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China Bans Banks From Accepting Bitcoins China Bans Banks From Accepting Bitcoins
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For some time now, the digital currency known as “bitcoins” has been ballooning in value thanks to a lot of speculation and the promise that the money will be finite. Currency 101 dictates that the more of something there is, …

Jen Arnold of “Little Couple” Diagnosed with Cancer Jen Arnold of “Little Couple” Diagnosed with Cancer

39-year-old Jen Arnold, star of TLC’s “The Little Couple,” has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The news was first reported by People in an exclusive statement. “I have recently been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer …

Joe Biden Visits China Amid Air Zone Tensions Joe Biden Visits China Amid Air Zone Tensions

US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Asia as tensions are escalating between China and Japan over a newly established Chinese air defense identification zone in the East China Sea. The tensions center around the tiny Senkaku Islands (known as …

Obama Urges Airlines To Obey China’s Rules Obama Urges Airlines To Obey China’s Rules
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The New York Times reports that the Obama administration has asked that American commercial airlines obey the wishes of China and submit notification of flights into their airspace in advance. The move comes as the United States finds itself drawn …

U.S. B-52′s Enter Airspace Claimed by China U.S. B-52′s Enter Airspace Claimed by China

Two unarmed U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers entered a Chinese air defense zone on Monday, defying China’s expanding claim over an island chain in the East China Sea. The flight occurred without incident, and the Pentagon declared on Tuesday that …

China Witnessed B-52s Entering Defense Zone China Witnessed B-52s Entering Defense Zone
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On Tuesday, two U.S. B-52 bombers flew over the East China Sea as part of a previously planned training exercise; however, no notification was given to Beijing. In the past, the lack of notification may not have raised any eyebrows. …

Study Suggests Staggered National Flu Vaccinations For China Study Suggests Staggered National Flu Vaccinations For China

A new study from a combined team of American and Chinese scientists is suggesting that China implement a new national flu vaccine strategy. The paper, published today in the journal PLOS Medicine, states that China should use a staggered flu …

One-Child Policy To Be Relaxed By China Amid Labor Force Concerns One-Child Policy To Be Relaxed By China Amid Labor Force Concerns
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China seems to be loosening on its One-Child policy as part of economic reforms. Other Communist party plans are re-education through labor policy and increased mobility for the rural population. This was announced by Chinese state media on Friday, days …

China Announces New One Child Policy China Announces New One Child Policy
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In an announcement made on Friday, China leaders decided they would gradually start easing up on its decades old, one child policy. The new law states that parents can have two children if either parent was an only child. The …

China to Shift Economy, Loosen One Child Policy China to Shift Economy, Loosen One Child Policy

A reform document released by China’s Communist party, after a four day-long meeting of its top officials, includes a flood of sweeping changes to reportedly attempt to undo decades of failed expansion plans, according to Reuters. Among the reform plans …

Jimmy Kimmel: Should He Be the One Fired for Remark? Jimmy Kimmel: Should He Be the One Fired for Remark?
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There have still been many protests over the weekend because of the ABC network and Jimmy Kimmel situation that occured last month on the show. People are touting signs all over the country that say things like, “Fire Jimmy Kimmel” …

Explosions in North China Caused by Bombs Explosions in North China Caused by Bombs

One person is dead and eight are injured from explosions in China. These blasts happened near office buildings controlled by the Shanxi Communist Party Committee that is located in Taiyuan, China. The explosions began around 7:40 in the morning on …

Tiananmen Square Shut Down After Car Crash Tiananmen Square Shut Down After Car Crash

Tiananmen Square was shut down on Monday after a sport utility vehicle drove over a sidewalk and into a crowd of tourists and other pedestrians. The vehicle maneuvered between two of the steel barricades that separate the street from the …

Foxconn Opens $25 Million Research Center Foxconn Opens $25 Million Research Center

According to Taiwanese publication DigiTimes, Foxconn Electronics this week officially opened a new research and development facility in Nanning, China. Foxconn reportedly sunk $24.6 million into the facility. The report states that the center will be used for research and …

Dmitry Medvedev Visits China, Strikes Oil Agreement Dmitry Medvedev Visits China, Strikes Oil Agreement

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has been on an official trip to China since tuesday, when he arrived in Beijing after an official invite from the Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang. On the table for Medvedev’s visit are such activites as …

Dmitry Medvedev Sells Russian Oil to China As Russia Dies Out Dmitry Medvedev Sells Russian Oil to China As Russia Dies Out
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The party-state elite and oligarchs of Russia joined together to sign a $85 billion deal to extract Russian oil and sell it to China, through a mutual agreement between Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday. …

China: Smog Chokes Chinese Manchuria, as Overpopulated Asian Giant Burns Coal China: Smog Chokes Chinese Manchuria, as Overpopulated Asian Giant Burns Coal

Vast areas of China’s north-east were choking in smog on Monday, as the Asian giant grappled with yet another horrendous air pollution crisis threatening millions of lives. Schools and colleges were forced to suspend classes in Chinese Manchuria’s largest cities, …

China Smog Causes Asthma Attack For Singer, Show Canceled China Smog Causes Asthma Attack For Singer, Show Canceled

China is dealing with choking, dangerous smog this week that has already hit levels of 1,000 in some areas; for context, a reading of 300 is considered a health hazard. The air quality has forced school closings and flight cancellations, …

Slavery: A $32 bil. industry with 23.9 mil. employed Slavery: A $32 bil. industry with 23.9 mil. employed
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(image) We marvel at our technology, wear clothes as a means of status, indulge in our spices, and unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible not to live off the abundant 130 product types made by the hands of children and forced laborers. …

Apple Reducing iPhone 5C Production By Half [Report] Apple Reducing iPhone 5C Production By Half [Report]

Last month, Apple launched the iPhone 5C as the cheaper alternative to the iPhone 5S. Normally, the company would just reduce the price of the existing iPhone 5 and call it a day, but the iPhone 5C represented its effort …

Chinese Holiday to Affect Notebook Shipments Chinese Holiday to Affect Notebook Shipments

Though notebook shipments languished over the summer, manufacturers still have the holiday buying season to look forward to. Now, it appears that a labor shortage in China could restrict notebook shipments even further. DigiTimes is reporting that China is currently …