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How marketing and market forces created a China boom for formula and disposable diapers

Troubled deliveries

Hukou reform: Beijing abolishes "agricultural" residence class, but rural-urban split remains

Long way from home

Shoppers to the rescue

The spirit of consumerism was alive and well this Chinese New Year – despite reports to the contrary

The next 6 billion square meters

When will housing become a middle-class good in China? 

Last man standing

Amid China’s fallen electronics retailers, Suning Appliances’ expansion into other products keeps it afloat

World wary

While Chinese remain more optimistic than most people around the world, opinions have soured toward other countries, says Bruce Stokes of Pew

Weak signal

China Mobile's 4G network could drive market growth this year - but only if the government gives it the go-ahead

Keeping cool

Sina cedes ground in China’s social media market to Tencent

Help not wanted at Foxconn

February 22: China market roundup

Caught in the hack

How will the US respond to Chinese cyberattacks?

Waiting in vain

China’s stoppage of IPOs is a quick fix that overlooks more pressing issues

The next China?

Myanmar is hesitant to take on China’s money and development model – with good reason

The luxury of convenience

Will Chinese consumers trade luxury store pampering for the convenience of buying online?

Friends in need

Despite rising political tensions, the Sino-US economic relationship remains surprisingly stable

Rude awakening

Economist Gerard Lemos gives readers a glimpse of ordinary Chinese lives that are anything but ideal

Pirates of the Middle Kingdom

Chinese law provides intellectual property owners with comprehensive rights. So why is piracy still rampant?

Cashing out on Macau and metals

February 1: China market roundup

Return of the yellow cow

Scalpers circumvent new controls on rail tickets just in time for Chinese New Year

A tale of two companies

Troubles at Yum and Media Markt may hold the secret to a foreign success or failure in China

Innovation now

Chinese companies are starting to crack the innovation code, write Huw Andrews and Stephen Kemper of PwC

Let them choose

As the one-child policy continues, Chinese worry that “sibling” will become a word that means nothing

Mixed signals

ZTE’s switch from telecom network construction to the notoriously competitive handset market is unlikely to resuscitate its flagging profits

Mao in sunglasses

The internet forces censors and media to evolve

Four dishes and one soup

China’s anti-graft push shows a leadership increasingly wary of public discontent

Arctic inroads

Why Iceland killed a Chinese investor’s theme park dreams

Northern chill

China angles for a greater share of Arctic wealth

The made-in-China fallacy

Contrary to popular belief, Chinese imports support US jobs, writes Terry Miller of the Heritage Foundation

Vicious cycle

Beijing’s iron grip on organized labor ignites more factory strikes

Toil and trouble

Chinese small enterprises face another hard year

The naked truth

A review of “Behind the Red Door: Sex in China”


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