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By Eric Fan. A Republican senator from Georgia, David Perdue, became a fortuitous hero for some foreign communities when he stepped on the Senate floor last Thursday and stopped an attempt to fast-track a bill that would drastically...
Ostensibly simple, Xi’s statement carries important implications for China’s approach to economic integration, global cooperation, and responses to Western pressures.
More than three months after the start of escalating protests and disruption, the Hong Kong Chief Executive spoke on live television Wednesday, Sept. 4th to state she will formally withdraw the controversial bill...
China Program Policy Paper 1(2), The Carter Center Dalton Lin September 2015 Summary China's “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” project is dubbed as the country’s long-term national grand plan for the coming two to three decades. The project is composed of two parts: a...
"In the phrase of Council on Foreign Relations scholar Elizabeth Economy, “China is an illiberal state seeking leadership in a liberal world order.” This is an unpleasant fact for analysts and policy makers who believed for years that China’s...
Water is essential for life. It makes up 70% of the human body, as well as a portion of all of our foods. Despite its importance, it seems that our global community has only recently started to consider it...
"January 1, 1979 for many Chinese Americans (those of Chinese ancestry who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents) was a joyous moment. They enthusiastically welcomed the normalization of relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China...
Food security has always been of central concern for China. With 1.36 billion people, the world’s most populous nation only has nine percent of the total arable land. Africa, a region paradoxically plagued by food shortages currently has 60...
By Cindy Cheng What happened? In February 2018, a pregnant 20-year-old woman Poon Hiu-wing from Hong Kong was killed by her boyfriend Chan Tong-kai during a trip to Taiwan. The suspect, Chan Tong-kai, then 19, flew back to Hong Kong and...
Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China. By Julian Gewirtz. Harvard University Press; 389 pages; $39.95. In the early 1980s, China’s economists faced a steep learning curve. Unfamiliar with the latest trends in economic theory, they sought...

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