Why does China continue to support North Korea?

Why does China continue to support North Korea?

By Wang Chenjun & Richard McGregor China remains North Korea’s closest ally but why do they continue to support the regime in Pyongyang? Of all the countries on the sidelines of the Hanoi summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, few were watching more...
Will Korean reunification alter Sino-North Korean relations?

Will Korean reunification alter Sino-North Korean relations?

By Guechbouy OEUNG (Min) Guechbouy OEUNG (Min) looks at whether a reunified Korea would alter Sino-North Korean relations. The meeting between North Korean and South Korean leaders during the Inter-Korean Summit on 27th April 2018, to end the Korean War is a major...
A new innings: Who is Pakistan’s next Prime Minister?

A new innings: Who is Pakistan’s next Prime Minister?

By Parveen Akhtar From the cricket pitch to politics, Pakistan’s next prime minister has played the long game as Parveen Akhtar explains. Being cavalier about death is a prerequisite in Pakistani politics. The country’s first prime minister, Liaquat Ali Khan, was...
Why is China the way it is politically? â–¶

Why is China the way it is politically? â–¶

Stephen Noakes from the School of Science at the University of Auckland talks about his big question, “why is China the way it is politically?” Noakes is currently engaged in a pair of book projects. The first is a cross-national comparative study of China’s...
Are governance styles changing in China?

Are governance styles changing in China?

By Lucy Austin Lucy Austin explores whether governance styles are changing in China in light of the introduction of presidential term limits. On the 11 March 2018, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China voted to remove presidential term limits. The unusually...