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  • Treaty of Taipei shows Taiwan belongs to ROC

    Treaty of Taipei shows Taiwan belongs to ROC

    As Taiwan and China mark the 70th anniversary of China's Victory in the War against Japan with a series of activities this year, the historical debate over Japan's relinquishment of Taiwan and ...

  • Taiwan could have major role in Belt and Road initiative

    Taiwan could have major role in Belt and Road initiative

    China is expected to further push its Belt and Road initiative after rolling out its 13th five-year plan for national development (2016-2020) following the fifth plenary session of the 18th Communist ...

  • Russia, China aim to be great world powers

    Russia, China aim to be great world powers

    Chinese president Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have both made it known that they intend to make their countries two great world powers. The two countries have each worked out ...

  • Rate cuts not enough to rescue market in China

    Rate cuts not enough to rescue market in China

    The People's Bank of China's (PBOC's) reduction of interest rates and the required reserve ratio on Aug. 25 has eased market panic, and the fear indicator of the CBOE Volatility Index dropped from 40....

  • Political cynicism worse for Taiwan than the market crash

    Political cynicism worse for Taiwan than the market crash

    The unexpected adjustment of the mechanism for determining the renminbi's midrate by People's Bank of China on Aug. 11 triggered a round of devaluation of the currency that has impacted the global ...

  • Knee-jerk thinking like this is costing Taiwan

    Knee-jerk thinking like this is costing Taiwan

    In recent years, Taiwan's economy has been stagnant, with salaries falling and most people believing our economic policy has run into problems. People blame it on the failure to loosen regulation, ...

  • Don't imagine the DPP can simply follow Ko Wen-je's example

    Don't imagine the DPP can simply follow Ko Wen-je's example

    The annual forum between Taipei and Shanghai concluded on Aug. 19, with Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je's visit to Shanghai attracting the most attention given the backing the independent politician received ...

  • US and China at odds as Xi prepares to head to Washington

    US and China at odds as Xi prepares to head to Washington

    President Xi Jinping of China will meet President Barack Obama of the US at the White House during his first state visit to the United States next month, which is expected to add new variables to ...

  • Renminbi devaluation was untimely and ill-advised

    Renminbi devaluation was untimely and ill-advised

    The People's Bank of China certainly did not foresee its Aug. 11 move to devalue the renminbi would create such a massive impact on the global financial markets. The devaluation triggered a fall of ...

  • Taiwan's economy looks set for severe winter

    Taiwan's economy looks set for severe winter

    Taiwan's exports have declined for five consecutive months and the situation is not expected to turn around in the short term. Including a 13.9% year-on-year plunge in June, the country's exports ...

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  • Ji Xiaohui (吉曉輝)

    Ji Xiaohui (吉曉輝)

    Ji Xiaohui is chairman of 2oth Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and Shanghai International Group. Born: 1955Country of Citizenship: ChinaEducation: ...