The Downfall of Su Shulin and Its Implications for Chinese Politics
By Bo Zhiyue
Premier Li Keqiang’s Recession Tour
By Sara Hsu
A Russian Perspective on China’s Arctic Role
By Nadezhda Filimonova and Svetlana Krivokhizh
Xi Jinping Promises Salary Cuts at State-Owned Enterprises
By Shannon Tiezzi
China’s Deafening Silence on Iraq
By Zachary Keck
Vietnam and China: A Dangerous Incident
By Scott Bentley
A Long, Hot Summer for China National Petroleum Corporation
A flurry of deals and political tensions complicate the outlook for China’s state-owned oil company.
Japan’s Debt Servicing Costs to Consume 21% of Budget
Plus, more PetroChina executives are being investigated by the government. Tuesday economic links.
J-Lo Croons “Happy Birthday Mr. President” in Turkmenistan
Jennifer Lopez sang for dictator Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov this weekend.
Russia: Can The Gas Empire Strike Back?
Intransigence on pricing may cost Moscow dearly in the huge Asian gas market.
China Eyes Afghan Goldmine
As NATO withdraws from Afghanistan, China is moving in. With over $1 Trillion in natural resources, the stakes are huge.