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A few links to start off your day:
- Consumer spending in China and India is expected to triple to a combined $10 billion by 2020, according to a new study by BCG.
- Tennis star Li Na heads on to the last 16 at the ongoing China Open in Beijing.
- Edward Alden of the Council on Foreign Relations argues that President Obama’s formal blocking of the acquisition of a small Oregon wind farm project by a Chinese-owned company is “the wrong signal to send”. That company, by the way, is suing Obama.
- As China’s economy slows, real estate bubble looms.
- Interesting interview with Indian-American academic Vivek Wadhwa on why Brazil, China, and India seem to be getting all the entrepreneurs these days.
- Tech expert Shel Israel on Apple Maps, China — and the Art of War.
- Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore on being Jewish in China.
- China’s demographic time bomb may mean it may soon be too old to dominate the world.