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Expo Launches Plan, Website For Carbon Emission Reductions

Expo Launches Plan, Website For Carbon Emission Reductions

The Shanghai World Expo is living up to its name of providing a Better City and Better Life to the people by taking actions to help Mother Earth and her environment. Learn more about Voluntary Emission Reductions and what you can do to help.

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Expo Volunteers, Security, And The Shanghai Metro

Expo Volunteers, Security, And The Shanghai Metro

Because of the coming World Expo in Shanghai, stricter security measures have been implemented in the metro and also as far as the Beijing Railway Station. Expo volunteers suddenly appeared too, apparently to make commuter’s lives easier.

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The Hukou Domino Effect

The Hukou Domino Effect

The hukou issue presents more reasons to debate about it–abolish it or not? How do we go about it serving 1.3 billion Chinese?

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Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google.cn features manipulated & censored search results, but it still offers Chinese internet users a choice other than Baidu. Less choice is less freedom.

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Shanghai Metro Improvements & Annoying Gate-Jumpers

Shanghai Metro Improvements & Annoying Gate-Jumpers

How the Shanghai metro and its riders has grown and improved over the years in China, as well as a somewhat physical altercation with a shameless gate-jumper.

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China Criticized For Seizing Moral High Ground On Environment

China Criticized For Seizing Moral High Ground On Environment

TIME’s Bryan Walsh points a finger at China for “seiz[ing] the moral high ground” during climate talks last week and warns that the “U.S. … might get lapped.”

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Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

…and why that is one of the lousiest arguments in the never-ending debate over whether Taiwan is an independent state or merely a renegade province that rightfully belongs to the PRC.

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CCTV Rips Off Japanese Anime Pokemon & Naruto, Is Shameless

CCTV Rips Off Japanese Anime Pokemon & Naruto, Is Shameless

A “domestic” Chinese cartoon is exposed by Chinese netizens to have copied numerous character and story elements from popular Japanese anime Pokemon and Naruto.

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Quote: British Paul Carr on American Paranoia

Quote: British Paul Carr on American Paranoia

“This is of course typical American paranoia of all points foreign. ‘The natives are savages! We won’t be able to walk the streets in safety!’” ... 

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China 2010: insights from Microsoft, Symbio, Lip-Bu Tan

China 2010: insights from Microsoft, Symbio, Lip-Bu Tan

Lip-Bu Tan (Cadence), Symbio, & Microsoft shared insights into working with the Chinese government, the difficulty of penetrating inner circle of elites, and reasons for optimism for China 2010.

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China 2010: Innovation, Copycats, Cheap Labor, Staffing Challenges

China 2010: Innovation, Copycats, Cheap Labor, Staffing Challenges

Microsoft, KPMG, Symbio, and Cadence offer their thoughts on innovation, the myth of cheap labor, staff retention, and more business issues relating to China.

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Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

China executes the most criminals per year in the world & Beijing has recently moved away from firing squads to lethal injections, including mobile “death vans”.

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How To Enforce Contracts But Not Pay Debts To Chinese Companies

How To Enforce Contracts But Not Pay Debts To Chinese Companies

Experiences & examples suggesting that Chinese companies won’t sue you for money you owe them, & how foreigners can improve their legal contracts with Chinese.

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Quote: CEO Carol Bartz On Human Rights

Quote: CEO Carol Bartz On Human Rights

“Okay, I’m going to go real simple here. Yahoo is not incorporated to fix China. I’m sorry. It wasn’t incorporated to fix China.” ... 

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Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

BloggerInsight asks notable Chinese bloggers how CCTV’s recent attacks against Google will affect Google’s business in China. Their answers might not be pretty.

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