26. 08. 2013

China: Bo Xilai trial by social media

One of the most dramatic developments from the trial of disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai isn’t what was said in court, but that the arguments were revealed at all. The public received updates...

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20. 08. 2013

China’s baby-boom mirage

Is a baby boom the answer to China’s growth slowdown? Recent speculation that Beijing is poised to end its one-child policy raises the tantalizing prospect of a surge in population and workers. A...

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20. 08. 2013

China’s German Ghost City

It was a German town, designed by German architects next to a Volkswagen factory on the outskirts of Shanghai. The place had everything: housing, parks, canal-side promenades, benches, fences, shops, roads, town squares,...

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20. 08. 2013

China grapples with rash of fake officials

He had the swagger and the trappings of a senior party cadre, and a natural authority that made him hard to contradict. The walls of his office in the heart of the Chinese...

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20. 08. 2013

The Top 10 Foreigner’s Misconceptions About China

In spite of the fact that China becomes more and more accessible to foreigners, the country is still a great mystery to the average traveler. Of course, we are all familiar with Chinese...

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20. 08. 2013

The Truth About China’s ‘Rude’ Tourists

Who are you calling a “rude tourist”? (KO) There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about “rude” Chinese tourists, citing numerous high-profile incidents of bad behavior in recent months....

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