Dr. Willy Lam’s recent comments on China politics from China Post, World Tribune, AFP, The News Journal, The Republic, Salt Lake Tribune and The West Australian…
1. China Post, 29 Jan, 2014: Xi’s choices for China’s new deputies brings close scrutiny
2. World Tribune, 29 Jan, 2014: Xi Jinping power play contradicts vow to ‘let the market play a decisive role’
3. AFP, 18 Jan, 2014: China’s Wen pleads innocence over hidden riches claim
4. The West Australian, 25 Jan, 2014: China activist sentenced to 4 years’ jail, sparks criticism
5. The News Journal, 19 Jan, 2014: China’s crackdown on bloggers drives move to mobile apps
6. The Republic, 24 Jan, 2014: Chinese President Xi named head of new security body in move that strengthens grip on power
7. Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Jan, 2014: China loses 27.8 million microblog users in 2013
Dr Willy Lam
With more than 30 years of experience in writing and researching about China, Willy Wo-Lap LAM is a recognized authority on areas including the Chinese Communist Party, public administration, foreign policy, the People’s Liberation Army, as well as the country’s economic and political reform. Dr Lam has worked in senior editorial positions in international media including Asiaweek newsmagazine, South China Morning Post, and the Asia-Pacific Headquarters of CNN.
Since early 2005, Dr Lam has been a Professor of China Studies at Akita International University, Japan (www.aiu.ac.jp). He is also an Adjunct Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong (History Department & Master of Global Political Economy Program); and a Senior Fellow at Jamestown Foundation (www.jamestown.org), a leading foreign-policy think tank in Washington D.C.
Willy’s views on China are frequently sought by global media including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, ABC, Bloomberg, Voice of America, and other major publications and electronic media. He has been awarded visiting fellowships by institutions including Columbia University, Washington University at St. Louis (U.S.), Nottingham University (Britain), and Murdoch University (Australia.)