Post Tagged with: "China"

China and Japan’s Connectivity Strategies in Southeast Asia: Thailand’s Case

China and Japan’s Connectivity Strategies in Southeast Asia: Thailand’s Case

If Thailand manages to advance a mutually agreed vision for regional connectivity, it can potentially benefit both from competition and collaboration.

Opinion – China and the Rebuilding of Syria

Opinion – China and the Rebuilding of Syria

Chinese investment in Syria is a statement of intent for now. The war will have to end before China will take any significant further steps.

Interview – Ravi Neelakantan

Interview – Ravi Neelakantan

Ambassador Ravi Neelakantan talks about the concept of good governance, digital freedom, India’s lack of a ‘grand strategy’, its economic ties and regional partnerships.

Image by Kevin Harber

Opinion – Taiwan Could Be to China What Canada Is to the US

If Beijing were willing to learn from the American example, it could pave the way to a relationship with Taiwan comparable to that of the US with Canada.

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

The role deterrence plays in maintaining the stability over the Taiwan Strait is clear as China has not unified Taiwan by force because it is ever-more unable to.

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Confucian cosmology enables us to engage with panarchy while going beyond the rationalist or utilitarian paradigm in the knowledge tradition of science.

Opinion – Coronavirus and its Impact in the Gulf

Opinion – Coronavirus and its Impact in the Gulf

Even though China is geographically distant from the Gulf, the impact of coronavirus will be felt keenly in all the GCC nations. and particularly in Dubai and the UAE.

An Examination of Chinese Humanism

An Examination of Chinese Humanism

In Western-humanist discourses, it is commonly believed that the strong always triumphs over the weak, due to its superiority in strength. The Chinese disagrees.

Opinion – The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Opinion – The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Maximizing the benefits of the BRI while minimizing the costs will require an eye to ensuring the well-being of host economies and citizens is properly safeguarded.

Civilization, China and Digital Technology

Civilization, China and Digital Technology

China is intent on consolidating a digital civilization; which has widespread implications for industry, governance, population management, and international relations.

(in the pic - President  Xi Jinping  addressing the FOCAC Business summit). President Jacob Zuma co-chairs the FOCAC Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping - Sandton, Johannesburg. 04/12/2015, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

African Democratisation and the One China Policy

Democratisation and electoral competitiveness in African states has led to a growth in the recognition of China.

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