Monthly Archives: August 2012

China to Europe: Lean on me?

It all comes down to how you interpret the story, we suppose. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely breathing (yet another) sigh of relief, after Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed (once more) that China is committed to helping the Eurozone … Continue reading

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China to Japan: Diaoyu Islands belong to us, thanks.

Conflict continues over who can lay claim to the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. Xinhua news agency is reporting that China is “strongly displeased” over Japan’s recent remarks over which country owns the islands, with foreign military … Continue reading

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Voila: China’s new supermissiles!

In today’s alarming “nuke the world” news, we give you: SUPERMISSILES! The New York Times reports that China has just developed intercontinental supermissiles capable of overwhelming American defense systems and… yes… nuking the US. The Times reports that China could … Continue reading

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Conditions improving at Apple factories?

To all the tolerant, activist, socially-just smart phone users out there–think long and hard about where your technology came from before you go on that next rant about the evils of corporate America. The Globe and Mail is reporting that … Continue reading

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American economy circling the toilet?

More bad economic news, coming out of the U.S. this time. China Daily Mail reports that Chinese companies are pulling out of the American stock market in droves. According to the Daily Mail, small companies and giants alike are pulling … Continue reading

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China’s economy: Still a watched pot?

Yuh oh. Making news today: China’s Premier Wen Jiabao has warned that the country’s economy is under pressure. Then went one step further and said it faces problems that could be long-lived. The BBC reports that his announcement comes amid … Continue reading

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Pandas! Pandas everywhere!

In adorable animal news… Two giant pandas who were displaced by earthquakes in China in 2008 are soon to return home. Dawwwww. China Daily News has the story here. According to them, more than 60 pandas were homeless in the … Continue reading

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