Published Articles

Poprzez Inicjatywę Pasa i Szlaku Chiny chcą zdominować XX-wieczny model gospodarczy. Jednak w XXI wieku prawdziwa wartość nie leży już w portach i kolei. Leży w ludziach – i sieciach, które ich łączą. READ MORE

September 17, 2017

The real value in today’s economy isn’t in ports and railroads, or even in the things that move through them. The real value is in people – and in the networks that connect them. READ MORE

September 15, 2017

Its repeat record of industrial renewal has made Apple the most profitable company in the world. It has also created a new economic system that spans the Pacific region, from California in the east to Sichuan in the west and everywhere in between. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

Matchmaking has now become something of a competitive sport in China’s biggest cities. Chinese mothers are known to be extremely competitive, and protective of their own children’s reputation. READ MORE

September 4, 2017

The Opium Wars are probably the only actual shooting wars in history that are named after a drug. It wouldn’t be so surprising if the Opium Wars fought between the United Kingdom and China in 1839-1842 and 1856-1860 had been given the label by aggrieved Chinese historians to highlight the key role played by drug trafficking in British imperialism, but that’s not what happened. READ MORE

August 12, 2017

The greatest wealth that Chinese students have to offer Western universities is not in their wallets or their parents’ bank accounts. It is in their minds. And they are eager to share it. READ MORE

August 8, 2017

The twenty-first century may be the century of the Chinese people, but of the Chinese people living in America. READ MORE

July 22, 2017

I first heard of the term “tianxia” at the end of 2015. I had spent several months working in the Wang Gungwu Library at the Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Prof. Wang Gungwu didn’t donate the money for the library. He donated the books. READ MORE

July 19, 2017