Chinopoly - Most Recent



Homeless in New York: A Chinese Student's Story of Life After the Agency

Nov 2, 2011
While reporting my story on Chinese college placement agencies, I interviewed a young man named Jason who is attending a university in New York. ...
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Society, Education, View from China

Chinese citizens on the economic problems of the West

Oct 13, 2011
Bai Feifei, financial manager at Standard Chartered Bank, 36 years old. Why do you think the economies of the U.S. and EU aren't doing so well? ...
Posted In: China's Society

China's Rocket Launches to the Tune of "America the Beautiful"

Sep 30, 2011
Photo: AFP/Getty It's been a tough week for China's government. First, you had a terrible subway crash in Shanghai that injure...
Posted In: China, China's Politics, China's Society, space program, video, View from China

China: Stuck with its addiction to U.S. debt

Aug 7, 2011
Shanghai's Pudong district...built with help from the purchase of US debt. Officially, the response from China's government to...
Posted In: China, credit rating, downgrade, Standard & Poor's

Judgement Day: A Shanghai Teenager Receives His Score

Jun 30, 2011
Innovation is lacking in China because of the education system.
Posted In: gao kao

Counting Pandas

Jun 28, 2011
This week in the remote Wanglang Nature Reserve in China's Sichuan Province, seventy scientists will begin to count giant pandas. China takes a g...

Back in the Land of Clear Skies: Q&A with Scott Tong

Jun 22, 2011
I'm away this week on a reporting trip in Western China and I thought it'd be a great time to check in with my predecessor at the China Bureau, n...

All is Quiet in the Gao Kao Zone

Jun 9, 2011
Today is the final day of the gao kao. Tomorrow, nearly 10 million high school graduates may finally rest. They've studied for this test for year...

How Now, Gaokao?

Jun 7, 2011
This week, we're taking a look at how China's test-focused education system may be hindering the country's quest to build an economy based on inn...
Posted In: gao kao

The Damaged Generation

Jun 6, 2011
15 year-old Sun Jia Lu wakes up each morning at six, eats breakfast on the bus to school, sits through eight classes, and then returns home where...
Posted In: gao kao


About this collection

From our China Bureau, a blog devoted to listeners who want to keep tabs on the world's hottest economy.


Recent comments on our stories..

mormuno01's picture

The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...