With the end of the National People’s Congress, Dan Steinbock writes that China should expect economic and financial reforms, international recalibration, and gradual political transition. Xi jinping and Li Keqiang must also balance regional interests to fulfill the “Chinese Dream.”
While many wonder if Xi Jinping will be a reformer in the mode of Deng Xiaoping, Yukon Huang writes China’s regional decentralization of political power will expedite reforms and lead to more representative local elections.
"Winner Take All" author Dambisa Moyo argues that China's way of doing business with the developing world is often more popular with locals than that of the US. Shal also talks about the economic and political contest between American and China will determine the developing world's future. The Daily Show [...]
Adopted in most countries across the world, the presidential system has long been hailed as a democratic system for modern countries. Elected directly or indirectly through nationwide campaigning, the president stands as the head of state when dealing with foreign countries and takes charge of formulation of foreign policies. Domestically, the president acts as the [...]
On Saturday night, I returned home from a business trip in China, on a flight made extraordinary by the presence of another traveler, who was leaving his country for mine: Chen Guangcheng. I sat in the row directly behind the family of Chen, the blind human rights activist who had been admitted to the [...]
This past year has been the worst of times and the best of times for China's political development. Less than a year before China's decennial transfer of power among its top leadership, that elite world was rattled by a disturbing episode of scandal, corruption and political murder in Chongqing, one of China’s largest and most [...]
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