Tag Archives: china politics

Ian Johnson to Publish New Book “Chinese Characters”

 Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner, China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China, is going to publish his new book “Chinese Characters”, with a couple of contributors. Here is the excerpt of the book: An artist paints landscapes of faraway places that she cannot identify in order […]

Understanding Power Struggle in the Chinese Government From Bo Xilai’s Case

The Bo Xilai case in China is more than just a murder criminal case.  From it’s development and the charges of the official involves, one can get a glimpse of of the Chinese political climate: According to Willy Lam, a veteran China-watcher at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hu had faced opposition from conservative forces within […]

Zhang Lijia’s Take on the Gu Kailai Case

Gu Kailai, the wife of former high-flying Chinese lawmaker Bo Xilai on charges of murdering UK businessman Neil Heywood has ended.  Gu was given a suspended death sentence. Zhang Lijia, independent writer and journalist in Beijing author of Socialism is Great, says the trial has fascinated China, providing a rare glimpse inside the world of the […]

Dr Willy Lam’s Insights on China’s Political Events (Mid-Sep 2012)

Expert on Chinese politics, Willy Lam, 林和立’s insights on China’s recent political events, including the Anti-Japanese Protests and the return of Xi Jinping… Beijing steers clear of skirmishes Asia Times Online-10 Sep, 2012 Beijing steers clear of skirmishes. By Willy Lam The late patriarch Deng Xiaoping said famously about US-China relations: “There are limits as … Xi Said to […]

Ian Johnson on China’s Recent Political Events (Sep 2012)

 Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner, China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China, shares his insights on China’s recent political events, from the Anti-Japanese Protests to Xi Jinping’s Return… Anti-Japanese Protests Over Disputed Islands Continue in China … By IAN JOHNSON and THOM SHANKER. Published: September 16, 2012 …Ian […]

Dr Willy Lam: The Relationship Between China, Japan and the US

Our China expert, Willy Lam, former China Editor of the South China Morning Post and author of five boosk on China, talks about the relationship between China, Japan and the US at the Japan National Press Club conference: Please contact us at [email protected] or +852 34899246 to engage Willy to enlighten your team / clients on China.  

Lord Chris Patten on Lessons from Hong Kong, and more…

Lord Chris Patten , last Governor of Hong Kong, current Chairman of BBC and author of  “East and West:  China, Power and the Future of Asia” and “Not Quite the Diplomat:  Home Truths about World Affairs”, shares on the lessons from Hong Kong, and more… Lord Christopher Patten is the former Governor of Hong Kong overseeing the return of […]

Ian Johnson: Bo Xilai – China’s Falling Star…

 Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner, China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China, shares his insight on the China’s Falling Star – Bo Xilai… … But there’s a growing sense among many Chinese that their country’s government needs to undertake serious reforms. In China as […]

Dr Willy Lam on China Politics and Leadership

Our China expert, Willy Lam, former China Editor of the South China Morning Post and author of five boosk on China, talks about China politics and leadership in this interview – The role of Wen Jiabao, Hu Jintao; the change of leadership and it’s impact… Please contact us at [email protected] or +852 34899246 to engage Willy to enlighten […]