Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Mar 01 , 2018
Much of China's future progress will depend on what happens in the countryside.
Oct 31 , 2017
Media attention on the 19th CCP Congress has focused on the changes Xi Jinping announced. But also important are the things he said haven’t changed.
Oct 16 , 2017
There is hardly any reason for the 19th CCP Congress not to continue following Xi’s ideas, which boil down to the omnipresence of state power.
Aug 04 , 2017
As Chinese State-owned enterprises experience a new phase of change due to an increased number of mergers. Experts and economists throughout the world are attempting to explain the significance of this new phase. However, to place these mergers in the proper context, it is prudent to first examine history and understand the past stages of this country’s SOE reforms.
Jul 05 , 2017
In 2017, 10 million Chinese high school students compete fiercely for college entry. At the same time, as many as 7 million college graduates will enter the job market. Without appropriate measures to be taken, the employment of college graduates could become a problem causing big headache.
May 16 , 2017
The Chinese government aims to resolve the south-north divide in an efficient, forceful and rapid manner with the establishment of the Xiongan New Area. This will allow Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei to shake off the longstanding fetters of bureaucratic red tape, and be integrated into an organic whole.
Jan 23 , 2017
The new system evolving in the anti-corruption campaign will not only integrate the existing supervisory bodies and their functions, but extend the scope of the oversight of the CPC’s discipline watchdog from Party members to all public officials. Pilot programs in three very different regions will provide examples for future reforms.
Jan 04 , 2017
Hillary Clinton would have been far more predictable for China, but the realities of the election require new thinking and the embrace of a positive sense of adventure.
Nov 24 , 2016
Massive corruption involving officials from the nation’s top level to the lowest local governments has not only damaged the image of Chinese officials but also seriously eroded the administrative ability of governments at all levels. The elevation of the president is not a personality cult but a move to preserve China’s ability to govern effectively.
Oct 24 , 2016
A maturing political process has helped the party develop quasi-government capacities for governing, organizing, integrating Chinese society. However, the challenges facing society and institutions today make the upcoming session worthy of special attention.