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Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
March 05, 2014
Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
How did the new president of the People's Republic of China fare in his first year on the job?
Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
China’s Delicate Jobs Challenge
February 12, 2014
China’s Delicate Jobs Challenge
Beijing will need to balance much-needed economic reforms with continued job creation.
China’s Delicate Jobs Challenge
China Reveals Members of New Leading Group on Reform
January 24, 2014
China Reveals Members of New Leading Group on Reform
The leading group tasked with overseeing economic reform in China met for the first time on Wednesday.
China Reveals Members of New Leading Group on Reform
China's Economic Reforms
January 09, 2014
China's Economic Reforms
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. David Dollar about China's proposed economic reforms.
China's Economic Reforms
Xi Jinping’s Vision for China’s Courts
January 09, 2014
Xi Jinping’s Vision for China’s Courts
Despite Xi's pledges of reform, the courts will remain a tool for the Party.
Xi Jinping’s Vision for China’s Courts
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
December 27, 2013
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
The Diplomat's editors wrap up the top trends and stories from 2013 ahead of the New Year.
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
Beijing Takes Cues from the Washington Consensus
December 11, 2013
Beijing Takes Cues from the Washington Consensus
The reforms that have emerged from the recent Third Plenum seem familiar.
Beijing Takes Cues from the Washington Consensus
No, China's Not Privatizing Health Care
December 03, 2013
No, China's Not Privatizing Health Care
China's latest health care reforms aren't as revolutionary as they first seemed.
No, China's Not Privatizing Health Care
IPO Changes Imminent in China?
December 02, 2013
IPO Changes Imminent in China?
A weekend statement by the China Securities Regulatory Commission suggests that a reformed IPO market may soon reopen.
IPO Changes Imminent in China?
China’s New State Security Committee
November 25, 2013
China’s New State Security Committee
With the creation of the SSC at the recent Third Plenum, Xi consolidates the domestic security leviathan.
China’s New State Security Committee
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
November 19, 2013
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
Both inside and outside of China, many expect great things from Xi Jinping. And he knows it.
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
China Will Need Transparency for Reforms
November 18, 2013
China Will Need Transparency for Reforms
Recent news reports underscore the need for progress on transparency if reforms are to really succeed.
China Will Need Transparency for Reforms
China Tackles One-Child Policy, Death Penalty, & Labor Camps
November 15, 2013
China Tackles One-Child Policy, Death Penalty, & Labor Camps
Early media reports on the Third Plenum report suggest the leadership grabbed the low-hanging fruit.
China Tackles One-Child Policy, Death Penalty, & Labor Camps
Disappointment With Third Plenum Is Premature
November 14, 2013
Disappointment With Third Plenum Is Premature
Many have concluded that the Third Plenum was a failure. It’s far too soon to make that judgment.
Disappointment With Third Plenum Is Premature
What Will China's New National Security Council Do?
November 14, 2013
What Will China's New National Security Council Do?
The Third Plenum wasn’t entirely about economic reform as expected.
What Will China's New National Security Council Do?
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
November 14, 2013
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
Xi Jinping could have delivered more. What happened?
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
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