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2013-08-27 23:32:58

Following an article published by CNN, fishbat, a leader in online marketing companies, comments on the trial of Bo Xilai and its presence on social media in China. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 fishbat, one of the nation’s leading online marketing companies, responds to an article published on CNN about the trial of Bo Xilai, a senior politician in China, which was broadcast over the Internet. According to an August 23rd article published by CNN titled “China: Bo Xilai Trial...

Website Covering Chinese Scandal Targeted By Hackers
2012-04-23 04:26:51

An American, Chinese-language website that been detailing the scandal of a former Chinese Communist Party official claims that they were the victim of a cyberattack on Friday, according to BBC News reports. According to the British news agency, the website, Boxun.com, was forced to move to a new webhost following a denial of service attack that had "crippled" the page for several hours. They had been covering a scandal involving ousted Chinese official Bo Xilai, who had previously been...

2006-08-29 02:22:46

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is concerned that a potential rise in economic nationalism in China could undercut Beijing's promises to the World Trade Organization, the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday. A chorus of calls by Chinese officials for closer scrutiny of foreign investment, especially into key industries, has prompted concern among foreign businesses and officials that Beijing may backtrack on free market reforms. "We'll be watching for substantive...

2006-06-02 04:42:16

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has turned the tables on Washington by demanding that the United States and Europe do more to cut farm subsidies and tariffs to break a deadlock in global trade talks. World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy has set the end of June as the latest deadline for the body's 149 member states to breathe life into the long-running Doha round of talks by agreeing on formulas to lift barriers in agriculture, manufacturing and services. "In the Doha...

2006-04-11 12:45:24

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China could agree to a number of steps on Tuesday aimed at reducing piracy of American software, music and films at a high-level meeting with U.S. officials, industry officials said. "We are cautiously optimistic we will get some good results today," Robert Holleyman, chief executive officer of the Business Software Alliance told reporters at a briefing on the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, or JCCT, meeting. Chinese Vice...

2006-04-11 03:51:37

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. curbs on high-technology exports to China are the main reason for China's growing trade surplus with the United States, Commerce Minister Bo Xilai said on Tuesday. Asked whether China's campaign to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) would help narrow the imbalance in two-way trade, Bo told reporters: "Instead of saying the cause is China's IPR problems, it is in fact U.S. curbs on high-tech exports that affect the trade imbalance between China and the...

2006-03-29 08:54:37

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez warned China on Wednesday that rising protectionist anger in the United States could damage economic ties and urged Beijing to narrow the trade gap. Gutierrez said China needed to act on U.S. complaints about widespread Chinese piracy of films, software and other intellectual property, as well as demands to expand market access for American companies. But he said legislation threatening China was not the way to defuse...

2006-03-29 02:10:25

BEIJING (Reuters) - Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez warned China on Wednesday that rising protectionist anger in the United States could damage economic ties and urged Beijing to narrow the trade gap. Gutierrez said China needed to act on U.S. complaints about widespread Chinese piracy of films, software and other intellectual property, as well as demands to expand market access for American companies. But he said legislation threatening China was not the way to defuse...

2006-03-25 09:04:47

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators behind a bill threatening sanctions on China for failing to loosen its currency said on Saturday it was in China's best interests to move to a freely floating currency. "The bottom line is China's economy has evolved to the extent that they need to consume more and save less," Senator Charles Schumer told a news conference in Hong Kong on Saturday. "Allowing the yuan to float would help China in terms of increasing consumption and reducing...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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