Hutong Economics: This Old House

Evan Osnos’ latest Letter from China in The New Yorker explains the often short-term thinking behind much of China’s development, in contrast with the long view often discerned behind some grander projects. In his...

Beijing’s Second Airport Due October 2017

A new airport serving Beijing should be completed by October 2017, according to China Daily: The new airport, which is likely to be approved within the year, will probably have eight runways for civilian use and a ninth for...

Chinese Entrepreneur Confirms German Airport Purchase – Dai Yan

From China Daily: Pang Yuliang, an entrepreneur from Central China’s Henan Province and chairman of LinkGlobal Logistics Co, said yesterday he would officially acquire the Parchim Airport in northern Germany at a cost of 1 billion yuan (US$130 million) on July 5, making himself the first Chinese to buy a European airport. Pang and the […]

Airport Adopts New Security Rule On Liquid – Xin Dingding

From China Daily: Passengers taking international flights from the Beijing Capital International Airport during the May Day holiday should arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before departure because of extended security checks. A new rule starts today, limiting passengers to carrying no more than 1 liter of liquid in their hand luggage. The […]

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