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The Most Disturbing Part Of The JPMorgan News Is That It's Not Shocking At All

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

JPMorgan Chase stands accused of essentially funneling funds to Wen Jiabao's only daughter to win business in China, bringing a federal probe. Yet the takeaway here merely reinforces a truth that has long been evident to those paying attention to the pungent interplay of money and power in China: Despite the prattling of global business leaders that their presence in China is a wholesome boon to justice and right, they have frequently enriched themselves by engaging in the very dirty doings they claim to disdain.

Why China's Premier Wen Jiabao Is 'Worried' Over Eurozone Debt Crisis

Sheldon Filger | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
Sheldon Filger

If Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is concerned about the Eurozone debt crisis, than it is a signal for just about every other major economy to start sweating bullets.

Geithner Unlikely To Get China To Budge On Iran Sanctions

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

BEIJING — U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Chinese leaders pledged Wednesday to build economic ties but Beijing gave no sign it woul...

China Admits 'A Long Way To Go' On Citizens' Human Rights

Posted 09.12.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - China still has "a long way to go" before its citizens can enjoy full human rights, a senior Chinese official said in a rare a...

Chinese Foreign Minister: European Recovery Of 'Crucial Importance For China'

AP | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- China registered new concern Friday over the fate of its top trading partner, the embattled eurozone, saying the ability of stricken countr...

China's Central Bank Will Slow 'Unacceptable' Yuan Growth

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not tolerate any sharp yuan rises to shield local exporters, limiting annual appreciation to 3 percent in the nex...

Washington Gets Tough on China, but Plays Patsy With OPEC

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

China's trade balance with the US has widened to $145 billion from $123 billion the year before. Significant? Yes. But hardly when you consider the distortions visited on us by OPEC and its allies in the oil industry.

China And Russia Agree $3.5 Billion Gas Deals

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China bolstered their close but increasingly imbalanced relationship on Tuesday when Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Pu...

Martin Jahnke Cleared For Throwing Shoe At Chinese PM Wen

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A German student who threw his shoe at Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during a lecture a Cambridge University earlier this year was cleared...

Martin Jahnke Tried For Throwing Shoe At Chinese PM Wen Jiabao

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A German student at Britain's Cambridge University is standing trial for allegedly throwing a shoe at Chinese Premier Minister Wen Jiab...

Geithner: China Should Decrease Exports | MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner heads to Beijing this weekend to urge Chinese leaders to fundamentally alter the export-oriente...

Apres Le Deluge: A New School Opens In China A Year After The Quake

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Walden

The Chinese Government moved in the direction of development by making a huge effort to be open to international aid, ideas and US corporate responsibility in China post-quake.

Chinese Premier Urges Leniency For Cambridge Shoe Thrower

The Guardian | Tania Branigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, has called on Cambridge University to show leniency to the protester who threw a shoe at him last week, the foreign m...

The China Sin Drone

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Franken

We need to send a message that these smug fat cats who have stolen our futures from the rest of us will pay a very big price for their crimes.