Nov 18, 2013
After China issued its 20,000-word reform document Friday night, the media’s focus was on proposed changes to the one-child policy. But there were a slew of ambitious economic reforms in there, too.
Nov 15, 2013
China to ease restrictions on one-child policy among other reforms.
May 13, 2013
China's most celebrated movie director and choreographer of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, Zhang Yimou faces $26 million in fines after state media reported he has fathered at least seven children with up to four women. The scandal has sparked a debate about the inequities between China's rich and poor.
Nov 8, 2012
The Chinese Communist Party will hand over power to China's next leader during its party congress this week.
Sep 19, 2012
As China prepares for the first leadership transition in a decade, Marketplace's Rob Schmitz talks to passengers on China's slowest and fastest trains to find out whether they think country is on the right track.
Sep 18, 2012
As China prepares for its first leadership transition in a decade, Marketplace's Rob Schmitz talks to passengers on China's slowest and fastest trains to find out whether they think country is on the right track.
Apr 24, 2012
Shanghai bureau chief Rob Schmitz discusses the impact of the scandal involving China's charismatic and disgraced Communist party official Bo Xilai, and what it means for the country's future.
Jan 20, 2012
Growth is slowing, inflation is still high and there's a leadership change in store for China in 2012.
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...