Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
August 21, 2014
Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
Beijing is the 8th local government to issue bonds under a pilot program to combat shadow banking.
Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
August 20, 2014
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
Beijing police are cracking down on illegal drug use among Chinese and foreigners alike.
Beijing Cracks Down on Illegal Drug Use
Beijing’s Choice and Hong Kong’s Elections
May 10, 2014
Beijing’s Choice and Hong Kong’s Elections
Beijing can better achieve its goals by allowing free elections in Hong Kong.
Beijing’s Choice and Hong Kong’s Elections
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
April 15, 2014
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
Gentrification in Beijing’s Wudaoying hutong
April 03, 2014
Gentrification in Beijing’s Wudaoying hutong
China’s growing wealth is bringing sweeping change to traditional neighborhoods.
Gentrification in Beijing’s Wudaoying hutong
Great Wall of China: Fortified Symbol of a Nation’s Ancient Past
June 27, 2013
Great Wall of China: Fortified Symbol of a Nation’s Ancient Past
The Great Wall of China still confounds visitors more than 2,000 years since its construction began.
Great Wall of China: Fortified Symbol of a Nation’s Ancient Past
Beijing Police: Women Should “Cover Up” to Avoid Harassment
June 05, 2013
Beijing Police: Women Should “Cover Up” to Avoid Harassment
New guidelines advise women to shield themselves and not wear mini-skirts or hotpants when using public transportation.
Beijing Police: Women Should “Cover Up” to Avoid Harassment
A Tale of Three Cities’ Struggles with Air Quality
February 27, 2013
A Tale of Three Cities’ Struggles with Air Quality
In seeking to tackle its air quality problems, Beijing could learn from cities like London and Los Angeles.
A Tale of Three Cities’ Struggles with Air Quality
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
February 12, 2013
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
The most important holiday in the Chinese calendar kicked off last weekend.
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
February 08, 2013
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
As tensions rise, Linda Jakobson looks at how China’s leader-in-waiting may be involved—and the role of dysfunctional decision-making.
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
Black Cloud Over Beijing
January 16, 2013
Black Cloud Over Beijing
Beijing’s typically polluted skies reached new heights over the weekend. Could this be a catalyst for change?
Black Cloud Over Beijing
A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
October 09, 2012
A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
Chinese consumers want to buy automobiles that reflect their growing economic status. It may come at a cost.
A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
What China’s Leaders Fear Most
July 30, 2012
What China’s Leaders Fear Most
By charging Bo Xilai’s wife with murder, China’s political leaders have set a dangerous precedent.
What China’s Leaders Fear Most
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
June 05, 2012
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
The Chinese government wants the U.S. to stop announcing its own air pollution readings. Should it?
To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?
Beijing vs Shanghai
April 09, 2012
Beijing vs Shanghai
Beijing may be the capital of China. But in the sporting world, Shanghai is increasingly getting the best of it.
Beijing vs Shanghai
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