This week in China


The most interesting stuff out there, ladies and gentlemen, is the saga

Missing Something?

China's economy allegedly grew at 6.9% in the first quarter, and smog levels and traffic woul

M*A*S*H Re-run Planned?

Tensions around Korea are on the rise, and Pence is heading for Seoul.


Distractions are the bane of modern life, and events in Washington are making it difficult to keep


The data coming through indicates generally that the pickup in the economy is continuing and

Reality shows

The news from Washington becomes ever-more dramatic, and it's surprising that the Chinese are


The flow of craziness out of Washington continues, and it seems amazing that the combination

Equal time

So the vibe on the economy from many directions is continuing to be cautiously positive, but

In haste...

Another amazing and action-packed week in the great drama to which we are all witnesses, dear frien

The Flow of Events

The news here in China, momentous and significant though it might be, boys and girls, just cannot c

The Monkey King Dilemma

Well here we are, dear readers, in the Trumpian Year of the Rooster.

Announcement stuns markets

So as predicted a few weeks ago by China Economic Review using complex data matrices re-we

Waiting for the X-Factor

There's lots of news out there, boys and girls, but as always, it's what we don't know that is prob

Trade Wars

Well, dear readers, we are now less than two weeks away from having someone surnamed Trump in the O

The Waiting Game

So here we are, ladies and gentlemen, at the fag end of 2016. And good riddance, many will say.

Black Swan Spotting

The news this week was not looking rosy from a Beijing perspective, and the sense that 2017 is goin

Clean money

Times are going to start getting tough in the world of money laundering, ladies and gentlemen.

Whither the rmb

The big issue of the week is the RMB, which is under huge pressure to fall towards and beyond 7 to

The Times are A'Changing

You have probably noticed this, too, dear readers, but the times appear to be changing.

The wait begins...

So Buddha either did not take note of our incensed plea, dear readers, or else other forces trumped