• Confirm
  • .
Asia's Nuclear Powers Switch Focus to New Missile Technologies
As the arm races keep escalating in Asia, maintaining strategic stability in 2018 will only become more difficult.
2017/12/19 | Zhang Liping
Beijing Allows Autonomous Cars to Hit the Road
In recent years, China has made a clear top-down push to develop the autonomous vehicle industry.
2017/10/04 | Suzanne Pepper
Macau Elections Suggest Lessons for Hong Kong
Recent election results from Macau, itself a special administrative region of China like Hong Kong, showed an upswell in support for pro-democracy, anti-establishment candidates.
2017/09/29 | Merriden Varrall
Sweeping Changes in Beijing
As China's biggest political meeting draws near, Beijing is being rearranged with little or no explanation or concern for its residents. But Beijingers are more used than most to sweeping changes, and are bearing the disruption with typical fortitude and good humor.
2017/09/29 | Shashank Joshi
With an Eye on Beijing, India and Japan Double Down
While the security architecture of Asia in some flux, the future of the India-Japan relationship is looking very healthy indeed.
2017/09/11 | Huang Jing
What is China's End Game in East Asian Order?
Given the rapid, ongoing changes in strategic balance throughout the region, it remains to be seen whether China’s strategic diplomacy in Southeast Asia can really deliver what Beijing desires.
2017/09/01 | David Brewster
India-China Standoff Paves Way for Downward Spiral in Indian Ocean Tensions
It is quite possible that the deterioration of relations between China and India – and the mutual provocations that have gone with it – may spur China to take a more forthright naval role in Gwadar or elsewhere in the Indian Ocean.
2017/08/29 | Chen Na
Beijing's Elderly Lose Homes to Get-Rich-Quick Scheme
Senior citizens are left homeless after mortgaging their family property in exchange for high-interest investment products.
2017/08/17 | Edward White
BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow
Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law are being described as Hong Kong’s ‘first political prisoners’ after being sent to prison for actions in the days before the 2014 Umbrella Movement.
2017/08/11 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Beijing Driving Out 'Lower-End Population'
People say the definition of the term is unclear and discriminating.
Big Data & AI Harnessed to Perfect the Police State in China
The increasing sophistication and reach of the country’s AI-enabled police-state apparatus mean that it is possible that Liu’s peaceful, moderate and incremental goals for political liberalization might lapse into dormancy for the foreseeable future.
2017/07/31 | Silvia Menegazzi
The Trials of Keeping the International System Afloat: EU–China Relations in the Trump Era
In a post-Brexit scenario, the EU strategy of prioritizing democracy-first, rule-of-law and human rights discourses with China may not be sustainable over economic pragmatism.
2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance
According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.
2017/07/11 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Beijing’s Schools for Migrants Face Demolition amid Urban Restructuring
Strict residency laws make it difficult for migrants from other parts of China to be enrolled in public municipal schools in Beijing. Now their special schools are under threat.
2017/07/04 | Bert Chapman
US Concern Over the Rise of Chinese Military Power
Concern over the strength and readiness of the U.S. military in relationship to China and other strategic threats has become more apparent in U.S. strategic analysis.
2017/06/28 | ZiQing Low
Beijing Warns Against Interference in Missing Bishop Case
Chinese Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin has been missing for 41 days since he was 'forcibly removed' from his diocese on May 18.
2017/06/26 | Phil Robertson
Dear Mr Xi, Don't Send Refugees Back to North Korea
'There is no way to sugarcoat this: if these people are forced back to North Korea, their lives and safety will be at risk,' writes Phil Robertson.
2017/06/22 | Claude Arpi
Can China Win the Hearts and Minds of its 'Minorities'?
“In recent months they have intensified their efforts to stifle the Islamic identity of Xinjiang’s ethnic Uighurs, fearful that any public display of their religious belief could morph into militancy.”