from Breakingviews:

China’s corruption purge nears tricky second phase

July 15, 2014

By John Foley 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Nicholas Wapshott:

Nothing pacific about it: Japan pushes back on China

By Nicholas Wapshott
July 15, 2014

Members of Japan's Self-Defence Forces' airborne troops stand at attention during the annual SDF troop review ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka

China is on the march. Or, to be precise, China has made a strong push, militarily and otherwise, into seas nearby, setting off alarms among its neighbors. Now Japan has pushed back, announcing it will “reinterpret” its pacifist constitution so it can be more militarily aggressive in responding to China’s persistent territorial expansionism.

from Breakingviews:

WH Group’s revived IPO shows one lesson learnt

July 14, 2014

By Una Galani

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from The Great Debate:

A missed opportunity to ease tensions with China

By David Gordon
July 11, 2014

Chinese Premier Li speaks to U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew next to U.S. Secretary of State Kerry during a meeting at the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing

Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew traveled to Beijing this week for the annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, at a time when U.S.-China tensions are running higher than at any point in the past decade. Though each country’s bureaucrats were able to put on a good face and paper over significant disagreements, they were unable to make progress on any major security or economic issue.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Putting a face on China’s vague ambition

July 11, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Capital flight crackdown would hurt outside China

July 10, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Internet ads add up for China’s party mouthpiece

July 8, 2014

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Beijing Motor IPO lifts bonnet on China carmakers

July 7, 2014

By Ethan Bilby 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Balance tilted in Ukraine?

By Mike Peacock
July 7, 2014

slaviansk.jpgUkrainian forces pushed pro-Russian rebels out of their stronghold of Slaviansk on Saturday. Its re-capture represents Kiev's most notable military victory in three months of fighting in which more than 200 Ukrainian troops have been killed as well as hundreds of civilians and rebels.

from Breakingviews:

Review: An American-Chinese morality tale

By Edward Hadas
July 4, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.