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One of China’s biggest corporations, ZTE, is now embroiled in what is essentially the biggest embarrassment for a Chinese business operating in the United States. (Image:  Kārlis Dambrāns via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies of ZTE, stating that no American companies are allowed to…

ZTE Blade phone. (Image:  John Karakatsanis via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a stir in Zhongnanhai, the Chinese National Administration Office in charge…

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‘Made in China’ or ‘Made in Japan’

Both China and Japan are huge manufacturing countries; however, while one relies on bulk manufacturing, the latter has created an image of quality craftsmanship for its products. As a result,…

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The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies…

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The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a…

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There Is No Such Thing as Organic Bamboo Clothing

While clothes marketed as organic bamboo fabric are gaining popularity worldwide, it turns out that no organic bamboo textiles have actually been certified. Behind the apparent fraud is the Chinese…

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Toxic Jade Jewelry from China Can Kill

You spent a lot of money on this beautiful piece of precious stone, but did you know that toxins within jade jewelry can kill you? While you wear it, the…

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8 of the Strangest Occupations in China

Just like any other country, there are Chinese jobs that are irreplaceable, for example, a teacher, physician, or butcher. However, in recent years, Chinese society has developed many ambiguous “occupations.”…