Two veteran China watchers comment on Xi Jinping’s keynote address to The Davos Agenda 2021 (World Economic Forum) | Part 1 – George Magnus.
Leigh Lawrence reflects on the possible trajectory of Sino-UK relations in light of Brexit, the global Covid-19 pandemic, and the newly inaugurated Presidency of Joe Biden in the United States.
Cailin Cheng shares his thoughts as a ‘patriotic Chinese undergraduate student’ on Tao Guang Yang Hui and Chinese nationalism.
Sarah Mellors Rodriguez examines why the natural growth rate of Xinjiang’s Uyghur population has declined precipitously since 2018.
Dr Maria Adele Carrai examines two railway megaprojects in Africa financed by China Exim Bank and built by Chinese SEOs—Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway (ADR).
Dr Qi Chen writes that a new Chinese civil code introduces a one-month cooling off period for divorce – which has angered some feminists.
Catherine Yuk-ping Lo writes about big power competition and the race to develop a vaccine for Covid-19.
Rowan Callick reflects on the PRC’s successful hold over its high-value elite partners.
George Magnus comments on the Fifth Plenum of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee.
Will China’s drive to achieve global technological dominance unravel the world order? A new book by Nigel Inkster explores China’s technological rise in light of tensions with the USA.