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China Currents

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Current Issue | 2017: Volume 16, Number 1

Editor’s Note

This issue of China Currents covers a wide range of timely issues.  Andy Wedeman’s piece analyzes China’s protracted anti-corruption campaign led by President Xi.  While many analysts had expected the campaign to wind down by now, there is reason to believe that it may continue and even escalate. John Garver writes on Indian-Chinese rivalry as reflected in the two countries’ dealings with Iran. Yong Lu introduces us to the growing “industry” of philanthropy in China and the government’s response – the first law covering non-profits. Based on her new book, Hongmei Li traces the development…

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New Challenges For Xi Jinping’s Anti-corruption Crackdown?

New Challenges for Xi Jinping’s Anti-corruption Crackdown?

This piece was originally published by the China Policy Institute: Analysis, based at the School of Politics and International Relations, the University of Nottingham.  An…

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India And The Emerging Sino-Iranian Partnership

India and the Emerging Sino-Iranian Partnership

Iran is emerging as an arena of rivalry between China and India.  Beijing is using its substantial leverage with Tehran to persuade Iran to expand…

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Why Giving Is Harder Than Earning: Philanthropy In China

Why Giving is Harder than Earning: Philanthropy in China

The year 2016 is an important milestone for China’s social development. China’s first charity law was passed in March and became effective in September. Moreover,…

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Advertising In China

Advertising in China

This piece was first published by All China Review. The history of Chinese advertising in the broad sense can be traced back to the Song…

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What China’s ‘export Machine’ Can Teach Trump About Globalization

What China’s ‘export machine’ can teach Trump about globalization

Penelope B. Prime, Georgia State University Chinese goods seem to be everywhere these days. Consider this: At the Olympics in Rio this summer, Chinese companies…

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Intellectual Property Right Challenges And Opportunities In China And U.S.: An Interview With Dr. Lei Fang

Intellectual Property Right Challenges and Opportunities in China and U.S.: An Interview with Dr. Lei Fang

Dr. Penelope Prime, Director of the China Research Center, interviewed Dr. Lei Fang on October 18, 2016, about intellectual property right (IPR) protection in China,…

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