Culture

Chinese Character for Wisdom: Zhì (智)

智 (zhì) is the Chinese character for wisdom, intelligence, and knowledge. The character consists of three components. On the top left, 矢 (shǐ) is the radical/character for an arrow or dart, and also refers to […]

Asia

For the Record: An Enemy of the State

British consulate employee Simon Cheng was detained in China for 15 days in August. The Hong Kong-citizen was released on Aug. 24 and is now back in Hong Kong. In a lengthy Facebook post reproduced with permission below, Cheng describes […]

Business

More Bank Runs Worry Chinese Regulators, Investors

News Analysis Warning signs are flashing all over China’s banking sector. Chinese regulators have seized or bailed out lenders at an unprecedented pace amid a surge in bad debt, while forcing banks to step up […]