Politics & Government
  • Help African Nations Help Themselves
    2018-09-06 Li Weijian
    The FOCAC summit in Beijing has charted the course for deeper Sino-African cooperation, among which the eight action plans Xi announced would lead to closer collaboration in various fields including trade, infrastructure construction, finan... [FULL TEXT]
  • Foreign policy key for Modi in 2019 elections
    2018-08-12 Liu Zongyi
    Various political parties are gearing up for India's general elections slated for the first half of 2019. Apart from the fierce competition with opposition parties, there are internal conflicts within the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (B... [FULL TEXT]
  • BRICS should close ranks against protectionism
    2018-07-26 Liu Zongyi
    The 10th BRICS Summit kicked off Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme "BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution," the summit has designed an extensive out... [FULL TEXT]
  • EU data policy reflects its cyber-strategy
    2018-05-31 Lu Chuanying
    Editor's note: The European Union's "strictest-ever" General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on May 25. While the GDPR is aimed at protecting people's private information, it has also sparked a debate on whether it will curb the... [FULL TEXT]
  • How Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Fail
    2018-03-18 Dan Steinbock
    The conventional view is that advanced economies have subdued corruption, which burdens mainly emerging countries. An alternative view is that dominant corruption indices are biased against emerging economies.In the most recent Corruption P... [FULL TEXT]
  • China’s New Leadership:China’s 2017-22 Leaders, Grand Strate...
    2017-10-26 Dan Steinbock
    After the 19th Congress, Xi’s China is preparing for a new roadmap domestically and internationally. This is Dr. Dan Steinbock’s in-depth analysis of China’s critical changes that will shape the world economy until 2022 - and beyond. As the... [FULL TEXT]
  • The Xi Decade: New Thought for the New Era
    2017-10-22 Dan Steinbock
    In the Xi decade, Chinese transition to the post-industrial society will accelerate, despite the new normal in the world economy. As the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China opened in Beijing, General Secretary Xi Jinping ... [FULL TEXT]
  • The Struggle for Bolivia Is About to Begin
    2017-10-12 Dan Steinbock
    While middle class Bolivians are demonstrating against the incumbent president’s bid to extend term limits, the country is thriving after a decade of progress under Evo Morales. Recently, thousands of Bolivians took part in protests in San ... [FULL TEXT]
  • President Trump’s First 100 Days and the Asian Responses in ...
    2017-04-28 Yang Jiemian
    Given the context of President Donald Trump’s election and his unconventional policies, it is meaningful to make an assessment of his first 100 days in power and beyond. At least, we can discuss the following four dimensions to assess the T... [FULL TEXT]
  • Dynamics of the Bilateral Relations between China and the Un...
    2017-01-20 Liu Youfa
    Guest Research FellowSIIS at Pangoal Insight Forum January 14, 2017 In exactly one week, Mr. Donald Trump will be in the White House and become the 45th US President, which earmarks a new chapter of the bilateral relations between China and... [FULL TEXT]