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China’s Space Ambitions Shrouded in Mystery

While China was disputing over contested land this year, it was trekking territory on another frontier: outer space.<p>China recently completed its …

The world through the lens of Chinese supply chains

In 2010, Canada hosted the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers in Nunavut, the country's frigid Arctic province, home to a mere 30,000 Inuit …

China Is Pivoting Away From Imports, Not Just Rebalancing Away From Exports

More on:<p>China<p>Trade<p>China’s stated policy goal is to rebalance away from both investment and exports.<p>That is not all that easy to do.<p>After the crisis, …


Why China’s supply chain will set the standard

Click here to view original web page at<br>Almost every number you hear about China is mind boggling and its retail market is …


China Can Resist a Crash But Can't Prevent One

The government's brawn lets it overpower economic weaknesses -- for a while.<p>After many years of 7- to 10-percent growth, economies tend to overheat, creating bubbles that burst. That’s what happened to South Korea and Japan in the 1980s and 1990s. But China’s economy keeps plugging along (though …


China: Scaling The World’s Highest Innovation Peaks

Vikram Jandhyala Contributor<p>Vikram Jandhyala is the vice provost of innovation at the University of Washington.<p>In a world of statistics, here’s a number that stands out: 71. That’s how many times the word “innovation” was mentioned in a communiqué issued after the Chinese Communist Party’s recent …


Challenges And Opportunities For U.S. Companies In China [Infographic]

A recent report looked at the performance of American Chamber of Commerce in China member companies in 2015, their plans for future growth in China, and their assessments of China’s economic, business and regulatory environment.<p>This infographic highlights the challenges US companies face in China …


China launches first module for space station

CrossTalk on NASA: Losing space to China?

China's first satellite launch center

China's Space Program: 5 Things You Should Know | China Uncensored

China’s Space Programme: Ambition and Concern - Professor Christopher Impey

Tencent<br />The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon

In China’s raging tech war, a winner seems ready to emerge. It’s Tencent–a controversial, $139 billion company with nearly a billion users.<p>China’s most powerful Internet company is headquartered in a bland, glassy tower in southern Shenzhen. Unlike Silicon Valley’s funky campuses, there is nothing …