Taking China’s Pulse | Young China Watchers


by Project Pengyou on May 5th, 2016   509 views

When and Where

  • 05/05/2016
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Face Bar, Beijing
    26 Dongcaoyuan, Gongti Nanlu
    Beijing
    China
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Taking China's Pulse | Young China Watchers

Event Details

***RSVP REQUIRED*** After a quarter of a century covering China and Taiwan as a journalist, Benjamin Lim turns author in his latest book, “Taking China’s Pulse.” Touching on subjects ranging from Taiwan’s political history to Xi Jinping’s political rise and his rivals, Ben offers a unique account of some of the underlying factors in China’s shifting global role under the Xi administration.

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Taking China’s Pulse

with Benjamin Lim, North Asia Specialist Correspondent at Thomson Reuters

 

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 19:30

Face Bar, 26 Dongcaoyuan

[19:00] Doors Open [19:30] Event Begins

Door Fee: RMB 40 (includes one drink)

After a quarter of a century covering China and Taiwan as a journalist, Benjamin Lim turns author in his latest book, “Taking China’s Pulse.” Touching on subjects ranging from Taiwan’s political history to Xi Jinping’s political rise and his rivals, Ben offers a unique account of some of the underlying factors in China’s shifting global role under the Xi administration.

 

“Taking China’s Pulse” is in Chinese and available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Ben spoke with YCW’s editorial team earlier this year as part of our Voices on China series.

About Benjamin Lim

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Ben joined Reuters in 1991, serving as Taipei bureau chief from 2000 to 2002 and Beijing bureau chief from 2008 to 2010. Having broken some of the biggest news stories out of China, Ben won the Reuters Scoop of the Year award in 2007 for correctly predicting the new line-up of the Chinese Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee three weeks before the official announcement. Ben was also named Reuters Reporter of the Year in 2011, and shared Reuters Reporting Team of the Year with the Hong Kong bureau in 2014. Ben’s latest book, “把脈中國:對習近平的第一手觀察” (“Taking China’s Pulse”), was released in January 2016.

Venue Details for Face Bar

Address: 26 Dongcaoyuan.

北京市朝阳区工体南路, 东草园26号From south gate of Gongti, head south down on Gongti Nanlu. Then immediately east onto Dongcaoyuan, looking for the sign for FaceBar.

There will be a cover charge payable at the door of RMB 40 for this event. The cover charge includes one free drink.

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