Tag: reform and opening up
Many harbour the false premise that it is possible to instantly transform a society from one that is poor, tribal and chaotic to one that is prosperous, modern and free without going through an interim stage of national development. History however has shown time and again that one cannot simply […]
China courts more foreign direct investment than ever before China’s model of economic openness is by no means a static one. Far from resting on the laurels of past reforms, China seeks to open its economy not only to historic levels of new imports from a wide variety of global […]
China’s commitment to increased economic openness and continual reform and opening up has provided an anchor of stability for the world economy at a time when those who underestimated China’s determination to fulfil the ideals of perpetual reform, adaptive changes to present needs and expedited opening up, may have mistakenly […]
Since 1980, China has been involved in a total of zero wars, zero foreign regime change missions and zero bombing campaigns against a foreign land. By contrast, the United States has made war upon, bombed or fomented regime change abroad on 19* separate occasions during that same period. Beyond this, […]
On the first History Boys episode of 2019, George Galloway and Adam Garrie delve into the profoundly history making origins and consequences of Deng Xiaoping’s 1978 Reform and Opening Up and how it changed China and indeed continues to change the world for the better.
While Britain’s attempts to withdraw from the European Union continue to make international headlines, many have correctly pointed out that Chinese media has taken a particular interest in Brexit. While certain racist voices claim that there is something devious behind China’s interest in Brexit, the reality is that for Chinese […]