The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
National Bureau of Statistics
by Anne Henochowicz | Feb 26, 2014
捅鸡局 (Tǒngjī Jú): Bureau of Dicking Around Pejorative, homophonous nickname for the National Bureau...
by Scott Greene | Jan 22, 2013
China’s National Bureau of Statistics announced last Friday that the working age population decreased by 3.45 million in 2012, according to The People’s Daily: It is first time the country has recorded an absolute...
by Anne Henochowicz | Sep 2, 2012
As of September 1, the following search terms are blocked on Weibo (not including the “search for user” function): P People News (P民报): A satirical netizen Weibo publication. In the past few days, it has been completely wiped...
by Scott Greene | May 29, 2012
The National Bureau of Statistics announced Tuesday that average wages for urban Chinese workers in both the private and non-private sectors rose by double digits in 2011, according to The China Daily: The data was based on a...
by Wu Nan | Sep 14, 2006
by Michael Zhao | Sep 12, 2006
by Zhaohua Li | Jun 16, 2006
by Zhao Ying | Jun 14, 2006
From Bloomberg: Investment in China’s real estate, factories, and utilities unexpectedly accelerated in May, adding to pressure on the government to curb bank lending. Fixed-asset investment in towns and cities climbed...
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