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Chinese-Built Infrastructure In Africa May Not Be As Bad As Some Think

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.16.2016 | World

China is building more infrastructure in Africa than any other country. Chinese banks are financing billions of dollars in new loans, aid packages and...

Ghana Resident: Why Don’t Chinese Companies Hire African Workers?

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.12.2016 | World

Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden are the duo behind the China Africa Project and hosts of the popular China in Africa Podcast. We’re here to answer...

For These African Migrants, Life In China Isn't What They Were Promised

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.10.2016 | World

They did not know very much about China but they had heard it was the world’s second-largest economy and Africa’s leading trading partner, so they...

The Clinton Growth Presidency

Harlan Green | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

It's remarkable. Donald Trump chose Detroit to make his economic speech, where he accused the Clintons of causing Detroit's employment problems with ...

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.06.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

A propensity to undergo periodic episodes of instability and volatility in global financial markets will persist. Get ready for a continuous dispute between the two financial tales about EM, as well as to increasing efforts of differentiation among their assets.

The China-Africa Honeymoon Is Over

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

It wasn’t that long ago when it was all smiles between the Chinese and Africans. Remember when the headlines were all about “win-win” developmen...

China Is Hardly Doomed

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

The future will surely not be a straight up drive to power, economic and political greatness. But, the direction is clear. In the next 20 years China will emerge on the world stage as an economic superpower and a great military and political power.

Hundreds, If Not Thousands, Of African Migrants Are Leaving China To Return Home

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.14.2016 | World

It was not that long ago that entire neighborhoods in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou were overflowing with African migrants. Although there ar...

#FredinChina: Chinese man beats a machine in face recognition contest

Fred Raillard | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

China Should Look To Venezuela If It Wants To Avoid Financial Chaos In Africa

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.07.2016 | World

The financial implosion in Venezuela is prompting growing concern in Beijing that China may have been too ambitious in its drive to loan billions of d...

#FredinChina: Brexit in the eyes of China's social media

Fred Raillard | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

#FredinChina: Warcraft is a huge success in China, acclaimed by the whole Post-80's generation

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.24.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

#FredinChina: Digital life, new theme of Chinese exam subjects

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

A (Non-Intellectual-Property-Infringing) Disney Theme Park Comes to China

Sam Johnson | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Sam Johnson

Shanghai Disneyland will officially open on June 16, a move eagerly awaited by many Chinese and expats alike. (With some notable exceptions.) An expat myself, I too am excited to visit.

#FredinChina: Contrasting opinions about the racist ad in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

A Journey To The Future Via The Past - China's New Silk Road Is High-Speed

April Rudin | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
April Rudin

Everyone knows that I love to travel. Life on the road is exhilarating and educational. After too much time in airports, hotels and taxis, however, it...

#FredinChina: A producer uses live stream to boost Chinese Pride over US movies

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

Reviving the Silk Road and Stimulating World Economy

Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar

Despite the fact that the Silk Road dates back to circa 300 BC, this international commercial line still figures prominently in discussions among economists and governments on stimulating the global economy through reviving historically proven initiatives.

#FredinChina: A huge medical scandal shakes the giant Baidu

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

China's Spillovers On Latin America and the Caribbean

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

China's economic rise has entailed increasing repercussions of its development in the rest of the world, including Latin America and the Caribbean. No wonder there is so much attention and hope for smoothness in China's current economic rebalancing. After all, what happens in China does not stay in China.

These Charts Show How China's Economy Is Changing Amid Labor Unrest

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

China's rapid modernization is leveling off after decades of high growth. And the whole world is feeling it. These infographics from China-U.S. Focus offer a snapshot of China's situation today.

Why India Could Be The New China For Smartphone Companies

Quartz | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.26.2016 | World

China’s GDP growth, swelling middle class, and sheer number of young people have added up to a very lucrative market for Apple. Sales in Greater Chi...

Here’s How To Get Cleaner Water For 700 Million People

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

When you think of cleaning a city’s dirty drinking water, it’s easy to imagine using giant plants or some tiny new portable technology. But one of...

Why China Is Increasingly Investing in African Property

Eric Olander | Posted 04.13.2016 | World
Eric Olander

In the past, Africa has not been a popular destination for Chinese real estate investors, but there is new evidence to suggest that may no longer be the case. Dr. Honita Cowaloosur of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town joins Eric & Cobus -- in the podcast above -- to discuss why Chinese investors are now choosing to invest in African real estate and why the continent is seen as an increasingly desirable investment destination.

#FredinChina: Woman assault in a 3 star hotel outrages Chinese social networks

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FF GROUP, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Shangh...