Why is China suddenly leading the climate change effort? It’s a business decision. Windmills at the Da Bancheng Wind Farm in Xinjiang, China. After the U.S. decision to leave the Paris climate change agreement, Beijing has suggested that China will take on a leadership role in mitigating global warming. (AP) China watchers and other commentators Read More
AlAlibaba Has Created 30 Million Jobs in China and Still Thinks It Could Create 1 Million in the U.S.
Alibaba (BABA) co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma made a big promise to President Trump and Americans back in January: to create 1 million jobs in the U.S. in five years. On Tuesday, Ma elaborated on that promise at Gateway ’17, Alibaba’s two-day conference being held in Detroit to help entrepreneurs, small businesses and farmers Read More
Yulin (China) (AFP) – A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year. After earlier reports of a sales ban at the summer solstice event in the southern city Read More