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Podcast: China's Economy — Headed for a Crash?

Two cleaners have a rest on a bench at the Bund before the Huangpu River and the skyline of the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

As the "China Miracle" runs out of steam, experts are divided on just how bad it will get. The Asia Society Podcast dissects what the country is grappling with.

George Soros: 'Eerie Resemblance' Between China Now and Pre-Financial Crisis U.S.

George Soros speaks at Asia Society in New York on April 20, 2016. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Financial Times journalists and the billionaire investor note warning signs of an impending Chinese hard landing. 

China's Unnerving Economic Transition

A Chinese day trader plays cards with others as he watches a stock ticker at a local brokerage house on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

What does the "end of the Chinese miracle" means for the country's economy, government, and society? A conversation with the Financial Times' Jamil Anderlini.

Book Excerpt: 'Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival' by David Pilling

Financial Times Asia editor David Pilling, author of

An excerpt from David Pilling's new book relates his immersion, at age 37, in Japanese culture and customs. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, March 20.

Book Excerpt: 'The Contest of the Century' by Geoff Dyer


Geoff Dyer's new book anticipates "an old-fashioned struggle for influence and power between China and the U.S., the two most important nations in the world." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, March 20.

Interview: Richard McGregor, Author of 'The Party' [UPDATED]

Richard McGregor, author of 'The Party.'

Richard McGregor, whose book The Party was selected as the winner of Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Book Award, discusses the Chinese Communist Party with Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom.