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January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Can Bangladesh overtake China to be EU’s biggest apparel source?

Bangladesh is poised to become the source of most of the European Union’s (EU) apparel as China, the largest apparel supplier worldwide, is witnessing a decrease in its share of trade with the bloc. 

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

History as Chinese man wins for first time at Australian Open

Teenager Shang Juncheng created a slice of history Monday by becoming the first male Chinese player to win an Australian Open main draw singles match.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Can China Save Its Economic Miracle?

To improve medium-term growth, China must heed the lessons of its own history and focus on removing barriers to market entry and entrepreneurship. An economy’s growth rate comes from a combination of an increase in the average size of existing firms (intensive-margin growth) and an increase in the number of firms (extensive-margin growth). A study of the Chinese manufacturing sector that I co-authored with Xiaobo Zhang suggests that during the last few decades, extensive-margin growth accounted for about 70 percent of overall GDP expansion.

December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022

Around the world in bookstores

Spectacular is the bookstore in Buenos Aires El Ateneo Grand Splendid; a former opera house built in 1903 and now shelved with books in a massive remodelling exercise.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Top 5 Stories to follow today

Give us 5 mins and well catch you up with everything you need to know.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

The Chinese Path to Modernisation

China is working to achieve modernisation for more than 1.4 billion people, a number larger than the combined population of all developed countries in the world today.

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

7 most beautiful temples around the world

Temples have historically played a vital part in not only the fabric of many religions but also the livelihoods of communities, dating back to the dawn of civilization. These amazing buildings are safe places for people who want to grow spiritually or learn more about a certain religion. Ancient and revered temples are both reminders of a region's past and towering examples of its traditional architectural styles. Whether it's an all-white, quirky temple in Thailand or a Doric sanctuary above Athens, these stunning temples are worth a visit on your next trip.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

German economy became more dependent on China in first half of 2022: Research

The German economy became more dependent on China in the first half of 2022, with direct investment and its trade deficit reaching new heights, despite political pressure on Berlin to pivot away from Beijing, according to research seen by Reuters.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Bangladesh committed to “One China” principle: Foreign Ministry

Bangladesh is closely following the developments in the Taiwan Strait and urged all parties concerned to exercise utmost restraint and refrain from any actions that may aggravate tension and undermine peace and stability in the region and beyond.