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China and the US Downgrade
August 08, 2011
China and the US Downgrade
Dagong Global Credit Ratings Agency’s decision to downgrade US debt grabbed headlines. Why did it really do it?
China and the US Downgrade
August 04, 2011
China, Casinos and the Ark Royal
China has a history of buying old aircraft carriers as casinos, only to end up studying them. Is Britain’s Ark Royal next?
China, Casinos and the Ark Royal
China and Moral Politics
August 03, 2011
China and Moral Politics
China needs a flat social organisation that can take care of people’s physical and spiritual needs, argues Pan Wei.
China and Moral Politics
August 02, 2011
Positive Steps in South China Sea
The guidelines agreed between ASEAN and China are a positive interim move for resolving the South China Sea disputes.
Positive Steps in South China Sea
China's Troubled Railways
August 01, 2011
China's Troubled Railways
The high-speed rail crash last month was only the latest reminder of the problems facing the rail ministry.
China's Troubled Railways
China Blasts US on Debt Ceiling
July 29, 2011
China Blasts US on Debt Ceiling
An editorial in the official Xinhua News Agency warns of catastrophic consequences if the US defaults.
China Blasts US on Debt Ceiling
Taiwan, China & Reasonability
July 29, 2011
Taiwan, China & Reasonability
It may be ‘reasonable’ for Taiwan to abandon its South China Sea claims. That doesn’t mean it’s likely.
Taiwan, China & Reasonability
July 28, 2011
China Confirms Carrier Plans
China confirms details of the refitting of its first aircraft carrier the Shi Lang, and plans to develop its own vessel.
China Confirms Carrier Plans
The China Model
July 27, 2011
The China Model
Is China unique? And could its governance model be exported? Chinese intellectual Pan Wei shares his views.
The China Model
China's Zero-Sum Game
July 26, 2011
China's Zero-Sum Game
Comparative quiet in China’s neighbourhood has given it the chance to rise peacefully. Will it keep flexing its muscles?
China's Zero-Sum Game
China's Train Crash Mystery
July 25, 2011
China's Train Crash Mystery
A crash on the high-speed Beijing to Shanghai line has major implications for public perceptions over corruption.
China's Train Crash Mystery
China's Iraq Investment
July 25, 2011
China's Iraq Investment
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki eyes greater Chinese investment during a visit to the country last week.
China's Iraq Investment
July 21, 2011
China Encircles India
The US decision to halt military aid to Pakistan will push Islamabad closer to China. Delhi will be getting nervous.
China Encircles India
July 20, 2011
Jiang Zemin and Superstition
Speculation over the health of Jiang Zemin has too often been an embarrassment for the foreign media.
Jiang Zemin and Superstition
China and Migrant Workers
July 19, 2011
China and Migrant Workers
Discontent in Guangdong offers a glimpse of the challenge Chinese policymakers face over migrant workers.
China and Migrant Workers
China Confirms Carrier-Killer
July 15, 2011
China Confirms Carrier-Killer
China’s top general confirms the country is developing the so-called carrier-killer Dongfeng 21-D missile.
China Confirms Carrier-Killer
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