from Breakingviews:

Likonomics: the China buzzword that wasn’t

September 11, 2014

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China smartphones set to pick off global giants

September 9, 2014

By Ethan Bilby

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Stories I’d like to see:

How much money is raised and spent in fighting cancer?

By Steven Brill
September 9, 2014

Actress Paltrow is interviewed as she arrives for the fourth biennial Stand Up To Cancer fundraising telecast in Hollywood

1. Cancer money:

The Stand Up to Cancer telethon -- simulcast Friday night on all four major broadcast networks and 28 cable channels, and live-streamed on Yahoo and Hulu (available on YouTube here) -- reminded me of a story I have long wanted to read: How much money is being spent on cancer research, where is it going and how well is it being spent?

from Ian Bremmer:

Chinese leader’s reforms are bad news for Hong Kong protesters

By Ian Bremmer
September 8, 2014

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In 1997, Britain returned Hong Kong to China after some 150 years of colonial rule. In exchange, China agreed to a set of principles: Hong Kong would maintain its capitalist system for half a century, by which point its chief executive and members of the legislature would be elected by universal suffrage. As the thinking went, “one country, two systems” would suffice in the interim; Hong Kong and the Mainland would surely converge on democracy in the half-century to come.

from Breakingviews:

China’s consumers show early signs of a debt wish

September 4, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

E-book: Alibaba and the twelve digits

By Breakingviews Columnists
September 3, 2014

By Breakingviews columnists

The authors are Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

 

China’s e-commerce colossus is hitting the road for a $100-billion-plus IPO. But a spectacular growth story comes with quirks, including bizarre governance and founder Jack Ma’s penchant for offbeat deals. Breakingviews offers a punchy primer on the risks and rewards.

from Breakingviews:

Tianhe fraud claims hit at China free-rider effect

September 3, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Six steps to Alibaba’s twelve-figure valuation

September 2, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Democracy snub leaves Hong Kong only bad choices

September 1, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

Seven siblings in China

By William Hong
August 28, 2014

Jinhua, China

By William Hong

Even after I set out to visit his family, the story of Yang Hongnian and his seven children sounded unbelievable to me. As I stood in front of his makeshift house, which is just 20 meters square, I still wasn’t sure it could be true.