China’s Real Estate: A Quick Overview of the Crisis

China’s real estate market, once a core economic driver, has recently seen a massive decline due to soaring debt, waning demand, and stringent policies. This crisis reverberates through finance, economy, and society, spotlighting risks of debt and speculative growth. Fully restabilizing the real estate sector will demand careful and decisive action from the Chinese government.

The Great Sichuan Earthquake

Authors: Basile Theaud, Christine Yu The “Great Sichuan earthquake”, also known as “Wenchuan earthquake”, happened on 12th May 2008 in the #Sichuan province. The #magnitude of the earthquake was 8.0 and over 69,000 people lost their lives, the deadliest #earthquake in China since 1976 (242,000 dead) and the strongest since Read more…

The art of Face Changing

Author: Lucy Dong Bian Lian 变脸 (‘Face Changing’) is an ancient Chinese dramatic art originated in the 1930s. It is typical of the more general Sichuan opera which, instead, dates back to 1700. Bian Lian is a romantic method to reveal the inner thoughts and feelings of the characters in Read more…

ANTA Sports

Author: Alessandro ZhuoHao Hu Anta Sports Products Ltd is a Chinese sportswear multinational corporation engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of branded sportswear.  Anta was founded in 1991 and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007. With a market cap value of $30.14 Billion, Anta Read more…

Confucianism: a way of life

Authors: Silvia Gramegna, Federico Alessandro Musso Confucianism is an ancient Chinese philosophy, religion, and secular morality, it is a way of life that follows Confucius’s teachings dating back to the V century BCE. Given the humanistic focus of Confucianism, emphasis is put on the role of the family and social Read more…