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China Isn’t Wrong to Call the U.S. "The Real Hacking Empire"

May 9, 2013 The cyberwar between China and the US has spread from computers into the halls of diplomacy. In a report this week, the Pentagon said for the first time that the Chinese government and military have been launching cyber attacks against the US. Today, Chinese state media called the US “the...

This New Data Should Make You Pretty Nervous About the Latest Bird Flu

April 26, 2013 Only 4 of the 81 people with confirmed cases of bird flu in China have fully recovered, according to a new study of the outbreak by the New England Journal of Medicine. The report also confirms that human-to-human transmission of H7N9, which could cause a deadly global pandemic, can’t be...

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Being a Chinese Government Official is One of the Worst Jobs in the World

April 26, 2013 Life as a Chinese government official isn’t what it used to be. Lavish, liquor-heavy banquets have been outlawed. It will soon be harder to get those handy military license plates, useful for avoiding hassle from traffic police. And these days, with China’s army of voracious and ever-watchful bloggers, every inappropriate...

China’s Bird Flu Outbreak So Far

April 25, 2013 Only 4 of the 81 people with confirmed cases of bird flu in China have fully recovered, according to a new study of the outbreak by the New England Journal of Medicine. The report also confirms that human-to-human trasmission of H7N9, which could cause a deadly global pandemic, can’t be...

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New Zealand Ranked the Best Country for Women in the Workplace

March 8, 2013 New Zealand is the best country for women to work in, according to a new “glass ceiling” index compiled by the Economist that judges education, wages, job seniority, and child care costs. New Zealand is followed closely by Norway, Sweden, Australia, and Canada The kiwi country has long had a...