A Baffling Trend in China’s GDP Statistics

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In April, China’s central government and provincial authorities released data on the country’s economic performance for the first quarter of 2013. On April 15, the National Bureau of Statistics announced that the country’s year-on-year real …

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Victory in WeChat War: How Tea Leaf Readers Got It Right

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A resounding victory has been scored against China’s all-powerful state-owned telecom operators — a victory for innovative, life-changing technology, for private enterprises and entrepreneurs, and for millions of users who came together on China’s social …

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Model UN in China: Money, Censorship and Romance

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Model United Nations, a popular college- and high school-level extracurricular activity in the U.S. and Europe, has come to China. Students play delegates to simulated UN committees and compete for “best delegate” awards. This activity …

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