Chiu-Ti Jansen

Chiu-Ti Jansen, with advanced degrees from Yale and Columbia, is the founder of multimedia platform China Happenings and a former corporate partner of international law firm Sidley Austin.
Chiu-Ti Jansen
Chiu-Ti Jansen, with advanced degrees from Yale and Columbia, is the founder of multimedia platform China Happenings and a former corporate partner of international law firm Sidley Austin.

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Opinion | A PR campaign is not what Hong Kong needs. Carrie Lam should try solving the city’s social problems

Hong Kong’s reputation has taken a knock, as has China’s in the West. To counter this, the government should go beyond cosmetic solutions to address people’s aspirations and the real causes of their angst.

26 Sep 2019 - 1:44PM

Hong Kong’s reputation has taken a knock, as has China’s in the West. To counter this, the government should go beyond cosmetic solutions to address people’s aspirations and the real causes of their angst.

A PR campaign is not what Hong Kong needs. Carrie Lam should try solving the city’s social problems
Opinion | Is Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen’s solidarity with the Hong Kong protesters just a presidential election ploy?

Hong Kong’s protests have changed the fortunes of Tsai Ing-wen and the DPP, putting their opponents in an awkward position. But even Tsai must walk a line between gaining politically from the protests and incurring Beijing’s full wrath.

17 Sep 2019 - 12:14PM

Hong Kong’s protests have changed the fortunes of Tsai Ing-wen and the DPP, putting their opponents in an awkward position. But even Tsai must walk a line between gaining politically from the protests and incurring Beijing’s full wrath.

Is Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen’s solidarity with the Hong Kong protesters just a presidential election ploy?
Opinion | How much economic pain can China tolerate in the trade war? Donald Trump is about to find out

A buying frenzy over pork in Shanghai might be a sign of economic trouble or an after-effect of the swine flu epidemic. Either way, it raises questions about the Chinese people’s capacity for withstanding the fallout from the US trade war.

16 Sep 2019 - 11:23AM

A buying frenzy over pork in Shanghai might be a sign of economic trouble or an after-effect of the swine flu epidemic. Either way, it raises questions about the Chinese people’s capacity for withstanding the fallout from the US trade war.

How much economic pain can China tolerate in the trade war? Donald Trump is about to find out
Opinion | China damages its brand when it co-opts celebrities into its One-China, pro-police propaganda drive

Entertainers such as Liu Yifei and Jackie Chan have sparked backlashes outside China after taking positions on the Hong Kong protests. While such displays play well to Chinese nationalists, they might actually hurt China’s image overseas.

22 Aug 2019 - 3:19AM

Entertainers such as Liu Yifei and Jackie Chan have sparked backlashes outside China after taking positions on the Hong Kong protests. While such displays play well to Chinese nationalists, they might actually hurt China’s image overseas.

China damages its brand when it co-opts celebrities into its One-China, pro-police propaganda drive
Opinion | China’s salvo at Taiwan’s economy may or may not hit home, but a travel curb is just the start

Beijing’s ban on solo travel visas to Taiwan is aimed at hurting the island’s economy and in turn damaging pro-democracy President Tsai Ing-wen’s bid for re-election. Taiwanese voters are being pushed to decide which is more important: politics or economics.

6 Aug 2019 - 12:07PM

Beijing’s ban on solo travel visas to Taiwan is aimed at hurting the island’s economy and in turn damaging pro-democracy President Tsai Ing-wen’s bid for re-election. Taiwanese voters are being pushed to decide which is more important: politics or economics.

China’s salvo at Taiwan’s economy may or may not hit home, but a travel curb is just the start
Who is Han Kuo-yu: could Kaohsiung’s populist mayor be Taiwan’s next president?

Han Kuo-yu came from nowhere to win last year’s mayoral elections. Now, with 1.2 million ‘Han fans’ and rallies across Taiwan, ‘Bald Guy’ has his sights on the presidency after winning the KMT ticket.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:51AM

Han Kuo-yu came from nowhere to win last year’s mayoral elections. Now, with 1.2 million ‘Han fans’ and rallies across Taiwan, ‘Bald Guy’ has his sights on the presidency after winning the KMT ticket.

Who is Han Kuo-yu: could Kaohsiung’s populist mayor be Taiwan’s next president?
Opinion | Debate between Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin revealed China’s defiance on intellectual property

In her comments on US accusations of Chinese intellectual property infringements and the state sector, the CGTN anchor echoed the more defensive stance China has been taking on these issues.

31 May 2019 - 2:00PM

In her comments on US accusations of Chinese intellectual property infringements and the state sector, the CGTN anchor echoed the more defensive stance China has been taking on these issues.

Debate between Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin revealed China’s defiance on intellectual property
Opinion | To assuage fear of Chinese scholars, US universities need to set clear rules against espionage and conflict of interest

In the current climate of paranoia, it isn’t enough for US higher education institutions to verbally support academic freedom. They should take charge and spell out what constitutes conflict of interest.

8 May 2019 - 11:49AM

In the current climate of paranoia, it isn’t enough for US higher education institutions to verbally support academic freedom. They should take charge and spell out what constitutes conflict of interest.

To assuage fear of Chinese scholars, US universities need to set clear rules against espionage and conflict of interest
Opinion | Spurned by the West, Huawei should nurture research in Chinese universities instead

The tech giant should plant the seeds of research collaboration with Chinese institutions, even if they are less renowned than their counterparts in the West, and take the opportunity to improve the transparency of its guidelines.

17 Apr 2019 - 4:57AM

The tech giant should plant the seeds of research collaboration with Chinese institutions, even if they are less renowned than their counterparts in the West, and take the opportunity to improve the transparency of its guidelines.

Spurned by the West, Huawei should nurture research in Chinese universities instead
Opinion | Why China’s sci-fi community is embracing ‘Love, Death & Robots’ as the nation transforms into a technological leader

It’s not just titillation – the graphic Netflix series’ convenient format, references to China and sci-fi themes appeal to a society remade by technological advancement.

16 Apr 2019 - 12:23PM

It’s not just titillation – the graphic Netflix series’ convenient format, references to China and sci-fi themes appeal to a society remade by technological advancement.

Why China’s sci-fi community is embracing ‘Love, Death & Robots’ as the nation transforms into a technological leader
Opinion | The Cindy Yang scandal: when Chinese businessmen buy tickets to Trump events, what are they buying?

Based on my own experience, I know there is a strong demand for a Trump connection from Chinese businessmen and individuals. What they are after is not influence over US politics, but a chance to impress people back home.

11 Apr 2019 - 11:51PM

Based on my own experience, I know there is a strong demand for a Trump connection from Chinese businessmen and individuals. What they are after is not influence over US politics, but a chance to impress people back home.

The Cindy Yang scandal: when Chinese businessmen buy tickets to Trump events, what are they buying?
Opinion | Actor Zhai Tianlin’s plagiarism scandal underlines the failures of China’s university system

The case highlights Chinese people’s obsession with higher degrees, preferably with a foreign pedigree, but also shakes confidence in local institutions, which emphasise rapid research output and are plagued by plagiarism and writing of low quality.

21 Feb 2019 - 7:18PM

The case highlights Chinese people’s obsession with higher degrees, preferably with a foreign pedigree, but also shakes confidence in local institutions, which emphasise rapid research output and are plagued by plagiarism and writing of low quality.

Actor Zhai Tianlin’s plagiarism scandal underlines the failures of China’s university system