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The Chinese Dream: A New Interpretation

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

Like most Chinese fathers, Y.P. Chan thought he had his children's education all figured out. After all, Chan was educated not only in traditional Chinese philosophy but had also excelled in the worlds of engineering, business and high-stakes finance.

China's Shaolin Temple Hopes To Lure CEOs For Meditation Training

Bloomberg Businessweek | Christina Larson | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

The ancient Shaolin Temple, perched on a leafy mountaintop in eastern China, is widely recognized as the birthplace of kung fu. For at least 1,500 yea...

China: Slower Growth, but a Bigger Economy

Steven Barnett | Posted 12.19.2014 | World
Steven Barnett

A bigger but somewhat slower growing China of the future will contribute about as much to global demand as the smaller but faster growing China of before. This is arithmetic: An economy that is twice as big can grow by half as much and contribute the same to global demand. By the way, China today is more than twice as big as it was a decade ago. So, the good news is, even with slower growth, China will continue to be an engine of global output. Indeed, an even bigger engine than before.

The Chinese Renaissance and the Making of a New World

David Gosset | Posted 01.28.2013 | World
David Gosset

While 21st century China is still facing considerable internal and external challenges, it could be argued that for the very first time in the world history a process of globalization and a great economic convergence are creating the conditions for a more cohesive global village.

China Helps Local Entrepreneurs Expand Overseas

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Chinese entrepreneur Feng Jun tried five times to set up overseas branches to market his MP3 players and other consumer electronics goods....

Do Business In China? No Thanks!

Gene Marks | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Gene Marks

Want to do business in China? Here are a couple of thoughts on how a small or medium sized business can make a few bucks off the Chinese without actually going there.

U.S. Businesses Face Culture Rife With Bribery In China

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

* U.S. companies challenged by FCPA * In state-owned China, who is an "official"? * Highly regulated industries pose hig...

China Faces Fresh Upsurge In Labor Unrest

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

SHANGHAI — China is seeing a fresh upsurge in labor unrest as slowing demand for its exports in Europe and the U.S. hits manufacturers already j...

American Policy Made in China

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

While Obama makes symbolic military gestures, his administration is doing nothing serious to contest China's growing threat to America's economic base.

China Gets a Lesson in Realpolitik

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.03.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

China is in the process of beating the West at its own game -- identifying what is sees as the West's 'weakness' on the grand chess board and filling in the gaps left behind.

Poll: More Chinese Workers Prefer Domestic Firms

Newsweek | Isaac Stone Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In August, China's biggest job-search site released a survey of 200,000 Chinese college students, ranking their -preferences for employment. Only thre...

Where Are the Men in Black Suits? Maybe They Are in Our Heads

Fawn Germer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fawn Germer

China is neither all good nor all bad. It's a country with four times our population and ten times our problems. They're working on their issues.

"Success Is Always Temporary, Failure Lasts Much Much Longer"

Fawn Germer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fawn Germer

I am tell people to expect success, make decisions with confidence and to advertise their strengths. That is the exact opposite of the Chinese way, which is to be humble and sense that failure looms.

From the Commune to the Condo

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

According to Mark Saunders, president of Achelous Partners, LLC, a conspicuous Chinese entry into Corporate America is on the way. China is hungry to snare U.S. companies as a way to get access to the American market.

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 to China: Drop Dead!

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rory O'Connor

Does a company with a stated corporate goal of "Don't Be Evil" really deserve praise for finally pulling the plug on its longstanding cooperation with the Great Firewall? I think not.

Counting on China's Burgeoning Green Technology Marketplace

Joseph Meuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph Meuse

A bumper crop of Chinese companies have emerged to address the country's significant environmental hazards accrued from their multi-decade role as the "world's largest factory."

China's Digital Green Dam: The Party Capitulates

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The vast majority of Chinese believe an empowered central government guarantees individual and national gain. But this is a clear case of an evolving relationship between rulers and ruled.

Wal-Mart's New Market: Small Town China

AP | WILLIAM FOREMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOUDI, China — Maoming, Wuhu and Loudi. They're Chinese cities so far in the boonies that Lonely Planet doesn't even bother to mention them in ...

China's Milk Scandal: Unharmonious Rumblings

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

In the end, the losers in this sorry debacle are Chinese consumers, a striving people who sometimes feel that odds are stacked against them.

Reading The Tea Leaves: China's Huawei and 3Com

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

When the best minds in the world are put to work on creating new inventions together, it's the consumer that benefits.