June 18, 2014

China's Megacities Problem Not About Overpopulation

Lu Ming, Worldcrunch

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The evolution of megacities is a common worry in various countries: Beijing and Shanghai in China, Seoul in South Korea and Mumbai in India all are concerned about how to manage skyrocketing urban populations. But while other countries typically regard population expansion as the result of economic development, and base their future policy-making accordingly, China has its own particular approach.

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June 12, 2014
China vs. U.S.-Asian Alliance System
Timothy Heath, The Diplomat
While the back and forth between the Chinese and U.S. and Japanese speakers at the Shangri-La Dialogue has gained considerable attention, less scrutiny has been paid to the comments by General Wang Guanzhong advocating... more ››
June 13, 2014
The Contest for China's Soul
Dan Blumenthal, The National Interest
Within the U.S. foreign-policy community, the debate concerning China’s trajectory can be lively and enlightening. But as with any policy issue, the debate can grow stale as a result of too much or too little information or... more ››
June 13, 2014
China Gets Serious About Soccer
Samuel Chi, The Diplomat
China has plenty of soccer fans – Manchester United claims 108 million followers based in that country. But until now, it’s mostly been a spectator sport as few kids play it. According to FIFA, China has just over... more ››
June 12, 2014
Why China Won't Eclipse the United States
Ali Wyne, The Daily Beast
The World Bank has predicted that China’s economy will overtake America’s this year. Are we at the cusp of a Pax Sinica? more ››
June 11, 2014
The New Cold War Will Be Fought with Finance
Holger Zschapitz, Die Welt
Credit cards, ratings agencies and currency supremacy are some of the battlegrounds where Beijing and Moscow are teaming up to take on the West. more ››