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China - Twenty Years Ago and Now

Had a quick stop-over in Beijing and got to visit to the Great Wall of China. Interesting to see how modern China is becoming. My first visit to China was in the 1990s. A lot has changed (mostly for the...

Chinese Hack Data of Feds With Top-Secret Clearance

Hackers gained access to the Office of Personnel Management, which houses the personal data of all federal employees, and an official tells the New York Times that the hit was traced to China—though it's not clear whether Beijing sanctioned it. The March breach appeared to target the files of...

The World's Next Big Global Showdown Is Already Simmering In The South China Sea [GRAPHIC]

The South China Sea is a powder keg of territorial claims mized with oil and gas resources. Almost every country in the area has a longstanding animus towards at least one of its neighbors. China claims 90% of the Sea, and Beijing is viewed with fear and suspicion throughout the region. The U.S. Show More Summary

Guo Meimei arrested for World Cup gambling in Beijing

It's happened. Guo Meimei, the Hunan-born 22-year-old who's linked to a massive 2011 Red Cross scandal and is notorious for flaunting her wealth (and laowai boyfriend), was arrested in Beijing for World Cup gambling. [ more › ]

Dell: U.S.-China Hacking Spat Not Hurting China Business

U.S. technology firm Dell, the largest vendor of computer servers in China, says its business there hasn’t been hurt by disagreements between Washington and Beijing over cybersecurity issues.

Report: Chinese Hackers Target Information of Federal Employees

Revelations come as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Beijing for bilateral talks

Capital flight crackdown would hurt outside China

State television has accused Bank of China of helping clients move money abroad, prompting chatter of an official backlash. The mainland’s capital controls are famously porous. If Beijing decides to plug the leaks then overseas banks, casinos and real estate markets will suffer.

China, US vow to end old rivalries

China and the US geared early Wednesday for high-stakes talks on a slew of thorny issues, as American officials warned against rising tensions caused by Beijing’s “problematic” claim to swathes of the South China Sea. The maritime disputes, as well […]

China’s Richest Man To Build $900 Mln Tower In Chicago

Wanda Group of Beijing, controlled by Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, plans to invest $900 million in a tower complex in Chicago, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The 89-floor tower will be the city’s third-tallest building, and house a 240-room luxury hotel,  Wanda said. Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin was the richest mainland Chinese [...]

China President Xi Jinping Warns Of “Disaster” Amid Deteriorating Sino-U.S. Ties

A confrontation between China and U.S. “would definitely be a disaster,” China’s President said at a speech kicking off a conference of high-level leaders between the two sides on economic and security affairs in Beijing yesterday. Against a backdrop of rising regional tension over Chinese territory claims and U.S.-China countercharges of high-tech spying,  Xi [...]

China puts Tibetan writer and husband under house arrest amid Kerry visit

New York, July 9, 2014--Chinese authorities should immediately release two writers who have been placed under house arrest in Beijing, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The move comes as China hosts U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry....

The Issue in Hong Kong Is Not Autonomy from Beijing, but Growing Economic Inequality

Han Zhu, Sr. Fellow Chunqiu Institute for Development and Strategic Studies; co-author "Sino Power." This article is distributed by the Guancha Syndicate. On the 17th anniversary of the elimination of British colonialism, Hong Kong saw...Show More Summary

Apple loses voice recognition patent suit in China, faces legal challenges over Siri

A Beijing court has affirmed the validity of a voice recognition patent -- held by China's Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co. -- that Apple is accused of infringing with Siri, clearing the way for the resolution of a long-pending intellectual property case that could see the personal digital assistant muted in China.

China says it's up to US to drive global economy

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BEIJING (AP) — China's finance minister said Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.

Apple loses patent claim battle against Chinese Siri

A Beijing court has ruled against Apple, upholding the validity of a patent held by the Chinese company Zhizhen Internet Technology. Zhizhen first sued Apple back in 2012, claiming that Apple’s Siri virtual assistant was infringing on its patent for … Read more ›

Around the World on 90k Part I: Warsaw and Beijing with Nothing But a Passport and a Dream(liner)

Hopefully my perspective will be a little different from Lucky's, as someone who's not quite as accustomed to premium travel as he is. I think on this trip, Lucky found out that having me along was the equivalent of having 13 black cats for travel companions. Show More Summary

Writer 'on house arrest' with Kerry in China

Tibetan writer says detention may be linked to a dinner invitation to US embassy during John Kerry's Beijing trip.

China lowers anti-dumping taxes on US poultry

China is to lower anti-dumping duties on US chicken products following last year's ruling against Beijing by the World Trade Organization in a four-year-old dispute.

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