Resources by Huo Shui
Huo Shui (pseudonym) is a former government political analyst who writes from outside China.
Behind China's Urbanization
The Chinese government's release of its latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure of $1,000 per person at the end of 2003 signifies that China is on the verge of becoming a world economic power. It also signifies that full-fledged urbanization has taken off. The traditional Chinese society, rooted in agriculture,...
Between Riches and Poverty: Chinese Christian Business People
In China, the number of Christians is growing constantlyeven the official figure is increasing. The latest estimate from the TSPM/CCC is sixteen million Christians. Among these Christians are a group of people who are busy with their business on weekdays but worship God on weekends; they are the Chinese Christian...
Changes and Challenges
China after Joining the WTO
Examining the benefits and challenges of joining the WTO.
China in 2020
Considering the changes that are sweeping though China, what will China look like in 2020? How are these changes affecting the people of China?
China's Modern Family Problems
Internal migration is affecting the structure of Chinas families while urban family life presents problems of its own.
China's New Reality: Globalization
The effects of globalization on all areas of life in China an overview that sees both the positive effects and the negative.
China's New Social Class
A new social class has emerged in China, one that is impacting China and the world. The extreme wealth of the people's entrepreneurs has given them power and opportunity to influence and directly affect Chinese society on many levels.
China, the Greatest Christian Nation in the World
China is on the road to becoming a world power. The question is not if it will, but rather what kind of influence it will exert on the world scene. What path will the nation take?
Chinese Women in Transition
An overview of the changes in roles and opportunites for women in China.
Religion, Socialism, and Theological Construction
At first glance the theological debate occurring within China’s official church may appear to be primarily a matter of disagreement over doctrine. However, as with most everything in China, there is also a political side to be considered. It is important to understand this political angle in order to keep...
Email and Confucius
Is the rapid growth of the internet and information sharing technology a threat to the Chinese government?
Getting Out of the Mud
As China’s rapidly changing market reform enters the 21st century, China’s educational reform, in contrast, seems to experience little change. Nevertheless, changes in education are occurring. While these changes have not caught the attention of many people, nonetheless, their meaning is more far reaching than most realize.
Keys to Effectiveness in an Ever-Changing China
What is essential to serving effectively in China?
Law and Policy Trends that Affect NGOs and Social Enterprises in China
What factors are influencing the survival of NGOs in China?
Little Flashlights Conquer Deep Darkness
Migrant workers' churches are a light in urban darkness, for both the migrant workers and the broader community. Like any light, they need recharging in to continue to shine brightly.
Living Wisely in China
Understanding Chinese culture requires more than good language acquisition. The author explains four aspects of Chinese culture that are not easily understood by foreigners.