This is the first in a new weekly series on GPS offering readers the chance to pose questions to leading analysts on key global issues.
China’s annual legislative session begins Tuesday as thousands of delegates from across the country gather for a meeting that will officially vote for the new leadership.
Few surprises are likely in what will be a carefully choreographed two-week session. But with territorial disputes, questions over the state of the economy and accusations that his country is engaged in widespread cyber espionage, President Xi Jinping has plenty on his plate.
Evan Osnos, China correspondent for the New Yorker, will be taking questions from GPS readers to help them make sense of the key challenges Xi faces. Please leave your questions on China for Evan in the comments section, and GPS will select the best questions for a response.
CBS's 60 minutes recently featured a story about an impending chinese real estate bubble. How does the chines government plan to take steps more effective than ones taken previously like a "one house law". Further, one analyst interviewed by CBS suggested that an arab spring like revolution could arise if a significant burst in the bubble occurs. Is the communist party aware of this and are they in any way ready to combat it?
Three, highly orchestrated and internationally responded, issues - purging of Bo Xilai, expatriation of the blind advocate to the U S A, and persistent secessionist phenomenon in the Muslim dominated province in China – represent, respectively, three three serious political trends i.e. crime, human rights violation and sub-national liberation from the republic. These issues have the prospects of shaking the foundations of the Chinese republic as these are politically relative and can have disruptive implications. How do the legislators plan to address the issues ?
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To whomever is screening these comments, what Maersk is saying isn't Chinese, just read it aloud phonetically and you'll realize what garbage he's spewing and it's tarnishing this news segment. He said the exact same thing on the regular CNN site and I'm pretty sure was banned for it, you might want to do the same
Mr. Osnos, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has always defended the party as much as national borders. Its Central Military Affairs Commission is an "éminence grise". Does it dictate the polices of the standing committee of Politburo?
Why wasn't the State of China address carried on North American media, the BBC picked it up? We are talking about a nation of 1.35 Billion people, you would think we should pay attention.
Not to mention a military confrontation in the S China Sea.
Every writer out there seems to have a different opinion on whether the incoming President is a reformer who wants to continue to transform China, or if he is a conservative who doesn't want to make such changes. How do you see Xi Jinping and the new government?
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