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China touts itself as winner in high-speed rail stakes

(Source: New York Times, August 25, 2014)

NEW YORK — High-speed rail has brought many benefits to China, and now one more can be added to that list: a handy point to lord over the United States. Last week, People’s Daily, the newspaper of the ruling Communist Party, ran a lengthy analysis of high-speed rail development under the headline, “America’s High-Speed Rail Dream Has Become a Global Joke.”

Full story: New York Times

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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