China's Communist Party plans to sell stocks in the online version of its official mouthpiece the People’s Daily to raise money.
China's $3.5 billion investment in Portugal power producer is its largest yet in Europe, and signals willingness to buy assets even as it balks at purchasing bonds from indebted eurozone countries.
North Korea is unlikely to act erratically following the death of Kim Jong-il. All eyes are on heir Kim Jong-un, whose youth and inexperience mean elder statesmen are likely to guide the transition.
Despite a new smoke-free zone at Peking University, China is making only half-hearted efforts to dissuade people from smoking.
Economic geography has created two Chinas: the prosperous coast and the undeveloped interior. China's future depends on whether it can reconcile this gap between the haves and have-nots. The city-province of Chongqing provides a model for equitable urbanization.
Patriotism applies to countries, while 'civicism' applies to cities – where more than half the world's population lives. As the world urbanizes, a new class of global cities is competing for the affection of residents and tourists. There are several reasons to welcome this development.
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China's younger generation is leading a shift away from a job-is-everything work ethic in favor of 'naked resignation' – leaving one job before finding another in order to pursue personal interests.