The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don't have that luxury. In this powerful talk, economist Dambisa Moyo makes the case that the west can't afford to rest on its laurels and imagine others will blindly follow. Instead, a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing. A … [Read more...] about Is China the new idol for emerging economies?
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Africans in China
Geoff Dyer It is commonplace for hotels in Chinese provincial cities to put up clocks on the reception wall with the time in major capitals. But at the Tianxiu Hotel in Guangzhou, there are some less familiar names alongside the time in Beijing and New York – Cairo, Brazzaville and Bamako. Guangzhou, the biggest city in southern China, has been one of the centers of the … [Read more...] about Africans in China