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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.