- Rate rise on agenda despite China woes
Interest rate rise on agenda despite China slowdown.
BBC News. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:26:04 GMT.
- Xiaomi Takes Up Samsung In Its Home Base, Changes The Rules Of The Game
After taking up Samsung (KSE:005930.KS) in the Chinese market and winning the game, Xiaomi is getting ready to enter the Korean market, according to a story in BusinessKorea. ...
By Panos Mourdoukoutas. Forbes. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:29:00 GMT.
- Bolt picks up 11th Worlds gold
Usain Bolt wins his 11th World Championship title with gold in the 4x100m relay in Beijing, but Great Britain fail to finish.
BBC News. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:42:20 GMT.
- Eaton of US Breaks Decathlon Record in Beijing
Ashley Eaton of the United States broke his own record in the decathlon at the 2015 world championships in Beijing Saturday. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:44:59 -0400.
- Moody's Forecasts Russian Recession Will Extend Into 2016
Moody's Investors Service is forecasting that the deep recession in Russia this year will extend into 2016 as a result of the big drop in commodity prices and currencies caused by China's economic slowdown.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:43:33 +0000.
- Open Source: Now Playing Around the World, the ‘Trump Show’
Donald Trump is derided as “a nutcase” in France and “a racist” in China, and his anti-immigrant rhetoric baffles Germany, where his grandparents were born.
Robert Mackey. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:30:31 GMT.
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- Consumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government’s Economic Plans
Middle-class Chinese are reining in spending amid the economic slowdown, damaging the ruling party’s hopes to push consumer spending as a new engine of growth.
Edward Wong. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:19:28 GMT.
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- East Africa: Dangote to Build Kenya Cement Plant in $1.48bn Africa Deal
[East African] A Chinese firm has signed a deal worth $1.487 billion with Nigeria-based cement giant Dangote Group to build cement plants in several African countries including Kenya.
All Africa. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:51:10 GMT.
- China's great fall, loonie's swan dive & some mushy math on taxes: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
From fears that China's stock bubble is overinflated, to some new numbers meant to show how overtaxed Canadians are, it was a busy week in the business news. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:45:00 EDT.
- China to Open Stock Markets to Pension Funds
China said Friday that local pension funds will soon be able to invest up to $94 billion in domestic shares, in a bid to boost investment returns. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:49:08 -0400.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2007, China's estimated population was 1,351,852,000.
For more news and information about China, visit this official
Chinese government website.
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