Chinese technology companies that are steadily establishing themselves in India have the potential to transform the scenario for entrepreneurs, consumers and governments even in the face of geopolitical tensions. The Indian government should view this development as an opportunity and an asset
Marketing and Research Manager at Infosys China
Dev Lewis is Marketing and Research Manager at Infosys China and a Digital Asia Hub Research affiliate. He was formerly the Digital Media and Content Coordinator at Gateway House. He graduated from Roger Williams University in 2013 with an undergraduate degree in International Relations with specializations in economics and mandarin. Prior to this, he interned at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic studies, Washington DC, and worked as a researcher at the Chunqiu Institute, Shanghai. Download high-res bio image
International Relations, Chinese politics, internet governance, China, Mandarin
Last modified: April 18, 2018
The new guidance on the development of internet finance in China provides insight into the future of China's pioneering internet finance industry and the defining role it will play in the country's economic reform process
Less than two years ago most Indians would struggle to name a Chinese company. Fast forward to the present, Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi is on the tips of everyone’s tongue. Chinese internet giants Alibaba, Tencent and Xiaomi have emerged as investors and major players in India’s fast growing e-commerce and internet space. Their emergence marks a new and exciting area of cooperation and engagement between India and China
In the past week two documentaries that went viral in China and India were banned. In China, a documentary about pollution. In India, a documentary about the Nirbhaya rape incident in 2012. India's decision to ban the film suggests that the government's approach to censorship is starting to look more like China's
India has viewed China through the lens of suspicion since the 1962 war. Despite the two countries moving forward on the economic front, negative public perception persists. The Indian news media has a role in this, playing up stereotypes instead of building bridges
The recently concluded third Party Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party revealed a raft of economic reforms. While questions remain about how they will be implemented, the party leadership will be bold in an attempt to regain China's lost glory. Dev Lewis blogs
Across the globe, governments trying to control the internet are violating the privacy and rights of internet users. China’s censorship model is limited to its borders, the U.S.’ surveillance affects everyone internationally. A multilaterally-acceptable mandate for cyber governance is now an imperative.
This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy event. This Badi Soch discusses the new Chinese internet censorship laws and analyses how it plays to a larger model of internet censorship.