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23rd Feb 17, 8:55am
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Keyu Jin says that although China exports more to the US than the US exports to China, Chinese leaders are unlikely to yield to Trump pressure on trade
Keyu Jin says that although China exports more to the US than the US exports to China, Chinese leaders are unlikely to yield to Trump pressure on trade
23rd Feb 17, 8:55am
19th Feb 17, 10:34am
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Tony Karon says journalists should not fear being on the wrong side of power. On the contrary, that is exactly where they belong
Tony Karon says journalists should not fear being on the wrong side of power. On the contrary, that is exactly where they belong
19th Feb 17, 10:34am
10th Feb 17, 9:32am
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Minxin Pei shows that while China may be relieved at the waning challenge from the West's concepts of a liberal democracy, they fear the new trade and globalisation challenges, and are very anxious about the security risks
Minxin Pei shows that while China may be relieved at the waning challenge from the West's concepts of a liberal democracy, they fear the new trade and globalisation challenges, and are very anxious about the security risks
10th Feb 17, 9:32am
15th Jan 17, 9:58am
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With technology generating products at unbeatably low costs, and the gains accruing to very few, oddly voters are attracted political slogans suspicious of regulation. The status quo is getting dangerous
With technology generating products at unbeatably low costs, and the gains accruing to very few, oddly voters are attracted political slogans suspicious of regulation. The status quo is getting dangerous
15th Jan 17, 9:58am
15th Jan 17, 7:44am
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Maciej Kisilowski shows how disruption came to politics through an illiberal coalition of the working class and social reactionaries, in some places more viable than the social progressives
Maciej Kisilowski shows how disruption came to politics through an illiberal coalition of the working class and social reactionaries, in some places more viable than the social progressives
15th Jan 17, 7:44am
14th Jan 17, 12:01pm
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The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively
The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively
14th Jan 17, 12:01pm
14th Jan 17, 10:07am
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Minxin Pei shows that the 'core leader' of China faces some steadfast internal political resistance, the risk of a real-estate market crash, and the corrosion of capital flight
Minxin Pei shows that the 'core leader' of China faces some steadfast internal political resistance, the risk of a real-estate market crash, and the corrosion of capital flight
14th Jan 17, 10:07am
11th Jan 17, 11:04am
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Donald Trump's popularity in China has plummeted after statements on contentious issues. The abrupt change in the way the US projects its power may now involve "throwing a few elbows" by both leaders, says Jeffrey Wasserstom
Donald Trump's popularity in China has plummeted after statements on contentious issues. The abrupt change in the way the US projects its power may now involve "throwing a few elbows" by both leaders, says Jeffrey Wasserstom
11th Jan 17, 11:04am
4th Jan 17, 9:25am
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With US President-elect Donald Trump’s help, the “Chinese Century” may arrive sooner than anyone expected. By openly engaging with Taiwan, pointlessly pillorying China, and dismantling the TPP, Trump is simultaneously provoking and empowering China
With US President-elect Donald Trump’s help, the “Chinese Century” may arrive sooner than anyone expected. By openly engaging with Taiwan, pointlessly pillorying China, and dismantling the TPP, Trump is simultaneously provoking and empowering China
4th Jan 17, 9:25am
3rd Jan 17, 9:02am
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Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
3rd Jan 17, 9:02am
29th Dec 16, 2:24pm
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Keynes ruled for 40 years. Then, a counterrevolution took hold, reflecting sharp criticism of his fiscal activism. After another 40 years, Keynes’ key idea is back, and Japan, for one, desperately needs to take it on board
Keynes ruled for 40 years. Then, a counterrevolution took hold, reflecting sharp criticism of his fiscal activism. After another 40 years, Keynes’ key idea is back, and Japan, for one, desperately needs to take it on board
29th Dec 16, 2:24pm
16th Dec 16, 9:54am
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New protections of land and intellectual-property rights in China are welcomed says Shang-Jin Wei. But the real work to protect these rights has a long way to go
New protections of land and intellectual-property rights in China are welcomed says Shang-Jin Wei. But the real work to protect these rights has a long way to go
16th Dec 16, 9:54am
7th Dec 16, 9:06am
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Zaynab el Bernoussi says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically
Zaynab el Bernoussi says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically
7th Dec 16, 9:06am
1st Dec 16, 1:34pm
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Trump’s victory in the US presidential election has shaken the world. But China has remained largely unmoved, despite having been one of the president-elect's favourite targets on the campaign trail
Trump’s victory in the US presidential election has shaken the world. But China has remained largely unmoved, despite having been one of the president-elect's favourite targets on the campaign trail
1st Dec 16, 1:34pm
22nd Nov 16, 11:24am
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Lee Jong-Wha says Asia must face up to its major political, economic, and security challenges if it is to match the advantages the United States and Europe currently have. Co-operation is the solution
Lee Jong-Wha says Asia must face up to its major political, economic, and security challenges if it is to match the advantages the United States and Europe currently have. Co-operation is the solution
22nd Nov 16, 11:24am
12th Nov 16, 10:00am
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Joseph S. Nye says three main issues will dominate the new US president-elect's foreign-policy agenda
Joseph S. Nye says three main issues will dominate the new US president-elect's foreign-policy agenda
12th Nov 16, 10:00am
10th Nov 16, 10:05am
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Philippe Legrain says Donald Trump’s election as US president endangers the liberal international order of his wiser, broader-minded predecessors
Philippe Legrain says Donald Trump’s election as US president endangers the liberal international order of his wiser, broader-minded predecessors
10th Nov 16, 10:05am
10th Nov 16, 8:20am
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Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
10th Nov 16, 8:20am
30th Oct 16, 2:11pm
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Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
30th Oct 16, 2:11pm
27th Oct 16, 8:34am
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Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
27th Oct 16, 8:34am

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