Glenda Claborne

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Chinese trade disappoints, clouding economic outlook

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s trade figures disappointed analyst expectations by a wide margin in October, reinforcing views that the world’s second-largest economy will have to do more to stimulate domestic demand given softness in overseas markets.<p>A man walks past construction vehicles on display …

Economy

Drawing Out a City: The Basics.

Human Journey<p>Whether <i>documenting or depicting</i>, we make certain assumptions, even if only temporarily. To draw a city–to construct a city over time–essential structural elements are often the starting point. Places for public gathering, resource and transportation hubs, and (most often) natural …

How Serious Is China About Becoming a Capitalist Country?

Think China isn't serious about becoming a capitalist power? Just look at the country's currency.<p>China appears to be pushing for its currency, the …

China Underreporting Coal Consumption, Data Says

<i>By Tom Phillips, The Guardian</i>China, the world’s largest carbon emitter, has been dramatically underreporting the amount of coal it consumes each …

Fossil Fuels

Philippines vs. China: International Law or Rule of the Jungle?

Earlier this month, many Filipinos, who are sick and tired of chronic corruption, were annoyed by the United Nations' (UN) decision to slam the Filipino government's detention of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, one of Philippines' most unpopular politicians in history.<p>The UN High …

A Legal Analysis of the Philippine-China Arbitration Ruling

The ruling offers a glimpse into what to expect in the decision on the merits.

Arbitration

China amends seed law to encourage innovation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China amended its seed law on Wednesday to make it easier to introduce new plant varieties onto the market, according to state news agency Xinhua.<p>A farmer harvests in a crop field in Yili, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, October 3, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily<p>New oilseed rape, potato …

China

Here’s How China’s One-Child Policy Started in the First Place

With China’s one-child policy ending on Thursday after more than three decades, looking back to when—and why—the strict policy was first implemented …

China

What were they INKING? Tattoo fans show off their extreme bodywork at international festival in China celebrating the art

Tattoo enthusiasts gathered in China to showcase their weird and wonderful body art at an annual festival which celebrates extreme bodywork.<p>Ink …

Body Art

Ai Weiwei vs. Lego: Chinese artist takes on toy company

Ai Weiwei has taken his beef with Lego public, and the public has responded by throwing its support behind the outspoken Chinese artist and free speech activist.<p>The artist claimed this week on social media that Lego has refused to sell him a bulk order of Lego blocks to use in planned works of art …

5 Chinese Artists You Need to Know | Artinfo

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