How has the Chinese philanthropic and non-profit sector changed in the last ten years? What does the future hold? Jasmine Lau, co-founder of Philanthropy in Motion (PIM) and a choice for Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs in Asia 2016, shares her insights into the Chinese non-profit sector.
Three years after China’s leadership announced a new wave of market oriented reforms, Barry Naughton is disappointed with the outcome: According to the professor at the University of California, San Diego, China’s economic problems got worse under President Xi Jinping. Listen to this podcast by MERICS, a YCW Partner, for more.
As an author and reporter, Angela Köckritz brings stories of everyday China to everyday Germans—both the good and the bad. In this interview, Köckritz shares her thoughts on writing in China, the story of her China’s colleague’s arrest, and contends that citizens of China are going through a profound period of reflection: “People are in the process of soul-searching, trying to find out what they stand for and how they see their own culture.” Read on to discover what else she learned.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter take a political approach to the vigorous debate on whether or not China will be granted Market Economy Status (MES) in December 2016. A significant question for China’s international relations and economic ties, particularly at a moment of change for the European Union.
Is the Communist Party starting to crack? What can China learn from India’s experience with rural migration to cities? Dr. Lynette Ong of the University of Toronto provides insight into some of the biggest domestic issues facing China over the next decade.