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News China » Social: America Isn’t Far Off From China’s ‘Social Credit Score’

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/america-isn-e2-80-99t-far-off-from-china-e2-80-99s-e2-80-98social-credit-score-e2-80-99/ar-BBJjC89
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

It’s hardly news that Big Brother is watching you if you happen to live in China. After all, China is a communist country where the government exercises wide control over everything from the economy to the media. But it’s still scary to read about the ...

News China » Social: China's social credit plan: why investors must be wary

News channel or source: http://www.financeasia.com/News/442679,chinas-social-credit-plan-why-investors-must-be-wary.aspx
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Have you ever missed a credit card payment If so the consequences might have included late payments or difficulty in obtaining personal loans. But if you are living in China after 2020, the outcome may be much more serious than you could have ever imagined.

News China » Social: How does China’s social credit system work?

News channel or source: https://www.marketplace.org/2018/02/13/world/qa-china-s-social-credit-system
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In Shanghai, jaywalking could be recorded on your social credit file, along with refusing to visit elderly parents or not sorting your garbage into the appropriate bins. - Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images By 2020, China wants to have a system to assess a ...

News China » Social: China reforms rural land use, mindful of the risks to ecology and social stability

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2133842/china-reforms-rural-land-use-mindful-risks-ecology-and
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

On February 4, China’s State Council and the party’s Central Committee jointly released a document signalling more flexibility for rural land use rights. It will moderately relax controls on rights for rural land allocated for villagers to build homes ...

News China » Social: Praise of China’s Adherence to Catholic Social Doctrine Flies in the Face of Facts

News channel or source: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/praise-of-chinas-adherence-to-catholic-social-doctrine-flies-in-the-face-of
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

COMMENTARY: The chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Science’s astonishing comments could be dismissed if they were not so damaging. Reggie Littlejohn “Right now, those who are best implementing the social doctrine of the Church are the Chinese ...

News China » Social: From Lu Han to Papi Jiang, Chinese celebrities are making a lot of money from social media

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/13/china-celebrities-like-lu-han-and-papi-jiang-make-a-lot-of-social-media-money.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

China's top celebrities have endorsed everything from luxury brands to mass market consumer goods. They range from movie stars to internet personalities who use their fame to sell their own products online, not unlike social influencers in the West.

News China » Social: In Guangdong, China: An Integrated System Delivers Better Social Insurance Services

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/02/14/in-guangdong-china-an-integrated-system-delivers-better-social-insurance-services
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

New technologies make access to services easier and more convenient Guangdong provides a model in China’s efforts to develop a national integrated social security information system Yuan Xiaoli, a resident of China’s southern Guangdong Province, caught ...

News China » Social: Labor Party donor developer on China visit with Premier Daniel Andrews

News channel or source: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/labor-party-donor-developer-on-china-visit-with-premier-daniel-andrews/news-story/06a235f46c08058404cb6601dfa9aff7
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Asked on social media why Mr Guo Jing was there ... to the Communist Party-linked Australian Council for the Promotion of Peaceful ­Reunification of China. Mr Guo Jing and his business were major sponsors of Mr Lim’s $70-a-head pre-election fundraiser ...

News China » Social: Will China weaponise social media?

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/telecom/1410882/will-china-weaponise-social-media-
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Ever since the 2016 US presidential election, with its revelations about Russian meddling, European officials have been on the lookout for similar attacks. But Europeans aren’t the only ones paying attention. So, too, are China’s leaders, who are ...

News China » Social: High-energy basketball court cleaner becomes a social media star in China

News channel or source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-18/basketball-court-cleaner-becomes-a-chinese-internet-star/9449686
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

A court cleaner for China's national basketball league who shot to fame for his high-intensity approach to the job says even the NBA's Beijing office has shown interest in him. Meng Fei, 24, never completed his high school studies, and decided to volunteer ...