China’s New Central Banker Is Just as Important as the Fed’s

The announcement on Monday of Yi Gang as the new governor of the People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, received somewhat less notice. The world should pay more attention. This choice is as important as any Fed nomination. It isn’t simply that ... ( read original story ...)

China appoints U.S.-trained central banker

"China is facing new challenges and the room for growth is smaller ... Before joining the People's Bank in 1997, Yi also taught at Indiana University. He also has a degree in business administration from Hamline University in Minnesota. ( read original story ...)

Yi Gang named head of People’s Bank of China

His appointment is being seen as an attempt to ensure continuity at the bank as Beijing continues to try and rein in growing debt and limit risky financial practices. He will take over a central bank tasked with ongoing reform of the financial landscape ... ( read original story ...)

China opts for policy continuity in new central bank chief

BEIJING (Reuters) - The appointment of central bank insider Yi Gang as the new People’s Bank of China governor signals continuity in policymaking, even as Yi is expected to have less room than his predecessor to push for reforms as Beijing focuses on ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing has the most young early birds

More than 60 percent of people born in 1990s do not get enough sleep, with those living in Beijing among those waking up earliest, a survey shows. Chinese Medical Doctor Association’s sleep medicine specialized committee released the data from the ... ( read original story ...)