A moral deficit

WEIGHED down by debt and running out of cash, Chaori Solar emerged this year as an unlikely poster child for all that was going right with the Chinese [...] Read more ...

via Economist
18 Oct 2014


In 1931, the communists established the Soviet Republic of China in the mountainous area of Jiangxi province. Three years later, surrounded and harassed by Kuomintang forces led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the communist leaders decided to mobilise the Red Army and take flight, thus beginning a journey that would change the fate of the Communi [...] Read more ...

via Scmp
18 Oct 2014

China, Vietnam Patch Ties After Territory Disputes

China and Vietnam agreed to resume military ties and resolve their maritime disputes in high-level meetings, China's official Xinhua News Agency said, marking the first signs that tensions over rival territorial claims may be easing. The relationship between the two countries grew tense [...] Read more ...

via Go
18 Oct 2014

China’s Silk Road Revival

The phrase “Silk Road” evokes a romantic image – half history, half myth – of tented camel caravans winding their way across the trackless deserts and mountains of Central Asia. But the Silk Road is not just part of a fabled past; it is an important feature of China’s current foreign policy. Read more ...

via Project-syndicate
18 Oct 2014

Register for: Shanghai Free Trade Zone: Worth all the Hype?

Find out all about Shanghai's Free Trade Zone: One Year On In this special one hour webinar, two top experts on the subject will share their most objective views on the zone development, the results after one year of operations and its potential future. Qiang Li, Managing Director, O’Melveny & Myers Qiang is the managing partner of [...] Read more ...

via Enterthemeeting
18 Oct 2014