Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
August 21, 2014
Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
Beijing is the 8th local government to issue bonds under a pilot program to combat shadow banking.
Beijing Enters China's New Bond Market
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
August 21, 2014
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
North Korea is likely to be a major target in China's new war on drugs.
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
China Keeps Close Eye on Pakistan Protests
August 21, 2014
China Keeps Close Eye on Pakistan Protests
Beijing is not overly concerned yet, but instability in Pakistan could threaten China's economic and security interests.
China Keeps Close Eye on Pakistan Protests
Deng Xiaoping: Xi's Political Role Model
August 20, 2014
Deng Xiaoping: Xi's Political Role Model
By embracing Deng, Xi Jinping makes it clear that he too wants to be remembered as a great reformer.
Deng Xiaoping: Xi's Political Role Model
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
August 20, 2014
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
Despite close ties, Beijing and Seoul's divergent interests, as well as regional politics, preclude a formal alliance.
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
China’s Quest to Build an ‘Influential and Credible’ Media
August 20, 2014
China’s Quest to Build an ‘Influential and Credible’ Media
Xi Jinping envisions a Chinese state-run media that is credible and influential both at home and abroad.
China’s Quest to Build an ‘Influential and Credible’ Media
Xi Jinping Promises Salary Cuts at State-Owned Enterprises
August 20, 2014
Xi Jinping Promises Salary Cuts at State-Owned Enterprises
Xi's promise is a signal that SOEs will need to change to fulfill the CCP's goals for economic reform.
Xi Jinping Promises Salary Cuts at State-Owned Enterprises
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
August 19, 2014
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
As China enters a new historical phase, Xi Jinping and company must become a new type of leader.
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
China Arrests Jackie Chan’s Son for Drugs
August 19, 2014
China Arrests Jackie Chan’s Son for Drugs
Despite his father’s fierce support for the CCP, his son has been arrested in China’s anti-drug campaign.
China Arrests Jackie Chan’s Son for Drugs
Why China Can't Innovate
August 19, 2014
Why China Can't Innovate
Xi Jinping praises innovation in the abstract, but China's system is not set up to encourage innovation in practice.
Why China Can't Innovate
China Watches the Ferguson Protests
August 18, 2014
China Watches the Ferguson Protests
China's state news agency sees the Ferguson protests as evidence of America's human rights failings.
China Watches the Ferguson Protests
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
August 18, 2014
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
Pro-government forces in Hong Kong are organizing their own marches in response to the Occupy Central movement.
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
August 16, 2014
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
Can China and the Vatican come to a compromise that allows for formal diplomatic relations?
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
VJ Day in China
August 15, 2014
VJ Day in China
Plus, more Snowden revelations, a Central Asia-focused military drill, and Pope Francis' message to China. Friday links
VJ Day in China
Can China Stomach an Independent Kurdistan?
August 15, 2014
Can China Stomach an Independent Kurdistan?
Beijing may have to make some tough choices when it comes to Kurdish independence.
Can China Stomach an Independent Kurdistan?
Taiwan Complains of 'Severe' Cyber Attacks From China
August 15, 2014
Taiwan Complains of 'Severe' Cyber Attacks From China
Taiwan's science and technology minister said Taipei is the target of almost daily cyber attacks from the mainland.
Taiwan Complains of 'Severe' Cyber Attacks From China
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