Month: April 2017

Xi’s Remaking of China’s Political Landscape

Written by Hans H. Tung. Xi Jinping’s first term since 2012 has dazzled many seasoned observers of Chinese politics. There were open trials of prominent political figures who used to be worshipped in China’s political pantheon. There was an anti-corruption campaign that swept across upper and lower echelons […]

Is China on the verge of a banking crisis?

Written by Damian Tobin. A variety of indicators suggest that China has come perilously close to a banking crisis. So far, the government has managed to keep things in check. A state-led debt restructuring indicates Chinese officials have learnt some of the lessons of the bad loan crisis […]