Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

Haiyan Wang discusses on CCTV accomplishments of President Xi’s US visit

Haiyan Wang discusses in a live CCTV interview President Xi’s historical visits to the US and UN in September, 2015. Haiyan Wang Haiyan Wang is Managing Partner of the China India Institute, a Washington DC based research consultancy with a focus on creating winning global strategies that leverage the transformational rise of China and India. She […]

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 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 to Speak at Financial Conference

Dr Willy Lam, China expert, will be speaking at a financial conference for institutional investors on Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping. Dr. Lam will discuss President Xi Jinping’s ideology, world-view and statecraft. He will focus on the economic and foreign-policy implications of the Fifth-Generation leader’s nationalistic approach to fulfilling the “Chinese dream” […]

Willy Lam on the China Corruption Crackdown

A spreading anti-corruption crackdown launched by President Xi Jinping snared its most senior figure when a former top Chinese general was expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges. China expert Willy Lam shared his insights in this recent CBS News interview: The latest people expelled from the party were close to Zhou, […]

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 […]

Helen Wang: Chinese People Must Define Their Own Dream

Helen Wang, Forbes columnist and China’s middle class expert, shared her insights on the Chinese Dream, a recent hot subject in the media and Weibo, in an article published in Forbes business magazine on the 5th of February 2013. Helen considers that Chinese people, in fact, do not have a Chinese Dream and that they […]

Willy Lam: No Western-Style Reforms from China’s Next Leader, Xi Jinping

Dr Willy Lam, 林和立, Hong Kong-based journalist known for his insights on China’s politics, shared his opinions on China’s next leader, Xi Jinping, in an interview done by Hiroshi Matsubara for the Asahi Shimbun AJW. Question: Why was Xi Jinping chosen as the top of the Communist Party’s fifth-generation leadership? Lam: Xi was a consensus candidate who […]