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  • As U.S. and European businesses decline, China now ready to buy them up
    As U.S. and European businesses decline, China now ready to buy them up
    With a continuing spiral downward in oil prices and global deflation over the past two months, the next trump card on the West is about to be played as China prepares for a massive new influx of acquisitions and trade agreements that will place...
  • China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    One of the interesting dichotomies of a global economy is that quite often, one sector, region, or nation will be in recession or decline while other economies are in a growth phase. And during these times, the potential for investing in, or...
  • Chinese newborn buried alive: Baby girl thought to be stillborn
    Chinese newborn buried alive: Baby girl not victim of China's one-child policy
    The Chinese newborn buried by her grandmother under a tree on the family’s farm was saved after a chain of events led her father back to the farm to retrieve her tiny body. This miracle was almost short lived when the hospital discharged the...
  • Spider
    Researchers find thirty new species of spiders in Chinese rainforest
    Over the weekend the news of something with eight legs was swirling around the internet, according to the Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 reports from both the Digital and Unexplained Mysteries. The news was this, there were 30 new species of spiders found in...
  • Jack Ma and Alibaba debut on NYSE
    Ad claims Alibaba will 'decimate' US retailers
    As reported by TechinAsia, the Alliance for Main Street Fairness has released an ad arguing that the sales tax loophole gives Alibaba an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar business and will threaten the profits of local businesses."Thanks...
  • Hotel Icon
    Room Report: Hotel Icon Hong Kong
    Arrival Experience: This Hong Kong hotel is like no other in the city. It is associated with the city's Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management program and run as a nonprofit. As a result, the entire stay changes...
  • Culling of H7N9 avian flu infected chickens
    China reports human H7N9 avian influenza cases from Shanghai, Guangdong
    Chinese health authorities have announced two additional human cases ofavian influenza A(H7N9), one from Shanghai municipality on Dec. 6 and one today fromGuangdong Province.On Saturday, the Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission announced...
  • Lovely 'China Then and Now'
    Lovely 'China Then and Now' featured at the Nassau County Museum of Art
    Winter is here on Long Island. With the cold weather outside folks are looking for inside entertainment to give warm thrills. This is a wonderful opportunity to take in the beauty and warmth of a new exhibit on display in the beautiful Nassau...
  • First Constitution Day for China
    First Constitution Day to be commemorated in China
    The twilight of Dec. 4 is nearly upon the world, in China it will herald in the country’s first ever national Constitution Day. China's current constitution was adopted on Dec.4, 1984 and is primarily based on the previous version...
  • Historian suggests Da Vinci was Chinese
    Historian suggests Da Vinci was Chinese
    According to research put forth by a Hong Kong-based Italian historian and novelist, Leonardo da Vinci's mother may have been Chinese. On November 20th, Daily Mail carried an article about the Angelo Paratico's theory.Mr. Paratico has...
  • The Face of Change
    Taiwan elections send a wake up call to presidents
    When Taiwan hosted a successful technology event in Memorial City Mall in Houston late September, it was a lauded a sign of advancement in the industry and progress for the island nation in recent years.But Taiwanese voters sent a different world...
  • Mock Rice Bowl
    China's "golden rice bowl" draws new generation
    This year 1.4 million candidates applied for the Chinese civil service exam, with 900,000 taking the test. For the 22,000 job openings this year there are roughly 4 candidates per position. Although the number of positions offered this year was 3...
  • City Gate
    Modern China portrayed in 12th century painting
    Dai Xiang, a Chinese artist and photographer, is making waves across Chinese social media. The artist recently unveiled his modern reinterpretation of the famous Song Dynasty painting “Along the River During the Qing Ming Festival”. Mr...
  • China increases financial reforms as their central bank will now insure deposits
    China increases financial reforms as their central bank will now insure deposits
    In the United States we have the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to protect depositors and account holders in the case of a bank failure. This institution was an outcome from the early days of the Great Depression, when banks for the...
  • Smoking and tobacco ads declared taboo in Beijing
    Smoking and tobacco ads declared taboo in Beijing
    As of June 21, 2015, people living and working in Beijing will be banned from smoking in all indoor areas including places of employment as well as public transportation according to new legislation by the Standing Committee pf Beijing People...