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Industrial Production Slows in China, Inflation Rises

An industrial area as seen from the Western Mountains on Sept. 13, 2012 in Beijing, China. In September, China’s CPI increased 1.9 percent over last year. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) China’s stagflation, that is, high inflation and low growth, may create social turmoil if it drags on, accordin...

Chinese Regime’s Honors for Sihanouk Annoy Netizens

A convoy taking the body of Norodom Sihanouk to Beijing's airport en route back to his homeland, on Oct. 17, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) Many Chinese netizens were outraged at the Communist Party’s display of honors for the deceased Cambodian ruler Norodom Sihanouk, who died on Oc...

Violent, Forced Evictions in China on the Rise: Report

Chinese men carry sticks as they stand guard while workers demolish houses which are claimed illegal by local government in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on May 7, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) Local officials in the Chinese Communist Party have violently and forcefully evicted people f...

Tibetan Writer Dies in Self-Immolation Protest

A woman looks at an exhibition showing portraits of reported self-immolation victims in Tibet, presented by Amnesty International's Taiwan branch in Taipei in late June. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images) A Tibetan writer died after he set himself on fire to protest against Chinese Communist Part...

China’s Money Supply Sees Dramatic Increase

Beijing's Central Business District made from Chinese yuan notes, in 2007. Economists say that the excessive printing of money in China has led to inflation, which the regime attempts to conceal. (Teh Eng Koon/AFP/Getty Images)  A measure for Chinese money supply surpassed 94.37 trillion yuan...

WTO Says China Can’t Impose Tariffs on US Steel

The inside of a steel mill. (Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images) The World Trade Organization told China that it cannot impose duties on American steel exports, the United States Trade Representative announced. It said that China violated the WTO’s rules when it placed penalties on more than $200 ...

Chinese Regime Threatens Taiwan’s Media Independence

A logo of Next Media is seen outside a building in Taipei, Taiwan, on Oct. 17, 2012. The announced sale of Next Media was lamented by friends of press freedom because the company had a reputation for independently covering Taiwan's government and China. (Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images) The media of ...

China’s Steel Industry Hit Hard, With Impacts in Store for Economy

Workers at a iron and steel mill in Shenyang, northeastern China's Liaoning Province, in 2007. Masses of iron ore mines have shut down in China recently and steel prices are in freefall, indicating a potentially harsh reckoning for the economy. (AFP/Getty Images) The dramatic fall of the pric...

Chinese Finance Chiefs Skip IMF Meeting in Tokyo, Report Says

Governor of the People's Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The Chinese central bank governor and minister will not attend the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings that are being held in Tokyo, with speculation that it might be due to the ongoing tensions bet...

Chinese Regime Courts Africa With Confucius Institutes and Scholarships

An statue of Confucius in Beijing in 2008. Critics of the regime say that the real purpose of its recent awarding of scholarships and setting up of Confucius Institutes in Africa is to gain political influence in the region. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) In a move that critics say is meant ...