With the conclusion of the 20th Congress of the CCP, Xi Jinping has made himself at least as powerful as Mao Zedong who imposed totalitarianism in China. This is good news for him, but bad news for China and the world, writes Professor Steve Tsang.
Dr Jane Du discusses Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign and the impact it has had on China’s state-owned enterprises.
The past two years have seen significant changes in Hong Kong’s freedoms, writes Eric Yan-Ho Lai.
Dominik Mierzejewski analyses two recent domestic political discussions in China in the context of the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party.
Duncan Bartlett writes that while John Lee has the backing of China’s Communist Party to be the new CEO of Hong Kong, the city’s international reputation is at stake following a turbulent period.
A new report by the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) has identified considerable declines in the quality of democracy worldwide. Hauke Hartmann comments on the role of Russia and China.
Dongyu Sun examines the November 2021 Resolution of the CCP in which Xi Jinping has been given equal status to only Mao Zedong, and placed above Deng Xiaoping as a paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China.
With the ‘China Blame game’ being a key feature of climate change conversations today, Anzetse Were assess four common climate change narratives, with a view centred from Africa.
While the Xi-Biden summit at the end of 2021 did not result in any breakthroughs, it offered greater clarity on the current dynamics of the Sino-US relationship, writes Hoo Tiang Boon.
Xi Jinping will not be attending the 8th Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in person. But this does not indicate a downgrade of ties, writes SOAS alumna Dr Lauren A. Johnston.