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In China, new leadership but familiar challenges

Nov 15, 2012
As Xi Jinping takes the helm of the Communist Party in the world's second largest economy, handling the slowing economy remains priority number one.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Xi Jinping

China's biggest tourist destination looking forward to conclusion of party congress

Nov 13, 2012
Closed tourist sites and enhanced security for China's historic leadership transition means less revenue for Beijing's thriving tourism industry.
Posted In: China, Forbidden City, tourism

China's 'hutong' economics

Nov 12, 2012
As China's leaders meet behind closed doors in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, shop owners in the neighborhoods of twisted alleyways known as hutongs share their outlook on their own -- and China's -- economic prospects.
Posted In: China, Beijing, China's Economy, Great Hall of the People

Has China's bright future turned dim?

Nov 9, 2012
As China changes leaders this week, opinions on the future of China's economy differ widely among analysts. Those bearish on China say it's crash may already be here.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, trade

China begins carefully scripted handover of power

Nov 8, 2012
The 18th Party Congress will hand power from the President Hu Jintao to his successor, Xi Jinping. It's so carefully managed, the government have removed window cranks from taxicabs, so would-be protesters can't cram leaflets in ping-pong balls and throw them at party delegates.
Posted In: China, Hu Jintao, Xi Jinping

Leadership change to be announced in China

Nov 8, 2012
The Chinese Communist Party will hand over power to China's next leader during its party congress this week.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Politics, Hu Jintao, leadership, corruption

China changes leaders at critical economic crossroads

Nov 8, 2012
Depending on which economist you talk to, China is either on a steady path to overtake the U.S. as the world's number one economy or it's on the verge of economic collapse.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Hu Jintao

What Obama's re-election means to China

Nov 7, 2012
Across the world in China, American expats spent this morning watching election returns at an event hosted by the Shanghai chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce.
Posted In: 2012 election, China, trade, currency

China is a roadbump for Toyota's global resurgence

Nov 6, 2012
Toyota and other Japanese carmakers are reporting lower sales in China due to the two nations' dispute over offshore islands, but Toyota projects higher earnings worldwide.
Posted In: Japan, China, Toyota, cars

China pulls plug on New York Times websites

Oct 26, 2012
Beijing blocks the New York Times’ English and Chinese-language websites after a report on the riches amassed by the prime minister’s relatives.
Posted In: China, New York Times, censorship

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