Going Global: Newspaper Could Help Rebrand China Abroad

Going Global: Newspaper Could Help Rebrand China Abroad

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 23, 2018

The South China Morning Post has been reporting from Hong Kong for 115 years. Internet giant Alibaba bought the newspaper in 2015 in what appears to be an effort to turn it into a global media brand. By Ann-Kathrin Nezik more... Comment ]

The Matchmakers: China's 200 Million Singles Are a Big Business

The Matchmakers: China's 200 Million Singles Are a Big Business

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 03, 2018

Many people in China who want to get married are having trouble finding a partner. The country's decadeslong one-child policy led to the country having more young men than women, and their growing prosperity is making them pickier. By Katrin Kuntz more... Comment ]


China's Xinjiang Region: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen

China's Xinjiang Region: A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 26, 2018

In western China, Beijing is using the most modern means available to control its Uighur minority. Tens of thousands have disappeared into re-education camps. A journey to an eerily quiet region. By Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]

Economic Superpower: Chinese Expansion Has Germany on the Defensive

Economic Superpower: Chinese Expansion Has Germany on the Defensive

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 24, 2018

The German economy has grown dependent on China in a development that is now coming back to haunt it. With a global trade war brewing, it will be impossible for the government in Berlin to please both Beijing and Washington. It's time for a new strategy. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Nach vier Jahren ohne Trainerjob: Schuster wechselt zum Tabellenletzten in China

Nach vier Jahren ohne Trainerjob: Schuster wechselt zum Tabellenletzten in China

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 20, 2018

Bernd Schuster geht in die chinesische Super League. Der ehemalige Trainer von Real Madrid soll den Tabellenletzten Dalian Yifang nach oben führen. Ausländische Coaches sind in China begehrt. mehr... Forum ]

The Trade Warrior: Donald Trump's Attack on German Prosperity

The Trade Warrior: Donald Trump's Attack on German Prosperity

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 12, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump seems intent on launching a trade war. He is ignoring appeals to common sense coming from Europe and Asia, but one country stands to lose more than any other: Germany. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Geopolitical Laboratory: How Djibouti Became China's Gateway To Africa

Geopolitical Laboratory: How Djibouti Became China's Gateway To Africa

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 08, 2018

Djibouti, one of Africa's smallest countries, has become China's "strategic partner." The Chinese have built a military base and a port, and is currently constructing a free trade zone, fast establishing it as Beijing's gateway to the continent. By Dietmar Pieper more... Comment ]

Germany's Foreign Minister: 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'

Germany's Foreign Minister: 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 08, 2018

In an interview, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Germany to pay greater attention to the future of the EU. He warns that there are no vacuums in international politics and that when the U.S. withdraws, Russia or China step in. Interview Conducted by Christiane Hoffmann and Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Chinese Super League: Das teuerste Missverständnis der Fußballwelt

Chinese Super League: Das teuerste Missverständnis der Fußballwelt

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 09, 2017

Chinesische Fußballklubs haben millionenschwere Stars verpflichtet - doch der Erfolg bleibt aus. Nun haben sich die Funktionäre eine neue Regel ausgedacht. Von Marco Fuchs mehr... Forum ]

Deutsche Trainer in Fernost: Magath auf Mandarin

Deutsche Trainer in Fernost: Magath auf Mandarin

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 05, 2017

Der eine ist im Herbst seiner Karriere, der andere hofft noch auf ein Comeback in Europa: In der Chinese Super League kommt es zum deutschen Trainerduell zwischen Felix Magath und Roger Schmidt. Von Marco Fuchs mehr... Forum ]