[ChinaScope Issue No. 78] Open Government Information: the Chinese Communist Party Tries to Become [more] Transparent
In this issue of the ChinaScope, CEG contributors examine China’s Open Government Information Regulations. Is China truly becoming more transparent? Or are the hurdles to transparency inherent within an authoritarian regime too great to overcome? Please click the link to download a PDF of Open Government Information: the Chinese Communist
China defended its veto of the United Nations Security Council resolution calling for the Syrian leader Bashar to step down and the Syrian troops to withdraw from major cities across the country.
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement that targets corporate greed has rocked multiple U.S. metropolises and lasted many weeks. The original protest began on September 17, 2011. An advertisement-free anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters proposed a peaceful occupation of Wall Street to protest corporate influence on democracy, the growing disparity in wealth, and
[ChinaScope Issue No. 75] China’s Role in the Zambian Presidential Elections: Africa’s Friend or Foe?
The relationship between China and African nations such as Zambia is complicated, and tensions over the role of Chinese investors can play an important role in elections. Share/Bookmark
China¡¯s currency is a reoccurring topic during the evolution of the Sino-US relationship. Especially election is nearing, it inevitably appears on the table. U.S. leaders took swipes at China on Oct. 6 2011, as the Senate voted to advance a bill to penalize countries said to be manipulating their currencies and
In the post-9/11 world, the United States has focused on al Qaeda as its ultimate security threat. Yet before al Qaeda burst into prominence, America’s international relations were most strained with the People’s Republic of China. Share/Bookmark
Can the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya really afford to exclude the People¡¯s Republic of China (PRC) in the rebuilding process?
[ChinaScope Issue No. 71] “723″ Wenzhou Train Crash Implores China to Revise its Development Strategy
The Wenzhou ¡°723¡± train crash is no ordinary accident. For government officials of China¡¯s Ministry of Railways, this crash challenges their authority and even threatens their political careers. Share/Bookmark
China and Vietnam have a complicated history, alternating from conflict to cooperation between these two “socialist brothers.” What accounts for this change? Share/Bookmark
Hit-and-run cases are not uncommon in Chinese courts, but no case has generated as much debate as Yao Jiaxin¡¯s did. Most Chinese netizens, believing Yao¡¯s case to be a milestone of ¡°justice for all¡± in the Chinese legal system, severely condemned Yao¡¯s cold-blooded killing of Zhang Miao and strongly demanded