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All Posts Tagged With: "China"

World Links: Journalists Detained in N. Korea, Nationwide Strikes in France

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 19th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Sharia Courts Open in Swat, FARC Releases Last Foreign Hostage

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 18th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Economic Exclusion Zone

In the recent standoff between five Chinese naval vessels and the U.S. surveillance ship, Impeccable, China claims that the Americans violated their "economic exclusion zone" (EEZ).

Mar 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Swiss Banks Ease Secrecy Laws; Suspected U.S. Drone Hits Taliban Training Camp

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: China Ups Troops on Tibetan Border; Global Warming Skeptics Meet in NYC

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 9th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: China’s $585.5 Billion Stimulus Package; EU Interest Rates Cut to Record Low

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 5th, 2009 | Comments

Chinese Man Sabotages Christie’s Auction

The Chinese government says that the bronze artifacts were stolen, and it appears that a fake buyer disrupted their sale in a crafty bit of auction sabotage.

Mar 2nd, 2009 | Comments

Tainted Milk Lawsuit Rejected

The 63 defendants, including the parents of two babies who died, were seeking $2 million in compensation from the state-owned dairy producer Sanlu Group.

Dec 9th, 2008 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

China’s New Human Rights Initiative

China announced on Tuesday that it will draft its first "national action plan" on issues such as torture and freedom of speech.

Nov 7th, 2008 | Comments

Obama and the World

What does Obama's foreign policy mean for the rest of the world?

Nov 5th, 2008 | Comments

China Prep: Chinese Grads Face Tough Job Market

The global financial crisis is starting to filter down to China’s job market.

Oct 29th, 2008 | Comments

Red Lines and Deadlines: Press Freedom Around the World

The main lesson to be drawn from the 2008 RSF report is that, “It is not economic prosperity but peace that guarantees press freedom."

Oct 27th, 2008 | Comments

China Approves Rural Land Reform

Though stopping short of outright privatization, the reform will allow farmers, who make up more than 55% of China’s total population, to subcontract, lease and transfer land-use rights.

Oct 23rd, 2008 | Comments
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