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Rural China

Teaching Girls to Be Chefs and Changing Their Lives in Rural China

Carrie Yury | Posted 05.02.2016 | Good News
Carrie Yury

Although China leads the world in innovative strategies to address poverty, the reality is that China holds a fifth of the world's population. Because...

The Evolution of Early Childhood Development

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 04.19.2016 | Education
Paul Mashegoane

The study and insights into the ancient mystery of the development of a human brain remains one of our generation's greatest achievements. A baby's mi...

These Moving Photos Show The Forgotten Faces Of Modern China

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

With his series of incredibly lit and beautifully shot portraits of rural elderly people, photographer Nick Ng hopes to expose unseen faces in Chinese...

Rem Koolhaas: How China Plans To Inhabit Its Future

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.02.2014 | World

Rem Koolhaas is the Pritzker Prize winning architect of such buildings as the CCTV tower in Beijing and an urban theorist whose books include "S M L X...

Innovating Entrepreneurship: Teach For China

China Hands | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
China Hands

When Rachel Wasser learned as an undergraduate at Yale that there existed no program that would allow her to teach at rural Chinese schools, it sparked a passion that would result in the fast-growing organization that now sends more than 200 college graduates each year from China and the U.S. to teach at Chinese schools.

How A 4-Cent Multivitamin Could Close China's Education Gap

Linda Murray | Posted 10.27.2013 | Impact
Linda Murray

New research shows that a multivitamin that costs less than 4 cents a day can level the education playing field for poor and undernourished children in China.

The Global Economy Depends On China's Rural Population

The New York Times | Joshua Muldavin | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

Two weeks ago peasants in Wukan, a fishing village in the prosperous southern Chinese province of Guangdong, took over their village, throwing out loc...

Are China and America Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

I recently discussed challenges that China faces as it seeks to continue its economic growth including: (1) Wealth inequality, where a small percent o...

Is China Poised for Implosion? What Would the Communist Manifesto Predict?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Deng Xiaoping probably would be concerned to see that Chinese population policies and practices as well as the engine of capitalism appears to be creating a Marxian nightmare of bourgeois and proletariat.

How Long Will China's Economy Be the Second Largest?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

While China's manufacturing dominates much of the world's consumer products, this will not likely last forever.

'Country Driving': Taking the Whole Town to the Great Wall

Peter Hessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Hessler

When I drove more than seven thousand miles across rural northern China, there was only one day in which I had a full car. I was traveling alone, driving a rented Jeep Cherokee, and I often stopped for hitch-hikers.

Obama's Visit Stirs Rethinking On Race, Racism In China

Washington Post | Keith B. Richburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the country gets ready to welcome the first African American U.S. president, whose first official visit here starts Sunday, the Chinese are confron...