Financial technology, or FinTech, is producing great potentials for businesses around the world, including in Atlanta. On August 14, a panel conference “FinTech Power House: Where Atlanta and China’s Greater Bay Area Meet,” took place at the Carter Center, bringing together many scholars and professionals in the FinTech sector in Georgia. Hosted by the Hong Kong Association of Atlanta and Georgia State University Confucius Institute, this event focuses on how Atlanta’s local companies can grasp the opportunities created by the development of financial technology in Hong Kong. In her address to kick off the panel discussion, Anna Fan, the...Read More
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The following article was translated by Rumeng Chen, China Program Fall 2018 Intern. The original article in can be found here. African Nations Pay Close Attention to China’s Successful Path I have visited China many times since the 90s. Every time I visit China, I can feel tremendous changes underway – whether it is the towering skyscrapers or construction sites in progress. All aspects of data confirm my feelings. While experiencing dramatic changes itself, China is also changing the world. By the end of this year, China’s investment in scientific research is expected to surpass that of the United States,...Read More
Ding Kuisong is the Secretary General of the China International Culture Exchange Centre, which is a national non-profit organization that has deep roots and connections with Chinese leaderships. Ding is deeply involved with decision-making in China on policies toward the US and this speech provides a good window into the Chinese thinking of how China will respond to US disengagement and confrontational approach to China. This speech is widely shared by the Chinese media and reflects some of the main strain thinking of top Chinese intellectuals and advisors. Speaking before the Reform and Development Research Foundation Third Annual...Read More
Liu Yawei Responds to China Review: China’s Active Participation is Necessary for Peace in the Korean Peninsula
Regarding the “Trump-Kim Summit”, Liu Yawei pointed out that from the private meeting of the two leaders, to the subsequent bilateral discussions and signing ceremony, the atmosphere was one of overall good feeling. Although the agreements signed by Trump and Kim Jong-un lack details of a comprehensive, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization (CIVD), their ability to meet with one another is a success in and of itself. This event is significant because something like this, that has not happened in the past 25 years, has finally taken place. This is the first time the sitting President of the United States...Read More
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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.
Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…