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2016/10/08 | Dinah Gardner

BOOK REVIEW: The People’s Republic of Control

A review of Stein Ringen’s ‘The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century’

2016/09/08 | The Japan Times

OP-ED: What Should Follow the Abe-Xi Talks

The two leaders need to keep their word and work to establish the maritime and aerial communication mechanism.

2016/09/05 | Mo Tz-pin

Questions Raised on U.S. Stance on Cross-Strait Relations

The U.S. and China seem to have different explanations regarding Obama’s response on cross-Strait relations during the recent Obama-Xi meeting.

2016/09/02 | ZiQing Low

The G20 Summit: Six Things to Watch For

President Xi will use his home-field advantage to ‘tell the world about the China ideology, China’s viewpoint and the China plan.’

2016/08/13 | Sally Xiaojin Chen

Xi Ramps Up Crackdown on Chinese Media – Online and Off

With the CCP’s confidence growing and its control getting ever more assertive, there is no telling just how far President Xi will go.

2016/08/11 | Konstantinos Tsimonis

China and the UN Convention Against Corruption: A 10-Year Appraisal

UNCAC provides an unique opportunity for states not only to institutionalize international cooperation but also to improve their national anticorruption policies and promote the rule of law. Unfortunately, the 10th anniversary of China’s ratification of the Convention offers no grounds for celebration on these two fronts.

2016/08/06 | Kerry Brown

President Xi Jinping: A Four-Year Report Card

'Xi's second term will need to be about the positives, not the negatives. If he fails to deliver, he might face a public response which will make the democratic route to vengeance – through the ballot box – look very mild in comparison.'

2016/07/18 | Yuan-ling Liang

Skeptics Deride China’s Catch-All Accountability Regulations

The Chinese Communist Party's new accountability rules could drive an uptick in the investigation of neglect and corruption among party officials.

2016/07/01 | J. Michael Cole

Polish Journalists Denied Accreditation Due to Chinese Pressure

One of the journalists says that her criticism of Beijing’s human rights track record and her signing of an open letter ahead of President Xi’s visit last month are behind Warsaw’s giving in to Beijing’s demand that she be sidelined.

2016/03/28 | TNL 編輯

A Tsai-Xi Meeting? Debates Rise Among Uncertainty of Cross-strait Relations

After the Ma-Xi meeting last year, president-elect Tsai Ing-wen has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with China’s president Xi Jinping. On March 23, both Tsai and Xi received invitations from Panama to attend their completing ceremony of the Panama Canal. Discussions have been raised about whether the leaders of both countries will meet.