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U.S. Exports to China Doubled Since 2000

From New America Media’s ethnic media news summaries: The US-China Business Council published a report Thursday showing that the United States has doubled its export to China since China joined the World Trade Organization in 2000, reports the World Journal. China has become the third country on United States’ exporting list after Canada and Mexico. In 2007, the United

May 5, 2008 12:12 PM

Chinese Tresses Going for Hair-Raising Prices

The popularity of natural hair extensions is driving up the price of human hair, but the market surge isn’t trickling down to the base suppliers – poor women in rural China. From the Yomiuri Shimbun: Tetsuya Oura, a 29-year-old executive of a trading company in Osaka that imports such hair, recalled a scene he once saw in a village in rural China. The village is nestled in a mountainous

March 10, 2008 4:18 PM