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May 10, 2013

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of May 10, 2013

Sharone Tobias and Will Piekos look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. China offers to play peacemaker, but Bibi and Abbas don’t bite. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu and…

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) talks to China's Premier Li Keqiang during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 8, 2013. (Courtesy Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

August 20, 2012

China
Gu Kailai Trial: Drama Ended?

The murder trial of Bo Xilai’s wife Gu Kailai ended with a local Chinese court delivering a suspended death sentence for her killing of a British citizen Neil Heywood. While Gu only received a two-ye…

Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, attends a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video

September 27, 2011

China
Does U.S.-China Strategic Cooperation Have To Be So Hard?

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger delivers a speech in front of a picture of late U.S. President Richard Nixon meeting with late Premier Zhou Enlai during a ceremony in Shanghai to com…

Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger delivers a speech in front of a picture of late U.S. president Richard Nixon meeting with late premier Zhou Enlai during a ceremony in Shanghai to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the

November 29, 2010

China
China’s Call for Six Party Talks: Cynical or Naïve?

China’s response to North Korea’s artillery shelling of South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island last week has been relatively rapid compared to the slowness of its response to the sinking last March (it to…

China’s Call for Six Party Talks: Cynical or Naïve?

September 13, 2010

China
Chinese Fishing Boat Sets Off Sino-Japanese Conflict

At midnight on Sunday morning, Japan’s new ambassador to Beijing, Uichiro Niwa, was unceremoniously summoned to meet a leading Chinese Communist Party official, State Councillor Dai Bingguo. Counci…

Chinese Fishing Boat Sets Off Sino-Japanese Conflict

September 9, 2010

Japan
The DPJ’s Leadership Contest

No two candidates could present such a different image for the identity of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ). The citizen activist-turned-bureaucratic reformer-turned-party president has been cha…

The DPJ’s Leadership Contest

April 27, 2010

India
India Is at the Top Table. Now What?

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jason Reed On Sunday, China and India enlarged their seats at the top table of international relations.  As part of a general increase in capital, rich countries agreed to …

India Is at the Top Table.  Now What?

May 20, 2010

China
Thinking Through Beijing’s Billions

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Katrina Manson I have a new piece over at Foreign Policy about China’s money—or, more precisely, about how China’s foreign policy ambitions could change the way it deploys …

Thinking Through Beijing’s Billions

August 1, 2009

China
China linkfest

Qing Wang of Morgan Stanley: "Given China’s high national savings rate, from the perspective of the economy as a whole, there are only three forms in which China can deploy its savings: 1) onshore p…

January 13, 2009

Monetary Policy
Secrets of SAFE: A sharp slowdown in reserve growth and large “hot” outflows in q4….

China’s formal foreign exchange reserves rose by about $40 billion in the fourth quarter, rising from $1906 billion to $1946 billion. Adjusted for valuation changes, that works to a $55 billion or …

Secrets of SAFE: A sharp slowdown in reserve growth and large “hot” outflows in q4….