The Met's Costume Institute Multicultural Scramble
China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, as Misha Pinkhasov highlights in his article on the Met's exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank faces many hurdles
Let's not get carried away, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank faces many hurdles, writes G. Bin Zhao.
Hong Kong's third-world water management system in urgent need of repair
Asit K. Biswas says Hong Kong's poor management of its water resources, from the waste in usage to its inept policy decisions, does not befit a city of its wealth and development.
Clean water vital for China's growth
Clean water is vital for China's growth writes Cecilia Tortajada.
Foreign direct investment in Canada: mixed messages
Canada’s share of global foreign direct investment is decreasing, with government policy and a sense of unpredictability pervading the investment landscape.
China's development -- now for the hard part
China is now beginning the "hard part" of development -- as its growth is slowing, debt is increasing sharply, adverse demographics are biting and the inefficiencies of state capitalism are visible.
Top-down planning chases innovation in China
Top-down planning chases innovation in China, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
China's financial paradoxes
China's international financial showmanship at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank should not distract attention from its deep financial fragilities at home.
China's property market has reached a turning point
China's property market has reached a turning point, argues G. Bin Zhao, executive editor at China's Economy & Policy.
China should welcome Catholic Church and other faith traditions, for the moral good of society
G. Bin Zhao calls on Beijing to accept the pope's offer of friendship and open China's doors to the Catholic Church, as well as revive its own faith traditions, to stem society's moral degeneration.
Hong Kong can be hell
Milton Friedman once famously said "If you want to see capitalism in action, go to Hong Kong". But Hong Kong's brand of capitalism has led to inequality, poverty, and social unrest.
China and India should create own anti-graft indices
China and India should create their own anti-graft indices, present new metrics and expose the shortcomings of Western analysis, if any, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
China needs own metrics for corruption fight
China needs own metrics for corruption fight argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
China not ready to rewire global finance
G. Bin Zhao says the rosy view that China is now capable of rewiring the global financial system, even if it intended to do so, is just not realistic, given the limitations of its economy today.
China's trainmaker monopoly
Creating a trainmaker monopoly is in conflict with China's reform ambitions, argues G.Bin ZHAO.
China's eco-transition challenge
Asit K. Bi Swas and Zhang Jingru share with us their views on China's eco-transition challenge.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Myths, vested interests, reality
A formidable competitor to World Bank and ADB, the new AIIB will benefit developing Asian countries and also serve several objectives for China, write Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
China's economic predicament
The Chinese economy is caught between a rock and a hard place. Extricating itself from this predicament will not be easy.
Plight of China's Uighurs
The sentencing of Chinese Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti to life imprisonment is a harsh reminder that China is still an empire that employs repression and violence to control peoples within its borders.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a new source of funding, which will shakes up old structures, argue Asit K Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada.
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