China’s stimulus package, announced this week, focuses on more than just building up the industrial and export capacity. Some investments will also be in housing, schools, and health facilities.…

David Dollar |

A woman explains a project to restore education in the part of Gansu, China, hit by last May's earthquake. Grassroots civil society organizations proposed innovative project ideas this week…

David Dollar |

Although exports have slowed down, they contributed to China's GDP growth in 2008. But in this gloomy global economy, some factories will close and workers will lose jobs as it slows down…

David Dollar |

The CCTV building in downtown Beijing. The skies returned to gray on Tuesday, yet the air is cleaner than a year ago.

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Red-eared Sliders, one of the invasive alien species in Lake Dianchi. See full photogallery. Another notable achievement of the ‘Restoration of Freshwater Biodiversity in Lake Dianchi’ project (…

Tony Whitten |

Last year was marked by the breeding of Little Grebes in Xialiangwang, one of the ‘Restoration of Freshwater Biodiversity in Lake Dianchi’ project's restoration sites.

Tony Whitten |

Regular bloggers David Dollar and Louis Kuijs participated earlier today in a live online discussion on the World Bank site about the latest edition of the

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A view of Beijing's traffic gridlock from my office.

David Dollar |

Andrew  Leonard ">posts in his blog an interesting report from journalist Tony Cheng of Al-Jazeera:

David Dollar |