Plus, Beijing's former vice governor pleads guilty to taking $19 million in bribes, and Didi tries for a safer Hitch carpooling service
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Today’s episode discusses: How pricey pork led China’s consumer inflation to skyrocket; Transgender women takes former employer to court for discrimination; What British companies think of doing business in the world’s second-largest economy.
Dec 10, 2019 20:30 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Plus, China seeks tech independence yet faces slowing economic growth
Dec 10, 2019 09:16 AM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: China’s U.S. exports decline for the 12th straight month; China edges toward tech independence as chipmaker secures patent deals; PetroChina’s bold fracking ambitions for 2020.
Dec 09, 2019 19:54 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: What’s behind the dramatic fall in Chinese investment in U.S. real estate; Indonesia grapples with ‘zero dollar’ tourism packages, China’s solar power dims due to subsidy cuts.
Dec 06, 2019 20:36 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: Foreign direct investment into China rose 3.7% in 2018 in spite of trade tensions; How Chinese video streaming provider iQiyi plots to win over subscribers abroad; Increasing number of Chinese men over 60 diagnosed HIV positive – and what this phenomenon means for public policy.
Dec 05, 2019 19:40 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today's episode discusses: : Activity in China’s service sector is surging; Trump's trade deal warning sends markets tumbling; How Oppo and Realme are shaking up China’s smartphone scene.
Dec 04, 2019 18:29 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: New Russia-to-China pipeline transports the fossil fuel from Siberia to China’s Northeast; How the sale of CBD oil on China’s e-commerce platforms brings new challenges for regulators; The two Chinese companies that failed to repay $526 million bonds.
Dec 03, 2019 20:25 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: Why drugmakers cut prices by an average of 65% to qualify for sought-after China list; Shanxi province to wean itself off coal with a ‘hydrogen valley,’ Beijing announces new waste sorting rules.
Nov 29, 2019 19:04 PM00:0000:00/00:00
Today’s episode discusses: The first targets of China’s campaign against cryptocurrency; How China’s stock market reacted to U.S. support of Hong Kong protesters; ‘Playground burial’ murder case was concealed by a web of corruption for 16 years.
Nov 28, 2019 18:40 PM00:0000:00/00:00