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In Future - China trends

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Halcyon is actively monitoring key cultural, economic and political headlines about China, in order to try and get an evolving understanding of where this great re-emerging power is headed.

FEBRUARY 2011

Western and Asian chains are battling over the growing appetite for restaurant meals among Chinese consumers, who have more spending power but less time to cook.

China: shaking the world BBC podcasts http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/documentaries/2010/05/100513_china_sh…

China overtakes Japan as world's second-biggest economy http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12427321

How China shapes the world ttp://www.ft.com/cms/ca6ea7d6-1d94-11e0-a163-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=Late_he…

The power of China's people http://bigthink.com/idea_feed_items/4728

China tackles image problem in the West http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/e63db99c-23f8-11e0-bef0-00144feab49a.html#axz…

Chinese leaders have talked for five years about shifting the growth model towards consumption. Yet rebalancing the economy is proving much tougher than Hu Jintao let on in the US last week http://link.ft.com/r/G8OTZZ/S3DAYC/6O6X2/9ZT0UL/6VFH2H/B7/t?a1=2011&a2=…

If China's senior leadership does not make a more meaningful effort to combat the tobacco problem, the nation will face a serious health crisis http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2043775,00.html?xid=rss-t…

Guan Tong Media Tank is a privately sponsored, independent European-Chinese media exchange platform where opinion leaders of both sides meet and discuss issues of common interest and strategic relevance. http://mediatank.com/

One of China's most high-profile human rights activists says he is being held under house arrest. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12413660

JANUARY 2011

The China Syndrome http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2011/01/growth_0

The Facebooks of China http://www.fastcompany.com/node/1715041/print

Beijing's foreign policy - China's preference for non-intervention will be strained as its interests become more deeply entangled with the rest of the world

http://link.ft.com/r/0QSDPP/72L5HS/A2VIM/18R9NV/A7U9S6/AZ/t?a1=2011&a2=…

Chinese Language Programs Revive "Red Scare" Hysteria http://www.good.is/post/chinese-language-programs-revive-red-scare-hyst…

Trying to read the new "assertive" China http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/publications/papers/view/-/id/997/

The BBC reports on China's dispossessed http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00d0f9p

Why Chinese Mothers Are "Superior" (article we read on train) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240527487041115045760597135286987…

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