Tian Feilong

Tian Feilong

Tian Feilong is an associate professor at Beihang University’s Law School in Beijing, and the executive director of the law school's One Country Two Systems Legal Studies Centre. He is also a director of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, and the author of a Chinese-language book on Hong Kong political reform.

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Opinion | Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen has torn up the 1992 one-China consensus. What does Xi Jinping do next?

The 1992 consensus reached by China and Taiwan has always been a weak agreement. The mainland needs to strengthen it, win the Taiwanese public’s consent and design a ‘one country, two systems’ framework specific to Taiwan.

The 1992 consensus reached by China and Taiwan has always been a weak agreement. The mainland needs to strengthen it, win the Taiwanese public’s consent and design a ‘one country, two systems’ framework specific to Taiwan.

10 Jan 2019 - 2:17AM
Opinion | To rise above Trump’s trade war, China should let go of its ‘century of humiliation’

China’s history of ‘humiliation’ is not conducive to its new-found role in world affairs. A China that wishes to enjoy internal peace and friendly external relations must refrain from nurturing a sense of victimhood.

China’s history of ‘humiliation’ is not conducive to its new-found role in world affairs. A China that wishes to enjoy internal peace and friendly external relations must refrain from nurturing a sense of victimhood.

26 Sep 2018 - 11:34AM
How China-US rivalry is hastening the marginalisation of Taiwan

America’s use of Taiwan as a bargaining chip in its tussle with China is upsetting the status quo of cross-strait relations. 

America’s use of Taiwan as a bargaining chip in its tussle with China is upsetting the status quo of cross-strait relations. 

8 May 2018 - 7:25PM
US-China trade war offers Beijing a historic opportunity to forge a new global order

The trade stand-off with the US is a test of China’s capabilities. It is a hurdle it must overcome to realise its goal of national rejuvenation and its vision of a ‘community of common destiny’.

The trade stand-off with the US is a test of China’s capabilities. It is a hurdle it must overcome to realise its goal of national rejuvenation and its vision of a ‘community of common destiny’.

13 Apr 2018 - 7:41PM
Beyond term limits: China’s new constitution is written for a nation on the rise

The latest amendments, of which the controversial removal of presidential term limits was one, show a newly confident nation following its own path.

The latest amendments, of which the controversial removal of presidential term limits was one, show a newly confident nation following its own path.

23 Mar 2018 - 3:58PM
US national security strategy reflects flaw in Western thinking: an antagonistic world view

America sees China and the rest of the world through a ‘friend or foe’ mentality that squanders opportunities for cooperation.

America sees China and the rest of the world through a ‘friend or foe’ mentality that squanders opportunities for cooperation.

21 Feb 2018 - 7:12PM
China must brace itself for the fallout of America the superpower losing its self-confidence

US inability to adapt to China’s rise may pose a serious security challenge, as a more suspicious America abandons its strategic patience and opts for more risky strategies to stifle China’s rejuvenation.

US inability to adapt to China’s rise may pose a serious security challenge, as a more suspicious America abandons its strategic patience and opts for more risky strategies to stifle China’s rejuvenation.

26 Jan 2018 - 7:31PM
China has changed, and so should Hong Kong lawyers’ understanding of ‘one country, two systems’

There is a grievous mismatch between the reality of a rising China and growing cross-border integration, and Hong Kong legal elites’ arrogant belief that the common law system is immune to change.

There is a grievous mismatch between the reality of a rising China and growing cross-border integration, and Hong Kong legal elites’ arrogant belief that the common law system is immune to change.

7 Jan 2018 - 6:52PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Prosecute those who push for Hong Kong independence

Freedom of speech does not protect independence advocacy because it is unconstitutional in Hong Kong, and the uproar over pro-independence posters on university campuses illustrates the consequences of indulging such acts of defiance

Freedom of speech does not protect independence advocacy because it is unconstitutional in Hong Kong, and the uproar over pro-independence posters on university campuses illustrates the consequences of indulging such acts of defiance

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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