Posts tagged China

Video: Asia Game Changer of the Year Jack Ma Urges Listeners, ‘Keep Your Dream Alive’

Accepting his award from Asia Society, the Alibaba founder and CEO recounted modest beginnings and issued a call to independence and nonconformity.

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Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China’s Rulers
The noted political scientist sees a “significant chance” of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. In-person appearance at Asia Society Northern California on October 23.
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Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China’s Rulers

The noted political scientist sees a “significant chance” of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. In-person appearance at Asia Society Northern California on October 23.

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Photo of the Day: Varying Shades of Green in China
Sloping rice terraces take on different shades of green in Guangxi, China on September 25, 2014. (Dmitry Shakin/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Varying Shades of Green in China

Sloping rice terraces take on different shades of green in Guangxi, China on September 25, 2014. (Dmitry Shakin/Flickr)

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Orville Schell: Hong Kong Demonstrations Challenge President Xi Jinping’s Hard Line

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, the Director of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations argues that President Xi’s tough stance in the past now puts him in a bind in dealing with Hong Kong’s demonstrations.

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Orville Schell: Hong Kong Demonstrations Challenge President Xi Jinping’s Hard Line

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, the Director of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations argues that President Xi’s tough stance in the past now puts him in a bind in dealing with Hong Kong’s demonstrations.

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The Xi-Modi Agenda: Centering China-India Relations on Economic Cooperation
Anubhav Gupta of the Asia Society Policy Institute considers how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might move forward on economic cooperation even as bilateral tensions persist on other fronts.
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The Xi-Modi Agenda: Centering China-India Relations on Economic Cooperation

Anubhav Gupta of the Asia Society Policy Institute considers how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might move forward on economic cooperation even as bilateral tensions persist on other fronts.

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Can Xi and Modi Establish an Economic Partnership? Experts Share Their Views
Ahead of the Chinese President’s visit to India beginning Sep. 17, we asked experts for their views on how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might enhance economic relations between China and India amid broader geopolitical issues.
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Can Xi and Modi Establish an Economic Partnership? Experts Share Their Views

Ahead of the Chinese President’s visit to India beginning Sep. 17, we asked experts for their views on how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might enhance economic relations between China and India amid broader geopolitical issues.

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Paulson and Rudd: China’s Economic Reform Is the ‘Engine Room’ for Xi’s Political Vision

In a wide-ranging discussion at Asia Society, Henry Paulson and Kevin Rudd discussed President Xi Jinping’s vision for China, the country’s stance on climate change, its economic reform agenda, and more.

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Video: Trash Talking, Literally, with China’s Determined Documentarian Wang Jiuliang

Ahead of his August 20 Asia Society New York appearance, filmmaker Wang Jiuliang talks about his experience documenting landfills in Beijing and his upcoming documentary Plastic China.

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China, the US, and Africa: A New Foreign Aid Triangle?

A new trilateral forum would foster more effective collaboration among China, the U.S., and African governments in developing and conducting foreign aid programs for Africa, writes Christina Dinh with the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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China, the US, and Africa: A New Foreign Aid Triangle?

A new trilateral forum would foster more effective collaboration among China, the U.S., and African governments in developing and conducting foreign aid programs for Africa, writes Christina Dinh with the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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Video: Watch Huang Ruo Discuss His Critically Acclaimed Opera ‘Dr. Sun Yat-sen’

The New York Times hailed Huang Ruo’s new opera Dr. Sun Yat-sen as a “humanizing tribute.” At Asia Society last December, the composer discussed his desire to create an opera with a “Cantonese flavor.”

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