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Google boss labels China 'IT menace'

Google boss labels China 'IT menace' | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt uses a new book to call China an Internet menace that backs cyber-crime for economic and political gain, reports say.
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Study shows sharp gaps in China views of US

Study shows sharp gaps in China views of US | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it

A majority of China's opinion leaders and much of its public disapprove of their government's handling of ties with the United States, in a sign of increasingly open criticism, a study said Thursday.

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China's growth expected to slow

China's growth expected to slow | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
China is expected to report its weakest growth numbers in almost three years as global and domestic issues hurt its economy.
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China's rapid economic growth means population is 'wealthier but unhappier’

China's rapid economic growth means population is 'wealthier but unhappier’ | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
The average personal income in China has risen by five per cent a year since the mid 1990s. Yet according to experts, this recent wealth does not equate with personal happiness.
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Vowing Change, China’s Leader Airs Other Message in Private

Vowing Change, China’s Leader Airs Other Message in Private | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
Behind closed doors, Xi Jinping held up the Soviet Union’s collapse as the risk of wavering from traditional ideology.
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It’s official: China now eats twice the meat we do

It’s official: China now eats twice the meat we do | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
China's meat consumption has changed a lot in the last 20 years -- so much so that corn to feed industrially raised animals is now more prevalent than rice.

 

China becoming the green transition leader? think again.


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Current Events: China to move 20,000 people at risk from Three Gorges landslides

BEIJING, April 18 (Reuters) - China will relocate 20,000 people living near the Three Gorges Dam by the end of this year and five times that number by 2017 because of landslide risks caused by the world's biggest hydropower project.
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China's rapid economic growth means population is 'wealthier but unhappier’

China's rapid economic growth means population is 'wealthier but unhappier’ | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
The average personal income in China has risen by five per cent a year since the mid 1990s. Yet according to experts, this recent wealth does not equate with personal happiness.

 

A new research project confirms that fast economic growth does not automatically translate into more life happiness as rising social inequality and environmental pressures create tensions in Chinese economy.


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