Surprise in China due to explosive watermelons

Farmers in a China town were amazed when they saw with their own eyes how the watermelons they had planted with his own hands exploded one to one. The reasons for these massive watermelon explosions remained a mystery for a short while, until experts agreed that this explosive tendency was a result of an overdose […]
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China says it has the world’s fastest computer

A computer capable of calculating 2,500 trillion operations per second (2.5 petaflops per second) was built in China. This would exceed the 1.75 petaflops per second that held the prior first place, the Jaguar Cray in U.S.A., stated the official Chinese news agency Xinhua. The device, developed by Chinese engineers, has been named the ‘Tianhe-1’ […]
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Iphone labor cost is $6.54 dollars

Foxconn, a company responsible for making the iPhone based in China is embroiled in a controversy over a wave of suicides. Labor costs related to Chinese iPhone 4G manufacturing is $6.54 dollars (4.6 euros) per unit, which means it’s 1.1% of its selling price, according to market research firm iSuppli. This number is striking specially […]
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UN demands release of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner

According to representatives of the organization , Liu Xiaobo is “a courageous defender of human rights.” GENEVA .- Four experts in the UN Human Rights called on China today to release the democratic activist Liu Xiaobo immediately, who won the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Through a statement, the independent investigators appointed by the UN […]
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China’s one child policy 30th anniversary

– Chinese officials say the policy has helped control overpopulation in the country. The Commission on Population and Family Planning, which is responsible for enforcing this law, states that China would currently have 1700 million inhabitants if it had not implemented the law, compared to the current 1335 million. This has helped improving many social […]
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China’s Anaplasmosis, the new Lyme disease?

– Chinese officials work to prevent human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) spread, after there have been 25 reported deaths. Meanwhile drugmaker stocks in China rise to a 4 month high. Anytime a tick-borne disease makes news, it raises concerns in areas such as the US Northeast states which already face a similar scourge, Lyme disease. Turns […]
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US approves sale of Morgan Stanley stock to China

– The Federal Reserve authorized today the request by the Chinese company China Investment Corporation (CIC), with headquarters in Beijing, to indirectly acquire up to 10% of the shares of Morgan Stanley. The US central bank has said the Chinese government-backed wealth fund can have voting rights on Morgan Stanley operations. In a statement released […]
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