Peter Hessler is a best-selling author and freelance journalist with extensive experience in China. In this interview, he opens up about his thoughts on the current quality of journalism on China and China’s role in the Middle East. He further shares his advice to journalists covering China at the moment.
Sinica co-host Kaiser Kuo has been a leading voice on culture and technology in China for the past twenty years. In this interview, he shares his vision for China’s startup industry, what followers of the Sinica Podcast can expect now that it is Kaiser’s full-time gig, and how perceptions of China have changed since he first moved to Beijing.
Why does institutionalized security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific remain fragmented? What is the way forward after the arbitration tribunal’s verdict on the South China Sea? Dr. Gudrun Wacker from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) tells us about conflict management in the South China Sea and the role of Europe and Germany in Asian security.
In this broad and insightful interview, LSE’s Danny Quah talks all things economics, including ASEAN, currency valuation, and TPP. Professor Quah also answers the question, “What does the American interstate have to do with China’s One Belt, One Road?”
How effective are Beijing’s efforts to manage environmental degradation in China? What is the public opinion in China on air pollution? Ma Tianjie, managing editor of Chinadialogue and founder of blog Chublic Opinion offers his insights.