Category: China


China’s pursuit of a new world economic order

The question is simple: Can China sustain rapid GDP growth within the confines of the current global order, including its trade rules, or must the current U.S.-dominated order change drastically to accommodate China’s continued economic rise? The answer, however, remains unclear.


AIIB and global governance

Despite official American and Japanese opposition, 57 countries have opted to be among the founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Regardless of what naysayers believe, this remarkable turn of events can only benefit global economic governance.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of talks on Wednesday in Jakarta. | KYODO

Xi and Abe meet amid tentative thaw in ties

Despite a relationship overshadowed by Japan’s wartime past and a territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea, the leaders of China and Japan held a 29-minute meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of a conference in Jakarta

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