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What's the impact of the new and fast development of China's economic outburst in the world. What lies ahead in the future?
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More Silicon Valley money headed to China startups

More Silicon Valley money headed to China startups | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
As Internet giant Alibaba prepares to make its public debut in what is anticipated to be the largest tech IPO in history, Silicon Valley investors are giving more thought to investing in Chinese tech companies, despite a history of risks.
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IMAX to launch $250,000 home theatres in China | Toronto Star

IMAX to launch $250,000 home theatres in China | Toronto Star | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
RT @TorontoStar: IMAX to launch $250,000 home theatres in China http://t.co/MmakKHOSzt
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One model, two interpretations - The Economist

One model, two interpretations - The Economist | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
One model, two interpretations
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CHINA has long stressed that its rise as one of the world's great powers will be “peaceful”. But it is also aware that, historically, peaceful rises are the exception.
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Why Gravity Director Alfonso Cuarón Will Never Make a Space Movie Again | Underwire | Wired.com

Why Gravity Director Alfonso Cuarón Will Never Make a Space Movie Again | Underwire | Wired.com | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
Back when you dreamed about being an astronaut, you imagined floating in space, looking back at Earth, and it sounded amazing. Not so much if you’re not attached to a station or a ship and have no way to get back home.
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China media: National Day reflection - BBC News

China media: National Day reflection - BBC News | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
BBC News China media: National Day reflection BBC News Media in China are celebrating the nation's economic progress on National Day, but also highlight the need for more social reforms.
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Population Control Is Called Big Revenue Source in China - New York Times

Population Control Is Called Big Revenue Source in China - New York Times | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
Population Control Is Called Big Revenue Source in China New York Times BEIJING — Nineteen province-level governments in China collected a total of $2.7 billion in fines last year from parents who had violated family planning laws, which usually...
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Guess Who's Bullish on Europe? China's New Investment Play - TIME

Guess Who's Bullish on Europe? China's New Investment Play - TIME | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
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China is second-biggest movie market

China is second-biggest movie market | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
China becomes the world's second-biggest movie market, displacing Japan, underscoring its importance as a key market for Hollywood's moviemakers.
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Urban Farming is Growing in Shanghai, China

Urban Farming is Growing in Shanghai, China | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it

After years of relentless growth, Shanghai, China is entering a new phase of environmentally sustainable development, where issues like urban farming are becoming more prominent. 

 

Increasing urban density, competition for land and a rising demand for food from the burgeoning middle class, Shanghai needs to ensure that the opportunity to produce food in the city is possible.

The main challenge facing urban farming in Shanghai remains to be a lack of awareness. Without the proper education and know-how, the urban farming movement is unlikely to take shape on a large scale, and with very little outdoor space available, few options are available to grow food. Many residents have turned to creative land-intensive solutions such as balcony or rooftop farming to produce fresh, organic, healthy and cheap foods...



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China Denies Allegations of Cyberattacks by Army

China Denies Allegations of Cyberattacks by Army | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
The Ministry of National Defense said a security company’s research linking a military unit to thousands of hacking attempts against United States targets “has no foundation in fact.”

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Cybersecurity and China

Cybersecurity and China | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
With new reports saying that the Chinese government is behind cyber espionage against the United States, Kenneth Lieberthal examines what this means for the U.S. government and U.S.-Chinese relations.
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PwC: Shale Oil Could Revolutionize Global Energy Markets And Transform The World Economy

PwC: Shale Oil Could Revolutionize Global Energy Markets And Transform The World Economy | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
(click to enlarge)In a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) titled “Shale oil: the next energy revolution”, the global consulting group predicts that worldwide shale oil production could soar to 14 million (As shale production spreads...
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China spends more subsidizing the poor |Economy |chinadaily.com.cn

China spends more subsidizing the poor |Economy |chinadaily.com.cn | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
China's central government is spending more on helping low-income people, rural residents with poor living conditions as well as vagrants and beggars.
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China to scrap millions of cars

China to scrap millions of cars | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
China will remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards by the end of the year in order to improve air quality.
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What If China Stops Buying US Government Debt? - Forbes

What If China Stops Buying US Government Debt? - Forbes | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
What If China Stops Buying US Government Debt?
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Just about everyone worries that Beijing, perturbed by the ongoing squabble in Washington, will sour on Treasuries.
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China tells US to avoid debt crisis for sake of global economy - BBC News

China tells US to avoid debt crisis for sake of global economy - BBC News | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
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China tells US to avoid debt crisis for sake of global economy
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A senior Chinese official has warned that the "clock is ticking" to avoid a US default that could hurt China's interests and the global economy.
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Vote: What Name Should China Give Its First Lunar Rover?

Vote: What Name Should China Give Its First Lunar Rover? | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
China has unveiled its first lunar rover and asked the public to help come up with a name for it. Among the suggestions so far: The Mooncake Box and The 404 Not Found. Which is your favorite? Vote here.
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China Puffer Fish Tower Row Blows Up Online - Sky News

China Puffer Fish Tower Row Blows Up Online - Sky News | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
ITV News China Puffer Fish Tower Row Blows Up Online Sky News The copper tower costing £7m is just the latest example of what many believe to be costly vanity projects across China. 10:15am UK, Tuesday 01 October 2013.
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China poised to surpass US as top trader | Positions and Promotions

China poised to surpass US as top trader | Positions and Promotions | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
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China gives the Penguin and Random House merger the all-clear

China gives the Penguin and Random House merger the all-clear | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
Penguin and Random House first announced their plans to merge last October, thus creating a colossal book publisher. Well, that deal has been given yet another big seal of approval ...
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China leaders vow fairness, frugality as nation strives for 'Chinese dream' - CNN International

China leaders vow fairness, frugality as nation strives for 'Chinese dream' - CNN International | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
China leaders vow fairness, frugality as nation strives for 'Chinese dream' CNN International Hong Kong (CNN) -- President Xi Jinping promised citizens his government will pursue the "Chinese dream," in a keynote speech as the National People's...
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Everyone Hacks Everyone: Stop Assuming All Hackers Come From China

Everyone Hacks Everyone: Stop Assuming All Hackers Come From China | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
When Facebook, Apple, and Twitter were hacked recently, a lot of media outlets reported or implied China was involved. That turned out to be totally false.

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Ecology and Planning Museum by Steven Holl in Tianjin, China's New Eco-City

Ecology and Planning Museum by Steven Holl in Tianjin, China's New Eco-City | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it

Steven Holl Architects has been commissioned to design the Ecology and Planning Museum in Tianjin,China – the new Eco-City is planned the to be the home to population of 500,000 when completed in 2020. 60,000 square meters in total, the museum structure will be the first in the cultural district.

 

Marking the entrance to the Planning Museum, shared public plaza gathers the visitors around the large model of the eco-city and a temporary display area, further directed to the exquisite space experience of great interiors and program sequences. The top storey facilitates the green architecture, landscape and water resources exhibits and the access to the vegetative rooftop, offering panoramic views to the future city.

Interconnected by underground service zone area and further connected to the central business district of Eco-City by a high speed tram, this museum development represents the initial space experience of the cultural district of this “poster-city for state-of-the-art sustainable aspects”, rising from the Bohai Bay...


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To see a modern-day Industrial Revolution, just take a look at China... | BBC History Magazine

To see a modern-day Industrial Revolution, just take a look at China... | BBC History Magazine | China's Impact in the World | Scoop.it
- - Ahead of her forthcoming lecture at the British Academy on Monday 25 March, Emma Griffin, senior lecturer in history at the University of East Anglia, considers an age of dramatic industrial change in Britain and examines modern-day parallels ...
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China's power plays in the Middle East - Jerusalem Post

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China's power plays in the Middle East
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The American economy remains twice the size of that of China, but as the latter hurtles toward parity, its thirst for energy knows no limits.
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