The United States, with a population of 330 million and 16,000,000 cases, has performed worse than any other country in the world. By comparison, China, with a population of 1.43 billion people, has had 86,701 cases – a country with a population 4 times the that of the U.S., has had about 1/200th the number of cases. In our latest post, we discuss how Shanghai is living with COVID-19. Read more.
China recently made two preemptive moves in regional economic and trade cooperation, putting China in a strong position to potentially block U.S. President-elect Joe Biden if he seeks to adopt a strategy of elevating U.S. foreign policy in Asia again. Read more.
After long hesitation with regard to Chinese big tech, the Chinese regulatory authorities finally pulled out their sword and swung it at the Ant Group (ANT), an Alibaba company that was on track to become the largest IPO in history. (Over a decade before, Read more.
Zhengzhou is a megacity in central China – one that has recently been designated a Tier 1 city – and the capital of Henan (河南) Province. By the end of 2019, the total area of Zhengzhou was 7,446 square kilometers, its population reached 10.35 million, and 7.72 million of those were urban residents. Read more.
Self-reliance is the prerequisite and foundation for China’s opening up and cooperation based on equality and mutual respect. This is not first time Beijing has mentioned that American uncertainty should not effect China’s plans. The mindset projected from Beijing is: let’s ignore externalities, mind our own business; regardless of what happens in the United States, our governance philosophy will not change.s. Read more.
On May 25, 2017, Zhengzhou made the transition from the solid ground of Tier 2 Chinese city to the hallowed land of Tier 1. Zhengzhou now sits in this category of the top cities in China. But how did it get there?s. Read more.