Yuen Yuen Ang, author of China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption, looks at the global impact of China’s rise and how corruption has evolved over time How has China managed to grow so fast for so long despite corruption on a large scale? That is the question Yuen Yuen Ang […]
The COVID-19 crisis turned taking online classes from being a mere option to becoming an absolute necessity. What does this mean for businesses working in the education technology sector?
Chinese pet owners are increasingly spending money on products and services to improve the lives of their beloved animal companions. Pampered pooches have become beloved members of many Chinese families, and the pet care industry is booming as a result.
More than half of the world’s self-made female billionaires are Chinese. What sets them apart? China has the greatest number of self-made female billionaires in the world. Why are they so successful?
What is behind China’s rise in charitable giving? The start of charitable giving as a trend in modern China can by pinned on a single date—May 12, 2008, the day an eight-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan province leaving 70,000 people dead. Before that disaster, making charitable donations simply didn’t enter the heads of most Chinese people. […]
In this wide-ranging discussion, Schneider discusses the complex impact Chinese and other Asian art collectors are having on the global art market, and ways in which smaller Chinese galleries can survive Western competition.
When Chinese collectors and dealers began buying Western art in the late 90s, they confronted a market dominated by an oligopoly of auction houses and dealers that were concentrated in New York and London. Twenty years later, not much has changed.
How is China’s bulging waistline impacting the economy and the country’s health care system?
When Dame Barbara Woodward was named British Ambassador to China in February 2015, she became the first woman ever to hold this position. Conscious of her status as a trailblazer and role model, Ambassador Woodward has made a special commitment to promoting gender equality since assuming office.
After a stream of scandals and medical incidents, the Chinese public appears to be losing faith in drugs made in China. What are the implications for domestic and international pharmaceutical companies?