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China’s 20th Party Congress: An Upside Scenario
October 04, 2022

China’s 20th Party Congress: An Upside Scenario

By Dan Macklin
Turnover norms for Beijing’s top governing body could check Xi’s power and boost pro-market reformers.

Mounting Problems Threaten to Dampen Xi’s Congress Victory
September 17, 2022

Mounting Problems Threaten to Dampen Xi’s Congress Victory

By Dan Macklin
China’s leader faces a litany of domestic and international challenges that are creating a gloomy backdrop to his anticipated reselection.
China’s Crucial Party Congress Has a Date: October 16
August 30, 2022

China’s Crucial Party Congress Has a Date: October 16

By Shannon Tiezzi
The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party will set the tone for China's next five years -- almost certainly under Xi Jinping's leadership yet again.

Who Will Make It Onto China’s Top Leadership Body?
February 25, 2022

Who Will Make It Onto China’s Top Leadership Body?

By Jonathan Brookfield
Answering that requires first answering another question: How much sway will previous norms hold in Chinese politics in 2022?

China-Germany Relations at the Crossroads
April 29, 2021

China-Germany Relations at the Crossroads

By Shannon Tiezzi
China tries to keep Germany a bright spot in its European relations, as an end to Angela Merkel’s lengthy tenure looms.

What’s on the Agenda for China’s National People’s Congress?
March 05, 2021

What’s on the Agenda for China’s National People’s Congress?

By Shannon Tiezzi
This year's big tasks are finalizing the 14th Five-Year Plan and remaking Hong Kong's electoral system.

Amid US Criticisms, China Offers Mekong Nations Access to Crucial River Data
October 23, 2020

Amid US Criticisms, China Offers Mekong Nations Access to Crucial River Data

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is a welcome development for downstream nations, but only underlines China's strategic hold over the crucial waterway.
Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?
August 04, 2020

Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?

By Andrei Lungu
Because of the focus on what Xi will do in 2022, an important question has been ignored: who will take Li Keqiang’s place?

China’s (Potentially) Revealing Government Work Report
June 12, 2020

China’s (Potentially) Revealing Government Work Report

By Shin Kawashima
Does the report reveal disagreements within the Chinese government?

Foreign Ministers of China, Japan, South Korea Set to Meet Amid Seoul-Tokyo Tensions
August 18, 2019

Foreign Ministers of China, Japan, South Korea Set to Meet Amid Seoul-Tokyo Tensions

By Ankit Panda
Can the Northeast Asian trilateral leaders’ meeting materialize this year?

At Two Sessions, China Seeks to Bolster Cooling Economy
March 06, 2019

At Two Sessions, China Seeks to Bolster Cooling Economy

By Joe McDonald
Beijing is keeping to a high growth target, while adopting new measures to grease economic wheels.
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
October 26, 2018

Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations

By Daniel Hurst
Shinzo Abe's long-awaited trip to China brought a raft of deals, but no major breakthroughs.

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