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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Towards a new order, Xi Jinping touts Asia-Pacific dream

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 07:12am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by China, a rising superpower to compete with the United States. At home, Xi has consolidated control more quickly than any other Chinese leader in recent years with an unprecedented anti-corruption ... that state media went into overdrive to hail the significance of China's initiatives and to portray Xi as a world leader. People's Daily said the Apec agenda showcased Beijing's ...

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    Justice steps in where stability once ruled

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of stability was written into the Communist Party's constitution and has become one of its guiding precepts- an anchor that has allowed the leadership to focus on economic development since 1989 ... groups and lay the groundwork for reforms. Striving to create a level playing field by breaking up state monopolies is a much more important component of economic reform than instituting ...


    Sunnylands: the serious side to a casual chat

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and informal setting to discuss and set the tone on major domestic issues. Xi was keen to use the meeting to seek a new model for a major power relationship with the United States which, as he put it, ... military pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region. During Xi's 10-year reign, the mainland is likely to overtake the United States to be the world's largest economy in terms of gross ...

  4. Enough is enough- any future protests must be carried out peacefully

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... war and by issuing a joint statement with the United States identifying Taiwan as a common security concern. As a result, there is no way Chinese officials will apologise to Tokyo ... in its efforts to keep Japan off the United Nations Security Council and in its stand-off over oil and gas exploration in the disputed East China Sea. But officials must also recognise ...

  5. Why historical differences must finally be left behind

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... diplomatic relations. Some analysts have even argued that the state of the relationship is even worse than before 1972. In contrast, European countries have shown a stronger and more united front, ... time in its latest security pact with the United States. The rapid cooling of political relations will no doubt slow momentum in the economic sphere, although trade and investment flows between ...

  6. Surprise result will bolster Beijing's position

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... an international united front against independence for Taiwan. So far, the strategy has worked in Beijing's favour- the United States, the European Union, Russia and Association of Southeast Asian ... to change the name of the Republic of China to Taiwan and hold referendums for a new constitution- moves which Beijing has said could lead to war- have swayed public opinion on the island. Beijing ...

  7. Diplomatic initiative to rein in Taiwan

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the United States from December 7, is also expected to deliver a stern warning to the US, seen as Taiwan's biggest backer. Analysts said the Taiwan issue was developing into the strongest test ... of a constitution, or all other tactics used by the leader of the Taiwan authorities to pursue his separatist agenda,' Premier Wen said in reference to Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian. 'Taiwan ...

  8. Exact wording of legislation remains shrouded in secrecy

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of a delicate geopolitical game that Beijing is playing with Taiwan and the United States, Taipei's biggest supporter. It would also give Beijing ample time to gauge domestic and international ... independence, will not change the national emblem, will not push for the inclusion of the so-called 'state-to-state' description in the constitution, will not promote a referendum to change ...

  9. The pressure is now on isolated Chen

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... representing roughly half of the island's population of 23 million, have effectively sided with Beijing over the one-China principle. The reaction from the United States, Taiwan's biggest ... believed to have been reached with US prodding, saw Mr Chen promise not to pursue changes to the constitution involving the island's official title and the cross-strait status quo. Beijing ...

  10. Pardoning criminals would boost China's image in 60th year

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... signals a fresh start, making a special pardon of criminals can go a long way to foster the harmonious society trumpeted by Mr Hu and further unite the country by healing old wounds. Such an act ...




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