March 7, 2014

China's Newest Threat: Zombies

William Pesek, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

In a bit of life-imitating-art serendipity, "The Walking Dead" is a huge hit in China just as the nation faces its own onslaught -- of zombie companies.

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