September Economic Data Exceeds Expectations

Economic data released over the weekend indicated that China’s economy may have begun to stabilize in September, as both the trade surplus and money supply grew more than estimated and inflation fell to its slowest pace in...

World Says China Will Overtake America

A new Pew Global Attitudes survey suggests that the perception of China overtaking the US continues to spread. But, as the Pew Research Center’s president notes at the Wall Street Journal, few see this as cause for...

Olympics: Spain’s Eye-Catching Faux Pas

From the Guardian blog: Spain’s Olympic basketball teams have risked upsetting their Chinese hosts by posing for a pre-Games advert making slit-eyed gestures. The advert for a courier company, which is an official sponsor...

China to Send Two Pandas to Spain for Research – The Hindu

From the Hindu: China will send two cuddly giant pandas to Spain as “goodwill emissaries” and for research. A seven-year-old male “Bing Xing” weighing 140 kg and a four-year-old female “Hua Zui Ba” weighing 93 kg would be sent to the Madrid zoo, head of the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base, Zhang Zhihe said. […]

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