China’s urbanization rate brings with a whole set of challenges, one of the most difficult to solve will be the unprecedented rise in car ownership over the next 20 years and the infrastructure needed to keep traffic humming.
Big names are leaving China these days, and so are some little ones. In this essay I rant about China, repeat myself, and conclude with something somewhat heartwarming … China is dead, long live China.
I spent some time with Fan Jianchuan, China’s greatest collector of historical and contemporary artifacts and the man behind the Anren Museum Cluster. Walking through the cluster with him was an enlightening experience. Read about it inside.
A description of the clientele at Chengdu’s various bars and clubs has been spreading across Chinese social networks like wildfire recently. This is it, translated. Who knew it’d be so accurate and entertaining?