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China's Challenges: Civil Society
February 14, 2011
China's Challenges: Civil Society
While China’s economy continues to storm ahead, events in 2010 proved that in other areas, the system remains very repressive.
China's Challenges: Civil Society
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Australia
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Australia
‘Economically hot, politically cold,’ was a phrase long used to describe ties between Asia’s two leading powers, China and Japan. However, the description could now equally apply to Australia’s ties with the Middle Kingdom as the two enter a new period of realpolitik.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Australia
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Central Asia
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Central Asia
China's goals in Central Asia appear largely economic, devoted to securing the region’s vast oil and natural gas wealth to fuel its booming economy.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Central Asia
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Cambodia
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Cambodia
Beijing has a long-standing enmity with Hanoi and has never boasted a great friendship with Bangkok.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Cambodia
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: India
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: India
The key to China's relationship with India is actually India's relationship with the United States, argues Madhav Nalapat.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: India
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: North Korea
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: North Korea
It's time for China to stop enabling North Korea's bad behaviour. It's current approach threatens regional stability.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: North Korea
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Russia
February 10, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Russia
The relationship between Beijing and Moscow is perhaps the best its ever been. That said, this situation is due less to common values and shared interests than to the fact that their security concerns are currently directed elsewhere.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Russia
China's Challenges: Environment
February 10, 2011
China's Challenges: Environment
The environmental limits on China’s current road of economic growth will become increasingly apparent over the next five years, prompting policymakers to either change direction or brace for a nasty collision.
China's Challenges: Environment
China's Challenges: Natural Gas
February 10, 2011
China's Challenges: Natural Gas
China has crafted a strategy for natural gas that aims to increase domestic production and secure access to gas resources in neighbouring countries.
China's Challenges: Natural Gas
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