Category Archives: Chinese government

Book Review: India and China in Africa: A Comparative Perspective of the Oil Industry; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0026/2017   Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) The rise of China as the fasted growing economy attracted global attention. Its expansion through trade and investment with other parts of the world such as Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa has excited many scholars and triggered much research work. India has also risen as an economic power and is included in the list of economies categorised… Read Article →

Little Things Make it Big: By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0146/2016 Courtesy: DNA India  Infrastructure is a long, boring word. Yet life could be impossible without infrastructure. The everyday essentials — water, food, shelter, electricity, petrol, roads, bridges, schools, colleges, hospitals, trains, buses, planes, phones, telecom, internet and so much else — add up to infrastructure. Perhaps, it is not a coincidence that, through artefacts, when civilisations are re-imagined and re-constructed, they are marvelled at for the… Read Article →

A Fallen Angel; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0033/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies This is the story of the fall of Mr. Xiao Gang, Chairman, China Securities Regulatory Commission (SCRC). Official Xinhua News Agency announced on Saturday (20thFebruary) that he has been forced out of the office as China’s chief regulator. It was reported to be a criticism of his role in amplifying the country’s stock market turbulence. In authoritarian regimes such as… Read Article →