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Capital city of China

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January 7, 2021
Beijing records coldest morning in over 5 decades at minus 19.6 degrees C

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By ZEN SOO
September 20, 2021
AP NEWS
Li Zhanguo's two children, aged eight and four, don't have their own smartphones, but like millions of other Chinese children, they are no strangers to online gaming. "If my children get their hands on our mobile phones or an iPad, and if we don't closely monitor their screen time, they can play online games for as long as three to four hours each time," he said.
September 18, 2021
The Economic Times
In an investigation conducted for the bank, the law firm WilmerHale concluded that staff members fudged the data to make China look better under pressure from Kristalina Georgieva, then the CEO of the World Bank and now head of the International Monetary Fund, and the office of Jim Yong Kim, then the World Bank's president.
September 18, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
Many companies and investors around the world use the World Bank's "Doing Business" report to help decide where to invest money, open manufacturing plants or sell products.
By Roger Harrabin
September 18, 2021
BBC News
UK activists have protested on the M25, but should they instead be picketing China's embassy?
Reuters
September 17, 2021
CTVNews
Japan said it would have to determine if China meets the 'extremely high standards' of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership after the world's second-biggest economy formally applied to join.
TechNode Staff
September 17, 2021
TechNode
Emerge is TechNode's annual conference about emerging trends in China tech. It presents a strategic and forward-looking view of China's tech sector in English with voices from experts and representatives of leading companies.
Mark Sweney
September 13, 2021
the Guardian
China's regulators targeting payments app as part of tech crackdown, say reports
September 10, 2021
The Economic Times
Considered as the worlds most debt-saddled property developer, Evergrande has been on life support for months. It has more than $300 billion in debt, hundreds of unfinished residential buildings and angry suppliers who have shut down construction sites.
September 9, 2021
The Economic Times
The Taliban are setting up a government of their own in Afghanistan, but there are still too many moving pieces for one to be sure that they can make the arrangement work. China has already started a series of underhanded manoeuvres, and then there is Pakistan whose devious hand is one of the reasons why Afghanistan remains unstable.
By DEE-ANN DURBIN
September 9, 2021
AP NEWS
In pre-COVID times, business events __ from small academic conferences to giant trade shows like CES __ routinely attracted more than 1 billion participants each year. The pandemic brought those global gatherings to a sudden halt, emptying convention centers and shuttering hotels.
By JOE McDONALD
September 8, 2021
AP NEWS
BEIJING (AP) -- An avalanche of changes launched by China's ruling Communist Party has jolted everyone from tech billionaires to school kids. Behind them: President Xi Jinping's vision of making a more powerful, prosperous country by reviving revolutionary ideals, with more economic equality and tighter party control over society and entrepreneurs.
Rita Liao
September 5, 2021
TechCrunch
This week, the gaming industry again became a target of Beijing, which imposed arguably the world's strictest limits on underage players. On the other hand, China's tech titans are hastily answering Beijing's call for them to take on more social responsibilities and take a break from unfettered expansion.
CNN
September 3, 2021
CTVNews
China will set up a new stock exchange in Beijing, giving the nation's capital and political center more influence in the world of business and finance, President Xi Jinping announced
September 2, 2021
The Economic Times
Speaking at a BSF panel Milan Roćen, Special Advisor of the President of Montenegro reflected views on China. "We are now seeing something that Napoleon actually predicted hundreds of years ago. He said 'let China sleep, but when China wakes up, the entire globe will shake."
Adam Tooze
September 2, 2021
the Guardian
The long read: The year 2020 exposed the risks and weaknesses of the market-driven global system like never before. It's hard to avoid the sense that a turning point has been reached
Phillip Inman
September 2, 2021
the Guardian
President wants to spread 'common prosperity' but Covid and material shortages could spell trouble
The Associated Press
August 30, 2021
CTVNews
Universal Studios announced Monday that its first theme park in China will open in the country's capital in September.
Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent
August 27, 2021
the Guardian
Fears grow of exit from New York's exchanges after reports suggest Beijing will place new restrictions on seeking foreign investment
Graeme Wearden
August 27, 2021
the Guardian
The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street Photograph: Erik Pendzich/REX/Shutterstock
Raymond Zhong and Li Yuan
August 27, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The ride-hailing giant learned to thrive in legal gray areas while Beijing mostly looked the other way. Now the government is paying attention.
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