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NPC Update: China Reshuffles the Cabinet … in a Big Way

NPC Update: China Reshuffles the Cabinet … in a Big Way

NPC Update: China Reshuffles the Cabinet … in a Big Way

NPC Update: China Reshuffles the Cabinet … in a Big Way

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Basilinna

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March 15, 2018

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Significant restructuring of the government was announced this week at the National People’s Congress (NPC); biggest reform since former Premier Zhu Rongji’s in 1998. Eight ministries and seven commissions were eliminated or streamlined to create 26. This structure reflects President Xi’s priorities, allows for better coordination, and reduces turf wars.

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Xi Jinping tackles center-provincial relations

Xi Jinping tackles center-provincial relations

Xi Jinping tackles center-provincial relations

Xi Jinping tackles center-provincial relations

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Leigh Wedell

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November 7, 2017

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The officials serving in China’s provinces have a saying to characterize their relationship with Beijing: “The sky is high and the emperor is far away.” This ancient adage means that officials customarily have plenty of leeway to conduct their business and implement the policies that are passed down from on high.

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6 Tips for Small Businesses to Tap into the China Market

6 Tips for Small Businesses to Tap into the China Market

6 Tips for Small Businesses to Tap into the China Market

6 Tips for Small Businesses to Tap into the China Market

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Basilinna

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June 21, 2017

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The siren song of the China market has lured many small businesses with the purchasing power of its one billion customers. Accessing the China market can be a costly, tricky, and time-consuming endeavor for even the savviest Fortune 500 companies

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Newly announced leadership changes: China’s economic team

Newly announced leadership changes: China’s economic team

Newly announced leadership changes: China’s economic team

Newly announced leadership changes: China’s economic team

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Basilinna

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February 24, 2017

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In the lead up to the important 19th Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party where the new Party line up will be announced, President Xi Jinping is already making personnel changes in the government. Today, three new Ministerial-level appointments were announced.

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"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

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Basilinna

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February 23, 2017

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Trends across key indicators -- from disparate demographics, slowing economies, military might, environmental degradation and the lack of cohesiveness amongst the Asian countries -- all threaten to undermine the Asian powerhouse.

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Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

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Deborah Lehr

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February 22, 2017

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Meeting of the Ministers On the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers meeting hosted under the German Presidency, Tillerson and Wang Yi were able to hold their first face-to-face meeting.

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ASU insight: U.S. - China policy: How do we get tough?

ASU insight: U.S. - China policy: How do we get tough?

ASU insight: U.S. - China policy: How do we get tough?

ASU insight: U.S. - China policy: How do we get tough?

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ASU

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February 16, 2017

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On Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, Basilinna CEO Deborah Lehr participated in a debate at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. The focus of the debate was “U.S.-China Policy: How Do We Get Tough?”

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The end of the Asian century

The end of the Asian century

The end of the Asian century

The end of the Asian century

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Council on Global Affairs

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February 2, 2017

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Basilinna CEO, Deborah Lehr, joined a panel of distinguished speakers on January 26, 2017 to debate "The End of the Asian Century," the title of Michael Auslin's latest book. Dr. Auslin, a historian, Resident Scholar and the Director of Japan Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and panelist, developed a risk map for Asia in five key areas that bring into question the continued rise of the region.

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China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

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Evan Feigenbaum

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December 13, 2016

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In 2013, China launched an initiative to establish a new multilateral development institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The AIIB, Beijing argued, could help fill a multitrillion-dollar gap in financing for railways, roads, power plants, and other infrastructure in the world’s fastest-growing region.

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Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

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Deborah Lehr

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November 7, 2016

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The Communist Party of China, at its recent annual gathering in October, conferred on President Xi Jinping the status of the “core” of the Party. The position of “President” is largely titular, and the real power stems from the person holding the position of the General Secretary of the Party.

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Egypt's economic situation still manageable, China key supporter: Experts

Egypt's economic situation still manageable, China key supporter: Experts

Egypt's economic situation still manageable, China key supporter: Experts

Egypt's economic situation still manageable, China key supporter: Experts

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China Daily

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November 3, 2016

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The economic situation in Egypt is difficult yet manageable and China is a major economic supporter to the Arab country, said lawmakers and economic experts in a press conference held Wednesday at the State Information Service (SIS) headquarters in Cairo.

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Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

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Deborah Lehr

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October 17, 2016

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As leaders in the global financial community gathered in Washington for the annual IMF/World Bank meetings, the hottest ticket in town was for a technical discussion on green finance.

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Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

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Basilinna

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October 13, 2016

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In the midst of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank fall meetings, international and U.S. experts convened for the “Greening the Financial System: From Momentum to Transformation” conference on October 7th, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

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Basilinna

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October 23, 2015

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THE DEBATE: On Thursday October 23rd, The McCain Institute for International Leadership hosted the debate: “China: Is Engagement Still Working?” at the U.S. Navy Memorial Burke Theater in Washington, DC.

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Laurel Strategies, Inc. expands capabilities in China, Latin America, finance, and strategic communications: Adds senior advisors

Laurel Strategies, Inc. expands capabilities in China, Latin America, finance, and strategic communications: Adds senior advisors

Laurel Strategies, Inc. expands capabilities in China, Latin America, finance, and strategic communications: Adds senior advisors

Laurel Strategies, Inc. expands capabilities in China, Latin America, finance, and strategic communications: Adds senior advisors

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Business Wire

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September 18, 2015

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Laurel Strategies, Inc., the global CEO advisory and strategic communications firm announced today a number of new key additions that expand the firm’s capabilities and global expertise.

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Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Is fear of failure hindering Chinese entrepreneurship? A new initiative by the Chinese government suggests that cultural sensitivity to failure may be preventing some Chinese businessmen from launching their own companies.

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Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

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Leigh Wedell

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September 4, 2014

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The 12 Chinese mayors and vice mayors hosted recently by the Paulson Institute for a crash course on urban sustainability with experts in Chicago and Miami began their trip to the United States with a very practical focus: How could they bring green technologies and sustainable approaches in successful US cities to their districts back home?

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China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

After 10 days investigating wayward provinces, the teams submitted a 1,000-page report with a simple conclusion: local leaders, looking out for their own financial interests, were consistently ignoring directives from Beijing.

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