The world's biggest exhibition center stands proudly in Hanover, Germany, boasting 490,000 square meters of state-of-the-art floor space and for decades has been a pillar of the Western trade show industry. The second largest expo site is in the fashion capital of Milan, Italy, with more than 400,000 sq m.
China's blossoming industry is suffering from a lack of top-quality halls and uncoordinated infrastructure.
This month the son of a popular singer was ordered by police to receive one year of special education after assaulting a couple; and one of the four "capital playboys" - young men in Beijing famous for being from wealthy families and dating movie stars - was charged with firearms offenses.
There are still many lessons to learn 10 years after China joined the World trade organization
Chinese consumers are obsessed with white skin, offering cosmetics companies a lucrative sector.
Keyboard-dependent Chinese are returning to school because they have forgotten how to write
Shaoxing is a typical ancient water town where there are many rivers to cross.
For an ambassador of "a very small country", Danish envoy Friis Arne Petersen juggles a lot of balls in the air.
Lu Xun is easily the most recognizable face of 20th century Chinese literature, the world over.
Western companies can learn from management practices of firms in emerging economies