The Economist Compares Provinces with Countries

At The Economist, an interactive map matches China’s provinces and municipalities with different countries by GDP, GDP per capita, population and exports. China is now the world’s second-biggest economy, but some of its...

Area Code 026 Sets off Fights from Major Cities – Southern Weekend

A new, interesting fight is brewing, this one over which city will get the last three-digit area code (with a 2 in the middle) in China. Translated by CDT from Southern Weekend: Well known are the easy-to-remember area codes for China’s biggest cities. Beijing has 010, Guangzhou has 020, Shanghai 021, Tianjin 022, all the […]

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