From: China Daily
China issued its first guidelines over the development of social independent think tanks in order to normalize the field on Thursday. Miao Lu, Secretary-General of the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), a leading non-governmental think tank in China, shares her ideas over it as follows:
First of foremost, the guidelines indicate the opportunity of social independent think tanks face right now in China as it would make brain-service agencies grow healthier and faster.
Generally, China’s government-led distinctive mechanism gives it an edge over maneuver tremendous resources for specific projects but the costs of defective decision are much higher.
Thereafter, the independent social think tanks with its own separated financing, personnel and research could assist governments at all levels over their decision-makings.
Additionally, the social independent think tanks are more familiar with the civil society as they have unique intimate ties with social issues which the public are most concerned.
Comparing with governmental think tanks, the social independent agencies have advantages of innovative, competitive and flexible which make them play the role as catfish for the think tank industry.
Last, the social independent think tanks could take the secondary role on the diplomacy and facilitate the exchanges and goal fulfillment.
Miao Lu，Secretary-General of the Center for China and Globalization （CCG）.
From China Daily, 2017-05-12
A molecular biology professor and top researcher at a prestigious Beijing university who recently announced she has accepted a position at Princeton University has sparked repeated debate in China.
Wang Huiyao, president of the Center of China and Globalization, a Chinese think tank, praised the trade agreement in a seminar on Sino-US trade cooperation held in Beijing last week. He said it was the first step in a long term strategy that will eventually open China’s market to US industries, and that by establishing these friendlier trade ties now, the stage will be set for better negotiations on serious issues later.
As the only representative of think tank from China, CCG(Center for China and Globalization) President Wang Huiyao delivered a keynote speech and participated in the dialogue about the prospect of free trade agreements in Asia Pacific.