Mikaila Smith Master's Candidate, University of Oxford
Apr 30 , 2019
For billions of people, not just in China, but all over the world, toxic air pollution is a daily fact of life. To change this, we must address consumerist lifestyles, short-term values and profit-driven frameworks that have spurred climate change and created deadly environmental problems such as air pollution.
Hannah Feldshuh Analyst
Apr 29 , 2019
In both China and the United States, domestic violence is an enduring and ugly issue that lacks a fully effective public policy response for complex reasons.
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Apr 29 , 2019
The US has recently begun denying visas to Chinese scholars not just in sensitive high-tech areas, but in the social sciences and liberal arts. These moves not only threaten America’s reputation for open-minded exchange with the outside world—some China experts in the US fear that the FBI’s actions are a warning of even more aggressive and paranoid “decoupling” of US-China relations in the days to come.
Andrew Sheng Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Apr 26 , 2019
In February, China’s State Council unveiled guidelines for developing the “Greater Bay Area” (GBA), covering nine cities around the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong province, plus Hong Kong and Macau. While the rest of the world remains mired in a seemingly interminable debate over how to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth, China is working to deliver it.
Patrick Mendis Associate-in-Research, Harvard University
Apr 25 , 2019
Will This Be the Beginning of the End of Democracy?The University of Minnesota has had over one-hundred years of historic connection with China and nearly a ten
Martin King Whyte Professor of International Studies and Sociology Emeritus, Harvard University
Apr 24 , 2019
China’s household registration system, known as the hukou system, was employed throughout imperial China and used as a caste system under Mao Zedong. Now that China is attempting to rise into the ranks of rich countries, the legacy of this system is a major obstacle.
Jia Qingguo Director, Institute for China-US People-to-People Exchange, Peking University
Apr 24 , 2019
The move reflects anxiety and lack of confidence on the part of the U.S.
Apr 23 , 2019
An FBI counterintelligence operation is closing the door for Chinese talents to experience the American values first-hand.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Apr 17 , 2019
The dismissal of a former key finance official as chairman of China's social security fund underscores that the government that has become intolerant of internal policy disagreements.
Robert I. Rotberg Founding Director of Program on Intrastate Conflict, Harvard Kennedy School
Apr 16 , 2019
Although China outlawed ivory imports in 2017, mammal trafficking remains a prominent issue in China-Africa relations. Much more needs to be done if Africa’s elephants and rhinoceroses are to be saved from extinction.