- How Do Chinese Music Consumers Compare To Those In The States?
While the Chinese market has been incredibly important to many industries for a long time, the music world has been slow to take advantage of the wealth of opportunities afforded by the world’s most populated nation. ...
By Hugh Mcintyre. Forbes. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:20:00 GMT.
- Supreme Court’s Blow to Emissions Efforts May Imperil Paris Climate Accord
Polluters like China and India may balk at following through on the Paris Agreement on cutting emissions if the United States fails to carry out strong policies.
Coral Davenport. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:45:45 GMT.
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- ‘Uncertainty’ over China’s yuan fuels market turmoil
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Feb. 10 that China’s unclear policy over its yuan currency was stoking turbulence in global markets and exacerbating global economic growth concerns
Hurriyet. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:50:00 +0200.
- News Analysis: North Korea’s Rocket Launch Frays Ties Between South Korea and China
The prospect of a new era in relations fell apart this week when South Korea said it was seeking to deploy an American missile defense system on its territory.
Jane Perlez. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:13:02 GMT.
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- China netizens fear for New Year mascot
Chinese netizens are worried about "freakish" monkey mascot Kang Kang, after he failed to appear in the new year extravaganza on state TV.
BBC News. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:39:56 GMT.
- Can You Envision Chinese-Made Cars? – The Lohdown
Chinese-Made Cars Are Coming to the U.S. The post Can You Envision Chinese-Made Cars? – The Lohdown appeared first on Motor Trend.
Carol Ngo. Motor Trend. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:00:27 +0000.
- HK to investigate police warning shots
Hong Kong police say they will hold an inquiry after an officer fired two warning shots during clashes over food stall clearances in Mong Kok.
BBC News. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:57:42 GMT.
- Video: Two Different Shape-Shifting Polymers Change Shape In Water
Two different shape-shifting polymers have been announced from two different universities: Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Zhejiang University in eastern China. ...
Ann R. Thryft. Design News. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 03:45:00 EST.
- ASEAN-US Summit Viewed as More Symbolic Than Substantive
With a backdrop of Beijing's growing assertiveness in the disputed South China Sea, President Barack Obama is set next week to host the leaders of the 10 ASEAN members at an estate near Palm Springs, California. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:11:37 -0500.
- Africa: G20 Green Finance Study Group Meets for the First Time in Beijing
[UNEP] The GFSG will collaborate with other G20 groups and related external initiatives.
All Africa. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:34:10 GMT.
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.
For detailed maps of China, visit this
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