Opinion

Opinion

A changing landscape: How Chinese and Western social media compare

Social media as we know it today has been on the rise for more than a decade now. It's helped us keep up with our cousins' baby pics, and sparked revolutions.
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Is blockchain all hype? Two experts argue about its future

That's where we are with blockchain now. People don't believe in it because they don't understand it.
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On the need to get multinationals pay taxes based on simplicity, efficiency and equity

Apple, Google, Starbucks, and companies like them all claim to be socially responsible, but the first element of social responsibility should be paying your fair share of tax.
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Tech startups eye opportunity in education market

The trend is not just one of better, more mature technologies coming to the fore; rather, they are increasingly applied to enrich the forms and content of education.
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Witnessing China's radical transformation

While the changes in the forest are genuinely impressive, it is the individual tree stories that provide insights into what comes next.
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An e-commerce startup for the multitudes

On July 26, 2018, Pinduoduo, China's social e-commerce company, launched its initial public offering on the Nasdaq market.
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Why Germany is no longer home to top innovators?

Why has Germany, the land of history-making innovators like Johannes Gutenberg and Albert Einstein, not produced high-tech giants like Google, Amazon, or Facebook?
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Storm in an airline teacup shows need for a bit of restraint online

Come Monday morning, after the replacement Air New Zealand flight finally delivered him to Shanghai, the assistant professor deleted his original "China bad" tweet and apologized.
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Shanghai extends support to businesses

A key message was spelled out: Shanghai will pull out all the stops to roll out new measures to create a more business-friendly environment.
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'Wandering' gives sci-fi genre films a boost

"The Wandering Earth" may not be the best in the years to come, but it has all the highlights of a classy doomsday outer-space epic.
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