A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Kobe said China was like his "second home"
As news of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home."
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As news about Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home." Former Lakers teammate Sun Yue remembered him on Weibo, "You haven’t left, you have influenced a generation with your Mamba spirit, and we will go strong with your spirit! You, always RIP in my heart." South China Morning Post
- Despite China’s great love for basketball, it is the American import players that consistently come out on top. US-China Today
- China's fight with the NBA over tweets about protests in Hong Kong explained. Vox
- The documentary series “Kobe Disciples” follows young Chinese basketball players as they are mentored by Kobe Bryant.
- Back in 2009, we looked at the NBA's increasing popularity in China.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.