China Laps Up Luxuries

A number of recent articles have focused on China’s increasingly formidable appetite for imported luxury goods. The Economist gives an overview: Sales of luxury goods are exploding, despite a hefty tax on importing them. A...

Geoffrey York: In China, cigarettes are a kind of miracle drug

From the Globe and Mail: Here’s some exciting medical news from the Chinese government: Smoking is great for your health. Cigarettes, according to China’s tobacco authorities, are an excellent way to prevent ulcers. They also reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease, relieve schizophrenia, boost your brain cells, speed up your thinking, improve your reactions and […]

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