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    by Michael Lerner A Chinese firm will invest $69.7mn in building an undersea cable to provide faster internet.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 07, 2016, 5:16 PM EST
  • A truck in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

    by Michael Lerner Hit by earthquakes and with GDP slowing, it may yet become an int'l transport hub.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2015, 3:50 PM EST
  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers his work report at the opening of the 3rd Session of the 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People on March 5, 2015 in Beijing, China. The government work report presented the main targets of economic and social development, a projected 2015 GDP growth of about 7 percent; and consumer prices rising about 3 percent.

    Beijing will halve the number service and manufacturing industries in which foreign investment is restricted.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 05, 2015, 3:20 PM EST
  • Multiple denomination U.S. dollar bills sit on top of Swiss franc bank notes in this arranged photograph inside a currency exchange store in London, U.K., on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.

    While China cut interest rates over the weekend, the Fed is expected to raise interest rates later this year.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 02, 2015, 3:38 PM EST