Culture

The Mid-Autumn Moon in Classic Chinese Poetry (Part 4)

A Poet’s Moon Mid-Autumn day has always been a time for Chinese poets to express their deeper feeling and thoughts, as the moon is a particularly favored subject. Through these poetic reflections, we can almost […]

Asia

The End to China’s Semiconductor Chip Dream

Commentary Western media recently reported that China’s largest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) may suffer trade sanctions from the United States. How severe is the situation? Let me put it this way: the U.S. […]

Culture

The Mid-Autumn Moon in Classic Chinese Poetry (Part 3)

Zhongqiu Jie (中秋節), also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, is an important occasion for family members to get together to admire the full and bright harvest moon and to enjoy eating mooncakes. While the festival […]

Business

China Evergrande: A Canary in the Coal Mine?

News Analysis China Evergrande, mainland China’s largest property developer by sales volume, has been under pressure lately from investors dumping its stocks and bonds on fears that the company—a bellwether for China’s real estate sector—is in dire […]