Menu
Account
When Good Students Are Bad
August 27, 2010
When Good Students Are Bad
Are good students the ones that are good at tests, or at thinking independently?
When Good Students Are Bad
Responding to Manila
August 26, 2010
Responding to Manila
The Hong Kong and Chinese govts have acted unhelpfully since the Manila hostage tragedy.
Responding to Manila
Will Chongqing be Great?
August 25, 2010
Will Chongqing be Great?
Chongqing has a population of 32 million, yet many outside China have never heard of it. Why?
Will Chongqing be Great?
China in a Jam
August 24, 2010
China in a Jam
Is a 60-mile traffic jam leading into Beijing a sign of things to come for Chinese car owners?
China in a Jam
How to Fight Guanxi
August 20, 2010
How to Fight Guanxi
Guanxi is a major problem in Chinese education. One school is trying to stamp it out.
How to Fight Guanxi
The Pentagon on China
August 19, 2010
The Pentagon on China
The US Defence Department has released its annual report on China’s military. Is it a threat?
The Pentagon on China
Here We Go Again
August 18, 2010
Here We Go Again
Chinese officials have released their draft education blueprint. Don’t expect much.
Here We Go Again
China Overtakes Japan
August 17, 2010
China Overtakes Japan
China overtakes Japan to become the second-largest economy after the United States.
China Overtakes Japan
August 16, 2010
Bo Xilai Gets Revolutionary
Bo Xilai defends his crackdown on triads in Chongqing, quoting Marx and Mao to boot.
Bo Xilai Gets Revolutionary
The Avatar Effect
August 13, 2010
The Avatar Effect
The debut of Hollywood movie Inception is delayed to make way for China’s Aftershock.
The Avatar Effect
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
August 11, 2010
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
Beijing parents expect SAT cramming when selecting a high school. But what about the kids?
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
August 11, 2010
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
Beijing parents expect SAT cramming when selecting a high school. But what about the kids?
Beijing’s Study Abroad Market
Taiwan War Games
August 10, 2010
Taiwan War Games
A recent war game scenario suggests Taipei could be seized by China in only three days.
Taiwan War Games
China, Aftershock & Patriots
August 09, 2010
China, Aftershock & Patriots
What Feng Xiaogang blockbuster Aftershock says about patriotism in China.
China, Aftershock & Patriots
Intake Bias at Yale, Peking?
August 06, 2010
Intake Bias at Yale, Peking?
What selection for Peking and Yale universities have in common (clue: it isn’t something good)
Intake Bias at Yale, Peking?
August 05, 2010
Bo Xilai and the Law
Rising star Bo Xilai has been making waves in Chongqing. But at the cost of the rule of law?
Bo Xilai and the Law
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief