Archive for the ‘China’ Category

19 March super moon – A rare celestial event

On 19th March, a full moon will be appearing in the sky at a distance to the nearest position to the earth. Such a phenomenon is said to occur once every 18 years.

The astronomical data says that the…

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Posted by Samron Jude on March 12th, 2011 in China | No Comments

Obama, Hu schedule joint press conference

Presdients Hu and Obama will conduct a joint press conference on Wed. (File Photo, Reuters)
At the insistence of the Obama Administration, Chinese President Hu Jintao will take part in a joint press c…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 18th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

Poll: Americans view China as a threat to economy

According to a recently conducted poll by the Pew Research Center, almost  half of all Americans believe that China is now the world’s leading economic power. (It’s actually No. 2, stil…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 18th, 2011 in China | No Comments

Hu calls US currency “product of past”, stresses cooperation

Obama and Hu at G-20 last year in Seoul. AP/Charles Dharank
Prior to his state visit to Washington D.C. this week, Chinese President Hu Jintao stressed the need for cooperation between the US and …

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 17th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

Brother of Chinese man sentenced to life for evading tolls confesses

Henan Province, China
The brother of a man who was given a life sentence for evading highway tolls in China has come forward to confess that he was the actual culprit.
On Saturday evening, Shi Junfeng…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 16th, 2011 in China | No Comments

China’s railway system will move 230 million during Spring Festival

Passengers queue up to buy train tickets in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. Source: Xinhua
The Chinese railway system will be put the test during the Spring Festival this year.  A staggering 230 million peo…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 16th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

1.5 million Chinese take grad school entrance exam

Teacher checking ID at Peking University prior to grad school entrance exam.
January 15 is the start of a two-day graduate school entrance exam.   This year 1.5 million students are taking the exam,…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 16th, 2011 in China | No Comments

Another suicide at Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen, China, location of another Foxconn suicide.
On Friday, Foxconn, a Taiwan owned high-tech manufacturing company which has a sizable presence in Shenzhen, China, disclosed that a factory worke…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 16th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

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