China and the Other Asian Giant: Where are Relations with India Headed?
Michael Kulma, Mark Frazier, Susan ShirkMike Kulma:Earlier this week at an Asia Society forum on U.S.-China economic relations, Dr. Henry Kissinger remarked that when the U.S. first started down the path of normalizing relations with China in the early 1970s, the economic relationship and...
|Business, Economy, Energy, Military, Politics||1 hour 52 min ago|
U.S.-China Economic Relations—What Will the Next Decade Bring?
Jonathan Landreth, Orville Schell, Patrick ChovanecOn Monday, within hours of the announcement that Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet U.S. President Barack Obama on a visit to California on June 7-8, Tung Chee-hwa, the former Chief Executive and President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong,...
|Business, Economy, History, Law, Politics||1 day 17 hours ago|
China: What’s Going Right?
Michael Zhao, James Fallows, Orville Schell, Jeremy GoldkornMichael Zhao:On a recent trip to China, meeting mostly with former colleagues at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, I got a dose of optimism and hope for one aspect of the motherland. In terms of science, or laying down a solid foundation for better...
|Business, Energy, Environment||6 days 4 hours ago|
Why Can’t China Make Its Food Safe?—Or Can It?
Alex Wang, John Balzano, Isabel Hilton, Alexa Olesen, Jeremy GoldkornThe month my wife and I moved to Beijing in 2004, I saw a bag of oatmeal at our local grocery store prominently labeled: “NOT POLLUTED!” How funny that this would be a selling point, we thought.But 7 years later as we prepared to return to the US, what...
|Business, Environment, Health, Law, Media, Politics, Rural Life, Science, Society||1 week 1 day ago|
What’s China’s Game in the Middle East?
Rachel Beitarie, Massoud Hayoun, Tai Ming CheungRachel Beitarie:Xi Jinping’s four point proposal for a Palestinian-Israeli peace agreement is interesting not so much for its content, as for its source. While China has maintained the appearance of being involved in Middle East politics for years, its...
|Economy, Energy, History, Military, Politics, Religion||1 week 5 days ago|
Why Is a 1995 Poisoning Case the Top Topic on Chinese Social Media?
Rachel Lu, Andrew Nathan, Susan Jakes, Dorinda Elliott, Sun Yunfan, Xiao Qiang, Jeremy Goldkorn, Shai OsterWith a population base of 1.3 billion people, China has no shortage of strange and gruesome crimes, but the attempted murder of Zhu Ling by thallium poisoning in 1995 is burning up China’s social media long after the trails have gone cold. Zhu, a...
|Law, Media, Politics||2 weeks 1 day ago|
Does Promoting “Core Interests” Do China More Harm Than Good?
The Editors, Stephanie Kleine Ahlbrandt, Susan Shirk, Wang YizhouOn April 30, as tensions around China’s claims to territories in the South- and East China Seas continued to simmer, we began what proved to be a popular ChinaFile Conversation, asking the question, What's Really at the Core of China’s ‘Core Interests’?...
|Politics||2 weeks 6 days ago|
What’s Really at the Core of China’s “Core Interests”?
Shai Oster, Andrew Nathan, Orville Schell, Susan Shirk, Tai Ming Cheung, John DeluryShai Oster:It’s Pilates diplomacy—work on your core. China’s diplomats keep talking about China’s core interests and it’s a growing list. In 2011, China included its political system and social stability as core interests. This year, it has added a vast...
|Military, Politics||3 weeks 1 day ago|
Hollywood in China—What’s the Price of Admission?
Jonathan Landreth, Ying Zhu, Jeremy Goldkorn, Shai OsterLast week, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), the Hollywood studio behind the worldwide blockbuster Kung Fu Panda films, announced that it will cooperate with the China Film Group (CFG) on an animated feature called Tibet Code, an adventure story based on a...
|Arts, Business, Media, Politics||3 weeks 6 days ago|
How Would You Spend (the Next) $300 Million on U.S.-China Relations?
Orville Schell, Michael KulmaOrville Schell:When Stephen A. Schwarzman announced his new $300 million program aimed at sending foreign scholars to Tsinghua University in Beijing the way Rhodes Scholarship, set up by the businessman and statesman Cecil Rhodes in 1902 began sending...
|Education, Politics||4 weeks 1 day ago|