Blogs on China

  •    Typhoons have devastating immediate impacts but they are also linked to infant mortality, lower nutrition and reduced school time for children over the long term. Photo: ADB

    After the dramatic rescues, the hidden toll of disasters is felt by millions

    Published on Tuesday, 11 June 2019

    Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.

  • Renminbi stepping in right direction toward internationalization

    Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

    The PRC may be a globally significant economic and trading power, but the market share of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), lags well behind the US dollar and the euro.
    To align the RMB with its growing global stature, the PRC has embarked on a strategy to internationalize the currency. Typically, it is taking a gradual approach.