- Mengele in America
A report in 2010 revealed that foreign citizens made up more than three-quarters of all the subjects in clinical trials conducted by US firms and researchers.
- China Hopes Euro Zone to Stay Stable, Says Hu
China sincerely hopes that the currency and economy in the euro zone will remain stable, Chinese president Hu Jintao told the French newspaper Le Figaro in an interview.
- The G-20’s Helpful Silence on Capital Controls
The IMF, the G-20, the Financial Stability Board, and other bodies should try to reduce the stigma attached to capital-account regulations and protect countries’ ability to deploy them.
- The Coming Global Credit Glut
We hope that the G-20 leaders will think systemically at Cannes, and act nationally and cooperatively to defuse the global credit glut minefield.
- China Big Banks Eased Credit in October
Signs of credit loosening have shown in October, as the biggest four Chinese banks extended more than 60 billion yuan in only five workdays in the end of the month
- China's Trouble with the Neighbors
China’s neighbors will not be reliably good to Chinese interests unless and until China begins to provide essential public goods – not just commerce, but also full-fledged regional governance based on the rule of l
- China Oct. PMI at 50.4 in a Surprise Fall
China PMI came in a lower than expected, hitting to the lowest level since February 2009 and signaling risks in the world’s second-largest economy amid global savage turn-down.
- China Replaces Financial Regulators
Shang Fulin replaces Liu Mingkang as the new banking regulator; Guo Shuqing and Xiang Junbo were named as the securites regulator and the insurance regulator respectively.
- A Nation of Vidiots
The best evidence suggests that Americans watch more than five hours per day of television on average – a staggering amount, given that several hours more are spent in front of other video-streaming devices.
- China Mulling a Regional Bank to Fund SMEs
China is considering a proposal to create a regional bank in Southeast Asia to help the struggled small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) fund infrastructure projects, Reuters said
- Dying to Grow?
Studies that show an association between a factor and a health effect should be regarded as no more than a preliminary result that points researchers toward further research and analysis.