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8 Tips For a Life In China

Ryan McMunn | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Ryan McMunn

Life abroad is one of the most difficult, exciting, exasperating, rewarding, and incredible experiences you can have. Here are some tips for living in China and getting the most from your experience there.

China Faces Uphill Battle to Surpass U.S. Economy

Ryan McMunn | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Ryan McMunn

We will look at the demographic dividend that helped propel China's economic growth, but now threatens to derail the economic miracle.

The China Dance: It Ain't No One Step

Jared Bernstein | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Neither China, nor any other country, has "unlimited financial resources." Finite resources are, in fact, the core principle of economics. When you tee up the problem that way, you risk missing the actual problem, which is a combination of state power and the savings imbalances noted above. As the authors note, it has long been the policy of China to suppress household consumption, virtually insuring both excess national savings (Pettis stresses that Chinese household savings are not unusually high) and wide-spread poverty (though they should have noted that there are at least internal noises in China pushing the other way -- we'll have to see what they amount to). Those national savings must flow somewhere, and flow they do, to countries across the globe that consume more than they produce.

Chinese Business Seeks White, Jewish Male To Bolster Cred

Posted 05.25.2012 | World

If you're a white, Jewish man seeking part-time employment abroad, look no further than the Chinese company soliciting Foreign Policy's Isaac Stone Fi...

Elite Single Chinese Women Face 'Leftover Lady' Discount

Women's eNews | Posted 11.12.2011 | Women

In 2007, The Chinese Ministry of Education officially recognized a new term for unmarried women with successful careers in their country: leftover lad...

Tang Jun's Drama: A Chinese Business Tragedy

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Since his academic credentials were exposed as fraudulent, Tang Jun has emerged as the star in a quintessentially Chinese dramatic tragedy.

Why Chinese Companies Are Renting White Guys

The Atlantic | Mitch Moxley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not long ago I was offered work as a quality-control expert with an American company in China I'd never heard of. No experience necessary--which was g...

Google's Decision Shows New Trend In Western Reluctance to "Kowtow" to China

washingtonpost.com | John Pomfret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The showdown between Google and the world's most populous country marks a turning point in one of the great alliances of the late 20th century -- the ...

Huang Guangyu, Former Richest Man In China, Gets 14 Years In Jail

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — An appliance retailer who was once China's richest businessman was sentenced to 14 years for insider trading and other crimes Tuesday,...

Million-Dollar Bonuses Arrive In China

Financial Times | Geoff Dyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The million-dollar bonus has arrived in China's financial services industry as local firms, buoyed by the spectacular boom in the country's markets, c...