China’s railway autorities might have symbolically reduced the speed of fast trains after the Wenzhou train crash, but – wonders author Bill Dodson in his weblog – why is it so hard to slow down society when things go into the wrong direction?Read More →

Bonds from 15 local government agencies worth US$ 2.5 billions to finance the Beijing Olympics are due, and financial and political analyst Victor Shih tells Bloomberg that is reason enough to keep a close eye on how China is going to pay back its debts.Read More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via FlickrChina will not be able to play a role in mitigating a new financial crisis, like it did in 2008 at the first dip, writes business analyst Shaun Rein in CNBC. Sky-high debts and a stiff inflation rate limit the country’s room In CNBC: ThreeRead More →

Political and finance analyst professor Victor Shih discusses the changes of massive capital flight from China. The amount of 3 trillion US dollar could leave the country, he argues in this video.How much value has its officially formidable foreign exchange reserve?Read More →

China is planning a Special Economic Zone in Idaho. Business professor Andrew Leung looks at his website into the concept of the SEZ’s and whether the successful concept can be used also outside China. Can China save the US economy?Read More →

Social instability and a touchy change of power in 2012 are just two of a set of stinging problems China’s sky-high debts is causing the country, political analyst Victor Shih tells the Global Post in an extensive interview on the country’s shortfall. Read More →

Nestle’s anticipated mega deal brings back the US$ 2.4 bn deal by Coke, rejected in 2009 by the Ministry of Commerce for fears the new company would dominate the market. While Nestle’s deal is huge, it has not Coke’s problems, tells Shaun Rein in Fortune.Read More →