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Shared-Bikes Become Promotional Tool for Mobile Payment Systems, Says Tencent Founder Pony Ma

Shared-Bikes Become Promotional Tool for Mobile Payment Systems, Says Tencent Founder Pony Ma

As the bike-sharing sector goes through a reshuffle and seeks new ways to generate revenue, founder and CEO of Tencent…

Dec 5, 2017
Liao Shumin
China Must Develop a More Affordable, Sustainable Urbanization Strategy

China Must Develop a More Affordable, Sustainable Urbanization Strategy

What exactly are the forces driving China’s economic miracle?

Nov 30, 2017
Xu Yuan
Abuse Incidents Worry Preschoolers’ Parents, Teachers Threaten to Quit Over Surveillance Disagreements

Abuse Incidents Worry Preschoolers’ Parents, Teachers Threaten to Quit Over Surveillance Disagreements

Incidents of child abuse at Chinese preschools have left parents anxious. Many parents find themselves in a dilemma as schools…

Nov 27, 2017
Guo Jinhui
What Caused T-Bond Yields to Increase?

What Caused T-Bond Yields to Increase?

Yields on Chinese Treasury bonds have risen sharply since last month against a modest decline in economic fundamentals. What caused…

Nov 23, 2017
Zhang Ming
Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Outlines Seven Industries of the Future

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Outlines Seven Industries of the Future

New retail, new finance, new manufacturing, new technology, new energy, happiness and health companies, or the ‘5Ns and 2Hs,’ bear…

Nov 20, 2017
Liao Shumin
Nuclear Power Ambitions Ruin Toshiba’s Century-Old Business

Nuclear Power Ambitions Ruin Toshiba’s Century-Old Business

Toshiba Corp. [TYO:6502], founded 143 years ago, developed Japan’s first domestic fridge, washing machine and microwave oven as a pioneer…

Nov 20, 2017
Liao Shumin
Former US FDIC Chair Sheila Bair Warns US Increasing Debt Level

Former US FDIC Chair Sheila Bair Warns US Increasing Debt Level

The US economy has been growing for nearly eight straight years, one of the longest expansions on record, however the…

Nov 20, 2017
Feng Yuqing
China’s Central Bank Should Employ Macro-Prudential Policies to Prevent Asset Prices Posing Financial Risks, Says Vice Governor of PBOC

China’s Central Bank Should Employ Macro-Prudential Policies to Prevent Asset Prices Posing Financial Risks, Says Vice Governor of PBOC

China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBOC), raised the yuan-dollar central parity rate by 9 basis points today, following a cut of 23 basis points yesterday.

Nov 17, 2017
Tang Shihua
China to Focus on Economic Growth, Financial Stability Next Year, UBS Securities Says

China to Focus on Economic Growth, Financial Stability Next Year, UBS Securities Says

China’s economic growth will slow to 6.4 percent in 2018, down from 6.8 percent this year, but the nation’s economic…

Nov 15, 2017
Xu Wei
US Companies Reap Benefits Through Involvement in China-Backed Belt and Road Projects

US Companies Reap Benefits Through Involvement in China-Backed Belt and Road Projects

Although the US Administration has made some positive responses to China’s One Belt, One Road (Belt and Road) Initiative, its…

Nov 13, 2017
Chen Xiaochen Guan Zhaoyu and Chen Sitong
Genetics Pioneer George Church, BGI Aim to Develop Virus-Resistant Organisms at Newly Opened Genesis Institute in Shenzhen

Genetics Pioneer George Church, BGI Aim to Develop Virus-Resistant Organisms at Newly Opened Genesis Institute in Shenzhen

Professor George Church of Harvard University, also known as the Godfather of Genetics, recently teamed with BGI’s Shenzhen Life Science…

Oct 31, 2017
William Clegg
Can Benelux Close the Loop?

Can Benelux Close the Loop?

Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands hope to be an incubator for a circular economy in Europe.

Oct 27, 2017
Catherine Kurzawa

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