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July 05, 2010
Head—Meet Brick Wall
Main lesson about trying education reform in China? You can’t beat the bureaucracy.
Head—Meet Brick Wall
July 05, 2010
Head—Meet Brick Wall
Main lesson about trying education reform in China? You can’t beat the bureaucracy.
Head—Meet Brick Wall
The Disappearing Hutong
July 02, 2010
The Disappearing Hutong
Beijing risks losing some of its most interesting heritage with the destruction of the hutong.
The Disappearing Hutong
Google Changes China Tack
June 30, 2010
Google Changes China Tack
Will Google’s plan to stop a redirect to its Hong Kong site keep China happy?
Google Changes China Tack
Things Fall Apart
June 29, 2010
Things Fall Apart
Reform in China’s education system can be tough. Having too big an ego doesn’t help matters.
Things Fall Apart
China's Soccer Czar
June 28, 2010
China's Soccer Czar
China could learn a lot from other Asian teams if it wants to make the next football World Cup.
China's Soccer Czar
A 'Major' Terrorist Haul
June 25, 2010
A 'Major' Terrorist Haul
China says it cracked a major terrorist cell in the Uyghur Autonomous Region. Really?
A 'Major' Terrorist Haul
China's Red Dawn?
June 24, 2010
China's Red Dawn?
How much does a remake of 80s blockbuster Red Dawn say about US attitudes toward China?
China's Red Dawn?
China's Lack of Passion Issue
June 23, 2010
China's Lack of Passion Issue
Chinese students are interested in results. But there’s more to life than just test cramming.
China's Lack of Passion Issue
Lukewarm on Yuan Move
June 22, 2010
Lukewarm on Yuan Move
China’s decision to allow yuan flexibility has had a cool response from some commentators.
Lukewarm on Yuan Move
Coffeehouse Education
June 21, 2010
Coffeehouse Education
Getting Chinese students to open a coffeehouse highlights cultural barriers to co-operation.
Coffeehouse Education
Why is China Bad at Football?
June 18, 2010
Why is China Bad at Football?
Why is China so bad at football? And why couldn’t it even reach this year’s World Cup finals?
Why is China Bad at Football?
India Wary of Sino-Pak Ties
June 17, 2010
India Wary of Sino-Pak Ties
China and Pakistan pledge closer defence ties. India won’t like that – or their nuclear deal.
India Wary of Sino-Pak Ties
June 16, 2010
The Importance of Space
Chinese architecture can be lifeless. So it’s no surprise it has an effect on education.
The Importance of Space
Eyeing Afghan Resources
June 15, 2010
Eyeing Afghan Resources
The discovery of massive mineral deposits in Afghanistan is likely to interest China.
Eyeing Afghan Resources
Blessed China?
June 14, 2010
Blessed China?
The violence in Kyrgyzstan is a reminder of how problematic China’s location really is.
Blessed China?
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