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Internet Killed the Literary Star

The rise of the Internet has many merits, connecting the globe and making information available to anyone with the technology to go online. The...
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Death of the Empress

When the One-Child Policy was introduced in 1979, no one could have foreseen its side effects that would drastically change the face of China,...
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Retail Royalty

So the baby boom that many were expecting since the introduction of the so-called Two-Child Policy has not come to be. That boom is...

The More Things Change; Education in One-Child China

Since the implementation of the one-child policy some thirty years ago, entire generations of singletons have grown up in the Middle Kingdom. Concerns that...

Obituary Knut Jaeger; Nanjing Asia Outdoor Founder

Hong Kong, 31st January 2015, and the world of outdoor loses a trailblazer as Mr. Knut Jaeger, 72, founder of Nanjing’s Asia Outdoor Trade...

Beyond Materialism

Gucci, Rolex, BMW. Chinese social media tirelessly overflows with pictures of people flaunting their latest ludicrously priced possession; the combination of the rapid rise...

Where there’s Wealth, there’s Materialism

While understanding China’s consumer culture is certainly a scholarly fashion, and “to get rich is glorious” (Deng, 1992), that contentment has forever been rooted...

Buying Honour; Chinese Consumer Culture

“I measure my success by the things I own.” 71 percent of Chinese respondents agreed with this assessment, according to a survey conducted by...

Next Stop; Epochal Change

During my recent visit to Nanjing I was waiting in line at Xinjiekou Metro Station for Line 2. The young lad in front of...

New Age Workforce

The Internet. We all knew, when it emerged, that our lives were going to change drastically. Yet, only now are we...
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