How China Lost Taiwan By NICK FRISCH JAN. 27, 2016 Continue reading the main story Share This PageContinue reading the main story Share Tweet Email More Save Inside Photo Tsai Ing-wen won a crushing election victory on Jan. 16 by getting surrogates to fire up the base. Credit Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Advertisement Continue reading the… Continue reading a very interesting piece on Taiwan by a friend Nick Frisch
Yesterday I was interviewed by BBC Word TV about China’s decision to allow the country’s 13 million unregistered poeple to get Hukou – the family registery system.
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2015/nov/24/xi-china-illusion-of-change/ Xi’s China: The Illusion of Change Ian Johnson SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila, Philippines, November 18, 2015 Xi Jinping is often described as China’s most powerful leader in decades, perhaps even since Mao. He has been credited—if sometimes grudgingly—with pursuing a vigorous foreign policy, economic reforms, and a historic crackdown… Continue reading Xi’s China – an excellent piece by Ian Johnson
I’ll be on BBC World Service’s Weekend programme from 6.30 to 8.30 am this Saturday 5th of Dec. 2015. I’ll be discussing the happenings in the world and our careers, with another guest Tim Judah, a british journalist and writer. Tune in if you can. .– Lijia writer, journalist, social commentator and public speaker Mobile:… Continue reading Lijia on BBC World’s Weekend programme
‘GOLDEN ERA’ – GOOD FOR CHINA-UK BUSINESS? Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Thursday, 3 December 2015 from 09:30 to 13:30 (GMT) School of Management, University of Bath Foyer & 3/F Presentation Room, Building 8W Quarry Road BA2 7AY Bath United Kingdom Attend Event Share this event: China’s ascendency is… Continue reading speaking at university of Bath
OPINION China’s massive grey tide China isn’t the only country that has been hit by an ageing population, yet no nation is facing a graver challenge. 02 Nov 2015 12:25 GMT | Politics, Health, Asia, China 0 0 1 The most fundamental challenge in ageing China is the lack of social provisions, such as healthcare… Continue reading my oped in today’s Al Jazeera on China’s aging issue
since there’s been so much talk about China’s ending of the One Child Policy, I attach here an old story I wrote about how an aborted baby managed to survive. This_baby_could_change_the_world.pdf