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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump has railed against China for stealing US jobs. But the Asian giant is struggling with some of the same problems American manufacturers face and some Chinese companies are even finding it cheaper to move their factories to the US.
Reading Time: 5 minutes China’s pollution problems have caused domestic unrest, threatening not only the country’s stability, but that of the United States and the rest of the world.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Can China turn its economy around by fighting pervasive corruption? More than its own future will be determined by the answer to that question. China has become too big to fail.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Western media conglomerates, aching for a piece of the pie, have been complicit in covering up China’s problems for many years. But recent catastrophes that could not be hidden from public view are evidence that the Great Firewall of China is showing its first cracks.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What you may not know about China and the remarkable events unfolding there — and why it is a problem for us all.