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04.16.14 Billions of Hours Wasted: Candy Crush Comes to China
/ Paul Mozur
Tencent will promote King Enterainment's highly addictive game on its mobile chat application WeChat, which now has 355 million monthly active users.
Society, Technology
04.16.14 A Role for Taiwan in Promoting Peace in the South China Sea
Center for Strategic and International Studies / Bonnie Glaser
Taiwan has a chance to set a positive example and chart a peaceful course in managing and eventually resolving East Asian maritime disputes.
History, Law, Military, Politics
04.16.14 Why Ukraine Crisis has China in a Bind
/ Christopher Chivvis and Bonny Lin
Concerns that Chinese hardliners could seek to use Crimea as a precedent for moves against disputed territories in the Asia-Pacific should not be overplayed.
History, Law, Media, Military
04.16.14 China’s Losers: Disillusioned Office Workers
/ Gady Epstein
Amid spreading prosperity, a generation of self-styled also-rans emerges.
Health, History, Politics, Urban Life
04.16.14 China Gets First Bitcoin ATM, Skirting Bank Crackdown
/ Pete Sweeney
Strong interest from Chinese speculators drove up global bitcoin prices last year to above $1,000, sparking a crackdown by the People's Bank of China.
Economy, Politics, Technology
04.15.14 China is Reportedly Screwing Up the Search For MH370
/ Jordan Sargent
With a handful of countries still searching the Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the one country annoying the others is China.
Law, Media, Military, Politics, Technology
04.15.14 China’s Air Pollution Leading to More Erratic Climate for US, Say Scientists
/ Jonathan Kaiman
Computer modelling shows intensification of U.S.-bound Pacific storms, driven by fine aerosols from coal power plants and traffic.
Environment, Law, Society, Technology, Urban Life
04.15.14 Massive China Shoe Factory Strike Rolls on as Offer Falls Flat
/ John Ruwitch and Danny Kwok
Chinese shoe factory workers shrugged off an offer of improved benefits, prolonging one of the largest strikes in recent years amid signs of increased labor activism as the economy slows.
Business, Economy, Law, Technology, Urban Life
04.15.14 The Mystery Shrouding China’s Communist Party Suicides
/ Russell Leigh Moses
At least 54 Chinese officials died of “unnatural causes” in 2013, and that more than 40 percent of those deaths were suicides.
Media, Military, Politics
04.15.14 Bitcoin’s Status in China Not So Black-and-White
/ Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey
The Chinese government has disseminated what amounts to a “confidential” policy governing the digital currency, which has led to uneven enforcement.
Business, Economy, Politics, Technology