November 2021

China’s Property Crackdown Sinks Economic Growth to 90s Levels

Bloomberg/Al Jazeera November 16, 2021 China’s V-shaped recovery from the pandemic was largely driven by the country’s massive construction sector. But Beijing’s policy-induced slowdown of mortgage lending, which has brought property developers such as Evergrande Group to the brink of bankruptcy, is leading some analysts to lighten...

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When a Common Noun Becomes a Proper Noun

Word Genuis November 5, 2021 At what point does Cancer become a cancer? Turns out nouns have a pecking order, and their social status determines whether to capitalize their first letter. A quick review of this primer from Word Genius will help you avoid creating confusion in...

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