Posts

Showing posts with the label WSJ | China News - China Real Time Report

Being Rich in Asia Just Got Really Expensive : WSJ | Being Rich in Asia Just Got Really Expensive

Image
previous Being Rich in Asia Just Got Really Expensive If you think gasoline is expensive, just be thankful you don't have to buy Chanel quilted bags in Asia. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14285?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * John Woo: 'I Was Too Artistic' John Woo, director of "Red Cliff" and "Mission: Impossible II," on his next film, returning to China and his original career goal of being a preacher. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14284?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * ConocoPhillips Scoops Up Bohai Bay Oil, Plus A Lot of Trash As part of U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips Inc.'s effort to diffuse Chinese anger over an oil spill it says is now contained in Bohai Bay, the company suggests its teams left nearby shoreline cleaner than before the accidents. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14283?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * The End of China's Boom, Marked by a Base

Indian 'Immigration Bureau' Thrilled Chinese Internet With Tales of Democracy, Free Trains WSJ | China News - Time Report:

Image
previous Indian 'Immigration Bureau' Thrilled Chinese Internet With Tales of Democracy, Free Trains A spate of self-proclaimed foreign immigration bureaus hoping to attract Chinese migrants popped up recently on Sina's popular Twitter-like Weibo microblogging service and just as quickly have disappeared. Most were forgettable parodies mocking the country they were said to represent, but one-India-was on its way to becoming an Internet phenomenon before it was deleted. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14256?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Asia Today: Asia More Resilient to Global Recession Asian countries are better prepared for a global recession now than in 2008 because of a lesser reliance on exports. WSJ's Isabella Steger discusses the potential impact of another worldwide slowdown for Asian economies with Frederic Neumann, Co-Head Asian Economic Research at HSBC.

Big Questions About China's Urban Legend: WSJ | China News - China Real Time Report

Image
previous Big Questions About China's Urban Legend Urbanization is a cornerstone of China's development strategy. But the relationship between a growing urban population and a sustainable growth path isn't as straightforward as many investors believe. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14131?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Xinhua Takes on Times Square China's government-run news agenc, joined Times Square's glowing pantheon Monday. The move highlights the agency's plans for a larger presence in the U.S. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14130?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Will.i.am , America's Newest China Ambassador The U.S. State Department said last week that it will team up with Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am to put on a benefit concert in Beijing in support of a program that encourages American students to study in China. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=14129?mod

WSJ | China News - China Real Time Report: Asia Today: China Denies Spying Role

Image
previous CHINA REAL TIME REPORT MAIL from the Wall Street Journal Online. June 6, 2011 ___________________________________ Asia Today: China Denies Spying Role Recent attempts to hack U.S. officials' Gmail accounts are part of a broad Chinese cyberspying scheme, but China's government denies any role. Meanwhile, Nintendo has its own security issues after it was hacked. Andrew LaVallee and Jake Lee discuss. --> http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13869?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * China Watch: SEC on the China Case, Fear the Aircraft Carrier? The SEC looks in accounting firms' audits of Chinese companies, assessing China's first aircraft carrier, Tigger in the cross-hairs and more. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13868?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Will Independent Candidates Light a Fire Under Beijing? Party cadres awoke to another firestorm this week. No, it wasn't Inner

WSJ | China News - China Real Time Report: China backs Lagarde for IMF? Maybe, Maybe Not

Image
previous CHINA REAL TIME REPORT MAIL from the Wall Street Journal Online. May 24, 2011 ___________________________________ China backs Lagarde for IMF? Maybe, Maybe Not French government officials Tuesday trumpeted news that China is backing French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as the next head of the International Monetary Fund. Trouble is there's no evidence yet that China is actually backing Ms. Lagarde. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13815?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Video Appears to Show Kim Jong Il Visiting China Factory China took the rare step of acknowledging an in-progress visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Il over the weekend. Now a video posted to the Sina web portal appears to offer visual confirmation of the visit. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13814?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * Chinese State Media: Tibetans Love the iPhone Commemorating the 60th anniversary o

WSJ | China News- China Real Time Report: Asia Today IMF Battle, Shrinking Chinese Products

Image
previous CHINA REAL TIME REPORT MAIL from the Wall Street Journal Online. May 20, 2011 ___________________________________ Asia Today: IMF Battle; Shrinking Chinese Products The search for the next IMF leader is on, with European officials and leaders from emerging markets staking their claim. And in China companies are reacting to rising prices by shrinking products. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13795?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * China's Newest Financing Tool: Soybeans For months now, copper inventories in China have soared as Chinese businesses use imports of the metal to finance unrelated projects in a tight credit market. But it's not just copper that's involved in the imports-for-financing deals. http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/?p=13796?mod=djemChinaRTR_t * * * China's Doctored Copper Demand There is less luster to China's copper demand than meets the eye. ht

WSJ | India News - India Real Time: Indian IT Investors Take Another Cold Shower

Image
U.S. Won't Release bin Laden Photos Obama decided not to release photos or videos showing bin Laden after he was shot to death, saying the images could incite violence or be used as propaganda against the U.S. Pakistan Town Had Long Drawn Scrutiny Abbottabad, where Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces, had come to the notice of Pakistani intelligence as a suspected hiding place for al Qaeda leaders as long ago as 2003, a piece of information Pakistani officials say they passed to their U.S. counterparts. Signs Point to Pakistan Link to bin Laden U.S. and European intelligence officials increasingly believe active or retired Pakistani military or intelligence officials provided some measure of aid to al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, allowing him to stay hidden in a large compound just a mile from an elite military academy. Debate Rekindled on Guantanamo Osama bin Laden's death is sparking renewed debate over the role of the Guant?namo