AS THE novel coronavirus outbreak evolves into a large-scale public health crisis, the Chinese government at all levels has changed its previously passive stance and under-reporting. China has...

THREE recent opinion polls on Asian views of China as a major power show China's growing difficulty in translating its growing economic and strategic weight (hard power) into trust of China as a...

LOOKING at indicators of hard power in economic growth and military strength, there is no question that China is now a world power. Economically, China has made the jump to become the world's...

IN JUST three decades, the world has seen the single largest transfer of wealth from one nation state to another ever recorded in history.

THERE is a cliché about the Internet age. "If a product is free, you are the product." This cliché is wrong, argues Shoshana Zuboff, professor emeritus at Harvard Business School, in her book...

FOR a big part of Chinese history, examinations have been used to select government officials, with the imperial examinations being the most well-known example. The system was abolished by the...

ABOUT a month ago, I visited Tiffany and Co's grand exhibition in Shanghai with a friend - just to show the world that "we were there" too. What left a deep impression was the Chinese consumer's...

TARA Westover grew up in the shadow of a mountain. Born and raised in rural Idaho to a fundamentalist Mormon family, she spent much of her childhood canning peaches and prepping for the end of the...

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THE deterioration of US-China relations in recent years has rekindled an old question: are the two countries friends or foes?

UNTIL the end of May, I was the chairman of a logistics company. At any one time, there are hundreds of thousands of containers floating across the Pacific. Because of the trade war, sometimes we...

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