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Living in China: Beijing more expensive than Paris 0

Living in China: Beijing more expensive than Paris

Beijing is the most expensive city on the Chinese mainland for expatriates, ranking the 20th highest in the world for costs of living, according to an annual report released by Mercer, a US-based consulting company […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese travelers shop until they drop 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese travelers shop until they drop

Spending by Chinese travelers nearly doubled from 2010 due to the growing number of affluent shoppers and the yuan’s appreciation, Hurun Report said recently […]

Intellectual Property: China says piracy problem not “extremely serious” 1

Intellectual Property: China says piracy problem not “extremely serious”

China said recently its crackdown on pirated goods has made great strides, a claim borne out by government statistics but not necessarily by a trip to one of Beijing’s many shops where pirated software, movies and clothes are readily available […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: offshore wind power expected to reach 30 gigawatts by 2020 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: offshore wind power expected to reach 30 gigawatts by 2020

In the next five years, China will boost its offshore wind power installed capacity to 5 gigawatts and form a complete technology and industrial chain […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Shanghai’s number of millionaires grows 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Shanghai’s number of millionaires grows

One in every 175 people living in Shanghai has personal wealth of more than 10 million yuan (US$1.5 million), the Hurun Research Institute said recently […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city 0

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city

China named Shanghai as the country’s pilot city for electric vehicle development […]

Chinese People & their Mobile Phones: Fixed Lines losing ground to Mobile Phones 0

Chinese People & their Mobile Phones: Fixed Lines losing ground to Mobile Phones

More and more Chinese are disconnecting fixed-line telephones and turning to mobile phones for communication, according to statistics released by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 20 percent of the global luxury market by 2015 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 20 percent of the global luxury market by 2015

China’s luxury market is expected to grow at 18 percent annually during the next five years and will take more than 20 percent of the global market by 2015, driven by enthusiasm among the younger generation […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth

China’s urbanization will provide “sustainable investment” and become a key factor in bolstering the country’s growth during the coming five years […]