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As US-China Prepare for Next Trade Talks, Trump-Xi Meeting Remains Uncertain
February 07, 2019
As US-China Prepare for Next Trade Talks, Trump-Xi Meeting Remains Uncertain
The U.S. treasury secretary says there are no plans for Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to meet -- yet.
As US-China Prepare for Next Trade Talks, Trump-Xi Meeting Remains Uncertain
China Plays Down Liu He’s Meeting With Trump
February 04, 2019
China Plays Down Liu He’s Meeting With Trump
Not a single piece of news about this significant meeting has been broadcast by China’s TV stations.
China Plays Down Liu He’s Meeting With Trump
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
February 02, 2019
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
From manufacturing to internet companies, China is shedding jobs across sectors.
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
Huawei’s Future Hinges on Its Ability to Outgrow Its Past
February 02, 2019
Huawei’s Future Hinges on Its Ability to Outgrow Its Past
Huawei was shaped by its early environment: '80s and '90s Shenzhen, where political connections trumped any law.
Huawei’s Future Hinges on Its Ability to Outgrow Its Past
What Does Qi Yu’s Surprising Appointment Mean for China’s Foreign Ministry?
February 01, 2019
What Does Qi Yu’s Surprising Appointment Mean for China’s Foreign Ministry?
Qi Yu, a diplomatic novice but a Party work veteran, is the new secretary of the Party Committee of China’s Foreign Ministry.
What Does Qi Yu’s Surprising Appointment Mean for China’s Foreign Ministry?
China’s Venezuela Headache
February 01, 2019
China’s Venezuela Headache
With billions in loans at stake, China is finding itself embroiled in the South American country’s political crisis.
China’s Venezuela Headache
Will US Indictments Against Huawei Hurt US-China Trade Talks?
January 30, 2019
Will US Indictments Against Huawei Hurt US-China Trade Talks?
At least for now, signals show that China is still striving for a trade deal with the United States despite the row over Huawei.
Will US Indictments Against Huawei Hurt US-China Trade Talks?
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
January 30, 2019
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
Beijing ups the rhetorical ante.
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
Changes in China’s Coast Guard
January 30, 2019
Changes in China’s Coast Guard
An organizational reshuffle and new leadership both point to a more muscular, more assertive CCG.
Changes in China’s Coast Guard
Zambia Debates Chinese ‘Economic Slavery’
January 28, 2019
Zambia Debates Chinese ‘Economic Slavery’
The southern African country is seeing increasing backlash to China’s influence.
Zambia Debates Chinese ‘Economic Slavery’
China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’
January 26, 2019
China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, billionaire George Soros says China is a “mortal threat to open societies.”
China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’
Revisiting Chinese Transportation Projects in Ethiopia
January 26, 2019
Revisiting Chinese Transportation Projects in Ethiopia
A year later, the authors revisit two major projects in Addis Ababa to see what has changed – and what hasn’t.
Revisiting Chinese Transportation Projects in Ethiopia
China’s Philanthropy Boom
January 25, 2019
China’s Philanthropy Boom
Even while its billionaire class grows, China is also marking a drastic increase in volumes of charitable giving.
China’s Philanthropy Boom
China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge
January 25, 2019
China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge
The detained Yang Hengjun is a novelist and a prolific online commentator, who often addressed sensitive political issues.
China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge
Stability and 'Struggle': China's High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control
January 24, 2019
Stability and 'Struggle': China's High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control
The Chinese president urged hundreds of officials to ensure China's political security amid rising risks.
Stability and 'Struggle': China's High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
January 24, 2019
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
The moves come shortly after Xi told Chinese troops to prepare for war, kicking off a potentially volatile 2019.
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
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