Posts Tagged ‘transportation infrastructure’

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    Chinese Roads

    Jan 15, 11 • 237 Views • No Comments

    Just 2 Chinese road stories today: Charged with evading $556,000 in tolls, a Chinese truck driver was sentenced to life in prison and a $300,000 fine. The Chinese provincial court that convicted him said that for 8 months, he used false military documents to...  [read more]

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    A Chinese Coach

    Nov 28, 10 • 220 Views • No Comments

    Coach has 41 handbag stores in China and will soon have 8 more. Coach and China though, are about a lot more than handbags. According to NY Times Magazine columnist David Leonhardt, the Chinese consumer can fuel the world economy with “the urge to...  [read more]

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    China’s Drivers

    Jul 20, 10 • 237 Views • No Comments

    Peter Hessler’s Country Driving A Journey Through China From Farm To Factory takes the reader to China’s roads, villages, and factories. Having just completed the first half of the book, I wanted to share random fascinating facts that...  [read more]

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    A Free Ride For Electric Cars?

    Jul 13, 10 • 217 Views • No Comments

    Imagine a world filled with electric cars. In private homes, people could install their own charging devices. Others could be built in apartment building garages and on city streets. Some envision restaurants, department stores, and movie theaters offering a...  [read more]

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    Roads to Prosperity

    Mar 14, 10 • 240 Views • No Comments

    In Part 1 of the Teaching Company course, “America and the New Global Economy,” Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the origination of the euro. Four goals he says were sought: free movement of people, goods, services, and capital.  Central...  [read more]