China’s Rule of Law Dilemma
Politics,Hotspots,China

China’s Rule of Law Dilemma

Less than one year after the party invoked the building of the “rule of law,” 317 human rights lawyers, activists and their family members in China since July 2015 have been reportedly detained and investigated.
China’s National People’s Congress 2016: Reforms Entering Uncharted Waters
Politics,China

By Gang Chen - 21 Mar 2016

China’s National People’s Congress 2016: Reforms Entering Uncharted Waters

Xi Jinping’s Foreign Policy Priorities
Politics

By Yongnian Zheng - 12 Mar 2016

Xi Jinping’s Foreign Policy Priorities

Anti-Corruption Campaign: China’s Political “New Normal”
Politics,Hotspots,China

Anti-Corruption Campaign: China’s Political “New Normal”

After 30 years of gradual economic reform, the party-state’s partially marketized economy has become a hotbed for more high-stake and high-level corruption cases.
By Gang Chen - 11 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Recent Developments In Sino-EU Relations: The 2014 And 2015 State Visits By Xi Jinping And Li Keqiang
Politics

Recent Developments In Sino-EU Relations: The 2014 And 2015 State Visits By Xi Jinping And Li Keqiang

On June 28, 2015, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Belgium for the 17th China-European Union Leaders’ Meeting.
Cambodia Rising: Neoliberal Violence And Development

Cambodia Rising: Neoliberal Violence And Development

This article examines the violence that has accompanied Cambodia’s transition to neoliberalism with its adoption of the Washington Consensus policy prescriptions after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in 1991, and also reflects on the significance of thecountry’s 2013 general elections.
The March 2015 Bombings of Yunnan:  New Trends in Sino-Myanmar Relations
Politics,China,Southeast Asia

The March 2015 Bombings of Yunnan: New Trends in Sino-Myanmar Relations

On March 8, 2015, a Tatmadaw fighter jet battling rebels from the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army in the Kokang region accidentally bombed a village in Gengma county in China’s Yunnan province, destroying a house.
“Iron Brothers”: Sino-Pakistani Relations and  The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Politics,Economy,South Asia

“Iron Brothers”: Sino-Pakistani Relations and The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

In his first state visit to Pakistan on April 20, 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a massive package of investments in Pakistan’s infrastructure.
China’s Fugitive Officials and Vanishing Fortune
Politics,China

China’s Fugitive Officials and Vanishing Fortune

Wang Qishan, China’s anti-corruption tsar, disclosed that in 2015 the Operation Skynet had repatriated 1023 fugitives and recovered three billion yuan in stolen money.
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