Colum Murphy, Editorial Director of Sixth Tone, discusses the progress of China’s first state-owned, English-language digital publication. Sixth Tone went live in April of 2016 and is the sister publication of The Paper. Murphy also delves into media and journalism in China.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter call on Beijing and Berlin to take on leadership roles and champion inclusive multilateralism at the G20 summit in Hamburg from 7-8 July.
A piece by MERICS, a YCW Partner, reflects on the “America First” strategy as China strives to increase its role and influence on the world stage. This follows a panel hosted by MERICS, ChinaFile, Asia Society and YCW in New York this month on the consequences of this shift in the global order.
Can popular nationalism towards China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea be contained? Read on for Billy Gore’s take on Beijing’s assertive stance, and how muscle-flexing may be a political tactic with low risk.
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.