Singapore’s Dollar Defense of 1985 and its Relevance for China
Economy,China,Southeast Asia
By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 23 Mar 2016

Singapore’s Dollar Defense of 1985 and its Relevance for China

There are valuable lessons that policy makers can draw from the successful defense of the Singapore dollar against depreciation pressure in 1985 and interestingly, the case bear many resemblances to the RMB situation today.
China and Global Governance: Breaking Away or Pushing In?
Economy,China

By Fengshi Wu - 21 Mar 2016

China and Global Governance: Breaking Away or Pushing In?

Is Kyle Bass Right in Predicting a RMB Crash?
Economy,China

By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 21 Mar 2016

Is Kyle Bass Right in Predicting a RMB Crash?

Is the Super Central Bank Model Coming to China?
Economy,China

Is the Super Central Bank Model Coming to China?

Last year, a series of financial crises forced the Chinese authorities to take a closer look at the regulatory setup of the financial system. The most popular replacement strategy suggested is to form a super central bank.
Does Poor Trade Performance Spell the End of China’s Export-Oriented Development?
Economy,China

Does Poor Trade Performance Spell the End of China’s Export-Oriented Development?

In 2015, China’s total trade in goods contracted by 8 percent. The downward trend continued this year, as export and import in goods contracted by 9 percent and 14.9 percent (year on year) in January.
By Sarah Y Tong - 21 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
RMB: The Sooner the Depreciation, the Better
Economy

RMB: The Sooner the Depreciation, the Better

If the People's Bank of China did not allow the depreciation pressure of the RMB against the USD to be released, there will be certain costs.
By Ming Zhang - 21 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Lines of Flight: The New Ph.D. as Migrant
Economy,Society

Lines of Flight: The New Ph.D. as Migrant

Migration has since become an important survival tactic for doctorate holders seeking remunerated escape from the retrenchment of the American academic job market.
Innovative Dynamism in the Dragon's Habitat
Economy,China,East Asia

Innovative Dynamism in the Dragon's Habitat

China has begun to maximize the deployment of its brain power intensively to transition into a knowledge-based economy with extensive R&D investments.
By Jong-Hak Eun - 11 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Africa And China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road
Economy,China

Africa And China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

Chinese investment and economic engagement in Africa can be expected to intensify under China’s development plans for what it has described as the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Laos And The Silk Road Economic Belt
Economy,Southeast Asia

Laos And The Silk Road Economic Belt

In his April 2014 meeting with the visiting Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted the need for China and Laos to intensify their comprehensive strategic partnership to achieve their national development goals.
“A New Type of International Relations”: Xi Jinping's 2015 State Visits to the UK, Vietnam, and Singapore
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

“A New Type of International Relations”: Xi Jinping's 2015 State Visits to the UK, Vietnam, and Singapore

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly in late September 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping advocated for a new type of international relations that is based on practical win-win cooperation.
Different Perceptions of China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative
Economy,China

Different Perceptions of China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative

After Beijing proposed the One Belt One Road initiative in 2013, some Western commentators expressed fear and concern that China will use it for narrow political or economic ends.
By Hong Zhao - 06 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
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