Alibaba, one of China’s tech giants, established and transformed e-commerce and mobile payments in a previously cash-based society in well under a decade. It is now branching out into many more initiatives and markets overseas that potentially sets the stage
YCW's New York was launched in 2014 and its inaugural speaker was Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, the former Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP).
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China’s Jiu Ling Hou or Post-90’s generation is sometimes referred to as the Net-generation, Me-generation, or Strawberry Generation for their inability to bear hardship or “eat bitterness.” In this conversation with Zak Dychtwald, millennial and author of Young China, Zak
Join Young China Watchers in marking the 40th anniversary of “reform and opening,” with Julian Gewirtz. We’ll sit down to dinner with Julian to hear insights from and discuss his book, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making
China abolished term limits for the presidency in March 2018. Carl Minzner, professor of law at Fordham University, argues that this is only the latest in a long range of steps in the end of China’s reform era. YCW NY
In the opening months of 1949, President Harry S. Truman found himself faced with a looming diplomatic catastrophe—“perhaps the greatest that this country has ever suffered,” as the journalist Walter Lippmann put it. Throughout the spring and summer, Mao Zedong’s