Chris Hogg

Global Politics

China's Wrist Slapped on Trade

The World Trade Organization has upheld a complaint by the U.S. that could help open the massive Chinese market to American movies, music, and books. The BBC's correspondent in Shanghai, Chris Hogg, joins The Takeaway with more of the story.

China's economy slows way down

China, the world's third-largest economy, has recorded its lowest rate of growth for seven years. Does this mean that the boom years in China are truly over? Chris Hogg, the BBC correspondent, joins us from Shanghai, China to discuss.


Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning. About 1000 entrants taking China's civil service entrance exam have been caught cheating. In Liaoning, authorities found elaborate schemes involving fraudulent test guides and wireless technology. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Chris Hogg.

Argh: China steps in to the pirate fray

Last week German fighter ships thwarted an attempted Somali pirate hijacking and now China has sent two destroyers to escort and protect its merchant ships. Chris Hogg, a reporter for the BBC, is in Beijing covering this aspect of the story.