The one-time Asian super-powerhouse is continuing to lose steam. Some analysts even say the Chinese economy has reached a point of no return. Such talk makes investors nervous, and the real economy is also feeling the pinch.
Chinese policymakers are beginning to worry about a rallying currency that is putting pressure on the country's exports. Figures for August show slower-than-forecast growth, which has also been hit by weak global demand.
Tax income logged by the German government, the 16 states and communities has increased again on the back of record-low unemployment. Financial experts said the trend would continue for the rest of the year.
China is angry at Standard and Poor's (S&P) following a downgrade of its creditworthiness by the ratings agency over concerns about the country's rising debt. S&P underestimated China's financial strength, Beijing said.
The Chinese government hopes to restrict climate change and illness with the help of artificial meat. It's a bold move. But will the population go along with it, asks Frank Sieren.
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