This is a keynote speech at the Fourth World Cyberspace Cooperation Summit by Cai Mingzhao, Minister of the State Council Information Office of China.
How can Taipei bring about stable, enduring deterrence across the Taiwan Strait? Jim Holmes discusses this question and other defense issues pestering cross-straight relations.
With a new stage of reforms beginning, it is important for China to look outside its borders for economic reform. China aims to build a new major-power relationship with the U.S. and doing this should involve joining the TPP and other FTAs. Joining such agreements would bring a variety of benefits to the world’s second-largest economy.
Sixteen years after China closed its embassy in São Tomé and Principle, two tiny African islands located in a resource rich area off of the Atlantic Coast of Gabon. Now China hopes to renew relations by bringing promise of modern infrastructure to the island in hope of returning with a stake in potential oil discovery.
Through an analysis of the Third Plenum communiqué, Zhang Monan argues that China has entered a new stage of development, and a second round of economic reform will promote growth in the decade to come.
During the past week’s acrimonious public debate over the stalled nuclear negotiations in Geneva regarding Iran, China has escaped public censure. Beijing’s low profile was not due to indifference, but to China’s complex relationship with Iran and the United States.
In the past year, China’s new administration has taken steps to improve regional ties in Asia by perusing an active peripheral diplomatic strategy. The multiple visits by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang demonstrate this. Chen Jimin explains three reasons why China is choosing to explore this strategy.
China’s counterterrorism policy since the 2001 attacks on the United States has increasingly been pursued in the context of the global war on terror. In Africa, as threats to Chinese interests increase; Beijing has quietly been ramping up its efforts to confront terrorism.
China’s new leadership anticipates that entering Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations would trigger a new round of domestic reforms. Niu Tiehang elaborates on the new roadmap for Chinese reforms and the “outside-in” effects the TPP talks and the establishment of Shanghai FTZ would have on China.
Zhang Jun examines the factors affecting China’s potential rate of GDP growth.
China hopes that Kerry’s recent Middle East visit will herald a new diplomatic approach from the US, and will play a positive and significant role in promoting regional peace in the Middle East, writes Wu Sike.
Zhang Monan on the objectives of the Shanghai free-trade zone.
The success of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement has allowed Canada to refocus its priorities on the US-led Trans-pacific Partnership trade talks and potentially paves the way for a larger free trade deal in the future. Hugh Stephens posits that as trade negotiations continue, Canada will position itself to take a stronger foothold in Asia.
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