Sandra Heep of the Mercator Institute for China Studies talks about this new "national champions" strategy and its possible effects on the German economy.
Massive money printing to restart the global economy after the financial crisis has blown an even bigger bubble. Ten years after the last crash, are we due another one and will it be worse?
The ECB has approved the yuan as a reserve currency. This is a symbolic but historic step for China, which can now establish its currency in Europe as a counterweight to the US dollar, says DW's Frank Sieren.
The Chinese economy grew 6.9 percent during the last year, marking its lowest level of growth in a quarter of a century. While China's growth rate remains high compared to the West, observers fear a protracted slowdown.
Britain handed Hong Kong back to China 20 years ago. Beijing should now understand that the "one country, two systems" principle has given rise to an independent generation of Hong Kong residents, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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