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In Depth: How a Hotly Pursued VR Startup Came to China, and Imploded

In Depth: How a Hotly Pursued VR Startup Came to China, and Imploded

2022年08月17日

Courted by local governments, Weijian Technology’s founders had a vision to take their innovations from Silicon Valley to the Chinese market. But legal troubles turned that dream into a nightmare

Cover Story: The Challenges Ahead for China’s Digital Yuan

Cover Story: The Challenges Ahead for China’s Digital Yuan

2022年08月15日

In its push to accelerate the e-CNY, the central bank faces big outlays for technology and processing capacity and the need for a robust regulatory infrastructure

Cover Story: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

Cover Story: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

2022年08月08日

Wave of detentions and probes of executives call into question the future of the largest chip investment fund and the domestic industry

In Depth: China’s Plan to Break Foreign Iron Ore Dependence — Mine More at Home

In Depth: China’s Plan to Break Foreign Iron Ore Dependence — Mine More at Home

2022年08月04日

The state-backed initiative aims to ramp up domestic sources so the country’s steelmakers no longer rely on foreign countries to supply over 75% of its needs for the raw material

In Depth: How Tourism Lifted One County out of Poverty — and Left It Vulnerable to Covid

In Depth: How Tourism Lifted One County out of Poverty — and Left It Vulnerable to Covid

2022年08月03日

Xijiang, which is heavily dependent on ethnic minority-themed tourism, has been struggling to survive the fallout of the pandemic

In Depth: China Debates Who Should Pay for Public Health Crises

In Depth: China Debates Who Should Pay for Public Health Crises

2022年08月02日

Covid-19 has underscored the need to improve how such emergencies are funded, experts say

Cover Story: Why Southeast Asia Is a Battleground in the Global China-U.S. Rivalry

Cover Story: Why Southeast Asia Is a Battleground in the Global China-U.S. Rivalry

2022年08月01日

Vast, diverse region is strategically placed and promises dynamic growth, but it also may offer opportunities for superpower cooperation

In Depth: What’s Behind China’s Mortgage Strikes?

In Depth: What’s Behind China’s Mortgage Strikes?

2022年07月29日

Developers were allowed to skirt rules designed to ensure they could afford to finish building homes buyers had already paid for — then the market turned

In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

2022年07月28日

In the long, hot summer of 2022, energy security is colliding with emission reductions, driving a resurgence of coal and nuclear power generation

Cover Story: Why the World is Burning Up This Summer

Cover Story: Why the World is Burning Up This Summer

2022年07月25日

As global warming accelerates and days hotter than 35°C grow common, extreme, deadly heat waves sweep across China, Europe and much of the northern hemisphere

In Depth: Chinese Carmakers Jostle for an Edge in Autonomous Driving

In Depth: Chinese Carmakers Jostle for an Edge in Autonomous Driving

2022年07月22日

Auto and tech companies are gearing up to compete for their slice of a potentially gigantic market

In Depth: How Saving Poyang Lake Will Alter a Complex Ecosystem

In Depth: How Saving Poyang Lake Will Alter a Complex Ecosystem

2022年07月21日

Structure to keep water from draining into the Yangtze River during the winter would affect 1 million migratory birds, endangered finless dolphins, fish and plant life

In Depth: China’s Primary Health Care on the Front Line Against Covid

In Depth: China’s Primary Health Care on the Front Line Against Covid

2022年07月20日

The demands of the pandemic have further stressed a frontline medical system already suffering from insufficient funding and shrinking resources. The result has been a brain drain of its best and brightest

In Depth: China Doubles Down on Infrastructure to Spur Growth

In Depth: China Doubles Down on Infrastructure to Spur Growth

2022年07月19日

As the government ramps up infrastructure investment to aid the country’s ailing economy, green power, new tech and water conservancy projects stand to benefit

Cover Story: Will a Barrier to the Yangtze River Save Poyang Lake?

Cover Story: Will a Barrier to the Yangtze River Save Poyang Lake?

2022年07月18日

Authorities consider multibillion-dollar water-control system amid dispute whether dramatic winter shrinkage is because of Three Gorges Dam or sand mining

In Depth: Why China Still Doesn’t Have an mRNA Shot

In Depth: Why China Still Doesn’t Have an mRNA Shot

2022年07月14日

In a race to develop advanced Covid inoculations, Chinese vaccine-makers lack technical expertise, ingredients, production equipment and delivery system

In Depth: Lockdowns Expose Covid’s Cost on Mental Health in China

In Depth: Lockdowns Expose Covid’s Cost on Mental Health in China

2022年07月12日

As coronavirus-hit cities reboot, residents are suffering from isolation, trauma and shame

Cover Story: Where Covid Vaccine Development Is Going

Cover Story: Where Covid Vaccine Development Is Going

2022年07月11日

Scientists try to invent a broad-spectrum inoculation for future mutations while racing to fortify today’s shots against omicron subvariants

In Depth: China’s ATMs for Infrastructure Spending Get Squeezed, Again

In Depth: China’s ATMs for Infrastructure Spending Get Squeezed, Again

2022年07月08日

Even as local authorities face growing pressure to spend more on infrastructure, LGFVs are facing another crackdown

In Depth: Asia’s Data Center Developers Grapple With Green Restrictions, Energy Security

In Depth: Asia’s Data Center Developers Grapple With Green Restrictions, Energy Security

2022年07月07日

Electricity-hungry data centers are hamstrung in Asia by a shift in favor of costly renewable energy sources

In Depth: How Law Professors Take Turns to Serve China’s Courts

In Depth: How Law Professors Take Turns to Serve China’s Courts

2022年07月05日

Academics can help rationalize judicial decision-making, in an effort to build a stronger community around the law

Cover Story: Overturning of Abortion Rights Lays Bare the Polarization of America

Cover Story: Overturning of Abortion Rights Lays Bare the Polarization of America

2022年07月03日

Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling feared to foreshadow more curtailing of rights

In Depth: How Chinese Factories Are Finding Their Way to Mexico

In Depth: How Chinese Factories Are Finding Their Way to Mexico

2022年07月01日

Makers of furniture and appliances can dodge the effects of the U.S.-China trade war while avoiding pandemic-related supply chain disruptions

In Depth: How SoftBank Wrestled Back Control of Arm China

In Depth: How SoftBank Wrestled Back Control of Arm China

2022年06月30日

The Japanese conglomerate had to win over the Shenzhen government to finally boot CEO Allen Wu from the top job

In Depth: Cambodia and Myanmar Race to Become the Next Apparel Manufacturing Hub

In Depth: Cambodia and Myanmar Race to Become the Next Apparel Manufacturing Hub

2022年06月29日

Dodging U.S. tariffs and rising costs at home, Chinese manufacturers weigh the risks of pouring money into new Southeast Asia factories

In Depth: Local and National Interests Clash in China’s New Green Power Market

In Depth: Local and National Interests Clash in China’s New Green Power Market

2022年06月28日

The system has at times suffered from opaque pricing, obstacles to interregional trading, and confusion about the corresponding mechanism for obtaining carbon credits

Cover Story: How Bad Is China’s Manufacturing Exodus?

Cover Story: How Bad Is China’s Manufacturing Exodus?

2022年06月27日

While disruptions from pandemic controls threaten to add impetus to the outflow, China retains tremendous advantages over India and Southeast Asia

In Depth: China’s Relaxation of Penalties for Wildlife Breeding Raises Concerns

In Depth: China’s Relaxation of Penalties for Wildlife Breeding Raises Concerns

2022年06月23日

A new judicial interpretation revises how punishments for artificial breeding of wild animals are decided. But activists say a potential escalation of trafficking is a cause for worry

In Depth: Will the Bear Market End the Blockchain Funding Frenzy?

In Depth: Will the Bear Market End the Blockchain Funding Frenzy?

2022年06月22日

Tens of billions were poured into the crypto sector so far this year. But that could be about to change as the bear market arrives

In Depth: To Keep Stimulus Flowing, China’s Local Governments Need a Budget Fix

In Depth: To Keep Stimulus Flowing, China’s Local Governments Need a Budget Fix

2022年06月21日

Special treasury bonds have emerged as one possible solution to the fiscal gap that has widened as economy-boosting tax and fee cuts reduce localities’ revenues

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