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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.
This is a critical period for Chinese labor relations. The number of strikes is rising. The government is cracking down on labor NGOs. Lay-offs involving millions of workers have been announced. Aaron Halegua has studied Chinese labor issues for over
What Does Brexit Mean for the UK and EU relations with China? The new British government has been clear and firm about Brexit meaning Brexit, but what does this mean for relations with China – both for the United Kingdom
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.