China: An International Journal

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 2, September

Changes in China's Exchange Rate Policy and Future Policy Options
China Changes Its Exchange Rate Regime On 21 July 2005, the Chinese Government announced that the country's exchange rate regime would move immediately to a managed floating exchange rate regime based on market supply and demand with reference to...
China and India: Towards Greater Cooperation and Exchange
The rapid and parallel rise of China and India on the world stage has resulted in rife critical comparisons of the two Asian giants. However, an exploration of potential scope for Sino-Indian cooperation to their mutual benefit may prove a more fruitful...
China-ASEAN Relations, October 2005 to March 2006: Chronology of Events
Resources for China-ASEAN Relations As a research institute based in Singapore, the EA1 monitors developments in relations and interactions between China and the individual countries of Southeast Asia as well as the ASEAN grouping as a whole. This material...
China's History Activism and Sino-Japanese Relations
This essay explores the emergence and impact of populist "history activism" in China. History activism includes museums and academics documenting Japanese wartime atrocities in China, the redress movement demanding compensation for Chinese victims...
Chinese Prostitution: Consequences and Solutions in the Post-Mao Era
This paper examines the development of Chinese prostitution in pre-communist China during the Mao regime and the post-Mao era, drawing lessons from the Chinese Government's efforts to eradicate prostitution. It discusses the relationship between prostitution...
Decentralisation and the Development of Vocational Education in China
Facing the increasing challenges that have arisen from greater global competition, China has undergone a series of educational reforms aimed at increasing its competitiveness on the international stage. (1) Since 1985, the Chinese Government has emphasised...
Explaining Regime Strength in China
Using survey data to analyse the strength of the Chinese regime, it is argued that economic development has generated substantial public satisfaction. The public also recognises that the Chinese Communist Party is reforming the Government. The public's...
Hong Kong's Information Technology after 1997 and the Case of 3G Mobile Licences "Auction" in 2001
On 10 March 2005, Tung Chee Hwa, Hong Kong's first Chief Executive following the departure of the Colonial Government on 1 July 1997, announced his resignation on the grounds of health problems. (1) His resignation marked the end of the first phase...
Relations between France and China: Towards a Paris-Beijing Axis?
Toward a Franco-Chinese "Global Partnership" After the foundation of the People's Republic of China, only a handful of neutral and Nordic Western European nations recognised the new Beijing regime. (1) Thus, General de Gaulle's decision in 1964...
Zhang Jikang (1959-2006)
Born in 1959, the first year of the 3-year famine associated with Mao's ill-fated Great Leap Forward, Professor Zhang Jikang began his academic career in China's prestigious Fudan University, Shanghai after obtaining a Masters degree in economics there...