By Peter Foster, Washington 6:22AM BST 18 Jun 2014 In a serious blow to China's soft-power outreach, a leading association of American professors warns that Confucius Institutes break basic standards on academic freedom. Chinese soft-power diplomacy has suffered a major rebuke after...
By Editorial Board June 21, 2014 EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGES between the United States and China have grown to record numbers. With these programs come scholarly value but also risks. Confucius Institutes offer an example of this trade-off. These centers, heavily funded and...
On the campus of Harvard Business School this past weekend there was little doubt among corporate leaders and investors gathered for an annual conference that China had arrived as an equal to the United States. Keynote speeches, panel discussions and...

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A crackdown on corruption has spread anxiety among China’s business elite Oct 24th 2015 | SHANGHAI “PROBLEMS that occur in business …should not be politicised.” So said President Xi Jinping before leaving China for London on a state visit this week....
China today faces unprecedented scrutiny of its economic and foreign policies. Whether foreign investor or diplomat, one is influenced by personal biases shaped by location, values and political orientation and these are revealed in the major global public opinion...
By Thomas Eder and Bertram Lang For fugitives from Chinese justice, good hiding places in Europe are getting fewer and further between. France’s extradition of Chen Wenhua from Paris to Beijing in September 2016 was widely celebrated by Chinese media...
By Frederick Kuo Throughout the last five centuries, Africa has existed in the Western imagination between two polarized extremes. One is the Africa that exists as treasure trove of spoils, a source of...
hinese President Xi Jinping met with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday afternoon, and they agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road. Xi said friendly ties between China and Nepal are in the fundamental...
Beijing’s Belt and Road project may be the largest single infrastructure program in human history. ot infrequently, I bang on in this space and elsewhere about “parity between West and non-West.” I consider achieving this the single most pressing necessity...
BEIJING — I was on my way to dinner, walking near a luxury hotel on the second day of China's much touted Belt and Road Forum. As I approached, I heard a woman screaming. Police officers had pushed her...

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China wants ‘new Silk Road’ One Belt One Road project to...

The Chinese Government has opened a two-day summit in the capital Beijing to consolidate its massive global development project called One Belt One Road,...

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