 1969.
BEIJING (Reuters) - It is all right for China to slightly miss the government's 7.5 percent economic growth target this year as long as enough jobs are created, the finance minister said on Thursday, stressing that a healthy labor market is more import...
With China's legislature meeting in Beijing, officials are setting out their goals for the year and offering a rare degree of press access in a flurry of news briefings. Economists weigh in.
Days after Ukraine's deposed President Viktor Yanukovych fled his Kiev palace, an unassuming, mid-level Chinese diplomat appeared before the United Nations Security Council to highlight Beijing's support for the new pro-Western government,...Show More Summary
Beijing boosts its defence spending, promising to safeguard the nation's territorial sovereignty.