Is America losing out on the Northern Sea Route?

As the polar ice caps continue to recede at record levels, China and Russia could take advantage as the Northern Sea Route opens up. Whether this would be a strategic trade move or a geopolitical play remains to be seen

What is it like to live and work in China?

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It is one of the most dynamic, vibrant countries in the world, but moving to work in China can often seem daunting to “foreigners”. Here are some tips which could help

Is the ‘race to 5G’ a fool’s game?

Rushing to be the first country to roll out 5G networks nationwide may not make you the global leader – there are a lot of other factors for governments and manufacturers to consider

Five trends shaping the global IP landscape

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From efforts to take down online fakes to political posturing over China’s approach to intellectual property rights, here are some of the major issues affecting the world of IP

Meet the future of money: the superapp

‘The concept of completing every transaction with one app may sound farfetched, but this convergence is already happening’

Luckin Coffee: the Chinese chain taking on Starbucks

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A startup is on a mission to overtake the biggest coffee chain in the world through its stripped-back, streamlined approach

Who will be the winner of the fourth industrial revolution?

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Each industrial revolution produced a significant reordering of manufacturing nations. As the world embarks on what many predict will be its fourth, which countries will be the main beneficiaries and how will global economic dynamics shift?

China’s Belt and Road is anything but green

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Five of the biggest environmental challenges posed by China's Belt and Road initiative.