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Twisting the news – 42nd edition

In cappuccino on February 1, 2016 at 9:09 am

As many western companies rely on the Chinese market for growth and many others have Chinese shareholders, an important part of the world relies on the Chinese economy, therefore what happens in China is important for all of us. Here‘s an interesting analysis of what is going on right now in China, mainly deconstructed some exaggerations present in the media these days.

Other voices claim we are closer to recession and it is all linked to China, again. As stated in the above mentioned analysis, there is a lot of exaggeration around the Chinese economy, but the simple fact that all our studies revolve around China should be an indicator of China’s importance in the world economy. The number of opinions on the matter simply makes my head spin, however, I’ll try to express my opinion: China has been playing a huge role on the world economy since 2008 and for a while it seemed to be the leading economy, not the second one. Still, much of the data available on China is shadowy, as China reports are still massively state controlled and so is the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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Twisting the news 2nd edition

In cappuccino on October 12, 2015 at 6:31 am

Extra-sweeten your coffee, it’s Monday morning, you’ll need that extra energy, let’s see.

644518_482964478391235_1344225470_nTake is as Monday morning inspirational story of what one can achieve. You probably like it or your friends like it and you’ve seen it from them: “I f**king live science” Facebook page is a social media phenomenon with more 22 million fans. Elise Andrew, who founded the page on her own and is the sole contributor publicly admitted her mental health issues, saying the internet is there to remind her that some people are much worse.

Turkey banned media coverage of suicide bombing in the Turkish capital of Ankara. That comes in addition to the already existing Youtube, Twitter and Facebook ban.  Read the rest of this entry »