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Beijing Bureau Chief — The Economist

Media Editor, The Economist, writing on TV, film, newspapers, music and other media worldwide. Formerly China.

Shanghaied - Forbes — How do you say "irrational exuberance" in Chinese? Two years ago investors had no use for Jilin Aodong Medicine Industry Group or the Liaoning Cheng Da Co., two of the many clunker state-owned companies with publicly traded shares. The shares change hands on the Shenzhen and Shanghai exchanges, respectively.
Jun 16, 2015

China co's playing stocks instead of core biz = deja vu all over again. My first Forbes story was on the 2007 bubble:…

Psst! Wanna Buy Harvard? — S ome schools are named for presidents. Others take the name of their founders. Harvard, though, is named for some rich guy. For œ779 in books and property, John Harvard unwittingly bought himself immortality. The College was for sale in those days--at least its name was.
Jun 04, 2015

How much $ to rename Harvard? A grad school sold for $400m… John Harvard himself paid only £779…

Chinese reforms yet to register at local levels — Law: The Chinese constitution guarantees both individual and property rights - on paper. BEIJING - In this city of continuous demolition and construction, Huang Zhenyun was just another person fighting for his family home, until China's top propaganda outlets decided to make him a hero.

Flat Earth Society — Before the Chinese hosted the Olympics, they discovered America and sparked the Renaissance-if you believe Gavin Menzies. If history is indeed written by the victors, what are we to make of Gavin Menzies?
Oct 09, 2013

@GraniteStudio My personal favorite in his ouevre is 1434, in which da Vinci copied Chinese inventions (obviously):…

Jul 17, 2015

RT @TheEconomist: A deal between Greece and Europe averts one disaster, and hastens the next

Jul 17, 2015

RT @GreatFireChina: Series of posts showing silencing of discussion about China's detained human rights lawyers #censorship

Jul 17, 2015

RT @RosieBlau: In just one week almost every civil rights lawyer in China has been rounded up, says @TengBiao. By me @TheEconomist…

Jul 17, 2015

Many thousands of miners used to die each year in coal mine accidents in China. That's not so anymore. I explain why:…

Jul 16, 2015

RT @jarmiles: @simonlong55 talks to me about his special report on a little red dot that China regards as a model.…

Jul 15, 2015

When I wrote this on the fall of China rights lawyers, had no idea could get so much worse so fast. Dozens rounded up…

Jul 14, 2015

Sad to leave Beijing, but enjoyed exit interview with @KaiserKuo & @goldkorn. Recording podcasts with them always fun…

Jul 13, 2015

RT @EconEconomics: How did Greece end up with a worse deal than the one it rejected? The Economist explains

Jul 13, 2015

RT @_SidVerma: If only there were a Greek word for a victory that is in fact a defeat & a German word for pleasure derived from the misfort…

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