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12 Regions of China: The Yangtze Delta
July 21, 2017

12 Regions of China: The Yangtze Delta

By John Lee
China's "land of fish and rice," today a high-tech hub, has long been the country's wealthiest region.

Asia’s Risky Cities
September 23, 2015

Asia’s Risky Cities

By Anthony Fensom
Some of the most at-risk cities in the world can be found in Asia, according to one report.
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
January 30, 2015

Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’

By Anthony Fensom
Despite a huge wave of urbanization in the first decade of this century, the process may be just getting underway.

Beijing’s Booming Population Risks Instability
August 28, 2014

Beijing’s Booming Population Risks Instability

By Clint Richards
Pollution and rapidly increasing rural migrants could quickly outstrip Beijing’s ability to cope.

Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014

Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities

By Anthony Fensom
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.

Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
August 01, 2014

Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt

By Shannon Tiezzi
After Zhou Yongkang, the anti-corruption campaign aims at the PLA and Shanghai -- two power bases for Jiang Zemin.

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

By Shannon Tiezzi
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.
Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020
December 10, 2013

Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020

By John C.K. Daly
China's coal consumption will continue to rise rapidly, despite a heavy human and environmental cost.

Disney World is Coming to Shanghai
October 08, 2013

Disney World is Coming to Shanghai

Shanghai will be the third Asian city to have a Disney World, but can it turn a profit?

Apple Patents Cylindrical Glass Entryway at Shanghai Store
October 03, 2013

Apple Patents Cylindrical Glass Entryway at Shanghai Store

The Cupertino tech giant has already patented the design of their retail shops.

Shanghai Opens Free Trade Zone; Internet Restrictions Remain
September 29, 2013

Shanghai Opens Free Trade Zone; Internet Restrictions Remain

Mainland China’s first FTZ opens, in what could be a milestone in its economic development.

Shanghai’s Peace Hotel Ushers in Tea Dance Revival
September 11, 2013

Shanghai’s Peace Hotel Ushers in Tea Dance Revival

A nostalgic social dance in Shanghai that was phased out during World War II has returned.

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