This is not an extract from Li’s book, The New Chinese, but it is such an important development in recent Chinese history that I thought it deserved its own post. There are plenty of accurately researched articles about the policy’s history and about how it was/is implemented that can be easily found; this article will be more a gathering of threads together to explore what the One-Child Policy, and the recent revoking of it into a Two-Child Policy, means in an Australian context.
Interview with Kevin Turner, “How to Attract Chinese Buyers”, RealEstateTalk, July 21st 2017. Kevin: In the last 30 years, China has transformed itself into one of the world’s leaders in political, economic, and social relations. With Australia […]
By Barry Li Last year, one of my colleagues built two semi-detached houses, wanting to sell one. His question to me was: How do I sell it to a Chinese buyer? There’s an implied understanding […]
Report by Antoinette Lattouf. “Explosion in number of Australian business opening exclusively in China”. The World Today. June 29th, 2017. “More than 3,000 Australian businesses have set up solely in China to try to meet the growing […]
By Barry Li Anyone who has visited the country recently knows the growth in China is real, and very visible. In 1950 some 544 million people lived mostly in villages; by 2015, the population had […]