Hong Kong: resiliency and risk
Hong Kong's economy has shown remarkable resiliency over the past year, but still faces many risks, writes John West.
China’s political predicament
Turmoil in China. Sudden exchange rate devaluation. Shanghai stock exchange meltdown. Factory explosion in Tianjin. Massive capital flight. Is the infallible Chinese government losing its touch?
Africa and China -- a blossoming partnership
Africa’s economic prospects are better now than they have been over the past half century, thanks to a blossoming partnership with China and other Asian countries writes John West.
Viva Tel Aviv
... how the Israeli city's start-up culture is winning admirers.
Time to overhaul Hong Kong’s water supply system
Asit K. Biswas says the contamination found in Hong Kong’s tap water only points to mismanagement.
China’s Reclamations Roil South China Sea
We need a South China Sea environmental summit, argues James Borton.
Environmental footprint of China's food security policies
As the World Environment Day approaches, it is appropriate to assess the environmental footprint of China's food security policies, argues Cecilia Tortajada.
US and China: In the Strategic Balance
The May 2015 Chinese Military Strategy highlights the greatest and fastest ever shift in the balance of military power from the liberal powers to the illiberal powers, argues Julian Lindley-French.
Beijing’s Challenge to the Global Financial Architecture
Robert Wihtol has shared with us his article on Beijing’s challenge to the global financial architecture through the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
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.
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