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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2004 with 337 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2003 with 52 to follow.
By United Press International

Inside Mexico: The lost country

QUERETARO, Mexico, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The economy is barely growing. Of course, that is largely because manufacturing is weak in the United States. But it is also because Mexico -- unlike China, for example -- has no dynamism of its own. It depends utterly on the United States, the neighbor w
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

From Pearl River to you

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Sitting down to the grand-piano and beginning to play the sonorous strains of classical music, Tong Zhi Cheng, chief executive officer of China's Pearl River Pi
T.K.MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Global View: Made in China

TUXPAN, VERACRUZ, Mexico, July 31 (UPI) -- When your telephone, your computer, your pocket calculator, your desk and your chair are made in China, "Made in China" can begin to alarm. Many in the West feel their jobs are being taken by multitudes of workers paid in a week the sort of money an Ameri
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2003 with 310 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2003 with 315 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

On this date in 1942, 10 weeks after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt authorized the removal of any or all people from military areas "as deemed necessary or desirable." The military in turn defined the entire West Coast, home to the
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: China -- tiger or sloth?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The Chinese "bubble" may or may not burst, but China's status as an "Asian Tiger" of sustained rapid economic growth seems increasingly perilous.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI package of A Blast from the Past for Feb. 17-23.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2003 with 336 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bottom Line: The China canard

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- China is passing the torch from Jiang Zemin, outgoing head of the Communist Party, to Hu Jintao, the new head of the party's powerful Standing Committee and thus, de facto head of state. Investors, naturally, wonder about the country's economic course.
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, Special to UPI

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2002 with 52 to follow.
By United Press International

Washington Agenda-Federal

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Economics key to China leadership change

SHANGHAI, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- As China prepares for a historic leadership change this fall, major economic issues remain at the forefront of the debate over succession as supporters and oppo
CHRISTIAN M. WADE, UPI Business Correspondent

Feature: China wrestles with healthcare

SHANGHAI, May 15 (UPI) -- For less than a dollar, visitors to Dr. Cai Bao's health clinic get a full physical examination and a set of inoculations, along with a heavy dose of reality.
CHRISTIAN WADE, UPI Business Correspondent

Socialism, Marx and causation

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- The collapse of socialism has enticed commentators to make rash generalizations about causality in human affairs.
LOU MARANO

China's entrepreneurs call for protection

SHANGHAI, April 11 (UPI) -- When Zhou Liangxi was forced out of her office space by a Beijing-based real estate developer last year, she turned to the local courts to prevent the small adv
CHRISTIAN M. WADE, UPI Correspondent

Analysis: Can India catch China?

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- For 20 years, authoritarian China has appeared many in America to be a far more successful model for free market economic growth than democratic India, but that Conventional Wisdom may be a lot real than it looks.
MARTIN SIEFF, Senior News Analyst

Analysis: China's looks for large WTO role

SHANGHAI, March 14 (UPI) -- Shrugging off the impact of the global economic slowdown, Chinese officials are pledging to take on a dominant new role in the international markets, using the
BY CHRISTIAN WADE, UPI Business Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2002 with 310 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2002 with 315 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Today is Feb. 19. At dawn on this date in 1945, U.S. Marines began landing on the Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima, opening one of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific during World War II.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Feb. 18. Jefferson Davis was sworn in as provisional president of the Confederate States of America on this date in 1861.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2001 with 52 to follow.
By United Press International
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