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Beijing-backed Lam chosen as HK’s leader

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Carrie Lam (pictured holding bouquet in center of photo), the candidate favored by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's first-ever female leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the semiautonomous Chinese city's e...

Money can’t buy you happiness

Some coincidences are simply too delicious not to savour. Last week offered a marvellous example. Within days of the United Nations releasing its world happiness report, both Forbes and the Hurun Report unveiled their annual updates on the world’s billionaires. All of these reports in their ow...

Inequality, Wealth, and Happiness in China

At Bloomberg Businessweek, Dexter Roberts reports on economist Gan Li, his study of and concerns about inequality in China, and his “mission to depoliticize statistics.” Gan conducts a biennial survey on household finances across the country, and begins work on the next edition in July. The now ...