Voices — The Five Secrets Of China's Economy

Han Zhiguo (@韩志国), a social-media savvy economist profiled in these pages, has tweeted his (somewhat depressing) “Five Secrets of the Chinese Economy” on Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter: 1. The driving force behind development is the …

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Humor — Project Head-Squeeze and Jack Bauer

For anyone who can read Chinese, this is a delicious treat. Mr. Jack Bauer from 24 makes a guest appearance in Mr. Remon Wang’s (@变态辣椒2012) comics to offer further proof that U.S. intelligence agencies were indeed involved …

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Humour — Two Types of Capitalists in China

  The joke below from a netizen has been retweeted by Professor Han Zhiguo (@韩志国) and Professor Yang Jiacong (@王家骢的微博). Capitalists in the Mao era: those who already had their homes raided and those who will …

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Humour — A Two Way Street

It is no secret that thousands of netizens scale the Great Firewall of China, one of the Eight Wonders of the cyber-world, to obtain information from the outside. But are there others trying to get in? Reporter …

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Voices — How Large Companies Can Innovate

Kai-Fu Lee (@李开复) is the founder of Innovation Works, or 创新工场, and is a well-known tech guru both inside and outside China as well as a frequent user of Weibo. While attending the World Economic Forum on January …

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Voices — Migratory Season

Do you hear it? That’s the sound of China’s talent and assets flying abroad. The International Herald Tribune recently covered the path of China’s so-called “migratory birds.” Ms. Wan Ying (@新闻工匠 ), a journalist and writer, tweeted on …

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