Articles on Understanding China's Influence

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Wang Qishan (centre), head of China’s anti-corruption watchdog, talks to President Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing. Jason lee/Reuters

With its corruption crackdown, China is also stamping out innovation

President Xi Jinping has set himself up with an impossible task: keep the economy humming under state domination, while trying to eradicate corruption.
China’s economy continues to grow, but corruption remains a major issue. Wu Hong/EPA

Corruption looks different in China

Corruption is a political tool is China and it all depends on where you stand, as to who's to blame. One thing is for sure- Western standards don't apply.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang and Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev shake hands at a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting, which will help facilitate transparent economic cooperation between Asian countries. China Daily Information Corp/Reuters

China will need to be more transparent to achieve its development goals

China will have to play by international rules on transparency and accountability if it wants to secure its place as a leader for economic development in Asia.

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