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Guangzhou, How Villages Get Swallowed Into A Megacity

In 2002, the major southern city gave developers a decade to revitalize 138 old villages as part of China's rapid urbanization. Almost 15 years later, only four have been revamped, and the last...

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Mao's Aqueduct: Biggest Water Project Ever Rises In China

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Alibaba To Baidu, China's Internet Giants Duck Responsibility

-Analysis- BEIJING — Over the last week, Tieba, an online forum of Baidu, China's largest search engine, has sparked a new kind of online controversy that...

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China In Doubt, Contradictions Of A Nation On The Defensive

Faced with enormous challenges both at home and abroad, China reveals itself as a land of double standards and growing uncertainty.

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Doing The Hard Math On China's Fortune 500 Companies

-Analysis- BEIJING — Included among Fortune's recently-published Global 500 rankings of the top corporations worldwide are 106 companies from

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Inside The Global Expansion Of Chinese Industrial Parks

A key component of the growing "Chinese-style" international capitalism.

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The Military Stakes Of China's Global Ambitions

At 6 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2001, the roar of the engines from 12 Russian-built SU-27s ripped through Vietnamese airspace. Within minutes, burning phosphorus, shrapnel and delayed-reaction mines were ...

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Chinese Property Buyers Are Warping The Australian Market

SYDNEY — Recently in this city's trendy Darling Harbor district, a new high-end housing project of 581 apartments sold out in just five hours. One third...

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In China, Club Med Is A Brand New Idea 65 Years After Its Founding

Rich families from Guangzhou or Beijing are flocking to the new Asian "villages" of the famous French vacation brand. Activities include mahjong and karaoke but the beloved GOs (Genteel Organizers)...

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In Minqin, China's Green War On The Encroaching Desert

MINQIN — Here, where the sand threatens to encroach, China is waging a long-term war against desert expansion. Just a few steps beyond the cu...

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One Belt, One Road: Behold China's Marshall Plan

China is moving into a new phase of both political and economic power that will test both its skills and ambitions far beyond the factory walls.

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Costco Ambitions In China, Lessons For Foreign Retailers

E-commerce, local partnerships and logistics are among the keys to success for foreign retailers trying to tap into the massive Chinese consumer market.

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Why Europe Wants A Piece Of Our Bank - A Chinese Take On AIIB Expansion

BEIJIJNG — On March 12, Britain applied to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member. It was the first ...

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China Demographics: Boost Birth Rates, Not Retirement Age

As it faces an aging population, China has announced plans to raise its retirement age. But the better solution, and a clearly more urgent issue, is to encourage couples to have more children.

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Even Made-In-China Toilet Seats Are The Butt Of Jokes

Chinese consumers still don't trust goods made in their own country. The latest buy-abroad craze? Japanese toilet seats. Why the country must pull up its pants and stand proud.

United States

Back To Beijing, Chinese Reflections On Coming Home

A native of China's bustling capital who studied in the U.S. and UK felt more embraced as a local abroad than in a new Chinese city. Inside the native-foreigner divide.

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Why The Chinese Are So Good, But Rarely Great

A surprising take on China's approach to education, and what it means for the country's future.

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How China Talks 'Innovation' Without Investing In It

BEIJING — "Innovation" has become a favorite word for Chinese headline writers. From individuals to private firms and even public institutions, everyb......

Macao

How China's Corrupt Are Making Macau Rich

Ahead of the anniversary of Macau passing under Beijing's control, and a delicate visit from Xi Jinping, a closer look at the troubling formula of the former Portuguese colony.

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In China, Organ Harvesting From Death Row Is About To End

BEIJING — Beginning in January, China will abandon ...

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China's 'Baby Hatch' Project Swamped By Abandoned Children

GUANGZHOU — It has been three days since Zheng Yuling gave birth. Her breasts are as hard as stone and she is in great pain. She ...

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Why China Must Finally And Fully Abandon Population Control

China has proposed making revisions to the country's policy of punishing couples who have more than one child. But instead, such population controls should be abolished entirely.