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Technology Companies Apple, Intel, And Cisco Blacklisted By Chinese Government

Technology Companies Blacklisted In China

Technology companies like Apple, Intel, and Cisco are on the Chinese government’s state purchase blacklist, according to a recent report by Reuters. Anti-virus software companies like Kaspersky Lab and Symantec Corp. are banned from China’s state purchase list, as well. On the other hand, China approved state purchases from thousands of their local technology companies…. Read more »

Thailand To Give Chinese Tourists Etiquette Manuals

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Thailand’s tourism office has announced plans to give etiquette manuals to incoming Chinese tourists who are expected to visit the country later this week. 90,000 tourists from mainland China are expected to visit Thailand this week, according to the Tourist Authority of Thailand. In preparation for their arrival, leaflets containing information on how to behave… Read more »

Hong Kong’s Liberal Studies Classes Spark Uproar In Mainland China

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Hong Kong has implemented a more progressive educational curriculum that is seemingly not in accordance with the old-school paradigm of Mainland China. The city, released from British rule in 1997, operates under a separate school system from the rest of the country, one that advocates the discussion of civil disobedience and freedom of the press…. Read more »

China Frees Canadian ‘Spy’ On Bail

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China’s Foreign Ministry has announced that Julia Garratt, a Canadian woman detained with her husband on suspicion of stealing Chinese state secrets, has been released on bail while the case remains under investigation, according to several reports. Both Julia and her husband Kevin were detained on August 4 by the state security bureau in China’s… Read more »

Milk Bust Coming? Farmers Pouring Milk Down The Drain

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Milk sales boomed and hit a record high in 2014, but now some agricultural experts are predicting a milk bust in 2015. Dairy farmers are pouring milk down the drain as milk prices plummet. Global overproduction of milk is largely being blamed for the anticipated milk bust. Dairy farmers are worried about losing their businesses… Read more »

Hello Kitty Goes Green With An Organic Farm

A new Hello Kitty organic farm has opened in Hong Kong.

Hello Kitty has had many jobs in her life as a childhood icon. She’s been a maid, an office worker, and even a pilot. Now, she’s taken on a new profession: farming. According to Modern Farmer a new 50,000 square foot organic farm has opened in Hong Kong. Called “Hello Kitty Go Green Organic Farm,”… Read more »

North Korea: Soldiers Desperately Raid China For Food, Money

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North Korean soldiers are becoming increasingly violent, and leading homicidal raids to steal food and money. The most shocking part? The raids are against China, North Korea’s closest ally. The border between North Korea and China is reportedly porous, running along the Tumen River. In the winter months, the river freezes over and can be… Read more »

Kim Jong Un Serves Dog Meat Soup At His Global Restaurant Chain [Video]

Kim Jong Un Loves Swiss Cheese

Kim Jong Un is interested in expanding his restaurant chain to Scotland. North Korea’s dictator already has his restaurant branch across Asia going by the name of Pyongyang. The state-backed Pyongyang restaurants are recognized for being a luxurious and lavish experience. While customers dine, they are entertained by traditional Korean music and dance. In the… Read more »

China Blocks U.S. Imports Because Of GMO Contamination

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Last year, many countries took a stance against genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Inquisitr reported on the latest pertaining to such news, including Russia making it illegal to import or grow GMOs in the country. The United States is starting to take a more aggressive stance against GMOs too. Just recently, Maui County in Hawaii… Read more »

GMO Lawsuit: Iowa Farmers Are Suing Syngenta


Iowa farmers are suing biotech giant Syngenta over GMO contamination which prompted China to cancel corn orders and refuse shipments. Genetically modified (GMO) corn was rejected by China last year because Beijing officials considered the genetically engineered crop strain “contaminated.” The specific type of corn, Syngenta AG’s Agrisure Viptera, had not been approved by China…. Read more »

Chinese Businessman Jailed For Eating Three Tigers

Chinese businessman convicted of slaughtering and eating three tigers

A Chinese businessman is facing 13 years behind bars for reportedly eating endangered tigers. The wealthy real estate developer, identified only as Xu, allegedly organized three trips to Leizhou in Guangdong province in the spring of 2013 to buy and pay for the slaughter of the tigers while his group of about 15 watched. At… Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ And Other US Shows May Be Soon Banned In China


The Walking Dead and other U.S. shows could face an uncertain fate in China. Authorities shut down two popular file-sharing sites in late November. That means fans of The Walking Dead may never get to see their beloved television show ever again. “According to a CNN report, late last month, “many found their entertainment lifeline… Read more »

China Cracks Down On Christmas And Christianity

Christmas In China

Chinese authorities launched a crackdown on Christian churches ahead of Christmas. According to China’s official Xinhua news agency, the authorities in the city of Wenzhou, in China’s wealthy eastern Zhejiang province, announced a ban on all “kitsch” Christmas celebrations in the city’s schools and kindergartens. A university in northwestern China also banned Christmas celebrations on… Read more »

U.S. Asks China For Help Against North Korea

President Obama Asks China For Help In N. Korea Hack

In the wake of a costly cyber-attack on Sony that the FBI said Friday was committed by North Korea, the New York Times reports that the U.S. has asked China for help in curbing future assaults. The requests comes after the well-publicized computer hack attack against Sony that resulted in the withdrawal of The Interview,… Read more »

Oil Prices Continue to Drop, Here’s Why

Gas prices lowest since 2004

As 2014 comes to a close, consumers have noticed a steep drop in gas prices. What’s behind the improvement? Well, a combination of factors have actually led to the change. According to a CBS News article, the national average price per gallon dropped below $3.00 this fall for the first time since 2004. Bob Darbelnet,… Read more »