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China hikes rates for first time in nine years

...58 percent, the first increase in more than nine years. The adjustment, which takes effect Friday, comes as China's government struggles to curb investment growth that continues to keep economic growth at an annual rate of more than 9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/29/bus_432721.shtml
Business
American power to build Chinese reactors in

...the company not to disclose details. The deal calls for Westinghouse to hand over technology for the AP1000 to China's government-owned State Nuclear Power Technology Corp., making it the basis for Chinese efforts to develop a nuclear industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/25/bus_137020.shtml
Business
South Korea steps up efforts to stop missile launch

...asked Chi to dissuade North Korea from test-firing another missile and that Chi pledged China's assistance. China's government news agency, however, made no mention of discussions on North Korea's missile program. China is wary of alienating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/tec_268551.shtml
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Host revels in record medal haul

...Even in events where gold wasn't won, we've raised our level enormously," said Liu Peng, the head of China's government sport's administration. "State and popular support, economic development and social stability have all been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/26/oly_470838.shtml
Olympics
Google no match for China's 'Great Firewall'

...open Internet, and Google is not legally required to censor results there.But that end-run doesn't prevent China's government from using its Internet filters -- known as the Great Firewall -- to block some search results and Web sites from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-23/google-no-match-chinas-gre
Business
Travel briefs

...a similar yeti-like creature have been reported in Tibet, though its existence hasn't been proven either. China's government has previously urged tourist agencies to cut down on creature-hunting safaris in Shennongjia, saying they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/22/liv_48563.shtml
Life & style
Google receives permission to remain in China

...Google.cn to get to the Hong Kong search engine, China's government can block results by using technology controls commonly...expected to be an Internet gold mine for decades. China's government seems to realize losing a technology powerhouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-09/google-receives-permission
Business
Cheap overseas work has its drawbacks

...manufacturing overseas, there might be other drawbacks, officials say. Economists can't predict what will happen to China's government and economy in the next decade, Dr. Leightner said. "Who knows what the current leadership of China is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/27/bus_26699.shtml
Business
W.H.O. says more funding needed to investigate bird flu

...reports that researchers in northern China had found bird flu in pigs, which are genetically similar to humans. China's government said its scientists had found the virus in two pigs last year. But it insisted that blood tests on 1.1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/26/liv_426454.shtml
Life & style
China confirms world's first SARS death of the year

...need a system that can quickly detect cases if they occur, and again there have been some weaknesses there." China's government said it was cooperating with the WHO investigation of its lab practices.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/01/liv_414105.shtml
Life & style