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Confucian Nationalism: A Chinese love affair

Ever since its exciting entrance in the global economy, China has undergone the scrutiny of many. Specifically, that of the Western world, trying to comprehend and justify its unpredictably successful communist authoritarian regime. In fact, since the economic boom initiated by Deng Xiaoping in the 1990s, China has been growing at stunningly fast rates that the West can, as of today, only dream of.

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How the Chinese can define Burmese national identity

The Rohingya have for centuries been denied Burmese citizenship on the basis that they are not originally from Myanmar. Their Muslim identity has made them ‘un-Burmese’ in a country heavily influenced by Buddhism.