In 1898, China granted a 99-year lease to Great Britain for the areas across the harbor in the British controlled island of Hong Kong. But smack in the middle of that territory, known as Kowloon, was an enclave that wasn't included in the lease. A place that would, at least officially, still be controlled by the Chinese. It was a large fort, built decades earlier to put a check on British expansion. But it evolved into something very, very different.
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the rise in consumer spending in China and India. By 2020, Consumer spending in China and India is expected to reach 10 trillion dollars a year. Who are these new consumers? And how are they changing their societies? Join us live at 10 or send an email to email@example.com. How is the rise in consumer spending impacting the global economy? It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.
On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the effects of the global economic slowdown on China’s growth. Chinese workers are protesting and demanding better working conditions and compensation. Are they pushing back in ways that could fundamentally change their situation? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What implications will the slowing Chinese economy have for its people and the global economy? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Ann Lee, author of “What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher.” Chinese workers are currently protesting over compensation and working conditions. How did China end up being the second largest economy in the world? Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. What do you make of China’s place in the world? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.