The Shenzhen government is following in Hong Kong's footsteps by offering annual cash subsidies worth more than $30 million to encourage oceangoing ships (OGVs) to switch to low-sulfur fuel or use shore power while at dock.
President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.
President Barack Obama's got a lot of problems, some of his making, many not. The last thing he need is one of his former top officials feeding attack lines to his enemies. So naturally, that's what he has.
Whether Hong Kong's democratic freedom protests are an overall movement for liberty depends crucially on what is expected out of Beijing in the future.
For the first time since the outbreak of the Occupy Central movement last month, Premier Li Keqiang has offered some clues on how Beijing wants to see the pro-democracy protests brought to an end, signaling Beijing's reluctance to directly get involved in Hong Kong's worst political crisis in decades.
Altaeros Energies is developing turbine-equipped tubular helium balloons that float up to 2,000 feet in the air to capture wind energy. (From Altaero...
The isolationism of the United States before 1940 is long gone. The new world of instantaneous communication has destroyed the isolation of Americans from the world. With the end of the post-Cold War era, there are potentially serious future threats to American security.
Hu's impressive career boosted an increase in Chinese women working in business journalism. After years when business journalism was dominated by men, with the field even called "the forbidden city," the number of female business reporters is rising.
There's an international policy matter on which the administration has been far too passive, and its inaction may be dooming the productive sector of the economy -- not to mention the American middle class -- to a fate it doesn't deserve. I can sum it up in two words: currency manipulation.
If as a result Hong Kong can democratize its institutions and equalize its economic success, the city can point the way for the country as a whole.
A small story that may shed light on the Chinese government's fear of the protests in Hong Kong: Five days before pro-democracy activists took to the streets there, I received word from the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou that our cultural diplomacy tour was in jeopardy.
The Ukraine crisis has forced Russian companies to seriously consider working with Chinese industry. Both state-owned and private Russian industrial enterprises have begun searching for potential Chinese partners that could compensate for the negative consequences of breaking ties with Europe. The initial results are encouraging.
By working with schools, local optometrists, community partners, and a network of sight leaders, Education In Sight bridges the gap between students and comprehensive, quality eye care by bringing the care directly to students in the schools.
I was born, raised, educated, primed and prepped in Los Angeles. But behind my fluent English, my American brain, my citizenship, my philosophies, my outlook on life... is a child who was raised by the Taiwanese. I am my parents' daughter and Chinese culture runs through my blood. Always.
Sen. Mitch McConnell is one of the strongest supporters of free trade and closer ties with China. It would be easy to blame McConnell's wife for his pro-China stance. But it would be wrong.
As the world becomes more chaotic, what should the role of the United States be?