As advancing technology changes the face of employment in the 21st century, is the human workforce being made obsolete? Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley software firm and the author of The
We know China is big. By some measures, China is now a bigger chunk of the global economy than the US. But it’s also slowing. This slowdown matters. A lot. China is the world’s largest consumer of—in particular
It looks like Uber has escaped China's crackdown on taxi-hailing apps. China's Ministry of Transport posted new guidelines on Friday that prohibit private cars and unlicensed vehicles from offering services
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China produces and consumes about 60 percent of the world’s cement — the Three Gorges Dam alone required 16 million tonnes of it. To put China’s massive 21st century construction splurge and concrete into
Choo-choo! China is combining two giant state-owned railcar companies with an eye toward gobbling up major foreign contracts. The railcar firms, CSR and CNR Corps., have reportedly filed an application
For years it has been pretty sweet to be a multinational firm in China. Local authorities, in their haste to attract investments, used to offer all sorts of preferential treatments to foreign companies.
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By Ishaan Tharoor Ishaan Tharoor Reporter covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history Email Bio Follow On Nov. 18, an 82-container freight train left the eastern Chinese industrial city of Yiwu.
For the wealthy Chinese, it's no longer enough to look the part. They're now paying big bucks to learn how to act the part too. Increased global travel, business expansions and mounting interest in Western