Cultural relics are protected under China's EPL. Photo credit: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/were-terracotta-warriors-based-on-actual-people-180954321/

January 30, 2018
by gregtisher
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Preserving Culture with EPIL

Like its natural environment, China’s heritage – as embodied in its architectural landmarks, archaeological sites, historic urban neighborhoods, traditional villages, and cultural landscapes – is under threat from the country’s rapid development.[1] One approach to slowing the loss of Chinese … Continue reading

Image courtesy of South China Morning Post

November 1, 2017
by giannapetito
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What do China’s OFDI Patterns Mean for Countries in the Lower Mekong Region?

Last week the China’s ruling Communist Party enshrined President Xi’s One Belt One Road Initiative into its constitution.[1] While the Initiative has been touted by President Xi since 2013, its elevated status led us to wonder what this might mean … Continue reading