Category: Stories of The Dragon: China, The world’s first Superpower

Stories of The Dragon: China, The world’s first Superpower, with eyes everywhere

Melania Trump穿Gucci旗袍为中国国家晚餐 …, Melania Trump wears Gucci cheongsam for China state dinner

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the state dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping and China’s first lady, Peng Liyuan, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9. (Photo: Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)

By Lauren Tuck, News Editor, Yahoo Style

Melania Trump played the sartorial diplomacy game at a state dinner in Beijing on Thursday.… Read Full Article


People walk past a large billboard featuring achievements by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Oct. 17, 2017, a day before the opening of the 19th National Congress of China’s Communist Party.



Xinhua criticized Western democracies for their “political backbiting, bickering and policy reversals” and hailed instead the example of “cooperation” between the CCP and non-Communist parties.… Read Full Article

Life and soul of the Party Xi Jinping has been good for China’s Communist Party; less so for China 党的生命和灵魂 习近平对中国共产党有好处, 对中国来说也是如此

Contradicting Deng Xiaoping, Mr Xi has concentrated vast power in his own hands

“THE Road to Rejuvenation”, a permanent exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, tells the story of China’s “century of humiliation”. Beginning with the Opium wars, it recounts the rise of the Communist Party and the establishment of the People’s Republic in 1949.… Read Full Article

The world’s most powerful man Xi Jinping has more clout than Donald Trump. The world should be wary. 世界上最强大的人习近平比唐纳德·特朗普更有影响力。 世界应该警惕。

Do not expect Mr Xi to change China, or the world, for the better

AMERICAN presidents have a habit of describing their Chinese counterparts in terms of awe. A fawning Richard Nixon said to Mao Zedong that the chairman’s writings had “changed the world”.… Read Full Article

‘Chess in an impenetrable black box’: Who really holds the power in China? “国际象棋在一个不可穿透的黑匣子中”:谁在中国真正拥有权力?

(CNN)–Unlike the gossipy, open democracies of Western societies, it is almost impossible to know who truly holds power in the opaque world of Chinese politics.

The country is ruled by the Chinese Communist Party, in a one-state system, making whoever occupies the highest positions in the party among the most powerful.
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‘A Week In China’ Is Not Long Enough To See Beyond The Hyperbole “一个星期在中国”不够多,看不出超音波

I write about the political economy of China and its major industries Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.

If ever it was possible to imagine what a rippling eruption of raised eyebrows across the landscape of China watchers might look like, the best chance at confirming that impression came a couple of weeks ago, as FT readers around the world cast their bleary morning gaze at the remarkable testimony  of a businessman’s recent visit to the country.… Read Full Article