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2010-10-14 13:14:00

China's WTO violations, subsidies and state ownership harm U.S. manufacturers WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today concludes that the unprecedented growth of the Chinese steel industry is inconsistent with commercial considerations and has been facilitated by massive government intervention. The report entitled, The Reform Myth: How China is Using State Power to Create the World's Dominant Steel Industry, documents how China has accounted for all of...

2010-08-04 01:03:31

Survey reveals urban Chinese households maintain high saving rates and are unwilling to utilize credit The Chinese government has made several reforms to its economic policies in recent years. Despite these reforms, a new study shows that Chinese households are not utilizing their credit market to its fullest extent. Rui Yao, a researcher in the department of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri, says a recent survey of urban...

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2010-07-30 09:00:00

Google's search engine and other Internet services were back up and running in mainland China on Friday morning after what the company believed was online censorship turned out to be nothing more than a technical hiccup. On Thursday, the company relayed information that the Google.com search engine, Google Ads, and Google Mobile offerings were being "fully blocked" by the Chinese government, and that the Mountain View, California company's news and image services were being "partially...

2010-07-07 07:00:00

HOHHOT CITY, China, July 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Energy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHGY), ("China Energy" or "the Company"), a leading Inner Mongolia producer and processor of raw coal for domestic heating, electrical generation, and coking purposes for steel production in the People's Republic of China, with operations in coal trading and heat and power supply, today announced that it anticipates no material impact on the Company from the Chinese Government's recent...

2010-05-27 14:59:00

Chinese government endorses the establishment of a diverse volunteer grassroots force to deliver slideshow presentations based on Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis WASHINGTON and NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, the Alliance for Climate Protection, The Climate Project, and the China-U.S. Center for Sustainable Development will host a training session in Beijing, China June 9-11, 2010. The event, held with the...

2010-05-15 00:10:00

HEILONGJIANG, China, May 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yanglin Soybean, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YSYB) ("Yanglin" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic processors of soybean products in China, today reported its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2010. Mr. Shulin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Yanglin, commented, "During 2009, we experienced certain difficulties caused by the unfavorable pricing environment for both our raw materials and...

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2010-04-30 08:05:00

Internet structures facilitate China's surveillance of its citizens, experts say A study by communication researchers at the University at Buffalo confirms what was made evident by the very public Google-Chinese government dispute over Internet censorship: the fact that China's cyberculture is changing and growing rapidly is no harbinger of political freedom and open speech in that country. "Discourse Behind the Forbidden Realm: Internet surveillance and its implications on China's...

2010-04-16 12:15:00

HEILONGJIANG, China, April 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yanglin Soybean, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YSYB) ("Yanglin" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic processors of soybean products in China, yesterday reported audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2009. Mr. Shulin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Yanglin, commented, "During 2009, we experienced certain difficulties caused by the unfavorable pricing environment for our raw materials as well as for...

2010-03-29 05:30:00

ZHEJIANG, China, March 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (Nasdaq: SORL) ("SORL" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial vehicle air brake systems as well as related auto parts in China, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2009. 2009 Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights -- OEM sales were up 115% year-over-year from $10.4 million to $22.4 million, and 29%...

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2010-03-22 06:05:00

China's state news agency accused Google Inc of forcing a political agenda by falsely claiming the Chinese government supported hacker attacks and by pushing its culture, ideas, and values on the country. The Chinese government's Internet censorship, which Google has said is one of the main reasons the company may quit China, has been defended by China's state media. The news agency says "it is unfair for Google to impose its own value and yardsticks on Internet regulation to China, which...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'