China’s erstwhile “peaceful rise” has been less peaceful over the past years. Will China face a pushback from its neighbors, asks former foreign correspondent Mary Kay Magistad author Howard French of Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power in a wide ranging interview about his book in PRI.
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One of the major global initiatives by China was the One-Belt, One-Road (OBOR),reviving the old silk roads. And while it is an open platform, major trade partners of China are currently not part of the initiative, including Australia, the UK and the US. Major disputes, like the Ausgrid, Brexit and Hickley cases, might only add to the worries countries should have when looking at their relation with China, without being part of OBOR.
Often innovator William Bao Bean prefers to give the stage to his China-related innovative startups, but ahead of the MOX – the Mobile Only Accelaretor in both Taipei and Singapore in March, E27 profiles the force behind China´s drive for innovation.
The official growth figure was put this week at 6.9% and shows, says business analyst Shaun Rein at Money Control, the country has enough room to grow, at least at the short term. “The fears over China are largely unwounded at least in the short-term.”
China´s increased economic power, through BRICS´ alliances and the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, have been looked upon with anxiety by especially American analyst. We should not look at those steps as an evil movement, argues financial analyst Sara Hsu in the Diplomat.
After decades of stellar growth in China, some analysts have start to suggest India might actually overtake as the global economic wonder. Business analyst Shaun Rein is not on their side, he tells in CNBC, and explains why China might outperform India also in the future. What is his take on India?
China has retained a second place on the 2015 Global Rich List, despite the growing number of billionaires. India got bronze, passing the UK and Russia. Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf: “Tech has been leading the way again for new billionaires. It’s all eyes on the new economy,” according to the Independent.
Political relations between China and India are tense, and Indian internet users follow the issue closely. The opposite happens at the other side of the border, says Kaiser Kuo, director international communication of Baidu in the Beijing Review. “The sad truth is that most Chinese just don’t think that often about India.”
Despite bad memories on the first deal with the Sukhoi Su-27/J-11A fighter, Russia seems to move forward in negotiations on a second fighter deal with China, writes defense specialist Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Reason: geopolitical considerations, rather than business sense.