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Made in China--Not Just Cheap Clothes and Toys Anymore

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Chinese manufactured goods used to be considered sub-par when compared with imports. However, this line of thinking could become a thing of the past as more Chinese gain faith in stuff made at home. ... Read More>>

Crossing Knives: Two Companies, a Famous Logo and a Court Case

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Two companies are going to court over a trademark war in Switzerland and a Chinese company with manufacturing rights may be caught in the middle. ... Read More>>

Foreigners No Longer Allowed to Live-Stream...Sort Of

Chinese officials have issued regulations disallowing foreigners from using live-streaming applications to broadcast in China. ... Read More>>

Train Ticket Prices to Increase by 30% in Southeastern Coastal Areas

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Ticket prices for G and D trains travelling between 200 and 250 kilometers will increase in April due to increased competition and changes in pricing policy. ... Read More>>

Eight Dates, Ten Days--University Students Escape Back to Campus

Looking at the experiences of two young, single women, Xiao Meng and Rou Rou, one gets an idea of what its like to be a young single in China. ... Read More>>

Endangered Species--Its What’s for Dinner

Supposed members of the Guangxi Investment Promotion Bureau have been accused of serving and eating pangolin, an endangered species, with a guest. The evidence? A Weibo post from 2015. ... Read More>>

Chinese Government to Start Keeping Biometrics Information of Foreigners HOT

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China’s government is going to begin keeping biometrics information on all foreigners entering the country including but not limited to fingerprints. ... Read More>>

Blind Dates and Spring Festival

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Relatives setting up Chinese singles on blind dates has become commonplace during the Spring Festival Holiday, but many singles aren’t necessarily comfortable with the prospect. ... Read More>>

The 10 Chinese Brands Best Known Overseas

As China continues to rise in global stature, old stereotypes about the quality of products it makes are dying. Britain’s BrandZ, a brand equity database, just released its ranking of China’s best known brands overseas. ...Read More>>

Is There a Growing Wave of Nationalism in China? HOT

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From harassing Olympians and nationalistic hip hop groups, to boycotting foreign brands and smashing iPhones, recent events may indicate that there is a growing wave of nationalism sweeping through the Middle Kingdom. ... Read More>>

Two Dead After Hunting Accident in Hubei Province

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Though gun ownership in China is strictly controlled by the government there are some citizens who still own and use guns. A hunting accident in Hubei leaves two dead after they were mistaken by a group of hunters to be wild animals. ... Read More>>

Chinese Internet Usage: The Numbers are Staggering

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As China’s economy continues to grow, more and more people are using the internet and the ways in which they are using it are also diversifying. A recent report from the China Internet Network Information Center details some of these changes. ... Read More>>

“Women Hold Up Half the Sky”: A Maoist Slogan Resurrected

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A Maoist is slogan revitalized at the Women’s March protest. ... Read More>>

Beijing Venture Firm COO Fired for Groping Woman on Plane

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Li Yuanrong was recently fired from his post as COO at Beijing venture capital firm Xinghe Chuangfu after he confessed to groping a sleeping woman on a flight in early January. The woman publicly accused him in a post on Weibo. ... Read More>>

Chinese Women Hire Fake Boyfriends for Spring Festival Trip Home HOT

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Young men who hire themselves out as “fake boyfriends” are in high demand for the holidays. This article explores the concept of rental boyfriends and the motivations behind the young women who opt for one. ... Read More>>

McDonald’s Sells Holdings in China and Hong Kong for $2 billion

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McDonald’s has sold most of its holdings in China and Hong Kong. Chinese firm Citic Capital and U.S. private equity firm The Carlyle Group have signed an agreement with the fast food giant in a deal worth $2.08 billion. ... Read More>>

Using 12110: How to Text the Police for Help in China

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What do you do in an emergency situation in China when you are unable to call the police? The Chinese police respond to emergency texts to 12110. This translated article gives instructions on how to successfully send an SMS to the police. ... Read More>>

Making the Grade: China’s New Foreigner Visa System HOT

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China drastically changed its policy towards laowai visas in 2016. Now, the PRC will classify you as either an A, B or C-listed foreigner. Depending on your grade, it can (and will) affect your legal status living and working in the country. ... Read More>>

Are China’s Taxes Hurting Its Manufacturing Industry?

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Chinese billionaire Cao Dewang made international headlines by announcing that he would open an auto glass factory in Ohio to escape China’s high taxes. This has led international media to question if China’s high taxes are hurting its manufacturing ...... Read More>>

The 9 Most Developed Mega Cities in China HOT

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Which cities in China are the most economically developed? This translated article lists China’s nine largest and most developed cities. The author includes each city’s population and per capita GDP. ... Read More>>

What Are China’s Future First-Tier Cities?

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China’s second-tier cities are catching up the “Big 4” first-tier cities. Which second-tier cities will become first-tier cities in the near future? This author predicts that Hangzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan, and Suzhou have the best chances of being first-tier ...... Read More>>

China’s Workforce is Aging: How Can an Economic Decline Be Prevented?

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The “China Human Capital Report 2016” shows that China’s labor force is aging, and may cause the nation’s economic growth to decline with in next fifteen years. China must increase its birthrate in order to have enough human capital for economic growth. ...... Read More>>

German Companies in China Unsure about Future Prospects

Many German companies in China saw their profits decline this year and are worried about their economic prospects for the future. Concerns include air pollution, rising labor costs, and unpredictable policy. However, most German companies in China have no ...... Read More>>

Daimler Executive Fired After Yelling “All Chinese Are Bastards” During Parking Quarrel HOT

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A heated incident in Beijing has made international headlines this week. An executive from German auto-maker Daimler (which owns Mercedes-Benz) was fired after yelling “All Chinese are bastards!” during an argument over a parking spot in Shunyi district. ... Read More>>

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