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Standard Chartered Marathon bids to join World Marathon Majors

SINGAPORE: The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) announced its bid to join six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world as an Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM) event on Thursday (Apr 27).  The WMM, which started in 2006, is an annual series of marathons to determine the...

Evaluating the Urban-Rural Wealth Gap

The hukou, or household registration, system has long divided China’s urban and rural residents, by limiting where people can live and what services they can access in places they move to. The government has promised to reform the system, which has created endemic inequalities between living s...

CDT Bookshelf: JFK Miller on “Trickle-down Censorship”

Between 2005 and 2011, Australian JFK Miller served as editor-in-chief of the Shanghai-based English-language entertainment magazine That’s Shanghai. Coming to China with little prior knowledge of the country, Miller’s role at the magazine required him to quickly become acquainted with...

Wanda Group to stage China’s first international marathon

BEIJING: Wanda Group said on Wednesday it would stage several top-level marathons in Asia, including China's first international event, as part of its latest investment in sport. A signing ceremony between the Chinese group and Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM) took place in Beijing. Wanda ......