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MERICS Interview: Documenting China’s Influence in Europe

The Chinese government’s growing influence over Europe is beginning to receive closer scrutiny, thanks in large part to the work of researchers such as those at the Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies (MERICS) in Berlin and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). MERICS and GPPi jointly wrot...

SOEs urged to reduce heavy debt

(China Daily) State-owned enterprises that are heavily indebted should bring their debt levels down to "reasonable levels as soon as possible", urged a high-profile central meeting on Friday that was presided over by President Xi Jinping, also... Read more ...

Chinese Influence Takes to the Skies

On April 25, a letter from the Chinese Civil Aviation Authority to 36 foreign airlines called for Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan to be reclassified as Chinese territories on the airlines’ websites and apps. Under threat of disciplinary action as a violation of Chinese law, the airlines will be ...

Beauty brands embracing digital

(China Daily) For some of the top-notch beauty brands, China is playing a vital part in reshaping the perception of the role of online sales. Once fearful that the internet's mass access could damage the exclusivity of brands, fashion houses are... Read more ...