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EU officials meet Chinese leaders

Euro Observer Top EU officials Van Rompuy and Barroso will meet Chinese premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing at a regular summit on Tuesday. The EU is keen for China to invest in its bail-out funds and to stop buying Iranian … Continue reading

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It’s a family affair

The Economist IN RECENT years China’s leaders have become increasingly concerned that the public’s awareness of the growing wealth gap could lead to social instability. In Beijing, displays of gratuitous overcompensation are a daily reminder that some people, in keeping … Continue reading

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Chinese boy sells kidney for iPhone, iPad

Reuters Dawn BEIJING: Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, the government-run Xinhua News Agency said … Continue reading

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China issues ultimatum to bloggers and blog commenters

Agence France-Presse Raw Story Microblog users in Beijing who do not register using their real names by mid-March will be banned from posting comments, a local official said on Wednesday, as authorities tighten their grip on the web. The Chinese … Continue reading

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China: A country where no one is secure

Source: Market Watch BEIJING ( Caixin Online ) — What is the most common feeling in China today? I think many people would say disappointment. This feeling comes from the insufficient improvement in their lives that people are achieving amid … Continue reading

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