China Economy: News & Discussion

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  1. Indx TechStyle

    Indx TechStyle War Mongerer Veteran Member Senior Member

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    China’s middle income claim causes uproar as Weibo users ask ‘why am I not that rich?’
    • Propaganda piece from the National Bureau of Statistics stirs up online controversy after claim China’s nominal gross national income per capita for 2018 was US$9,732
    • Agency forced to respond after topic attracts over 200 million followers, with Beijing facing a delicate task of portraying itself for China’s 70th anniversaryA claim that China’s per capita gross national income was “above the average level of other middle-income countries” has caused an uproar on China’s main social media network, forcing the National Bureau of Statistics to defend its statement.
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    Many Weibo users questioned why they are not being paid in the region of the nominal gross national income per capita of US$9,732 for 2018. Photo: Xinhua
     
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    Gas factory blast in China's Henan province kills two - state media
    BEIJING, July 19 (Reuters) - An explosion at a gasification plant in China's central Henan province has killed two people and seriously injured eighteen, state-run CCTV reported on Friday.

    The blast occurred around 5.50pm local time (0950 GMT) in an air separation unit of the Yima plant. Production has been halted after the accident, according to a statement published by local government on the twitter-like Weibo platform.

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/gas-factory-blast-chinas-henan-153430067.html
     
  3. Armand2REP

    Armand2REP CHINI EXPERT Veteran Member

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    Two dead my ass..............

     
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