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When Soft Power Turns Hard: Miss World, Coercion and China’s Cultural Diplomacy

When Soft Power Turns Hard: Miss World, Coercion and China’s Cultural Diplomacy

Soft power projects such as a beauty contest in Sanya, are rarely political at first, but politics finds ways to intrude into even the most innocuous of things.

Securing the Energy Supply: China’s “Malacca Dilemma”

Securing the Energy Supply: China’s “Malacca Dilemma”

For China to ensure the future security of its energy supply, it must balance the protection of its critical sea lanes with the seeking of alternative energy sources.

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

Translation and Interpretation: The English School and IR Theory in China

IR theory in the West has become parochial and stale. Therefore, it may need Chinese scholarship at least as much as the reverse is true.

Xi Jinping’s UK Visit Raises Questions about How to Deal with a Rising China

Xi Jinping’s UK Visit Raises Questions about How to Deal with a Rising China

President Xi’s active global diplomacy is not so much about what China wants and does, but how the international community responds to the new China

UK-China Relations: A New Model of Influence?

UK-China Relations: A New Model of Influence?

It will be some time before the effects of the UK’s recent investment engagement strategy towards China become clear; if it pays off it may be a new template of influence

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Despite its briefness, this title does an admirable job of explaining the underlying causes of what is arguably the most acute case of child soldiering today.

What Next for Renminbi Internationalization?

What Next for Renminbi Internationalization?

Chinese authorities need to pursue consistent and measured financial policies considering the impact on other countries, and not cause global financial instability.

Education Reform and the Asian Values Debate

Education Reform and the Asian Values Debate

The emergence of tutoring businesses all across neighborhoods in the United States is the result of American policymakers’ obsession with test-based education reform.

The Impact of Industrial Revolutions: China’s Rise and the Decline of Japan

The Impact of Industrial Revolutions: China’s Rise and the Decline of Japan

Japan stands at a crossroads. It will have to accept that unless it de-escalates tensions through critical dialogue it will be faced with a fractious China.

India and China in Southeast Asia: An Evolving Theatre of Competition?

India and China in Southeast Asia: An Evolving Theatre of Competition?

The global order has become a matter of debate given the alternatives that are emerging such as the Asian Monetary Fund and the incremental evolution of BRICS.

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

Cross-Strait relations are merely one factor in the voting calculus of the Taiwanese electorate, and Beijing still does not formally recognise the existence of Taiwan.

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Reactions to US operations in the South China Sea demonstrate that China and the United States seem to have established a working protocol for issues they disagree on

Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Chinese and American intentions constitutes the two fundamental uncertainties that will shape regional security in East Asia.

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