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President Xi Jinping has centralized power in China to unprecedented levels. He has sidelined the prime minister and the State Council and tries to control everything himself, says Harvard University historian Roderick MacFarquhar in this podcast interview from MERICS, a YCW Partner.
In this sweeping review of China’s relationships with its neighbors and citizens, Dr. Thomas Fingar of Stanford University weaves together history and opinion to prepare for the future: “China’s strategy of doing the ‘easy’ things first has created a situation in which the only things left to do are ‘hard.'”
Jeffrey Towson, best-selling author, professor, and private equity investor, offers sage advice for those seeking opportunities in the Middle Kingdom: Whether searching for an investment opportunity or finding a job, “You don’t want to compete fairly in China.” Read on to learn how he’s differentiated himself in a crowded marketplace and how you can too.
Han Yong Hong will discuss the current stringent media environment and how this has changed over the last few years, what drives these changes and what they say about the government’s perception of its own legitimacy, how the media environment
The black box of Chinese leadership politics has become even blacker in recent years. How do we, as outside observers, know when we can trust the information that we do get about the leadership? What types of sources and information