Written by Charles Burton. The federal Liberals are dreaming if they think skeptical Canadians will buy the official line on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s sudden visit to China.
Written by Anny Boc. With every new North Korean missile – such as the one launched on Tuesday November 28– or nuclear test, all eyes are on China. Like previous American presidents, Donald Trump believes that the road to a diplomatic solution on North Korea runs through Beijing. He holds […]
Written by Bill Laurance. Many observers of China’s escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. In an ideal world, China’s unbridled ambitions will improve economic growth, food security and social development in many poor nations, as well […]
Written by J. Michael Cole. Li Kexin, speaking at the embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington last week told hundreds of people assembled at an embassy event, that calls by U.S. Navy vessels at ports in Taiwan would violate China’s “Anti-Secession Law” of 2005 and automatically spark a military response.
Written by Olga Krasnyak. At the regional conference in Seoul ‘Looking Ahead: Russia and Asia in the next 20 years’ organized by Valdai Discussion Club in partnership with KIEP (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy), the main question has been revolving around predictions of the future for Asia. Making any […]
Written by Flora Sapio. “Social Credit” is a code-word for the boldest and most ambitious governance reform program launched by China since 1978. Its core components aim at transforming social governance in the ways so excellently described by Professor Stanley Lubman, and Professor Ane Bislev. Beyond its social component, […]
Written by Julie Yu-Wen Chen. China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative is often seen by observers as a tool that Beijing uses for expanding China’s economic influence as well as its role in international politics. The seeming goodwill from China to offer economic support to help develop […]