Scene from a restaurant district in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

What Bike Sharing Companies Can Learn From Container Shipping

Chinese netizens named bike sharing services as one of China's "New Four Great Inventions" along with high-speed rail, mobile payment, and online shopping, but does it live up to its reputation?
A tangle of wires on a back street in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

What Trump’s ZTE Tweets Tell Us About China And The Bigger Issue Of A...

In this high-stakes game of trade poker, Donald Trump doesn’t particularly want to break ZTE–but Xi Jinping very much wants to preserve it.
A quiet temple scene in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

Two Countries, One System: The United States And China Share A Single Netware Ecosystem

Over the next decade, the Calichina netware economy is likely to become much more valuable than the old-fashioned commodity trading networks of the twentieth century or even the sophisticated hardware production networks of the early 2000s.
Heavy traffic in central Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

Robo-Taxis Are The Future Of Transportation — And China’s DiDi Is Racing To Get...

China is an ideal environment for the development of robo-taxi ride-hailing because most car travel in China consists of short trips at low speed.
Chinese flag as seen from the city wall of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

The Trade War That Wasn’t: Tit-For-Tat Tariffs Are Unlikely To Have Any Real Effect

Economically speaking, China can’t afford a trade war with the United States, but politically speaking, Trump can’t afford one either.
Nighttime scene in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

What America Stands To Lose With Latest Blocked Deal Between Qualcomm And Singapore’s Broadcom

Unless CFIUS has access to intelligence that the rest of us lack, there seems no reason to be suspicious of Broadcom.
A view of the city wall of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

Does North Korea Really Have A Nuclear Bomb?

The only certain thing in the North Korean nuclear story is that everyone involved in it—the North Koreans, the Western experts, the political analysts, the news media and the U.S. government—has a vested interest in believing it.
Nighttime scene in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

China Could Be The World’s First All Electric Vehicle Ecosystem

The charging pile model is the key to transitioning entire regions to BEV-only automobile ecosystems.
People line up to buy tickets at a high speed rail station in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, June 2018

Why Geely May Be Tesla’s Main China Challenger In The Near Future

When it comes to electric cars, Tesla tends to hog all the attention, but Geely may be making the running.
Landscape flowers surrounding the Bell Tower, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, April 2018

Why India’s ‘Act East’ Needs China — And China’s ‘Go West’ Needs India

India’s Prime Minster Narendra Modi has lately been talking up foreign investment in India’s impoverished northeast. As part of his Act East strategy for...