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Lijia Zhang’s Insights on China Today

Lijia Zhang, China-based journalist and cultural commentator, shared her observations on China Today on China’s “left-behind children” and on South China Morning Post on the identity of the mixed-race children. China’s Left Behind Children Ever since China’s reform and opening up, some 260 million people have migrated from villages to cities in search of a […]

Willy Lam’s Comments on The Confrontation Over Air Zones

China expert Dr Willy Lam has recently shared his insights in Nikkei Asian Review on the confrontation over air zones between China and Japan.      Compared with his predecessors, Xi is also much more adept at stoking the flames of nationalism to shore up Communist Party legitimacy. The Xi leadership is of course aware […]

Willy Lam’s Recent Comments on China Politics

Dr. Willy Lam’s  recent comments on China politics from Asia Times Online, Bloomberg and Japan Times… 1. Asia Times Online, Nov 21, 2013: Xi’s power grab dwarfs market reforms http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-211113.html 2. Bloomberg, Nov 18, 2013: China’s Broadest Reforms Since ’90s on Web Before Release http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-18/china-s-broadest-reforms-since-90s-on-web-before-release.html 3. Japan Times, Nov 16, 2013: Xi extends power with […]

Juan Pablo Cardenal on China’s “Informal Imperialism”

Juan Pablo Cardenal, author of “China’s Silent Army”, shares his views on China’s ‘Informal Imperialism’ in his interview on CNBC. Juan Pablo Cardenal Juan Pablo Cardenal is a Spanish journalist that has been Asia-based since 2003, first as the Shanghai correspondent for Spain’s daily ‘El Mundo’ and later in Singapore and Beijing for Spain’s economic daily […]

Juan Pablo Cardenal: Is China Taking Over the World?

Juan Pablo Cardenal, author of “China’s Silent Army”, debates in an article from New York Times as to whether China is taking over the world or not. Below you can read some excerpts from his opinion post. Juan’s article can be read entirely here… The combination of a strong, rising China and economic stagnation in Europe […]

Willy Lam Commented on Beijing’s Divide-and-conquer ‘Diplomacy’

Dr Willy Lam, journalist and analyst known for his insights on China’s politics, commented on Beijing’s divide-and-conquer ‘diplomacy’… The last leg of Li’s first overseas trip as head of government – a mere two-day stopover in Berlin – has demonstrated the hard edge of enhanced hard-power projection by China the quasi-superpower. During his joint press […]

Dr Willy Lam Comments on the Sovereignty Disputes in Asia at CNBC

Dr Willy Lam, journalist and analyst known for his insights on China’s politics, talked at CNBC on the sovereignty disputes in Asia. 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, […]

Juan Pablo Cardenal’s “China’s Silent Army” Gets Rave Reviews! (Part II)

Juan Pablo Cardenal‘s “China’s Silent Army” gets rave reviews! Below you can read an edited extract from the book in the Telegraph, reviews from the Sunday Times and the Literary Review, and a comment from the Atlantic.This is the second part of “China’s Silent Army” reviews post. The first part can be read in our previous […]

Juan Pablo Cardenal’s “China’s Silent Army” Gets Rave Reviews! (Part I)

Juan Pablo Cardenal‘s “China’s Silent Army” gets rave reviews! Below you can read a feature story in El Pais Semanal and reviews from South China Morning Post and the Economist. This is the first part of “China’s Silent Army” reviews post. The second part can be read in our next blog post… Beijing-based journalists Juan Pablo Cardenal […]

Dr Willy Lam Analyses China’s Leadership Change @ CNN

Dr Willy Lam, journalist and analyst known for his insights on China’s politics, talked at CNN about China’s incoming leaders. Please watch the video for his interesting analysis… 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, […]

Dr Willy Lam’s Comment on China’s New Leadership

Dr Willy Lam, journalist and analyst known for his insights on China’s politics, commented on China’s new leadership for the international news agency Reuters. Willy Lam said Xi Jinping’s appointment as Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces could mean a change in military policy. Well, Xi Jinping has many good friends amongst the generals. So it’s […]