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China’s Once-Boundless Love for Gold Starts to Tarnish - China Real Time Report - WSJ

China’s Once-Boundless Love for Gold Starts to Tarnish - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
China may still be the world's biggest consumer of gold. But after a decadelong buying spree, appetite in the Middle Kingdom is finally starting to wane.
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Tweet from @tutor2u

Tweet from @tutor2u | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Nike production in China; 195 factories; 249,655 employees, of whom 70% are female; average age 36 #buss4 pic.twitter.com/GtZVdPanUP
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Corruption Case Cracks Door on China’s Internet Police - China Real Time Report - WSJ

Corruption Case Cracks Door on China’s Internet Police - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
A small corruption case in southern China offers an illuminating peek at one corner of China’s shadowy Internet-censorship machinery.
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Fur trade booms, fuelled by China – but bubble may be about to burst

Fur trade booms, fuelled by China – but bubble may be about to burst | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
In a Copenhagen warehouse there's a throng of Chinese buyers. For some traders, being anti-fur is one step from fascism
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Chinese Culinary Adventures: Testing Burger King’s ‘Poo Poo Smoothie’ - China Real Time Report - WSJ

Chinese Culinary Adventures: Testing Burger King’s ‘Poo Poo Smoothie’ - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
It takes a taste test to know that Burger King’s latest drink is nothing like what it sounds like.
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China Arrests Rights Activists Ahead Of Tiananmen Anniversary

China Arrests Rights Activists Ahead Of Tiananmen Anniversary | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 6 (Reuters) - China on Tuesday detained five rights activists, three lawyers and a rights group said, after they attended a weekend meeting that called for a probe into the suppression of pro-democracy p...
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Organ trafficking: a deadly trade - Telegraph

Organ trafficking: a deadly trade - Telegraph | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
A kidney? £84,000. A heart? Up to £1 million. With the number of organs now critical, wealthy patients are spending a fortune on illicit transplants. But it is the desperate 'donors' who are paying the ultimate price.
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China Labor Camps Under Fire from State Think Tank - China Real Time Report - WSJ

China Labor Camps Under Fire from State Think Tank - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
An influential Chinese government-run think tank is the latest to decry the country’s controversial system of re-education through labor, with a newly published report describing the system as outdated and in violation of judicial principles.
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The Japanese finance minister's Nazi comments hark back to a dark past

The Japanese finance minister's Nazi comments hark back to a dark past | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Rana Mitter: Taro Aso's comments about rearmament echo a rising Japanese military revisionism which could inflame tensions with China
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China's coastguard confronts Japanese ships near disputed islands

China's coastguard confronts Japanese ships near disputed islands | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
China says its ships 'sternly declared' sovereignty over the islands, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China
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China cracks down on social media with threat of jail for 'online rumours'

China cracks down on social media with threat of jail for 'online rumours' | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
People will be charged with defamation if false information is reposted more than 500 times under new rules
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China jails four more New Citizens Movement activists

China jails four more New Citizens Movement activists | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Ding Jiaxi, Zhao Changqing, Zhang Baocheng and Li Wei given sentences ranging from two years to three and a half years
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The Tiananmen Square Museum China Doesn’t Want to See - China Real Time Report - WSJ

The Tiananmen Square Museum China Doesn’t Want to See - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Organizers behind a planned museum in Hong Kong dedicated to the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown are vowing to press on despite running into threat of legal challenge that they call politically motivated.
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China denies making preparations for collapse of North Korea regime

China denies making preparations for collapse of North Korea regime | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Experts say leaked contingency plans, which include the detention of leaders and establishment of refugee camps, may be valid but do not suggest that the alliance is weakening
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The woman who nearly died making your iPad

The woman who nearly died making your iPad | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Aditya Chakrabortty: Tian Yu worked more than 12 hours a day, six days a week. She had to skip meals to do overtime. Then she threw herself from a fourth-floor window
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China denies Despicable Me 2 ban

China denies Despicable Me 2 ban | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Ben Child: Authorities in China claim the hit animation would not do well there and refused it one of the 34 allocated slots for foreign films
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China's human rights situation is getting worse, says US official

China's human rights situation is getting worse, says US official | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Uzra Zeya cites increasing targeting of activists' family members and repressive policies towards religious minorities
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An Inside Look at China’s Censorship Tools - China Real Time Report - WSJ

An Inside Look at China’s Censorship Tools - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
To get inside China's censorship system,a Harvard research team started its own fake social network. Their results show the array of tools that social media companies can harness to control information as required by authorities.
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Jeep crash in China's Tiananmen Square leaves five dead

Jeep crash in China's Tiananmen Square leaves five dead | Bathgate Academy - China - The New Superpower | Scoop.it
Tourists and police among dozens injured as vehicle hits crowd and bursts into flames outside Forbidden City in Beijing
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