Improving the Enforcement of Tobacco Control Regulations in China
Society,China
By Jiwei Qian - 06 Mar 2016

Improving the Enforcement of Tobacco Control Regulations in China

China has been relatively slow in implementing its obligations under the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Chinese Perspectives On Obama’s 2015 Visit To Africa
China

By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim - 01 Mar 2016

Chinese Perspectives On Obama’s 2015 Visit To Africa

China’s Transition To The “New Normal”: Challenges And Opportunities
Economy,China

By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim - 01 Mar 2016

China’s Transition To The “New Normal”: Challenges And Opportunities

Trans-Pacific Partnership: The View From China
Economy,China

Trans-Pacific Partnership: The View From China

On October 5, 2015 in Atlanta, trade negotiators from the US and eleven of its allies in the Pacific Rim reached final agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, sending the trade agreement back to their national legislatures for final ratification.
Recent Developments In Sino-Vietnamese Relations
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

Recent Developments In Sino-Vietnamese Relations

On June 29, 2015, Vietnam joined the other founding members of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in signing the bank’s articles of agreement.
Latin America And China's “New Normal”
Economy,China

Latin America And China's “New Normal”

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s inaugural visit to Latin America in May 2015 highlighted the shift in China’s economic engagement with the region.
Sino-Cambodian Relations:  Recent Economic and Military Cooperation
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

Sino-Cambodian Relations: Recent Economic and Military Cooperation

In a conference on Sino-Cambodian cooperation held in June 2015, Bu Jianguo, China’s ambassador to Cambodia, identified Cambodia as being located on China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development plan.
The March 2015 Bombings of Yunnan:  New Trends in Sino-Myanmar Relations
Politics,China,Southeast Asia

The March 2015 Bombings of Yunnan: New Trends in Sino-Myanmar Relations

On March 8, 2015, a Tatmadaw fighter jet battling rebels from the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army in the Kokang region accidentally bombed a village in Gengma county in China’s Yunnan province, destroying a house.
The Middle East and China's “Belt and Road”: Xi Jinping's 2016 State Visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Iran
Economy,China

The Middle East and China's “Belt and Road”: Xi Jinping's 2016 State Visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Iran

For his first overseas tour of 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited 3 key nations in the Middle East: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Iran.
Al-Shabab and the Garissa Massacre:  Implications For China in East Africa
Security,China

Al-Shabab and the Garissa Massacre: Implications For China in East Africa

On April 2, 2015, a group of heavily armed gunmen from the Somali al-Shabab militant organization invaded the eastern Kenyan campus of Garissa University College, shooting students sleeping in their dormitories and taking others hostage.
The US, China, and the AIIB:  From Zero-Sum Competition to Win-Win Cooperation?
Economy,China

The US, China, and the AIIB: From Zero-Sum Competition to Win-Win Cooperation?

The unexpected support from the UK and other US allies for the AIIB shows that many countries don’t share the US’ understanding of the AIIB as representing a zero-sum competition for global influence.
China’s Fugitive Officials and Vanishing Fortune
Politics,China

China’s Fugitive Officials and Vanishing Fortune

Wang Qishan, China’s anti-corruption tsar, disclosed that in 2015 the Operation Skynet had repatriated 1023 fugitives and recovered three billion yuan in stolen money.
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