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04.15.2014

Hidden Taxes

Sohu Business, David M. Barreda

It is tax day in the United States, when many citizens groan and grumble at the size of their refund (what refund?) or scratch their heads as they try to maximize deductions.

Caixin Media

04.15.2014

New Sichuan Petchem Plant on Shaky Ground

Caixin

A controversial petrochemical project in the southwestern province of Sichuan quietly went into operation in March, but questions about the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) facility continue to linger.

Sinica Podcast

04.14.2014

Live at the Association for Asian Studies

Kaiser Kuo, Jeffrey Wasserstrom

This week, Sinica presents a special live recording from the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) which convened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Environment

04.10.2014

With Dietary Shift, China Facing Health Crisis

chinadialogue

Tom Levitt: What are the dietary changes going on in China today?

Postcard

04.09.2014

Sunflower Protestors Open Up

Chien-min Chung

On March 18 some 200 Taiwanese, mostly college students, stormed the offices of Taiwan’s legislature, beginning a protest over a propos

Viewpoint

04.09.2014

Why Taiwan’s Protestors Stuck It Out

John Tkacik

Some might say, “a half-million Taiwanese can’t be wrong.” That’s how many islanders descended upon their capital city, Taipei, on March 30

Sinica Podcast

04.07.2014

In Conversation with Timothy Garton Ash

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, Timothy Garton Ash

This week on Sinica, Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn are pleased to host a conversation with Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of History at Oxford University and recent participant in the Capital M Literary Festival in Beijing.

Books

04.01.2014

The Contest of the Century

Geoff Dyer

From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs—an inside account of

Media

03.26.2014

Media

03.25.2014

China, We Fear You

Tea Leaf Nation

On March 18, thousands of students began a sit-in of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan in the capital, Taipei, a hi

Books

03.19.2014

Unbalanced

The Chinese and U.S. economies have been locked in an uncomfortable embrace since the late 1970s.

Caixin Media

03.11.2014

Li Ka-shing’s Remedy for ‘Coddled’ Hong Kong

Caixin

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is again in the media spotlight after he mentioned in late February the possibility of publicly listing his retail business A.S.

Viewpoint

03.06.2014

Can America Win in a New Era of Competition with China?

Geoff Dyer

Beijing was in a state of heightened anxiety and had been for weeks. Each day in the run-up to the National Day parade, the security measures seemed to get a little bit tighter.

Environment

03.05.2014

Should China Follow in America’s Factory Farming Footsteps?

chinadialogue

The scale of growth in China’s meat production over the past three decades is staggering. Today, one-third of the world’s meat is produced in the country and half of all pigs live there.

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