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China’s Global Ambitions Could Split the World Economy

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many economists and policymakers assumed the world would become one happy, prosperous economy. Aided by the spread …

China

How China Will Lead As The West Retreats

From Brexit to Trumpism, here's a Chinese Communist Party view on the Western wish for "deglobalization" — and how China will fill the void.<p><i>This essay by Yang Guoliang, a professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, first appeared in Qiushi, a Chinese Communist</i> …

Only modernised commercial farms will fill Africa's plate, economists warn

With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, experts say the continent must ditch traditional farming methods in favour of modern technology<p>African farming must modernise and replace its ageing workforce if the continent is going to be able to feed its rising population, a report by leading …

Schools failing to educate students to succeed in life in countries like India: World Bank

<b>Washington</b> The World Bank has warned of a learning crisis in global education, particularly in low and middle-income countries like India, …

Western payment companies must be the ‘right type of different’ in China

Many of the world’s biggest brands have a desire to crack China, home to over 1.3 billion consumers. And with the country’s citizens eagerly …

REPORT: China tells its banks to stop doing business with North Korea

China reportedly told its banks to stop doing business with North Korea.<p>The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, told banks to "strictly implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea," four sources told Reuters.<p>Reuters added that banks were "told to stop providing financial …

Public Health

'Once this was all trees, but they burned them to plant cocoa': the ruin of West Africa's rainforest

A journey into the heart of Ivory Coast reveals its forests are being ripped up to feed the growing global demand for chocolate<p>Chocolate industry drives rain forest disaster in Ivory Coast<p>Sinewy, silvery trees rise from the green landscape of Marahoué national park, their smooth trunks supporting …