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ChongqingB&W

The sublime chaos of Chongqing

Of all the places in China that I’ve gotten lost in, my favorite might be Chongqing.  More specifically, its central district of …

MrBao1

What prospects for Uber and its Chinese rivals?

A private driver told me “Didi Dache is still new, so who knows if the government might ban it later?” It’s a line that illustrates the difficult relationship that firms on the cutting edge of business innovation often have with Chinese authorities.

West-Portal-MV

San Francisco Masses and Voids

This being a China blog, I don’t intend to dwell on non-China topics, but since I went through the trouble to establish …