Reading Time: 4 minutes Protesters see the US flag as a symbol of the core Western liberal values they crave.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Surprise! Former climate villain becomes an agent of change.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s designation of China as a “currency manipulator” is more a tantrum than an intellectually honest policy decision. It may nonetheless intensify a dangerous US-China trade spat.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Donald Trump has gone after Chinese electronics giant Huawei in recent months. But his attacks may have backfired: The company now has a heroic reputation back home and sales are soaring. At the same time, companies like Apple are suffering.
Reading Time: 20 minutes China is investing in major infrastructure projects worldwide, including a railway network that would connect it to Singapore and the countries of the Southeast Asian mainland. Is China laying the groundwork to become the dominant power of the 21st century?
Reading Time: 2 minutes During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump raged over all the US jobs that he claimed had been lost to China, and said he would go with a program of “America First” when it came to trade deals with that country. Now we learn he is considering amending sanctions on Chinese phone maker ZTE because his Read More
Reading Time: 19 minutes Financial journalist Dinny McMahon talks about shadow banks, ghost cities, and massive loans that could end the Chinese miracle.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The prospect of an indefinite tenure worries both detractors and supporters of President Xi Jinping, the man poised to become China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Rare-earth elements are essential to current and emerging technologies and one country controls their supply.
Reading Time: 19 minutes The US has become completely reliant on China for all its major defense systems. This dependence lies in the mining and manufacturing of the rare earth elements essential to everything from nuclear weapons to iPhones.