Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
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Video: Sara Hsu and Wanli Min Look at China’s Financial-technology Industry
Sara Hsu and Wanli Min explore the transformative potential of China’s financial-technology industry, describing the risks and rewards for participants as well as the impact on consumers.
How Tencent makes its money
Although WeChat is the most popular part of the Tencent empire and is deeply embedded in the everyday lives of Chinese, it doesn’t generate most of the company’s revenues. This week we look at Tencent and how it generated US$54 billion in revenue last year.
TikTok in three charts
President Trump is worried that user data from the 45.4 million Americans on TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, could be handed over to the Chinese government and set a September 15th deadline for the app to be sold to a U.S. company or risk being banned.
Video: David Zweig Looks at China's Talent Recruitment Programs
David Zweig, professor emeritus at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, looks at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Talent for tomorrow
Early on, the Trump administration identified access to American universities as helping China advance. The administration has been pushing back against this in several ways, including the Department of Justice’s China Initiative which has American academics among its targets. Now students from China are under greater scrutiny.
How Taipei tries to make public transit safe
Packed trains and buses are the perfect place for viruses to spread. Cities in the U.S. are looking to Taipei as an example of what to do right.
Shanghai Cell Therapy Group launches collaboration with USC researcher to improve the ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem cells for clinical applications
Originally published by the USC Keck School of Medicine on June 12, 2020.
Video: Conversation with Gary Reischel
Gary Rieschel, founder of Qiming Venture Partners, takes a look at how innovative China has been and how the US-China rivalry may spur or stifle innovation.
Congressional Research Service, Covid-19 and China: A Chronology of Events, May 13, 2020
This report by the non-partisan CRS was written by Susan V. Lawrence.
Video: Tom Narins on Sovereignty and the Belt and Road Initiative
Professor Tom Narins from the University at Albany (SUNY Albany) on how the Belt and Road Initiative illustrates ways that sovereignty works that conventional international relations fail to account for.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.