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Willy Lam Shared Insights with Institutional Investors on China Politics and Economics

Dr Willy Lam, China expert, shared his insights with institutional investors on China Politics and Economics at a recent investment conference hosted in Hong Kong. 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, […]

Willy Lam: Xi Jinping’s Unpublicized Agendas

Renowned for his coverage of China’s elite politics and leadership transitions, veteran Sinologist Willy Lam has produced the first book-length study in English of the rise of Xi Jinping–General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) since November 2012. With rare insight, Lam describes Xi’s personal history and his fascination with quasi-Maoist values, the factional […]

Willy Lam Commented on the Recent China Stock Market Crisis

China’s stock market meltdown is a major mess for President Xi Jinping. Author Willy Lam said that the Chinese government will have to work hard to restore confidence. Speaking at an UBC Institute of Asian Research event about his new book on the Chinese leader, Willy Lam, a professor at the Chinese University of Hong […]

Willy Lam: The Secret Agenda of Strongman Xi Jinping

Willy Lam, China expert, who has just published his new book, “Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping“, talked about the career, ideology and statecraft of the Fifth-Generation leader, Xi Jingping. Dr Lam addressed President Xi’s bold strategy to perpetuate the Chinese Communist Party’s “perennial ruling party” status – and how the 61-year-old princeling […]

Willy Lam Spoke on Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping at Investor Conference

Dr Willy Lam spoke recently at an institutional investor conference on Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping. The presentation was followed up by insightful questions from the audience on the impact of Xi’s policies on China’s economy. Dr. Lam discussed President Xi Jinping’s ideology, world-view and statecraft. He focused on the economic and […]

Willy Lam Interviewed by Ian Johnson on his New Book: Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping

Dr Willy Lam was interviewed by Ian Johnson on his new book, “Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping”. Q. You have analyzed all major Chinese leaders over the past 30 years. What drew you to Xi? A. Xi is very different from previous leaders. Basically Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao followed Deng Xiaoping’s […]

Dr Willy Lam Published His New Book: Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jingping

Dr Willy Lam published his new book: Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jingping.  Renowned for his coverage of China’s elite politics and leadership transitions, veteran Sinologist Willy Lam has produced the first book-length study in English of the rise of Xi Jinping–General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) since November 2012. With […]

Willy Lam: People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on China’s diplomacy

Willy Lam wrote an article where he shared his insights on People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on China’s diplomacy. Military personnel largely exert influence on foreign and national security policies in two ways. The first is through junshi waijiao (“military diplomacy”), meaning officers in China’s labyrinthine defense establishment actively engage in activities ranging from […]

Willy Lam: How Lee Kuan Yew Influenced China

Willy Lam, China expert, discussed how Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew influenced China. “Starting with Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leaders [were] quite frank about the fact that there are many things they can learn from Singapore,” said Willy Lam, an expert in Chinese elite politics and senior fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, a Washington-based think tank. Such […]

Willy Lam Commented on the Anti-Corruption Campaign in China

Willy Lam commented on the Anti-Corruption campaign in China. Tania Branigan refers to his comments in her article in the Guardian: Politburo, army, casinos: China’s corruption crackdown spreads. The graft-busting body – the Central Commission for Disciplinary Inspection – has dramatically expanded its power and reach: “Never has the CCDI, whose job used to be […]

Dr Willy Lam Commented on the Hong Kong Protest

Dr Willy Lam was interviewed by CNBC on the Hong Kong Protest – would Beijing attempt to pacify protesters by allowing the resignation of CY Leung, Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive? 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 […]

Dr Willy Lam Interviewed on Hong Kong Protest by Bloomberg

Dr Willy Lam was interviewed on the Hong Kong protest by Bloomberg. You can watch the interview here… 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 […]

Willy Lam: 70% of China Protests Caused by ‘Land Grabs’

Dr Willy Wo-Lap Lam talks about social unrest in China with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “On the Move Asia.” Lam says that 70% of China protests are caused by ‘land grabs’. (Source: Bloomberg, 16 Dec 2011) Dr Willy Lam With more than 30 years of experience in writing and researching about China, Willy Wo-Lap […]

Willy Lam: Insights on the Chinese Communist Party, and Hong Kong

Willy Lam Wo-Lap, China Expert, talks about recruitment into the Communist Party of China, and the mainland’s approach to Hong Kong on Bloomberg Television’s “On the Move.” Watch the video here… 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 […]

Willy Lam on Recent Political Paradigm Shift of China

Dr Willy Lam, China Political Expert, commented on the recent political paradigm shift under the new leadership in China. “Is Beijing thinking about a new world order?” Certainly, Xi Jinping’s most famous mantra, ‘The Chinese Dream’ precisely means that two or three decades later, when China becomes pretty much a semi-superpower, Beijing hopes that it […]

Dr Willy Lam’s Insights on China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

Dr Willy Lam’s insights published in China Brief on China’s anti-corruption campaign… Xi will have a chance to tell the world that he is serious about reform at the Fourth CCP Central Committee Plenum, scheduled for October. The Chinese media has indicated that one major theme of the conclave will be legal and judicial reform. […]