China’s emergence as a global power is likely to be one of the most consequential factors in twenty-first century international politics. Yet questions persist as to whether China is now a developed country. Learn more about China’s level of development with this ChinaPower exclusive.
ChinaPower hosted its second annual conference on November 14, 2017. The conference featured Senator John Cornyn as the keynote speaker.
More international students are flocking to China than ever before, with over 440,000 foreigners studying in China in 2016. China also sends more of its students abroad than any other country. Learn more about China’s role in international education with this ChinaPower exclusive.
Decades of economic growth have enabled China’s leaders to make considerable strides in increasing food access across the country, but China’s economic boom has generated a new set of demographic demands and environmental strains.
China’s economic development has lifted hundreds of millions of Chinese out of poverty and led to a burgeoning middle-class. Yet, this demographic shift has also led to new environmental, political, and social challenges to China’s domestic security.
ChinaPower hosted its inaugural conference on November 29, 2016. The conference featured Senator Dan Sullivan as the keynote speaker.
China is seeking to improve educational quality and increase access across the country. A well-educated Chinese workforce can bolster China’s technological and scientific development and thus strengthen the country’s position in an increasingly innovation-based global economy.
Since late 2012, Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has targeted widespread graft in Chinese officialdom. Deeply rooted corruption in China contributes to income inequality and compromises the legitimacy of the Communist Party.