Category Archives: Politics

China and Market Economy Status in the WTO

By | December 14, 2016

In 2001, the People’s Republic of China was given membership to the World Trade Organization. This was a big deal for China, it gave China access to the trading framework used by the world’s trade superpowers. China’s membership in the WTO helped the country spread its influence (and goods) around the globe at an extremely fast pace. When… Read More »

The Philippines and China

By | October 14, 2016

As of recent, relations between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China has been more than strained. In a few words, disputes over territory in the South China sea have flared up, causing tensions between leadership in Manilla and Beijing. On Wednesday, though, reports from China say that the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will visit China on… Read More »