Sunday, August 25, 2019

Inside of China’s Current Hassle with the ‘Rogue’ Mayor of Prague

Last week, Prague found itself in a diplomatic row with Beijing. Chinese foreign ministry, through its spokesperson Geng Shuang, asked the Mayor...

What Do Central and Eastern European Countries Want from China? Assessing 16+1 and Its...

This briefing paper summarizes the views and comments of participants during the first China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) International...

Confucius Institutes: A Tool for Promoting China’s Interests

Confucius Institutes (CI), established at universities outside China, are intended to promote a positive image of the country in the world. CI...

The EU badly needs to raise its game on China

An effective EU China policy requires a critical mass of policy makers and practitioners who have studied China, its history, its political...

Comparative Analysis of the Approach Towards China: V4 and One Belt One Road

China’s emergence over the last two decades as one of the world’s major economies has had a transformative impact on international economic...

Could There Be a Common China Strategy for the Region of Central and Eastern...

This briefing paper summarizes the views and comments of participants of the second China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe 1 ...

Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic

The bold Huawei-related steps of Poland and the Czech Republic have attracted international attention. Yet these are only the most recent indications...

Chinese investment in Greek, Sri Lankan Sea Ports: Analogies and lessons learned

While Greece and Sri Lanka are far apart, both countries sit on the ‘Maritime Silk Road’ of China’s signature Belt and Road...

Dealing with Chinese influence in Central and Eastern Europe: What can we learn from...

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) expanding influence in Europe, particularly Central and Eastern Europe, has been the source of increasing global attention...

China’s “16+1” Is Dead? Long Live the “17+1.”

This year’s summit might be the last for the “16+1” initiative – not because it’s dying, but because it’s expanding.