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Will Chinese Currency Policies Change Directions After An Interest Rate Cut?

Will Chinese Currency Policies Change Directions After An Interest Rate Cut?

The Chinese central bank just announced that it will cut interest rates, but the market is more concerned about whether this means China is officially in the sweeping global game of quantitative easing. The Chinese central bank is now in a monetary policy dilemma: It is neither willing to embark on the track of excessive quantitative easing, nor ready to tighten currency policies. Instead, it is returning to neutrality, which doesn’t mean an orientation change in its monetary policies.

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Another U.S.-China Summit: An Opportunity to Be Grasped

Another U.S.-China Summit: An Opportunity to Be Grasped

President Xi Jinping will visit Washington D.C. in September, providing an essential opportunity for the two leaders to openly discuss bilateral relations, investment, and global issues. David Shambaugh calls on Chinese leaders to engage in action over slogans, and for each side to share their perceptions of the strategic intentions of the other; false perceptions must be discussed and refuted in order to reinvigorate mutual trust.

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The Maritime Silk Road— 1405 and 2013

The Maritime Silk Road— 1405 and 2013

In October 2013, during a visit to Indonesia, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the launching of the New 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, just one month after announcing the New Silk Road Economic Belt, while on a visit to Kazakhstan. These two initiatives, followed in 2014 by the plan to […]

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Blogging China

The Creamcast, Ep.18: JUE Festival

The Creamcast, Ep.18: JUE Festival

Download podcast | Size: 41.2 MB JUE | Music + Art is an annual labor of love, a privately run, basically not-for-profit gathering of creatives in Beijing and Shanghai, with live performances, workshops, exhibitions, and talks. Founded in 2009 as a protest against “the big, homogenous mega-festivals emerging in China at that time,” JUE Festival has just concluded its 7th program, featuring acts from around the world. …

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Minitrue: Man-in-the-middle Attacks Enabled by CNNIC

Minitrue: Man-in-the-middle Attacks Enabled by CNNIC

A Shenzhen blogger tweeted that provincial authorities ordered him to delete a post about potential man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks involving the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC): 省政府新闻办打电话来称,“谷歌称CNNIC发布中间人攻击证书”一文需要立刻删除。 — 月光博客 (@williamlong) March 26, 2015 The provincial government news office called to say that I have to immediately delete the article “Google Says CNNIC Issues Certificates for Man-in-the-middle Attacks.” The post is gone from @williamlong’s blog, but is still available from Google’s cache and CDT Chinese. Late last week, the CNNIC issued a temporary certificate to the Egypt-based Mideast Communication Systems (MCS). …

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Photo: Public Ballroom, by Brian Fitzharris

Photo: Public Ballroom, by Brian Fitzharris

Public Ballroom © Samuel Wade for China Digital Times (CDT), 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Brian FitzharrisDownload Tools to Circumvent the Great Firewall

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