How Big U.S. Companies Learn to Grovel in China
If you want to compete in China, the Communist Party demands complicity—sometimes subtly, sometimes not.
WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE
Marco Rubio’s Nobel Nod Hurts Hong Kong Freedom Fighters
Republican lawmakers may think they’re being tough on China by nominating three young leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement—but they just played right into Beijing’s hands.
Inside Hong Kong’s High-Rise Houses of Prostitution
The law says sex workers should be self-employed, ‘one woman one room.’ But in the real world, clearly, that’s not how it works.
The Lost City Where Police Wouldn't Go
Kowloon Walled City, a 6.9 acre cesspool of crime, trafficking, and unlicensed doctors, was once the most densely populated place on earth--and its legacy endures today.
FLIRTING WITH WAR
China’s Giant Drone Stalks Enemy Ships
The simmering South China Sea dispute is getting closer to boiling over—with Beijing’s fighter jets buzzing U.S. spy planes and now sightings of a high-tech new surveillance drone.
Hong Kong’s Disappearing Booksellers
The shareholders and employees of a Hong Kong bookstore dropped off the map. Who abducted them, and why?
How China Could Crash the Global Economy
Markets have paid too much attention to what the Chinese government says, and too little to what the economy is not doing.