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China-Taiwan talks – new hopes for reunification?

Leaders of China and Taiwan met for the first time since 1949 when the Kuomintang (KMT) government was driven out of the mainland by the Communists. This historical meeting marks a special occasion for the Chinese people as this could be a sign of stronger friendship and better prospects for …

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China-India Trade Deals and Enduring Tensions

India’s Prime Minister Narenda Modi has just returned from a landmark visit to China where the two countries signed trade deals worth more than $22 billion. From a narrow perspective it seems that common prosperity brings the two rising powers together. However, in the grander scheme of things, trade deals are not …

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Fighting Global Warming by Reducing Emissions

Two important meetings were held last week that could significantly affect the design of future public policies against global warming and carbon dioxide emissions. At the APEC (Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation) meeting, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping announced that an agreement has been reached between USA and China upon future reductions …

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