Two and a half years after starting this adventure in September 2012, today we’re relaunching the Tripod Advisors website. The service remains the same, and my heartfelt thanks goes out to all the clients and friends who have taken the journey with us and made it possible. The three legs of the tripod have developed..
I took part in a new ChinaFile conversation today spinning off the US debt ceiling/government shutdown kerfuffle. The whole conversation is here. My contribution said: “The debt standoff is temporarily over, apocalypse isn’t now and everyone can take a deep breath. For China, its big dance partner, the U.S., is still too big and..
Rumors and Chinese politics are nothing new. In fact, my memories of my four years as Reuters Beijing bureau chief in the 1990s are filled with frustrating days and nights trying to track down some intriguing/important/insane/incomprehensible rumor about political change, leaders’ health, diplomatic machination or fundamental shift in the landscape. Some turned out..